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The Cura Italia Decree also extends the validity of administrative authorizations.

By Cesare Milani

On March 17, 2020, the Italian government adopted Law Decree No. 18/2020 (the Cura Italia Decree), providing for a contingency package of extraordinary measures to strengthen the national health service and provide financial and economic support to families, workers, and companies facing the pandemic.

The Cura Italia Decree entered into force on March 17, 2020, and shall be converted into law, following potential amendments, within 60 days from its adoption.

From a public law perspective, the Cura Italia Decree sets forth the following key measures: