Italian order of precedence

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The Italian order of precedence is fixed by Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers (D.P.C.M.) of April 14, 2006 and of April 16, 2008.[1] It is a hierarchy of officials in the Italian Republic used to direct protocol. The President, being head of state, is first, however the Prime Minister (President of the Council of Ministers), the head of government, is fourth.

  1. The President of the Republic (Sergio Mattarella)
  2. The President of the Senate of the Republic (Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati)
  3. The President of the Chamber of Deputies (Roberto Fico)
  4. The Prime Minister (Giuseppe Conte)
  5. The President of the Constitutional Court (Giorgio Lattanzi)
  6. Former Presidents of the Republic (Giorgio Napolitano)
  7. Vice Presidents of the Senate of the Republic
  8. Vice Presidents of the Chamber of Deputies
  9. The Vice Presidents of the Council of Ministers (Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini)
  10. The Vice President of the Constitutional Court
  11. Ministers of the Republic
  12. Judges of the Constitutional Court
  13. Presidents of Regions
  14. The First President of the Supreme Court of Cassation (Giorgio Santacroce)
  15. The President of the National Council for Economics and Labour (Antonio Marzano)
  16. Deputy Ministers of the Republic
  17. Quaestors of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, in order of seniority
  18. Presidents of Parliamentary Commissions
  19. The President of the Council of State (Giorgio Giovannini)
  20. The President of the Court of Accounts (vacant office)
  21. The Governor of the Central Bank of Italy (Ignazio Visco)
  22. The General Prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Cassation (Gianfranco Ciani)
  23. The Attorney General of the Republic (Michele Giuseppe Dipace)
  24. The Chief of the Defence Staff
  25. Senators and Deputies, in order of appointment
  26. The President of the Accademia dei Lincei (Lamberto Maffei)
  27. The President of the National Research Council (Luigi Nicolais)
  28. The President of the Superior Court of Public Waters
  29. The Vice President of the Council of Military Courts
  30. The Vice President of the High Council of the Judiciary
  31. The Presidents of the Autonomous Provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol
  32. The Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Cassation
  33. Prefects, in their provinces
  34. Mayors, in their cities
  35. Presidents and General Prosecutors of the Court of Appeals
  36. Presidents of Provinces, in their cities
  37. Catholic Bishops, in their dioceses
  38. The Chief of the Army Staff (Gen. C.A. Claudio Graziano)
  39. The Chief of the Navy Staff (Amm. Sq. Giuseppe De Giorgi)
  40. The Chief of the Air Staff (Gen. S.A. Pasquale Preziosa)
  41. The President of the Permanent conference of Rectors
  42. Ambassadors, in order of establishment of diplomatic relations with their countries

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