Document Selection and Valuation Commission (COVASED)


The Document Selection and Valuation Commission (COVASED) was created by Decree 232/2000 of 21 November, by which the Archive Services Regulation and the regulating rules of the Basque Country Documentary Heritage were approved. It is attached to the Office of Cultural Heritage, and operates as an associated interdisciplinary body, the purpose of which is to prepare and standardise the general criteria to value and select documents, put them forward for approval, and control that they are correctly applied. The Commission's field of action is the Archive Services integrated into the Basque National Archives System.