Italy

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Project Description

Deaccessioning in Italy

Italy is a country in the south of Europe and one of the countries adhering to the Latin museological tradition.

This means that in general, museum objects are inalienable, with exception of strict rules. Therefore there are no guidelines or other tools for deaccessioning or disposal.

Country details for Italy

Official name: Italian Republic
Number of residents: 60,6 million
Number of museums: 459
Parameters: Legislation and Classification systems

Deaccessioning possibilities in Italy:

LEGISLATION

Italy has no direct legislation on deaccessioning and disposal, other than

Legislative Decree 22 January 2004, n. 42 Code of cultural heritage and landscape, in accordance with article 10 of the law of 6 July 2002, n. 137 §54

This article describes the inalienability of museum objects and the possibility of transfer between museums.

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GUIDELINES

Italy has no guidelines on deaccessioning and disposal.

OTHER TOOLS

Italy has no other tools on deaccessioning and disposal.

CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS

Italy has a national classification system for museum objects, called the declaration of cultural interest.

Legislative Decree 22 January 2004, n. 42 Code of cultural heritage and landscape, in accordance with article 10 of the law of 6 July 2002 §11-15

NATIONAL REGISTER OBJECTS

Italy has a national register of museum objects

Legislative Decree 22 January 2004, n. 42 Code of cultural heritage and landscape, in accordance with article 10 of the law of 6 July 2002§17

ACCREDITATION SCHEME

Italy has no official museum accreditation scheme

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