The current Italian constitution came into force on 1 January 1948. (Special issue Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica 27 December 1947)
It arranges 139 articles under 4 sections
Some articles cannot be revised or changed. Where amendment and development is possible, a special procedure is laid down by Article 138 of the Constitution. Once promulgated, these special Constitutional Laws are often referred to by a popular or short title.
This special court monitors all Italian laws and regulations to make sure they conform to the Constitution and its principles.
Raccolta ufficiale delle sentenze e ordinanze della Corte costituzionale
v.LIX(1982)- v.CXLVI(2005) at Italy 100 C42