Permit for the performance of new monuments auctions

Αρμόδιος φορέας: ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΣΜΟΥ

Κωδικός Υπηρεσίας: 3852.1

Χρόνος Διεκπεραίωσης: 30 days

Κόστος: 0 euros

Nομικό Πλαίσιο: 1) Joint Ministerial Decision (GG 553/B/7-04-2011) 2) Law 3028/2002 on the “Protection of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage In General”, 3) Presidential Decree 191/13.6.2003 (“Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism Organization), 3) Decision YPPO/DOEPY/TOPYNS/34674/16.4.2008 on “Performance of mobile monuments auctions”

Περιγραφή

Performance of auctions for new art monuments

Γενικά Δικαιολογητικά

  • Analytical reference to items’ origination
  • List of the monuments to be under auction.
  • Order contract of the owner of the mobile monument under auction
  • Particulars of the new monuments’ possession license
  • Photos thereof
  • Principal’s particulars of the body conducting the auction
  • When the conduct of auctions of new mobile monuments does not take place by tradesmen of new monuments, it is also required, in order for the provision of the license: A document that it would prove relative professional experience which is proved by his/her biennial experience in the field of auctions of work of art
  • When the conduct of auctions of new mobile monuments does not take place by tradesmen of new monuments, it is also required, in order for the provision of the license: A document that would prove that he/she has an experienced and specialised personnel
  • When the conduct of auctions of new mobile monuments does not take place by tradesmen of new monuments, it is also required, in order for the provision of the license: the applicant should not be an employee of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism or a member of the museums that belong in the public or wider public sector (he/she does not have the impendiments of paragraph of 12 article of 32 Law 3028/2002),he/she has not been recognized as a collector of monuments and he/she does not exercise a profession that is related or was related to the protection of monuments

Προϋποθέσεις

1) All supporting documents have to be submitted at least two months before the auction. 2) When the auction is not performed by mobile monuments’ traders, a special permit by the Directorate of New Cultural Heritage is required; such permit is personalized and cannot be transferred. It is granted to natural and legal persons under the following conditions: a) they have respective professional experience proven by a two-year, at least, activity in the field of art objects auctions, b) they have experienced and specialized personnel, c) they abide by morality codes that conform with existing legislation and international practices followed during the performance of auctions for antiquities and new mobile monuments, d) They have proper store and storehouse areas, seated in a city where there is a competent Service (Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism) for the protection of new mobile monuments under auction, e) The applicants are not employed with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism or are not members of recognized museums that belong in the public or broader public sector, have not been recognized as monument collectors and do not exercise or have exercised an occupation regarding monument protection, f) They meet all requirements stipulated for auctions organization. Such requirements are not met if the applicant has been irrevocably convicted of an offence or infringement of law regarding the protection of cultural heritage, or forgery, bribery, theft, swindling or acceptance of crime products. 3) When the body to perform the auctions is Legal Person, one –at least- head has to be assigned with the performance of the auction, who a) must have graduated from any national Higher Education Institute or an equivalent foreign institute, preferably by the Department of History and Archeology or the Department of Communication, Mass Media and Culture, or b) at least a two-year experience in an enterprise organizing auctions of cultural goods. Generally, the applicants should always provide the pledges for the achievement of the obligations that the organizer of auctions has. These pledges the applicant doe not provide in case he/she has been condemned irrevocably for felony or infringement of legislation on the protection of cultural heritage or for counterfeiting, bribery, theft, misappropriation or acceptance of products of crime. The impendiment exists for as long as it is pending the penal prosecution for one of the above mentioned actions. The application can also be rejected if it was ordered the suspension of the implementation of the sentence that was imposed for one of the above actions or if the penal prosecution for one of the above actions finally ceased because of a prescription. If the applicant is a Legal Person, the impendiment should not exist for the administrators or the members of the administrative bodies.

Διαδικασία

Submission of an application with all required supporting documents.

step 1: Opinion by the local monuments council.

Approval decision by the Head of the New Cultural Heritage Directorate.

Σημειώσεις και επεξηγήσεις

Competent Body:
Hellenic Minstry of Culture and Tourism
General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage
Address: 20-22 Bouboulinas str, 106 82 Athens
Telephone: 210 82 01 306, 82 01 666, 82 01 258/ Fax: +30 210 8201305
E-mail: gda@culture.gr

Directorate of Modern Cultural Heritage of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Address: 17 Ermou Str., 105 63 Athens
Telephone: +30 210 3234390, +30 10 3252028, +30 10 8201505
Fax: +30 10 3240388
Email: dnpk@culture.gr

PREREQUISITES:

1) All supporting documents have to be submitted at least two months before the auction. 2) When the auction is not performed by mobile monuments’ traders, a special permit by the Directorate of New Cultural Heritage is required; such permit is personalized and cannot be transferred. It is granted to natural and legal persons under the following conditions: a) they have respective professional experience proven by a two-year, at least, activity in the field of art objects auctions, b) they have experienced and specialized personnel, c) they abide by morality codes that conform with existing legislation and international practices followed during the performance of auctions for antiquities and new mobile monuments, d) They have proper store and storehouse areas, seated in a city where there is a competent Service (Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism) for the protection of new mobile monuments under auction, e) The applicants are not employed with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism or are not members of recognized museums that belong in the public or broader public sector, have not been recognized as monument collectors and do not exercise or have exercised an occupation regarding monument protection, f) They meet all requirements stipulated for auctions organization. Such requirements are not met if the applicant has been irrevocably convicted of an offence or infringement of law regarding the protection of cultural heritage, or forgery, bribery, theft, swindling or acceptance of crime products. 3) When  the body to perform the auctions is Legal Person, one –at least- head has to be assigned with the performance of the auction, who a) must have graduated from any national Higher Education Institute or an equivalent foreign institute, preferably by the Department of History and Archeology or the Department of Communication, Mass Media and Culture, or b) at least a two-year experience in an enterprise organizing auctions of cultural goods.

Generally, the applicants should always provide the pledges for the achievement of the obligations that the organizer of auctions has. These pledges the applicant doe not provide in case he/she has been condemned irrevocably for felony or infringement of legislation on the protection of cultural heritage or for counterfeiting, bribery, theft, misappropriation or acceptance of products of crime. The impendiment exists for as long as it is pending the penal prosecution for one of the above mentioned actions. The application can also be rejected if it was ordered the suspension of the implementation of the  sentence that was imposed for one of the above actions or if the penal prosecution for one of the above actions finally ceased because of a prescription. If the applicant is a Legal Person, the impendiment should not exist for the administrators or the members of the administrative bodies.

Πρακτική Βοήθεια

The proper investment environment is in place for the licensing of auctions performance of new monuments.
Επιστροφή

Θεματική Κατηγοριοποίηση

Επαγγελματικές Δραστηριότητες: G.47.6 - Retail sale of cultural and recreation goods in specialised stores