On November 25, 2015, the Italian data protection authority ("DPA") issued an opinion (source document in Italian) approving the communication of data to the Electronic Register for Last Will and Testament. The Ministry of Justice is charged with establishing technical rules for the transmission of last will data to ensure that adequate safeguards are provided to testators and that such data remains secret until the death of the testator.

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