STATUTE

 

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS,

having regard to art. 33 of the Italian Constitution,

having regard to the Law 12/21/1999 n.508, “Reform of Academies of Fine Arts, the National Dance Academy, the Academy of Dramatic Art, Higher Institutes for Artistic Industries, Conservatories and the Music Institutes”,

having regard to the Presidential Decree n.132 2/28/2003 “Ministerial regulation on the statutory, 

regulatory and organizational autonomy of artistic and musical institutions”

after hearing the opinion of the college of professors dated 9/3/2003

having regard to the Board of Directors deliberation dated 9/8/2003

having regard to the Board of Directors deliberation dated 11/29/2004 concerning the statutory amendments and modifications in accordance with the observations made by the Ministry of Education, University and Research - High Artistic Musical and Dance Education with Note n. 5414 of 11/17/04

APPROVES

The issuing of the Autonomous Statute of the Academy of Fine Arts of Carrara attached to this deliberation of which it is an integral part.

This deliberation is notified to the Ministry of Education, University and Research – High Artistic and Music Education

Carrara, 29/11/2004

 

Statute of the Academy of Fine Arts of Carrara
TITLE I - General principles and activities of the Academy

Article 1 – Nature and purposes

Article 2 – Fundamental values

Article 3 – Institutional activities

Article 4 – Didactic and Training activities

Article 5 – Artistic and scientific research activities

Article 6 – Right to information

Article 7 – Technical-administrative staff

Article 8 – Cultural, leisure and social activities

Article 9 – Heritage of the Academy

 
TITLE II - Organizational Structure

Article 10 - Central Academy Governing Bodies

Article 11 – The President

Article 12 – The Director

Article 13 – The Board of Directors

Article 14 – The Academic Council

Article 15 – The Board of Auditors

Article 16 – The Board of Evaluation

Article 17 – The College of Professors

Article 18 – The Board of Students

Article 19 – The Disciplinary Board

Article 20 – Offices and administrative organisation

 
Title III – Regulatory resources, final and transitional arrangements

Article 21 – Teaching regulation

Article 22 – Administrative, financial and accounting regulation

Article 23 – Administrative Offices Regulation

Article 24 – General Regulation of the Institution

Article 25 – Statutory revision procedure

Article 26 – Incompatibility

Article 27 – Transitional arrangements

 

TITLE I - General principles and activities of the Academy

 

Article 1 - Nature and purposes

1.1   The Academy of Fine Arts of Carrara, hereinafter referred to as "the Academy", is a public institution of high culture that has as its purposes, in accordance with Article 33 of the Constitution, the elaboration, transmission and development of artistic knowledge.

1.2  The Academy promotes and organizes research, provides students cultural education, artistic and professional preparation, cares about training those who intend to take up careers in research and teaching and contribute to the development of society as a whole. Its primary purpose is the promotion of visual arts culture, research, and their fields of knowledge, of performing arts, of valorisation, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage, of multimedia communication, of teaching and related higher grade professions. The aim of the activity of the Academy is educating and training of the individual through the contribution, in their respective responsibilities, of all its members: professors, technical and administrative staff, and students. It cares, in the free confrontation of ideas, the development, elaboration and transmission of knowledge in the field of visual arts and its derived creativity. Being the fundamental touchstone for artistic research, the Academy promotes and fosters its development linking various teaching and production activities to it.

1.3  The Academy works as a complex and integrated system that ensures the autonomy and unity of culture. Teachers, students and technical and administrative staff are involved in its functioning.

1.4   The Academy has full public and private law capacity, exercised in a non-profit making way. It implement its artistic, scientific, didactic, organizational, financial and accounting autonomy in accordance with the general principles established by the current legislation.

1.5   To achieve its institutional goals, it promotes and activates collaborations with other Academies, Universities, Research Centres, local, national and international public bodies, scientific, cultural, economic, public, or private institutions, in accordance with the national development plans of Higher Artistic and Music Education (hereinafter referred to as HAME).

