By Francesco Marone, Sofia Arata, Francesco Moroni, Nicola Cataldo

Following the approval by the Italian Council of Ministers of the final text on 28 March 2023, the new Public Contracts Code (Italian Legislative Decree no. 36 of 31 March 2023, hereinafter also “the Code”) was published in the Italian Official Gazette on 31 March 2023, in implementation of Article 1 of Italian Law no. 78 of 21 June 2022, by delegating matters of public contracts to the Government, as a reform promoted for the implementation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR).