Deaccessioning in Estonia
Estonia is an Northern-Eastern European country with extensive legislation on deaccessioning and disposal.
Estionia has guidelines on deaccessioning “Nõuandeid museaalide muuseumikogust väljaarvamise korraldamisel” an te law provides a lot of information on the process of deaccessioning and disposal.
Country details for Estonia
|Official name:||Republic of Estonia|
|Number of residents:||1,316 million|
|Number of museums:||246|
|Parameters:||Legislation, Other tools, and National register of objects|
Deaccessioning possibilities in Estonia:
Specific legislation on deaccessioning and disposal is found in the
Estonia has guidelines on deaccessioning and disposal: “Nõuandeid museaalide muuseumikogust väljaarvamise korraldamisel” (which translates as tips for removing a museum collection) and can be found here.
Estonian museum professionals can use a mailing list, provided by the Estonian Museums Association to present the proposed disposals.
Estonia has no national classification system for museum objects.
NATIONAL REGISTER OBJECTS
Estonia has a national register of objects, called the Database of Museums on which all museums have to register their museum inventory, found in Chapter 2 (Organisation of Museum Collection) of the Estonian Museum Act
Estonia has no official accreditation scheme.