 

Article 2 – Fundamental Values

2.1  The Academy fully adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Constitution of the Italian Republic values and commit to respect them in its activities.

2.2      The Academy claims its public function, its secular, pluralistic identity, independent from any ideological, political and economic orientation.

2.3    The Academy bases its own action on the democratic method, guarantees the widest participation possible and transparency in decision-making processes and ensures the public exposure of all consequent acts.

2.4  It promotes actions that foster the overcoming of any kind of discrimination.

2.5     Towards people with disabilities, the Academy is committed to removing obstacles to the carrying out the activities and the enjoyment of services.

2.6  It promotes conditions that make the right of study effective.

2.7  It enhances skills, experiences, abilities and commitments of those who work in its structures.

2.8  The Academy bases its activities on efficiency and effectiveness criteria, while respecting the principles of autonomy of decentralized bodies, programming, employee responsibility, and consistency between objectives and results checking.

 

Article 3 – Institutional Activities

3.1  Didactics and research are institutional activities of the Academy, carried out in the free confrontation of ideas and in full respect of the aforementioned fundamental values, of the freedom of teaching and research of individual teachers, and of the rights of students.

3.2  The Academy is committed to provide the necessary resources to carry out institutional activities, ensuring a fair distribution of them. In particular, it carries out the organization of learning centres, study areas, libraries, archives, laboratories, service centres, museums and everything else necessary for teaching and research activities in the artistic and professional field.

3.3  It ensures the effectiveness of the training process by promoting a close connection between research activities in the artistic and professional field and teaching, guaranteeing the coordination of teaching activities.

 

Article 4 – Didactic and Training Activities

4.1   The Academy organizes and coordinates the didactic activities, in compliance with Article 2, paragraph 7, lett. B) of the referred regulation established by Act n. 508/99, even in decentralized offices, necessary for the achieving the qualifications of the Higher Artistic and Music Education, hereinafter referred to as the HAME, provided by the Academy's teaching regulation and evaluating its effectiveness.

4.2  It establishes agreements with universities , HAME, national and international research institutions and with public or private bodies to provide the students with as training opportunities as possible in the artistic, professional and scientific fields. These agreements can be implemented in the establishing of Polytechnics of the Arts, in compliance with art. 2, paragraph 7 of Act n. 508/99, or inter-academic courses, in the establishment of service companies and foundations, in stipulating contracts,  agreements, and any other solution compatible with the nature and functions of the Academy. The Academy may provide services on behalf of third parties within its fields of competence and in respect of its tasks and nature.

4.3   It organizes mentoring services aimed at guiding and helping students during their studies. It also provides, together with other public and private bodies, guidance activities aimed to academic and post-academic courses enrolment.

4.4    It ensures social life spaces and structures, also in collaboration with entrusted bodies; it promotes self-managed students training activities in culture, cultural exchange, sport and leisure fields.

4.5  The Academy promotes the organization of advanced traineeships and refresher courses. It also provides cultural and educational external activities and education courses, including those for adult cultural upgrading and those for permanent and recurring training. For these activities, the Academy may stipulate agreements and contracts with the concerned bodies in accordance with the governmental regulations in art. 2, paragraph 7, of Act n. 508/99.

 

Article 5 – Artistic and scientific research activities

5.1  The Academy recognise the fundamental role of research autonomously suggested by its own structures or by individual researchers in the artistic, scientific and technological fields and promotes its development through State and public research organizations contributions, the financial resources at its disposal and those devolved at the Academy for this purpose.

5.2   It implements adequate planning, organizing, managing and funding measures for research facilities and activities, also to foster the attainment of the individual and collective potential of its artistic and scientific operators.

5.3   It chooses as research quality evaluating criteria those generally adopted by the national and international scientific communities and it strives to maximize the results.

5.4     The Academy is entitled to use the results mentioned in the first paragraph also economically, in full recognition of intellectual property.

