National Implementation of IHL
Decree Law No. 178 relating to the reorganization of the Italian Association of the Red Cross, 2012
Decreto legislativo 28 settembre 2012, n. 178 : riorganizzazione dell'Associazione italiana della Croce Rossa (C.R.I.), a norma dell'articolo 2 della legge 4 novembre 2010, n. 183

28.09.2012
03.11.2012
Yes
Gazzetta ufficiale della Repubblica italiana, Serie generale, n. 245, 19 ottobre 2012, p. 1-14

http://www.gazzettaufficiale.it/do/gazzetta/downloadPdf?dataPubblicazioneGazzetta=20121019&numeroGazzetta=245&tipoSerie=SG&tipoSupplemento=GU&numeroSupplemento=0&estensione=pdf&edizione=0 (last accessed on 27.05.2014)

Summary
On 28 september 2012, Decree Law No. 178 relating to the reorganization of the Italian Association of the Red Cross was passed.

It creates the “Association of the Italian Red Cross” and provides in its Article 1 that this Association takes over from “Italian Association of the Red Cross” (assets, mandate, obligations, privileges…) from 1st January 2014. Article 1 also provides that the new Association will be the only Red Cross Society in Italy and that it will be auxiliary to the public authorities. It adds that it will abide by the Movement principles and that the authorities will respect observance of those principles by the National Society. It also lists the activities of public interest which the “Association” may carry out.

Most of the decree provides for the various aspects linked to the transfer from the former Italian Red Cross to the new “Association of the Italian Red Cross” including procedural steps to enable the application of the provisions of Articles 1 and 2 (Article 3), assets (Article 4), personnel (Article 5), control over the entities (Article 7).

Article 5 presents and sets out the functions of the Italian Red Cross’s “voluntary military corps” which are auxiliary to the Italian Armed Forces.


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