Latvia

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Project Description

Deaccessioning in Latvia

Latvia is situated in the north-eastern part of Europe. It has extensive legislation of deaccessioning and disposal, but has no other tools developed.

Country details for Latvia

Official name: Republic of Latvia
Number of residents: 1,96 million
Number of museums: 151
Parameters: Legislation, National register of objects, and Accreditation scheme

Deaccessioning possibilities in Latvia:

LEGISLATION

Specific legislation on deaccessioning and disposal is found in the

Law on Museums 2006 §13.6 & §13.7

and the

Regulations on Museum Stock of 2006 Section III

GUIDELINES

Latvia has no guidelines on deaccessioning and disposal.

OTHER TOOLS

Latvia has no other tools on deaccessioning and disposal.

CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS

Latvia has no national classification system for museum objects

NATIONAL REGISTER OBJECTS

Latvia has a national register of museum objects, called the Catalogue of Unified National Museum Holdings. It is administered by the Ministry of Culture

ACCREDITATION SCHEME

Latvia has a museum accreditation scheme, administered by the state.

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