5.5     Recognizing the importance of aimed research, of contacts with the external society and relations with the world of production and work, the Academy also stipulates agreements for shared researches with public or private bodies that are interested in the results of the researches themselves and are willing to finance them in accordance with HAME development plans and the governmental regulations in Art. 2, paragraph 7, of Act n. 508/99.

5.6   The Academy promotes the divulgation of research results, always respecting the confidentiality agreed upon by the contracting institutions.

5.7  In accordance with Art. 1, paragraph 4 and the administrative, finance and accounting regulations, part of the revenue arising from the implementation of researches contracts and  agreements and consultancy and service activities is allocated to all further research support, as established in the first paragraph of this article, and to the enhancement of teaching and training activities.

 

Article 6 – Right to information

6.1   Maximum publicity is guaranteed for all the activities of the Academy, including the subject, the execution, the managers and the sources of funding.

6.2   The Academy guarantees the right of access to administrative documents and the right to participation to the administrative procedures; a specific regulation explains the rules to exercise the right of access and lists the categories of documents excluded from publicity, according to the existing laws.

6.3  All administrative documents, in particular financial statements and financial documents of the Academy and of each spending centre, must be structured to ensure clear and complete information.

 

Article 7 – Technical-administrative staff

7.1  The technical and administrative staff, within the individual qualifications and competences, carries out duties and assumes responsibility for organizational and support activities for achieving the institutional goals of the Academy in accordance with current legislation.

7.2   The Academy enhances the professionalism of the technical and administrative staff, specifies its tasks and responsibilities, promotes and provides the updating and professional qualification in accordance with art. 2, paragraph 6 of Act n. 508/99 regarding the working relationship of the institutions staff contractually regulated under the specific bargaining field.

 

Article 8 – Cultural, leisure and social activities

8.1   The Academy promotes cultural, leisure and social activities for the academic staff providing services, facilities and resources within the limits set by the law.

 

Article 9 - Heritage of the Academy

9.1   Located since 1810 in the Prince's Palace, the Academy uses the state-owned property intended for it and the other properties at its disposal for its institutional activities and ensures its best management. It is also part of the Academy’s movable heritage: an historical collection of plaster casts, sculptures, drawings and prints, an historical archive, an ancient library and a collection of medals, as well as an archaeological collection whose historic destination is inseparable from the institution that gathered and produced it and from the historical building where it was established and where it has been enriched over time.

9.2   The Academy take similar care of the technical equipment, the artistic and scientific collections, to its own the book, archival, historical-scientific and historical-artistic collections of or those at its disposal.

9.3    The Academy ensure the preservation and enrichment of its library, newspaper archives, media library and plaster casts collection. It also improves and enhances its own art gallery.

9.4   The Academy promotes publishing initiatives aimed at the divulgation of its activities and heritage through the establishment of autonomous spending and service centres, as set by its own Administrative, Financial and Accounting Regulation.

9.5    The Academy ensures to its technical and artistic laboratories, Art Gallery, Plaster Cast collection, and to the Library, Newspaper Archives and Media Library services a staff suitable for their management, within the limits of current legislation and academic financial resources. These services are organized by internal regulations.

9.6   In order to manage teaching and artistic production support activities, as well as the enhancement of its heritage, the Academy may create private-law foundations individually or in association with others, potentially public bodies, public administrations or private individuals.

9.7     The Academy can receive contributions, bequests and donations. Since 1871, the "Bernardo Fabbricotti" Foundation has been existing, administered by the same academy. Its purposes are explained in its statute approved by R. D. of 7/8/1929 n. 1547.

9.8   The financial resources of the Academy consist of money transfers from the State, contributions from public and private sector, and of its own revenues. Its own revenues are made up of contributions and autonomous forms of funding, such as voluntary contributions, income from activities, free donations and contracts and  agreements compensations. Within the limits and conditions laid by the current legislation, the Academy may ask for loans or leasing to provide investment funds, in order to keep a balanced budget on a multiannual scale.

