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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  1. March 19, 2010 - Dpcm del 19 marzo 2010: approvazione del piano nazionale delle misure protettive contro le emergenze radiologiche

    Pubblicato nella Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 119 del 24 maggio 2010

  2. February 10, 2006 - Dpcm del 10 febbraio 2006: Linee guida per la pianificazione di emergenza per il trasporto di materie radioattive e fissili

    Pubblicato nella Gazzetta Ufficiale n.44 del 22 febbraio 2006

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