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DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN COUNCIL OF MINISTERS of 22 March 2020

DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN COUNCIL OF MINISTERS of 22 March 2020 
Further implementing provisions of Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020 on emergency measures for the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency applicable throughout the national territory. (20A01807) (Italian Official Gazette - General Series No. 76 of 22 March 2020)

THE PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS
 
Given Law No. 400 of 23 August 1988;
Given the Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020 on “Urgent measures for the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency” and, in particular, article 3 thereof; 
Given the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 23 February 2020, on “Provisions implementing Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020 on urgent measures on the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency”, published in the Italian Official Gazette No. 45 of 23 February 2020; 
Given the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 25 February 2020, containing “Further implementing provisions of Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020, containing urgent measures on the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency”, published in the Official Gazette No. 47 of 25 February 2020; 
Given the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 1 March 2020, containing “Further implementing provisions of Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020, containing urgent measures on the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency”, published in the Official Gazette No. 52 of 1 March 2020; 
Given the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 4 March 2020, containing “Further implementing provisions of Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020, containing urgent measures for the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency, applicable throughout Italy”, published in the Official Gazette No. 55 of 4 March 2020; 
Given the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 8 March 2020, containing “Further implementing provisions of Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020, containing urgent measures for the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency”, published in the Official Gazette No. 59 of 8 March 2020; 
Given the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 9 March 2020, containing “Further implementing provisions of Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020 on emergency measures for the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency applicable throughout the national territory”, published in the Official Gazette No. 62 of 9 March 2020; 
Given the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 11 March 2020, containing “Further provisions implementing Decree-Law No. 6 of 23 February 2020, containing urgent measures for the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency, applicable throughout the national territory” published in the Official Gazette No. 64 of 11 March 2020; 
Given the Order of the Minister of Health of 20 March 2020 on “Further urgent measures on containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency, applicable throughout the national territory” published in the Official Gazette no. 73 of 20 March 2020; 
Given the Order of the Minister of the Interior and the Minister of Health of 22 March 2020 on “Further urgent measures on containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency, applicable throughout the national territory”; 
Whereas the World Health Organisation on 30 January 2020 declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a public health emergency of international concern; 
Given the resolution of the Council of Ministers of 31 January 2020, which declared, for six months, a state of emergency on national territory relating to the health risk associated with the onset of diseases caused by transmissible viral agents; 
Given the evolution of the epidemiological situation, the particularly widespread nature of the epidemic and the increase in cases on national territory; 
Considering it necessary to implement further measures for the containment and management of the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency throughout the country;
Considering, moreover, that the supranational dimensions of the epidemic phenomenon and the involvement of several areas on national territory make it necessary to take measures to ensure uniformity in the implementation of the prophylaxis programmes developed at international and European level; 
Considering the recommendations of the Scientific Technical Committee referred to in article 2 of the Ordinance of the Head of the Department of Civil Protection on 3 February 2020, No. 630, at its meetings of 28 February 2020 and 1 March 2020;
On the proposal of the Minister of Health, having heard the Ministers of the Interior, Defence, Economy and Finance, as well as the Ministers of Education, Justice, Infrastructure and Transport, University and Research, Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies, Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Labour and Social Policies, Public Administration, Regional Affairs and Autonomies, and having heard the President of the Conference of Presidents of the Regions; 


DECLARES


Article 1
(Urgent measures to contain the contagion throughout the national territory)
 
1. In order to counter and contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the following measures shall be taken throughout the country:
a)all industrial and commercial production activities, with the exception of those listed in Annex 1 and subject to the following provisions, shall be suspended. Professional activities shall not be suspended and the provisions of article 1, point 7, of the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 11 March 2020 shall not be affected. For public administrations, the provisions of article 87 of Decree-Law No. 18 of 17 March 2020 shall not be affected. For commercial activities, the provisions of the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 11 March 2020 and the Order of the Minister of Health of 20 March 2020 shall not be affected. The list of codes set out in Annex 1 may be amended by Decree of the Ministry of Economic Development, upon consultation with the Ministry of Economy and Finance; 
b)it is forbidden for all individuals to move or travel, by public or private means of transport, to a municipality other than the one in which they are currently located, except for proven working needs, of absolute urgency or for health reasons; consequently, in article 1, paragraph 1, letter a) of the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 8 March 2020 the words “. It is permitted to return to one’s own domicile, home or residence” are deleted;
c)production activities which would be suspended in accordance with point a) above may in any case continue if they are carried out remotely or through smart working;
d)the activities that are functional to ensure the continuity of the supply chains of the activities listed in Annex 1, as well as of the public utilities and essential services referred to in letter e), remain always allowed, subject to notification to the Prefect of the province where the production activity is located, in which the companies and administrations benefiting from the products and services related to the permitted activities are specifically indicated; the Prefect may suspend the above activities if he/she considers that the conditions referred to in the previous period do not exist. Until the adoption of the measures of suspension of the activity, it is legitimately exercised on the basis of the notification made;
e)activities that provide services of public utility, as well as essential services referred to in Law No. 146 of 12 June 1990, are in any case allowed. However, the suspension of the service of opening to the public of museums and other institutions and places of culture referred to in article 101 of the Code of Cultural Heritage, as well as services concerning education where not provided at a distance or remotely within the limits currently permitted, shall not be affected;
f)production, transport, marketing and delivery of pharmaceuticals, health technology and medical-surgical devices as well as agricultural and food products is always allowed. Any activity that is in any case functional to deal with the emergency is also permitted;
g)the activities of plants with a continuous production cycle are allowed, subject to notification to the Prefect of the province where the production activity is located, whose interruption would result in serious damage to the plant itself or a danger of accidents. The Prefect may suspend the aforesaid activities if he/she considers that the conditions of the previous period do not exist. Until the measures of suspension of the activity are adopted, it shall be legitimately exercised on the basis of the declaration made. In any case, the activity of the aforesaid plants aimed at guaranteeing the provision of an essential public service shall not be subject to notification;
h)the activities of the aerospace and defence industry, as well as other activities of strategic importance for the national economy, are permitted, subject to authorisation from the Prefect of the province where the production activities are located.
2. The Prefect shall inform the President of the Region or Autonomous Province, the Minister of the Interior, the Minister of Economic Development, the Minister of Labour and Social Policy and the police of the notifications received and the measures adopted.
3. Companies whose activities are not suspended shall comply with the contents of the common protocol for the regulation of measures to combat and contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the workplace signed on 14 March 2020 between the Government and the social parties.
4. Companies whose activities are suspended as a result of this Decree shall complete the activities necessary for the suspension by 25 March 2020, including the shipment of goods in stock.