9.9   It ensures healthiness, safety and functionality of all study and work environments, both in existing and new buildings.

 

TITLE II - Organizational Structure

 

Article 10 - Central Academy Governing Bodies

10.1 The governing bodies of the Academy are:

The President

The Director

The Board of Directors

The Academic Council

The Board of Auditors

The Board of Evaluation

The College of Professors

The Board of Students

The bodies listed in paragraph 1, with the exception of the College of Professors, are regulated by paragraphs 2 and 3 of Art. 4 of P.D. n. 132 of o2-28-2003.

 

Article 11 – The President

11.1 The President is the legal representative of the institution, except for what is provided in art. 12, paragraph 1

11.2  The President is appointed by the Minister of Education, University and Research, hereinafter referred to as the Minister, according to a designation made by the Academic Council within a three managerial and professional highly qualified individuals proposed by the Minister himself/herself.

11.3 The Academic Council designate the President as explained in paragraph 2 within thirty days, than the Minister proceeds directly to the appointment, regardless of the designation.

11.4 In particular, the President:

convene and chair the Board of Directors, establishing its agenda;

b) promotes and coordinates initiatives aimed at enhancing the financial resources of the Academy, and entertain relations with the public or private institutions in the territory;

c) takes the necessary measures in case of necessity and not deferrable urgency. These measure must be ratified by the Board of Directors at the first useful meeting;

d) It is responsible for the promotion of forms of association and collaboration aimed at supporting the activities of the academy and fostering its image and its diffusion at national and international level;

e) submits to the Minister and the Board of Directors the regular financial plan reports and the resulting achievements;

f) manages the coordination with local authorities, institutions, financial institutions in order to determine forms of sponsorship and funding;

g) presents at the beginning of each academic year a financial status report of the Academy.

 

Article 12 – The Director

12.1 The director is responsible for the teaching, scientific and artistic development of the institution and has legal representation in relation to collaborations and activities on behalf of third parties concerning teaching, research, experimentation and production.

However, it is the director task to:

convenes and chairs the Academic Council and the College of Professors, coordinating their activities and enforcing its deliberations;

b) takes measures under the competence of the academic council or the college of professors in case of urgency. These measure must be ratified by the aforementioned bodies at the first useful meeting;

c) ensure within its competences the enforcement and respect of the HAME rules, of the Statute and the regulations of the Academy;

d) the director is in charge of disciplinary action towards the teaching staff and students;

e) takes action within its competences to ensure the efficient operation of the Academy;

f) stipulates agreements and contracts;

g) presents a general report on the state of the institution at every inauguration of the academic year.

12.2  The director also exercises all the other tasks that are conferred on him by the HAME rules,

the statute and consequent regulations.

12.3  The director appoints the deputy director, who is chosen among the tenured professors, by his own decree. The deputy director replaces his superior in functions that are not expressly reserved to him in cases of impediment or absence.

12.4 The director, at his/her choice, may be relieved of his/her teaching for the duration of the assignment.

12.5 The director is elected among the tenured professors also from other institutions with at least 6 years of service and meting particular requirements of proven professional and management experience acquired also in multidisciplinary and international areas.

The provisions of paragraph are 12.5 also applied to professors currently appointed of the management of institutions other than those in which they are carrying their role and who choose for the election at the place of service.

The director is elected by the professors of the institution as well as by the assistants.

The Director is appointed by the Ministerial Decree and remains in office for three years and can be re-elected only once.

The director is charged with the management allowance charged to the institution's budget.

