In his Italian Blog Biroblu Livio Mondini frequently comments on accessibility of electronic documents in formats like PDF/UA, HTML or EPUP and gives some background on the legislation in Italy. Read more at Biroblu.
About PDF Association
Founded in 2006 as the PDF/A Competence Center, the PDF Association exists to promote the adoption and implementation of International Standards for PDF technology.
PDF/A in GovernmentThe use of PDF/A in government is highly dependent on the type of public or government agency. PDF/A can be meaningfully applied in agencies when digital or digitized records have to be retained. Typical examples are proposals, construction records and legal notifications.PDF/A Competence Center