Digital Administration Code (D. lgs. 217/17)

The Digital Administration Code (CAD) contains the guidelines for the digital revolution of the PA. The CAD is a single text that brings together and organises the regulations concerning the computerisation of the Public Administration in its relations with citizens and businesses. Established by Legislative Decree No. 82 of 7 March 2005, it was subsequently amended and supplemented first by Legislative Decree No. 179 of 22 August 2016 and then by Legislative

Decree No. 217 of 13 December 2017 to promote and make digital citizenship rights effective.

The latest amendment provides for the rewording of many articles on computer documents and electronic signatures to be in line with the European Directive on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (and which repealed Directive 1999/93/EC).