 

Article 13 – The Board of Directors

In particular: 

a) deliberates once consulted the Academic Council, the Statute the Management and Organizational Regulations;

b) defines, in implementation of the guideline plan referred to in Art. 8, paragraph 3 letter a of P.D. n. 132/2003, the economic management plan of the institution;

c) approves the estimate budget, the related changes and the financial statement;

d) on the proposal of the academic council and within the limits of the budget availability, it defines the teaching staff for didactic and research activities and the non-teaching staff. This organisational task is approved by the Ministry of Education, University and Research, in accordance with the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Minister for Civil Service;

e) it monitors the preservation and enhancement of the real estate and immovable assets of the institution, considering the educational, scientific and research needs resulting from the management plan determined by the academic council.

13.2  Moreover, The Board of Directors exercises all the other tasks conferred on it by the HAME rules, the statute and the regulations.

13.3 The Board of directors is composed by:

a) the President;

b) the Director;

c) a professor appointed by the Academic Council;

d) a student appointed by the Board of Students;

e) an administrative expert nominated by the Minister among individuals coming from the art and culture world of the productive and social system of professions and public and private bodies;

f) The Administrative Director participates to the Board of Directors with an advisory vote;

13.4  A maximum of other two additional members can take part to the Board of Directors. These are nominated by the Minister on the designation of even local and regional bodies, foundations, and cultural, artistic or scientific public or private organizations, if the aforementioned parties contribute to the financing or functioning of the Academy for a share not lower than that established by the decree of the Minister.

 

Article 14 – The Academic Council

14.1  The Academic Council establish the guidelines plan, the organisation of educational, scientific, artistic and research activities, and the cultural policy of the Academy, exercising planning and management tasks, coordinating the activities of the institution and evaluating its efficiency.

It is an Academic Council task to:

a) ensure respect for the educational and research freedom of individual professors, and for the rights of students;

b) establish the guidelines plan, the organisation of educational, scientific, artistic and research activities, taking into account the budget availability for the considered financial year;

c) ensure the monitoring and control of the activities mentioned in point b;

d) define intervention, teaching development, research and production guidelines;

To deliberate in accordance with the general criteria established by the regulation referred to in Art. 2, paragraph 7, point h of Law n. 508, 12-21-1999, the teaching regulations and student regulations, and once consulted the Board of students;

f) exercise tasks related to the professor hiring established in the regulation referred to in Art. 2, paragraph 7, point h of Law n. 508, 12-21-1999;

g) exercise any other task not expressly conferred on the Board of Directors by this regulation.

14.2 The Academic Council is composed of:

a) the Director, who chairs it;

b) ten professors of the institution who possess proven professionalism requirement and with at least three years of service in their role and elected by the teaching staff;

c) 2 students on designation of the Board of Students;

 

Article 15 – the Board of Auditors

The Board of Auditors, established by presidential provision, is composed of three members, one nominated by the Minister of Economy and Finance, who chairs it, and two appointed by the Minister of Education, University and Research. Members must meet the requirements set by Legislative Decree n. 88. The Board of Auditors monitors the legitimacy, regularity and accuracy of the administrative action and executes the administrative and accounting regularity checks referred to in Art. 2 of Legislative Decree n. 286; The Italian Civil Code is applied mutatis mutandis.

 

Article 16 – the Board of Evaluation

16.1 The Board of Evaluation, established by deliberation of the Board of Directors once consulted the Academic Council, is composed of three members with different competencies and with proven qualification in the field of evaluation. Two members are chosen by external experts and could be also foreigners.

16.2 The Board of Evaluation checks the correspondence between the results and the objectives. In particular: 

a) it has educational and artistic activities assessment tasks and evaluates the overall functioning of the Academy. It also checks the best employment of the resources by comparative cost-benefit analysis;

b) it shall submit an annual report on the activities and operation of the Academy based on criteria established by the Committee for the Evaluation of the University System, once consulted the National HAME Council. The report is notified to the Ministry by March 31st of each year and represents the reference framework for the allocation by the Ministry of financial contributions;

c) it periodically acquires students anonymous opinions on educational activities, reporting the results in the annual report referred to in point b).

16.3 The Academy ensures to the Board of Evaluation the operational autonomy, the right of access to the data and the necessary information, as well as the publicity and diffusion of deeds in compliance with the legislation for maintaining confidentiality.

