Article 10 of Legislative Decree no. 96 of 3 April 1993, subsequently amended by article 20 of Legislative Decree no. 32 of 8 February 1995, converted by Law no. 104 of 7 April 1995. Decree of the “Ministry of the Treasury” in accordance with the “Ministry of the Budget and Economic Planning” of 27 January 1994.
With the approval granted by the Commissioner for the “Fund of Southern Italy” (Cassa per il Mezzogiorno), Sogesid Spa was authorized to form a joint-stock company, in order to assign management contracts for water and sewerage infrastructures formerly owned by the aforementioned Fund.
Article 10 of Law No. 341 of 10 August 1995
Such rule provides that the “Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport” (former “Ministry of Public Works”) in performing its role in terms of preliminary investigations, may be assisted by Sogesid Spa for technical support, programs and monitoring activities in the water sector, in accordance with the provisions of Article 19 Legislative Decree no. 96 of 3 April1993, to be fulfilled in accordance with the set of rules in force. Regarding financing requirements, the Company is using the financial resources that are transferred, or to be transferred, from the Fund referred to by Article 19 Legislative Decree no. 96 of 3 April 1993, as subsequently amended. The fund is for the moment managed by CIPE (Inter-Ministerial Committee of Economic Planning).
Article 3, 33 of Legislative Decree no. 163 of 12 April 2006
and subsequent amendments
According to such set of rules, Sogesid can be defined as a “public body” and referred to as a “Contracting Authority”. By force of this law, Sogesid falls within the category of subjects which may be assigned contracts without submitting itself to a public tender procedure.
Article 1, comma 503, of Law no. 296 of 27 December 2006
Such rule define Sogesid as an instrument at disposal to the “Ministry of the Environment” in order to meet the requirements and objectives of the Ministry.