Oronzo Reale

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Oronzo Reale
Minister of Justice
In office
23 November 1974 – 12 February 1976
Personal details
Born 1902
Lecce
Died 1988 (aged 85-86)
Nationality Italian
Political party Italian Republican Party

Oronzo Reale (1902 – 1988) was an Italian politician, who served as justice minister in the 1960s and 1970s.

Early life[edit]

Reale was born in 1902.[1]

Career[edit]

Reale was a member and the head of the Republican Party.[2][3] He served as the secretary of the party.[4] In the 1970s he tried the French model to reorganize the party for which he set up a committee.[5]

Reale also assumed cabinet posts. On 4 December 1963, he became justice minister of Italy.[1] He was reappointed justice minister to the coalition government led by prime minister Aldo Moro on 24 February 1966.[6] His term lasted until 24 June 1968.[1] Then Reale served as finance minister from 12 December 1968 to 5 August 1969.[1]

He was secondly appointed justice minister on 27 March 1970.[1] His term ended in March 1971.[3] His third and last term as justice minister was from 23 November 1974 to 12 February 1976.[1] During his third term as justice minister, Reale developed a public law order, called Legge Reale or more formally public law order 152, and introduced it on 22 May 1975 as a response to bombings organized by right-wing groups in Brescia.[7] It expanded the powers of Italian security forces.[7][8]

Death[edit]

Reale died in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Italian ministries". Rulers. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Small party quits Italy coalition". The Pittsburgh Press (Rome). UPI. 28 February 1971. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Robb, Inez (2 July 1963). "Romans talked dryly with JFK spy case forces". The Pittsburgh Press. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Norman Kogan (1963). The Politics of Italian Foreign Policy. New York: Praeger. Retrieved 3 January 2014.  – via Questia (subscription required)
  5. ^ Leonard Weinberg (1995). The transformation of Italian communism. Transaction Publishers. p. 33. ISBN 978-1-4128-4030-9. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Italian crisis ends under new coalition". The Montreal Gazette (Rome). Reuters. 24 February 1966. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  7. ^ a b Richard L. Clutterbuck (1990). Terrorism, Drugs, and Crime in Europe: After 1992. Routledge. p. 31. ISBN 978-0-415-05443-0. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  8. ^ Paul Wilkinson (28 January 2011). Terrorism Versus Democracy: The Liberal State Response. Taylor & Francis. p. 80. ISBN 978-1-136-83546-9. Retrieved 19 April 2013.