 

Article 17 – the College of Professors

The College of Professors is composed of the Director who chairs it, by all the professors of the Academy, as well as the assistants. The Board of Students takes part in the meetings without the right to vote.

The College of Professors carries out advisory and support activities for the Academic Council, defines didactic tasks, respecting of the freedom of the professor staff, and provides tutoring and guidance activities for students.

The College of Professors is lawfully reunited in the presence of at least two thirds of the entitled members.

It proposes to the Academic Council the general educational and research plan of the institution, and participates in the development of exhibition, experimentation and research proposals. It carries out the debate on the artistic and cultural image of the institution, promotes initiatives for the development of educational methodologies in the field of visual arts. It analyses the results of the educational system and the operation of the tutoring activities, according to the criteria set out by the educational regulation of the Academy and possibly using a commission composed of professors and students. It also provides the useful elements for the general assessment of the carried activities through a report prepared by the Director.

The College delivers mandatory opinion on the establishment of new courses and their cancellation.

It supports the activities of the academic council, in accordance with the terms of this Statute.

17.2 In particular, the teaching staff:

a) appoints the members of the Disciplinary Board as established by subsequent articles;

b) makes proposals and delivers the mandatory opinion on the Statute and possible amendments;

c) it fulfil all the other duties established by current regulations and by this Statute.

 

Article 18 – The Board of Students

18.1 The Board of Students, established in accordance with Art. 12, paragraph 1 of P.D. n. 132 of 02.28.03 is supplemented by students appointed as representatives in the Academic Council.

18.2  The Board of Student is the autonomous organizational and coordinating body of the students of the Academy. It has the task of promoting student participation and coordinates student representatives in other central government and academic, research and service bodies of the Academy. The Board of Students is an advisory body which can make proposals for what concerns:

education systems;

educational activities regulations;

the implementation of the Right to Study;

the efficiency of services;

tutoring and guidance activities;

contributions to the educational expenditure required to students and their destination.

The Board of Students deliberates on the implementation of training activities organized by students themselves in the field of culture, cultural exchanges, sport and leisure and provides for the allocation of funds for this purpose.

 18.3 The Board of Students delivers opinions concerning the following subjects:

the Teaching Regulation of the Academy and the establishment of new courses;

the introduction of new fees in charge of students;

Statutory amendments; 

the annual provisional budget of the Academy;

18.4  The Board of Students may however deliver opinions and proposals on all matters of general interest of the Academy, students, and in particular on:

teaching regulations;

the implementation of the Right to Study;

the efficiency of services;

tutoring and guidance activities;

18.5 The Academy provides the logistical, staff and financial support necessary for the operation of the Board of Students.

18.6  The rules for the operation of the Board of Students are set out in a specific regulation. However, this regulation must provide rules for the election of one of its member as its president, who represents the Board of Students for all intents and purposes.

 

Article 19 – the Disciplinary Board

19.1  The Disciplinary Board investigates the measures the Director intends to take against the teaching staff and the students.

19.2  The Disciplinary Board is composed of three members appointed by the College of Professors among the colleagues who have at least five years of service, and two students can take part to it in case the measure is addressed to students.

 

Article 20 – Offices and administrative organisation

20.1  A specific regulation sets out the organization of the offices charged of the administrative and accounting management of the institution.

20.2 The administrative system referred to in paragraph 1 is monitored by the Administrative Director, who shall be responsible for the administrative, organizational, financial, asset and accounting management of the institution.

20.3 The appointment of an Administrative Director shall be given by a Board of Directors deliberation, on Director’s proposal, to an employee of the institution or other public administration in command, holders of a degree and already belonging to the directive sector.

20.4 The assignment referred to in paragraph 3 may also be given, considering the organizational and financial perspectives of the institution, to the managerial staff in accordance with Art. 19 of Legislative Decree n.165 30th March 2001.

