|Prime Minister of Italy|
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|Term length||5 years|
|Inaugural||Camillo Benso, count of Cavour|
|Formation||23 March 1861|
In Italy, the Prime Minister of Italy (officially the President of the Council of Ministers of Italy, Italian: Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri) is the country's head of government. (born 29 September 1936 is an Italian politician, Entrepreneur, Real estate and Insurance Tycoon, Bank and Media proprietor Term of office refers to the length of time a person (usually a politician serves in a particular office Year 5 ( V) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Julian calendar. A year (from Old English gēr) is the time between two recurrences of an event related to the Orbit of the Earth around the Sun An inauguration is a ceremony of formal Investiture whereby an individual assumes an office or position of authority or power Camillo Paolo Filippo Giulio Benso Conte di Cavour, Conte di Isolabella e Leri ( August 10 1810 &ndash June Events 1174 - Jocelin, Abbot of Melrose, is elected Bishop of Glasgow. Year 1861 ( MDCCCLXI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest This article focuses on the cases where the Head of Government is a separate office from the Head of State According to the formal Italian order of precedence, the position of prime minister is ceremonially the fourth most important Italian state office; however, in reality, the prime minister is the most powerful and thus truly most important person in the Italian government. The Italian Order of precedence is fixed partly by Royal Decree no This situation mirrors the position of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and indeed that of most other prime ministers. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the political leader of the United Kingdom
The prime minister is a constitutional office, established by articles 92, 93, 94, 95, and 96 of the Italian Constitution. The Constitution of the Italian Republic (Costituzione della Repubblica Italiana was enacted by the Constituent Assembly on 22 December 1947 with 453 votes in favour and 62 The prime minister is appointed by the President. The President of the Italian Republic (Presidente della Repubblica Italiana is the Head of State of Italy, and as such is intended to represent national unity The current prime minister is Silvio Berlusconi. (born 29 September 1936 is an Italian politician, Entrepreneur, Real estate and Insurance Tycoon, Bank and Media proprietor
The seat of the government is in Palazzo Chigi, located at Piazza Colonna in Rome. The Palazzo Chigi is a palace or noble residence in Rome, overlooking the Piazza Colonna and the Via del Corso. Piazza Colonna is a Piazza at the center of the Rione of Colonna in the historic heart of Rome, Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2
The title of Italy's head of government is referred to in Italian as Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri. Literally translated this means "President of the Council of Ministers". However because "prime minister" or "premier" is the more usual title for a head of government cabinet in English-speaking nations, the head of the Italian government is often referred to by English speakers as the "Prime Minister of Italy".
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In addition to powers inherent in being a member of the cabinet, the prime minister holds specific powers, the most notable of which include the nomination of a list of cabinet ministers to be appointed by the President of the Republic and the countersigning of all legislative instruments having the force of law that are signed by the President of the Republic. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest The politics of Italy take place in a framework of a parliamentary, democratic Republic, and of a Multi-party system. The Constitution of the Italian Republic (Costituzione della Repubblica Italiana was enacted by the Constituent Assembly on 22 December 1947 with 453 votes in favour and 62 The President of the Italian Republic (Presidente della Repubblica Italiana is the Head of State of Italy, and as such is intended to represent national unity Giorgio Napolitano (born June 29 1925) is an Italian Politician and former lifetime senator, the eleventh and current President of the Italian (born 29 September 1936 is an Italian politician, Entrepreneur, Real estate and Insurance Tycoon, Bank and Media proprietor In Italy the Council of Ministers is the name of the government composed of the President of the Council (that is the Italian Prime minister) the ministers The Parliament of Italy ( Parlamento Italiano) is the national parliament of Italy. This is a list of Legislatures of the Italian Republic. The Italian Senate ( Italian: Senato della Repubblica, 'Senate of the Republic' is the Upper house of the Parliament of Italy. The Italian Chamber of Deputies ( Camera dei Deputati) is the Lower house of the Parliament of Italy. The Constitutional Court of Italy (Corte costituzionale della