In recent years Italy has moved towards greater devolution of regulatory powers at regional level, in a European context where this dimension becomes increasingly important. This review analyses first the institutional set-up for multi-level regulation, the specifics of power sharing between the State and the regions, as well as the horizontal and vertical co-ordination mechanisms in place in the country, before turning to the use of policy instruments and regulatory tools in four Italian regions: Veneto, Calabria, Campania and Tuscany.
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Executive Summary PART I. MULTI-LEVEL REGULATORY GOVERNANCE IN ITALY Regulatory Competence-Sharing between Levels of Goverment Regulatory Policy and Management Horizontal and Vertical Regulatory Co-ordination Annex 1.A1. State and Regional Legislative Power in Italy PART II. CAPACITY TO PRODUCE HIGH QUALITY REGULATION IN ITALIAN REGIONS Chapter 1. Veneto Chapter 2. Calabria Chapter 3. Campania Chapter 4. Tuscany Conclusions and Policy Recommendations