Civil Protection Legal Measures

In this section we published legal measures used by the Civil Protection Department or that regard civil protection topics.They can be searched by type, area, risk, date and territory.

With law decree no.59 of 15 May 2012 turned from law no. 100 of 12 July 2012 into law 225 of 24 February 1992, which established the "National Service of Civil Protection" the declaration of the state of emergency takes place with decision of the Council of Ministers. Previously, the state of emergency was issued with decree of the President of the Council of Ministers.

Law decree no. 59/2012 also provides that the Head of the Civil Protection Department has the task of issuing, along with regions involved, ordinances for carrying out interventions during a state of emergency, and dealing with its fulfilment. Previously, according to art 5, par. 3 of law 225, the same ordinances were issued by the President of the Council of Ministers. For this, the section "Ordinances" now includes both ordinances of the President of the Council of Ministers and of the Head of the Civil Protection Department.

Abbreviation keys:

Dpr - Decree of the President of the Republic
Dpcm - Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers
Dm - Ministerial Decree
Dl - Decree-Law
Dlgs - Legislative Decree
Opcm - Ordinance of the President of the Council of Ministers


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Directives, address and operational guidelines

  1. October 26, 2012 - Direttiva del Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri del 26 ottobre 2012: indirizzi per lo svolgimento delle attività propedeutiche alle deliberazioni del Consiglio dei Ministri

    Pubblicata nella Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 30 del 4 febbraio 2013

Further directives


  1. November 7, 2012 - Dpcm del 7 novembre 2012: organizzazione del Dipartimento della Protezione Civile

    Pubblicato nella Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 55 del 6 marzo 2013

  2. September 14, 2012 - Dpcm del 14 settembre 2012: definizione dei principi per l'individuazione e il funzionamento dei Centri Competenza

    Pubblicato sulla Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 38 del 14 febbraio 2013

Further decrees