Citizen Services Cultural Heritage
The Central Government Guarantee is a commitment between the Spanish government and the owner of the item; the organising institution formalises the agreement between both parties.
There is a combined insurance system: coverage of an initial amount up to a certain limit (exemption), which is taken out by the organising institution with a private insurance company; above that amount, the Central Government is responsible for compensation. The exemption limits are indicated in Royal Decree 1680/1991.
The amount of any compensation to be granted by the Central Government is determined by the following rules established in Royal Decree 1680/1991: