Cura Italia decree: provisions on criminal proceedings
March 2020

Art. 83 of the Cura Italia decree from 17 March contains new urgent measures, and amends or replaces some existing ones, to combat the effects of the Covid-19 emergency on civil, criminal, tax and military justice.

In brief, Art. 83 reproduces (and repeals) Arts. 1 and 2 of the law decree of 8 March, extends the suspension period of procedural terms to 15 April and 30 June, provides clarification concerning previously issued measures, and contains further provisions concerning application.

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