I. Constitutional principles of administrative organitation. Political bodies and public bodies. Private bodies performing public functions or activities of general interest. Political apparatus and administrative apparatus. Main models of organizational relations. The concept of administrative discretion. various forms of discretion.
II. Constitutional principles of administrative activity. Regulation function and service function. Legitimate interests and subjective rights. Administrative procedure and her stages. Procedural agreements, silence of the public administration and services conference. Administrative acts: characters and types. Defects of administrative acts: annullment and nullity. Essential concepts of judicial protection of legitimate interests and subiective rights.
III. Public services: general profiles. The differerent meanings of the notion of public service. The subjective and objective conceptions of the public service. Distinction between concession of public service and service contract. Discretion of public adiministration in identification and organization of public service. Public service in national law and Constitution. Liberalisation process and public utilities. Indepenedent Autorithies and activity of regulation. Law of administrative procedure (l. 241/1990) and her applicability to operators of public services. Public service in European law. Services of general economic interests between competiton and exceptions to competition. Universal service.
IV. Procedures for conclusion of public contracts. Procedures for the allocation and modalities of managmente the public services. Confidence in concession or allocation by contract according to new code of public contracts (D.Lgs. 50/2016). Societies in house (preconditions, forms and limits of the allocation of the service ). Public (semipublic) companies (preconditions, forms and limits of the allocation of the service). Relations between administration and users: service agreement and charter of services. Contracts for social services (authorisation, accreditation, convention, non profit and third sector organizations).
V. Regulation, supervision and control of operators of public services. Powers and funcitons of Autorità garante concorrenza e mercato (A.G.C.M.). Powers and functions of Autorità nazionale Anticorruzione. Powers and functions of Autorità di regolazione per energia, reti e ambiente (ARERA). Powers and functions of Corte dei Conti.
VI. Transparency and anti-corruption. Responsability of administrators and employees. Unlawful conduct in managment of public contracts. Bans on assignments
in managment of public contracts. Forms and modalities of protection for users of public services.