Article 2
(Final provisions)
 
1. The provisions of this Decree shall take effect from 23 March 2020 and shall be effective until 3 April 2020. They shall apply, cumulatively, to those set forth in the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 11 March 2020 as well as to those set forth in the Order of the Minister of Health of 20 March 2020 whose terms of effectiveness, already set at 25 March 2020, are both extended to 3 April 2020.
2. The provisions of this Decree shall apply to the Special Statute Regions and the Autonomous Provinces of Trento and Bolzano in accordance with their respective statutes and implementing rules.

Rome, 22 March 2020 

The President of the Council of Ministers 
Conte         
The Ministry of Health 
Speranza

Annex 1 


NACE CODESACTIVITY DESCRIPTION
01Crop and animal production
03Fishing and aquaculture
05Mining of hard coal
06Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas
09.1Support activities for petroleum and natural gas extraction
10Manufacture of food products
11Manufacture of beverages
13.96.20Manufacture of other technical and industrial textiles
13.94Manufacture of cordage, rope, twine and netting
13.95Manufacture of non-woven and articles made from non-woven, (except apparel)
14.12.00Manufacture of workwear
16.24.20Manufacture of wooden containers
17Manufacture of paper and paper products
18Printing and reproduction of recorded media
19Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products
20Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
21Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations
22.1Manufacture of rubber products
22.2Manufacture of plastics products
23.19.10Manufacture of laboratory, hygienic and pharmaceutical glassware
26.6Manufacture of irradiation, electromedical and electrotherapeutic equipment
27.1Manufacture of electric motors, generators, transformers and electricity distribution and control apparatus
28.3Manufacture of agricultural and forestry machinery
28.93Manufacture of machinery for food, beverage and tobacco processing (including parts and accessories)
28.95.00Manufacture of machinery for paper and paperboard production (including parts and accessories)
28.96Manufacture of plastics and rubber machinery (including parts and accessories)
32.50Manufacture of medical and dental instruments and supplies
32.99.1Manufacture of protective safety equipment and protective safety clothing
32.99.4Manufacture of coffins
33Repair and installation of machinery and equipment
35Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
36Water collection, treatment and supply
37Sewerage
38Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery
39Remediation activities and other waste management services
42Civil engineering
43.2Electrical, plumbing and other construction installation activities
45.2Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles
45.3Sale of motor vehicle parts and accessories
45.4Sale, maintenance and repair of motorcycles and related parts and accessories
46.2Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals
46.3Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco
46.46Wholesale of pharmaceutical goods
46.49.2Wholesale of books, magazines and newspapers
46.61Wholesale of agricultural machinery, equipment and supplies
46.69.19Wholesale of other machinery and transport equipment
46.69.91Wholesale of other machinery and equipment for scientific purposes
46.69.94Wholesale of fire and accident prevention products
46.71Wholesale of petroleum products and transport lubricants and of heating fuels
49Land transport and transport via pipelines
50Water transport
51Air transport
52Warehousing and storage and support activities for transportation
53Postal and courier activities
55.1Hotels and similar accommodation
J (from 58 to 63)Information and communication services
K (from 64 to 66)Financial and insurance activities
69Legal and accounting activities
70Activities of head offices; management consultancy activities
71Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis
72Scientific research and development
74Other professional, scientific and technical activities
75Veterinary activities
80.1Private security activities
80.2Security systems service activities
81.2Cleaning and disinfestation activities
82.20.00Activities of call centres
82.92Packaging activities
82.99.2Distribution agencies for books, magazines and newspapers
84Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
85Education
86Human health activities
87Residential care activities
88Social work activities without accommodation
94Activities of business, employers and professional membership organisations
95.11.00Repair of computers and peripheral equipment
95.12.01Repair and maintenance of landline, cordless and mobile phones
95.12.09Repair and maintenance of other communication equipment
95.22.01Repair of household appliances and household products
97Activities of households as employers of domestic personnel

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