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Decree Law of 24 June 2014, n. 91 Urgent provisions for the agricultural sector, environmental protection and energy efficiency of school and university buildings, the re-launching and development of businesses, the containment of costs on electric tariffs, as well as for the immediate definition of obligations deriving from the European legislation.

Document type
Agricultural & rural development, Food & nutrition, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Agricultural development Food quality control/food safety Standards Food additives Inspection Internal trade International trade Waterworks Biodiversity
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on 25 June 2014.

This Decree Law, considering the extraordinary need and urgency to adopt the provisions aimed at coordinating the control system and administrative procedures; to provide for provisions aimed at food security for citizens; to adopt the provisions aimed at relaunch the national agricultural sector, here stipulates several urgent provisions such as: inspections for agriculture companies, establishment of the single register of such inspections, implementation of additional businesses agricultural practices and the strengthening of various agribusiness rules (all aimed at guaranteeing the access to information on performed controls; food safety); This Decree further sets various provisions regrading the: promotion of several Italian products, agricultural operators and their conditions; urgent interventions for the energy efficiency of buildings (scholastic and university); extraordinary measures to accelerate the use of resources for the execution of urgent and priority actions for mitigation of the hydrogeological risks; urgent measures for the protection of animal species, control of the alien species and the defense of the sea; and many other as listed in the text.

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References - Legislation


Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules.

Legislation | 2004

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Food additives, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Enforcement/compliance, Animal health, Animal welfare


Amended by

Decree Law No. 76 of 2020 concerning urgent measures for digital simplification and innovation.

Legislation | Italy | 2020

Keyword: Business/industry/corporations, Concession, Credit, Disasters, Financing, Agricultural development, Cooperative/producer organization, Ecological production/organic production, Inspection, Subsidy/incentive, Rural youth, Bioenergy, Data collection/reporting, Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy, EIA, Less favoured areas, Protected area, Forest management/forest conservation, Afforestation/reforestation, Forestry protection measures, Mountain area, Policy/planning, Basin/catchment/watershed, Waterworks