Rome: A bill has been introduced in the Italian Parliament to ban the payment and use of English language words in Italy.
A foreign news agency According to the report A new law proposed by Italy’s ruling party has proposed making it punishable to use English words.
The new law has been introduced in parliament by Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s brother, with the support of his brother. The proposed law proposes a fine of up to 100,000 euros for using words in English or other foreign languages in official Italian communications.
In the aforementioned legal draft, it has been proposed to stop the use of all foreign language words, however, the use of ‘Anglomania’ or the use of English language words has been described as “damaging and mortifying” for the Italian language. Even worse, the UK is no longer even part of the European Union.
The bill presented for discussion in the Parliament has proposed that for any person for government jobs and public administration. "”Written and oral proficiency in the Italian language” should be made mandatory.
The bill proposes that companies operating in Italy should also be obliged not to use English language words in official documents.