The National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Curators is a body appointed by the Ministry of Justice with the Law n. 1395/23; it took its current name, substitute of the original one National Council of Architects, after the coming into force of the D.P.R. 328/01 that adds to the traditional figure of architect other expert figures being five-years and three-years (iunior) graduated. The Council is consisting of 15 members, elected by the provincial Orders, for a five-year term. The present Council has been in office since January 2006. The CNAPPC carries out its activity for the in-depth analysis of professional themes through the work of its own departments. The National Council makes decisions in order to give its own opinion and interpretation with reference to regulations and laws as regards the professional practice.