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New Laws and Regulations

16/11/2010

Law no. 96/2010

Enacted today the law n. 96/2010 (so called "Legge comunitaria 2009"), which includes a delegation to the government in order to introduce, within of 19 months, in the Italian criminal law system different categories of environmental crimes, currently not present in the Italian legislation.

Of particular importance the provision providing that such crimes may be punished when committed knowingly and with gross negligence.

Attached hereto the text of the law.

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