With 275 votes collected in favor while 206 against along with 27 abstentions, the bill named ‘Semplificazioni’ has been moved forward. The Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale can now outline the technical criteria that smart contracts can comply to comply so as to possess legal validity.
A member of the Italian Parliament within the M5S [Movimento 5 Stelle] named ‘Maria Laura Mantovani’, stated that a good use case for blockchain is its application in on-line voting processes.
However, Mantovani added that there don’t seem projects in situ to implement such systems. In line with her, the M5S party is presently searching for researchers ready to prove the effectuality of [blockchain] for voting.
As reported earlier, the Italian bill had been already approved by the Senate on 23rd Jan. this year. This bill conjointly establishes that digital records held on blockchain would be considered for the legal validation verification of documents at the time of registration.
Even in Dec. last year, the Italian government revealed its list of thirty blockchain high-level consultants to additionally integrate the ‘technology‘ at state level.