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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, and the Prime Minister (President of the Council of Ministers), the head of government, is fourth.

  1. The President of the Republic (Sergio Mattarella)
  2. (Cardinals and princes of reigning dynasties - these officers cannot preside over the ceremony)[1]
  3. The President of the Senate of the Republic (Ignazio La Russa)
  4. The President of the Chamber of Deputies (Lorenzo Fontana)
  5. The President of the Council of Ministers (Prime-Minister) (Giorgia Meloni)
  6. The President of the Constitutional Court (Silvana Sciarra)
  7. Former President of the Republic (Giorgio Napolitano)
  8. Vice Presidents of the Senate of the Republic
    1. Maurizio Gasparri
    2. Anna Rossomando
    3. Gian Marco Centinaio
    4. Maria Domenica Castellone
  9. Vice Presidents of the Chamber of Deputies
    1. Sergio Costa
    2. Fabio Rampelli
    3. Giorgio Mulé
    4. Anna Ascani
  10. Vice Presidents of the Council of Ministers
    1. Antonio Tajani
    2. Matteo Salvini
  11. Vice Presidents of the Constitutional Court
    1. Daria de Pretis
    2. Nicolò Zanon
  12. Ministers of the Republic
  13. Judges of the Constitutional Court
  14. Presidents of Regions
  15. The First President of the Supreme Court of Cassation (Pietro Curzio)
  16. The President of the National Council for Economics and Labour (Tiziano Treu)
  17. Deputy Ministers of the Republic
  18. Quaestors of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, in order of seniority
  19. Presidents of Parliamentary Commissions
  20. The President of the Council of State (Luigi Maruotti)
  21. The President of the Court of Accounts (Guido Carlino)
  22. The Governor of the Central Bank of Italy (Ignazio Visco)
  23. The General Prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Cassation (Gianfranco Ciani)
  24. The Attorney General of the Republic (Gabriella Palmieri Sandulli)
  25. The Chief of the Defence Staff
  26. Senators and Deputies, in order of appointment
  27. The President of the Accademia dei Lincei (Roberto Antonelli)
  28. The President of the National Research Council (Maria Chiara Carrozza)
  29. The President of the Superior Court of Public Waters
  30. The Vice President of the Council of Military Courts
  31. The Vice President of the High Council of the Judiciary
  32. The Presidents of the Autonomous Provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol
  33. The Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Cassation
  34. Prefects, in their provinces
  35. Mayors, in their cities
  36. Presidents and General Prosecutors of the Court of Appeals
  37. Presidents of Provinces, in their cities
  38. Catholic Bishops, in their dioceses
  39. The Chief of the Army Staff (Amm. Giuseppe Cavo Dragone)
  40. The Chief of the Navy Staff (Amm. Sq. Enrico Credendino)
  41. The Chief of the Air Staff (Gen. S.A. Luca Goretti)
  42. The President of the Permanent conference of Rectors (Dr. Ferruccio Resta)
  43. Ambassadors, in order of establishment of diplomatic relations with their countries