 
Title III – Regulatory resources, final and transitional arrangements

 

Article 21 – Teaching Regulation

21.1 The teaching regulation organises the training courses, sets out the related aims and the educational activities.

21.2 This regulation is adopted by the Academic Council by absolute majority once consulted the Board of Students.

21.3 At first enforcement, the teaching regulation must be adopted by the College of Professors supported by two representatives of the students, once consulted the Board of Directors. 

21.4 The text of the regulation, once adopted in accordance with the previous paragraphs, is notified to the Ministry of Education, University, Research which exerts control over it once obtained the opinion of the National HAME Council.

21.5 This regulation enters into force once published in the Institute Register. 

21.6 The revision of the teaching regulation is carried out in accordance with the approval procedures by absolute majority on the proposal of the Academic Council.

 

Article 22 – Administrative, financial, and accounting regulation

22.1 The administrative, financing and accounting regulation organises the administrative, financial, and accounting autonomy of the institution.

22.2 This regulation is adopted by absolute majority by the Board of Directors once consulted the Academic Council. 

22.3 At first enforcement, the Board of Directors is supported by two representatives of the students and takes it decision based on a template made by the Ministry of Education, University, and Research in together with the Ministry of Economics and Finance.

22.4 The text of the regulation, once adopted in accordance with the previous paragraphs, is notified to the Ministry of Education, University, and Research, the Ministry of Economics and Finance, and the Prime Minister Office – Government Service Department for the approval.

22.5 This regulation enters into force once published in the Institute Register. 

22.6 The revision of the administrative, financial, and accounting regulation is carried out in accordance with the approval procedures on the proposal of the Board of Directors by absolute majority.

 

Article 23 – Administrative Offices Regulations

23.1  The Administrative Offices Regulation organises the offices aimed to manage the administrative and accounting activities of the institution.

23.2   It is adopted by absolute majority by the Board of Directors once consulted the Academic Council, and it is notified to the Ministry of Education, University, and Research, the Ministry of Economics and Finance, and the Prime Minister Office – Government Service Department for the approval.

23.3 This regulation enters into force once published in the Institute Register. 

23.4  The revision of the Administrative Offices Regulation is carried out following the current approval procedures.

 

Article 24 – General Regulation of the Institution

24.1   The General Regulation of the Institution organises the general structure of the Academy and establishes how to implement the statutory and regulatory provisions, within the framework of subjects reserved to other regulations by the statute itself.

24.2 This regulation is adopted by absolute majority by the Board of Directors once consulted the Academic Council. 

24.3 This regulation enters into force once published in the Institute Register.

24.4 The revision of the General Regulation of the institution is carried out in accordance with the approval procedures on the proposal of the Board of Directors by absolute majority.

 

Article 25 – Statutory revision procedure

25.1 The Statute is adopted by absolute majority by the Board of Directors once consulted the Academic Council. 

25.2 It is notified to the Ministry of Education, University, and Research, the Ministry of Economics and Finance, and the Prime Minister Office – Government Service Department for the approval.

25.3  This Statute, once adopted in accordance with the previous paragraphs, enters into force once published in the Institute Register.

25.4 The revision of the Statute is carried out in accordance with the approval procedures on the proposal of the Board of Directors.

 

Article 26 – Incompatibility

26.1 The role of the member of the Academic Council is incompatible with that of a member of the Board of Directors, except for the Director or the deputy Director.

26.2 Those who, being already appointed in an academic body, may candidate to another assignment incompatible with the previous one, lose their previous role if elected to the new position.

26.3   The position of the Director, deputy Director, member of the Academic Council or of the Board of Directors and administrative managers are incompatible with the role of a member of the Board of Evaluation of the institution.

 

Article 27 – Transitional arrangements

27.1 Except for what is provided by specific law provisions until the enforcement of the regulations set out by this statute, the rules in force at the date the statute come into effect continue to be applied to the covered subjects, as they are compatible with them.