Repubblica Italiana is a Supreme court of Italy, the other being the Court of Cassation The Supreme Court of Cassation (Corte Suprema di Cassazione is the major Court of last resort in Italy. The Corte d'Assise is an Italian court composed of two professional judges Giudici Togati, and six popular judges Giudici Popolari. Several Political parties operate in Italy, and historically they have been even more than today The People of Freedom ( Il Popolo della Libertà, PdL is a liberal-conservative History Premises Following the run-up to the The Democratic Party ( Partito Democratico, PD is a Centre-left political party in Italy. This page gathers the results of Elections in Italy. Italy elects on national level a Parliament consisting of two houses, the Chamber In the Italian general election 2006 for the renewal of the two Chambers of the Parliament of Italy held on April 9 and April 10, 2006 A snap general election was held in Italy on 13 April and 14 April 2008. The Constitution of Italy, provides for only two kinds of legally binding Referenda: a legislative referendum, which can only be called In Italy, a Province (in Italian provincia) is an administrative division of intermediate level between Municipality ( Comune In Italy, the comune, (plural comuni) is the basic Administrative division of both provinces and regions and may be properly approximated in This article describes the foreign relations of Italy. International organization participation AfDB, AsDB, Australia Group, Information on politics by country is available for every Country, including both De jure and De facto independent
Article 95 of the Italian constitution provides that "the prime minister directs and coordinates the activity of the ministers". This power has been used to a quite variable extent in the history of the Italian state, as it is strongly influenced by the political strength of individual ministers and thus by the parties they represent.
Often the prime minister's activity consists more in mediating between the various parties in the majority coalition, rather than directing the activity of the Council of Ministers. In addition, the prime minister's supervisory power is further limited by the fact that, at least formally, he or she does not have the authority to fire those ministers with whom he or she might be in disagreement. The practice of rimpasto ("reshuffle"), or the rarer "individual vote of no confidence" on the part of Parliament, may be considered substitute measures for this formally absent power. A motion of no confidence (also vote of no confidence, censure motion, no-confidence motion, or confidence motion) is a Parliamentary motion
More recently, the rise of a new mode of politics, which according to some is ever more linked to the mediating skills of politicians, and the enactment of majoritarian electoral laws have, in practice, given the prime minster a greater power to make decisions and to direct the internal dynamics of the government. This represents a notable novelty for the Italian political system.
The Prime Minister also chairs the COPACO, a committee for the co-ordination of Italian intelligence agencies. Comitato Parlamentare di Controllo per i Servizi di Informazione e Sicurezza e per il Segreto di Stato (Parliamentary Committee for the Intelligence and Security Services and for State Italian intelligence agencies have been reorganized many times since the 1946 Birth of the Italian Republic in an attempt to increase their effectiveness and bring them more
Palazzo Chigi, seat of the Council of Ministers. Prime Ministers of Italy (1861-Present Presidents of the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Italy (1861–1946 Presidents of the Council of Ministers This is the list of Presidents of the Italian Republic with the title it '''''Presidente della Repubblica''''' since 1948 This is a list of Italian Ministers of the Interior since 1861 As in most countries in Italy the Minister of Foreign Affairs is one of the most important ministerial positions This is a list of Italian Ministers of Public Instruction since the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946 This is the list of Italian Ministers of Health This is a list of Italian Ministers of Economy and Finance since the creation of this Ministry in 2001 Ministers of Public Works Ministers of Infrastructures and Transports Ministers of Infrastructures Ministers of Infrastructures This is a list of the italian ministers of Transports The list shows also the ministers that served under the same office but with other names This is a list of the Italian ministers of Economic development The politics of Italy take place in a framework of a parliamentary, democratic Republic, and of a Multi-party system. Italy, united in 1861, has significantly contributed to the cultural and social development of the entire Mediterranean area WikipediaPage size suggests not to divide this as it's a list The Palazzo Chigi is a palace or noble residence in Rome, overlooking the Piazza Colonna and the Via del Corso.
The seat of the Council of ministers.