ADMINISTRATIVE LAW I (FORM B)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The educational objectives are to enable students, at the end of the
course, to have fully comprehension of the the fundamental principles
governing the administrative action and to be able to easily use the
reconstructive tools that are indispensable in the application of such a
complex matter as administrative law.
At the end of the course students will have acquired, by virtue of what
has just been stated, independence of judgment in the examination of
concrete issues of administrative law, as well as ability to articulate with technically correct language underlying reasoning.
Course contents summary
The course aims to provide students with the basic fundamentals of the
substantial Italian admistrative law and to deepen the knowledge of some
of the most important institutions in which the administrative action is
The first part of the course is devoted, in its introduction, to the
description of the general principles of administrative law. It is then dealt
with the theme of the sources, with particular attention to the problems
of the relationship between national law and European law, on the one
hand, and between State law and Regional law on the other. It then
addresses the issue of the administrative organization, both in its
theoretical aspects (concept of a public body, organ, etc.) and concrete
aspects (administrative bodies constitutionally required, the different
institutional levels of the organization, etc.).
The second part of the course studies the discipline of administrative
It starts with the theme of administrative power and its features, going on
to analyze the ways in which the power to exercise, ie the administrative
procedure. It then addresses to the main categories of administrative
measures, highlighting the features most relevant to each. It finally
addresses the question of the invalidity of an administrative measure and
the related responsibilities of the administration.
The third part of the course covers the topics of goods, services and
Of each of the related notions explains the content, highlighting certain
problematic aspects that these entail today. It then proceeds to explain
concisely the specific legal regime of these three particular areas of
For attending students:
N. BASSI, Le Pubbliche Amministrazioni e il loro diritto. Elementi di diritto
amministrativo sostanziale, the last published edition, or G. GRECO,
Argomenti di diritto amministrativo, Volume I, Parte generale, the last
They are also to prepare at least three handouts published between the
learning materials .
For not attending students:
Over the entire program for attending students, they will also prepare V.
CERULLI IRELLI, Lineamenti del diritto amministrativo, the last published
edition , limited to Chapters III , IV, V , IX and X.
Assessment methods and criteria
They can be written tests during the course.
Final assessment will consist of an oral examination, divided basically
into three questions, one for each part of the course: questions are aimed
at understanding whether the student has acquired sufficient knowledge
of the fundamental aspects of each party.