The Italian Platform for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Religiosity boundaries and general interest activities in the public property area. A recent administrative judge ruling concerning the application of the reduced fee to the state-owned maritime concession
Keywords: State-owned maritime concessions; Public interest; Religious purpose; General interest activities; Non profit organization; Profit-making test.
The paper examines the recent Tar Lazio judgment n. 1596/2021 concerning the application of the reduced fee to the state-owned maritime concession regarding a religious institute. The judgment confirms a restrictive reading of the art. 37 of the Navigation Code therefore it recognizes a full fee in relation to the areas used for the activities of general interest carried out by the religious institute. At the same time remains unchanged a reduced fee in relation to the areas used for the exercise of cult.