Italy suspends court activity and procedural terms until 15 April 2020
Law Decree no. 18 of 16 March 2020, named “Cura Italia”, extending the application of the adjournment of hearings already provided by Law Decree no. 11 of 8 March 2020 and clarifying that suspension of terms applies to all proceedings, provides that:
– hearings in civil and criminal proceedings scheduled from 9 March to 15 April are adjourned ex officio;
– procedural terms in civil and criminal proceedings are suspended from 9 March to 15 April.
Certain specific proceedings are excluded.