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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Mexico
1986 Federal Law on monuments and archaeological, artistic, and historical zones [Spanish; Castilian]
Federal Law on monuments and archaeological, artistic, and historical zones (translation) [English]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Philippines
1998 National Museum Act of 1998 [English]
1986 Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 [English]
1992 Law 2055 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Belarus
1992 By-law of the Law n° 1940-XII (13 November 1992) of the Republic of Belarus on the Protection of the Historical Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Syrian Arab Republic
1963 Antiquities Law [Arabic]
Antiquities Law (translation) [English]
1997 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) - Scotland - Act [English]
  • Argentina
1999 Law 25.197/1999 on the system of the register of the cultural heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Malawi
1991 Arts and Crafts Act [English]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Registration of Old and Rare Books(Official Gazette of the RS, N.51/96) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
2002 Law n°17.473 on the General Registry of National Plastic Works of Art [Spanish; Castilian]
2004 Resolution N. 1107 on the procedure of return of cultural pbjects unlawfully removed from the territory of a Member State of the European Union [Lithuanian]
  • Russian Federation
1999 Law on Folk Artistic Crafts [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О народных художественных промыслах 1999] Russian
1999 Act on adopting certain regulations of the Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property 875/ 1999 [Laki kulttuuriomaisuuden luvattoman tuonnin, viennin ja omistusoikeuden siirron kieltämiseksi ja ehkäisemiseksi tehdyn yleissopimuksen eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä N:o 875/ 1999] Finnish

Act on adopting certain regulations of the Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property 875/ 1999 (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1987 Law n°15.903 on the Registry of Works acquired by the State [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Belgium
2004 Act on the organisation and funding of a cultural heritage policy [Erfgoeddecreet 1: Decreet van 7 mei 2004 houdende de organisatie en subsidiëring van een cultureel-erfgoedbeleid] Dutch; Flemish

Act on the organisation and funding of a cultural heritage policy [English]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Slovenia
1999 Cultural Heritage Protection Act [Slovenian]
Cultural Heritage Protection Act (translation) [English]
  • Belarus
2004 Law on Cinematography [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ БЕЛАРУСЬ О КИНЕМАТОГРАФИИ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ] Russian
  • Philippines
1987 Article 14 of the Constitution of the Philippines [English]
2003 Dealing in Cultural Objects (Offences) Act 2003 [English]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Definitive import
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Belarus
2000 Decree n°1859 of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Belarus for Amendments of the Decree n°674 (30 April 1998) and of the Decree n°557 (21 April 2000) [Russian]
  • Tunisia
1994 Décret 94-2369 portant création et organisation du centre national de la calligraphie à l’institut national du patrimoine (traduction) [French]
2001 Historic Monuments (Class Consents) Order (Northern Ireland) [English]
  • Romania
2001 Law 564 [LEGEA nr. 564/2001 pentru aprobarea Ordonantei Guvernului nr. 47/2000 privind stabilirea unor masuri de protectie a monumentelor istorice care fac parte din Lista Patrimoniului Mondial] Romanian
  • Argentina
Conditions relating to temporary, permanent exports and to the refunding of archaeological goods [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Niger
1997 Decree n° 97-407/PRN/MCC/MESRT/IA of 10th November 1997 for the Implementation of the Law n° 97-002 of 30th June 1997 related to Protection, Conservation and Promotion of the National Cultural Heritage [French]
  • Belize
2000 Belize Constitution Act (chapter 4- revised edition 2000) [English]
  • Uruguay
2006 Presidential Resolution delegating to the MEC some Attributions of the Executive [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 Law I - 733 on Protection of Immovable cultural Properties [Lithuanian]
Law I - 733 on Protection of Immovable cultural Properties (translation) [English]
  • Mexico
1959 Decree declaring all kinds of works of art by the late painters José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera to be historical monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree declaring all kinds of works of art by the late painters José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera to be historical monuments (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1992 Decree n°178 on El Preciado Treasure Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
2002 Criterias to Designate the Properties as National Monuments [KRITERIJE za proglašenje dobara nacionalnim spomenicima] Bosnian

Criterias to Designate the Properties as National Monuments (translation) [English]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1998 Law on Copyright and Related Rights [ЗАКОН КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ОБ АВТОРСКОМ ПРАВЕ И СМЕЖНЫХ ПРАВАХ] Russian
1936 Tithe Act 1936 [English]
  • Belgium
2004 Flemish Government Decree of 14 January 2005 implementing the Heritage Act with regard to museums, cultural heritage publications and projects on cultural heritage [Erfgoeddecreet: Decreet van 7 mei 2004 houdende de organisatie en subsidiëring van een cultureel-erfgoedbeleid] Dutch; Flemish

Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand portant exécution de décret sur le Patrimoine en ce qui concerne les musées, les publications sur le patrimoine culturel et les projets de patrimoine culturel [French]
  • Uruguay
1970 Law n°13.835 for the Historical Area of Colonia [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Georgia
1997 Law on the National library of the the Parliament [Закон Грузии О рекламе] Russian
  • China
1982 Law of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics [Chinese]
Law of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics (translation) [English]
1968 Theft Act 1968 (extracts) [English]
2004 Ministerial decree 11228 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Cuba
1979 Law No.23 on National Museums [Spanish; Castilian]
Law No.23 on National Museums (translation) [English]
  • Botswana
2002 National Archives Act [English]
  • Tunisia
1993 Décret 93-1609 fixant l'organisation de l'Institut National du Patrimoine et les modalités de son fonctionnement (traduction) [French]
1994 Ancient Monuments (Class Consents) Order [English]
  • Romania
2005 Decision 499 [ HOTARÂREA Guvernului nr. 499 din 1 iunie 2005 pentru modificarea si completarea Hotarârii Guvernului nr. 1.640/2004 privind stabilirea unor masuri pentru organizarea si functionarea Muzeului Costumelor Populare din România] Romanian