General Data
Name of instrument Regional Law 33/2002 - Friuli Venezia Giulia's Mountain Districts (former Mountain Communities)
Country IT
Spatial level regional
Type Laws and regulations
Subtype Laws
Description In the framework of instruments aimed at rationalization and reform of local bodies, this law foresees the creation of 4 Mountain Districts in place of the previous 8 Mountain Communities. The MCs (subsequent Regional Law 1/2004 has re-assigned them the name of "Mountain Communities") have autonomous statute and administrative responsibilities as foreseen by the regional laws. They carry out specific operations for the mountain areas according to EU guidelines; they promote the associated management of administrative functions charged to the municipalities included in their own territories; they themselves provide services on behalf of the municipalities. MCs also have responsibilities in the following matters: land protection against natural hazards, environment conservation and enhancement, forestry, agriculture, energy saving and heating, tourism, trade.
General objectives The main objectives of the Mountain Communities are the very enhancement of the mountain areas and the promotion of municipalities' association in order to rationalize their administrative functions. Furthermore, this reform aims at establishing a unique body bearing responsibility for the mountain areas.
General objectives keywords rationalization;
Responsible Regional authority
Stakeholder Involved Local authority/Municipal council; Associations/interest groups; Planners; Entrepreneurs/businessmen; Entrepreneurs/businessmen;
Reference www.comunitamontanacarnia.it
General assessment of strength and weakness Weaknesses:Uneven political support; Mountain Community officials are not elected by the population. Strength: Managing local development at local level.
Metadata
Date of entry 2007/07/25
Implementation
Legal status not-mandatory
Extension rarely (< 25%)
Comment
Type of monitoring Mixture of quantitative and qualitative reporting
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Relevance
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Ranking 5
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Acceptance
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Ranking 3
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Implementation
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Ranking 2
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Feasibility
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Ranking 2
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Effectiveness
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Ranking 4
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