Spain

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Project Description

Deaccessioning in Spain

Spain is a country in the southern part of Europe. It adheres to the Latin museological tradition regarding deaccessioning and disposal

Is has the principle of inalienablity by law, and thus has no guidelines or other tools regarding the subject.

Country details for Spain

Official name: Kingdom of Spain
Number of residents: 46,56 million
Number of museums: 1,468
Parameters: Legislation, Classification systems, and National register of objects

Deaccessioning possibilities in Spain:

LEGISLATION

Spain has no specific legislation on deaccessioning and disposal, other than some articles on the principle of inalienation in the Law on the historical cultural heritage.

Inalienability

GUIDELINES

Spain has no guidelines on deaccessioning and disposal.

OTHER TOOLS

Spain has no other tools on deaccessioning and disposal.

CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS

Spain works with a system of declared goods of cultural interest. All museum objects are automatically declared of cultural interest.

NATIONAL REGISTER OBJECTS

Spain has a national register of museum objects called the General Register on cultural goods of interest, managed by the Ministry of Culture. On provincial levels, such lists are administered as well.

ACCREDITATION SCHEME

Spain has no accreditation scheme for museums

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