Regulations and FAQ

Main decrees regarding AEDs use

Defibrillator Requirement for professional and amateur sports activities
Decree of April 24th 2013 Balduzzi
The law will encourage the wide-spreading and deployment of Semi-Automated External defibrillators and fully Automatic External defibrillators (AEDs) in public administration offices and in transports
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Requirement of Semi-Automated External defibrillator (AED)

Out-of-hospital emergency

Facilities operating in the out-of-hospital emergency health system


Ambulances used for medical transport and simple medical transport functions

Health and social care facilities

Services made by public and private, accredited or authorised health and social care facilities

State bodies

Police, Carabinieri, Guardia di Finanza, Fire Brigade, Forestry Corps, Port Authorities, National Corps of Alpine and Speleological Rescue

Local health facilities

Outpatient clinics, doctors’ offices, dental surgeries.