The National Council for Economics
and Labor is provided for in art. 99 of the Constitution of the Italian
Republic, coming into force on 1st January 1948. However, it was established
only 10 years later, with the law n. 33 of 5 January 1957.
For the implementation of the
constitutional provision, the first bill was prepared by the Minister of Labor
Hon. Fanfani and presented by the Prime Minister Hon. De Gasperi 15 March,
Article. 1 determined the
composition of the Council in 60 members divided into 3 groups:
of the economic and labor categories;
- representatives of councils and economic
- people particularly experienced in work or production problems.