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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
1983 Law on the protection of Antiquities [قانون رقم 117 لسنه 1983 قانون حماية الآثار] Arabic

Loi sur la protection des antiquités (traduction) [French]
  • Monaco
1928 Law n° 1014 of December 1928 concerning the public sale of pieces of furniture [French]
2002 Law 3017 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
Law 3017 (translation) [English]
  • Argentina
2004 Decree 1073/2004 on the incorporation of the federal Administration of the public Receipts, autarkical entity of the Ministry for the Economy and the Production, within the Argentinian Committee of fight against the illicit traffic of cultural goods [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uruguay
1996 Law n°16.736 on the Authorization for Resources Acquisition [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Azerbaijan
1996 Law on Culture [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О КУЛЬТУРЕ] Russian
  • France
Heritage Code (to visualise this document please consult the following website: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr)
1985 The Decree on the Protection of the Buildings owned by the State (no longer in force) [Asetus valtion omistamien rakennusten suojelusta 14.6.1985/480] Finnish
  • Mali
2007 Decree 07-283 on the classification of the historical city of Hamdallahi on the national cultural heritage list [French]
  • Uruguay
1975 Law n°14.416 on the Authorization of the Creation of the Honorary Executive Board of Colonian°14.416 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Belarus
1992 Protection of Historical Cultural Heritage Act 1940-XII [ОБ ОХРАНЕ ИСТОРИКО-КУЛЬТУРНОГО НАСЛЕДИЯ] Russian

Law of the Republic of Belarus on the Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Belarus (translation) [English]
2002 Act 416 on the Return of Illegally Exported Cutlural Objects [ZÁKON z 20. júna 2002 o navrátení nezákonne vyvezených kultúrnych predmetov] Slovak

Act 416 on the Return of Illegally Exported Cutlural Objects [English]
1992 Council Regulation (EEC) N°3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods [English]
  • Serbia
1996 Decision on Determining the Mandate of Museums according to types of artistic and historical works and according to territory (Official Gazette of the RS, N.28/95) [Serbian]
  • Ecuador
1984 Executive Decree 2733 on the General Bylaws to the Law on Cultural Heritage [Decreto 2733 sobre el Reglamento General de la Ley sobre el Patrimonio Cultural] Spanish; Castilian

Executive Decree 2733 on the General Bylaws to the Law on Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Australia
1976 Historic Shipwrecks Act, 1976 [English]
Protection of Military remains Act 1986 [English]
  • Peru
2004 General Law of the Cultural Heritage of the Nation (Law N. 28296) [Spanish; Castilian]
General Law of the Cultural Heritage of the Nation (Law N. 28296-translation) [English]
  • Kuwait
1999 Law on Intellectual (and artistic) Property n°64, 1999 [Arabic]
  • Guatemala
1986 Ministerial Agreement on the norms for protecting and using areas closed to the Culebra Monticule and the Pinacula Aqueduc [Spanish; Castilian]
Ministerial Agreement on the norms for protecting and using areas closed to the Culebra Monticule and the Pinacula Aqueduc (translation) [English]
  • Montenegro
Law on Cinematography (no more in force) [English]
  • Belgium
2002 Decree on the Management of Cultural Private Archives [Archiefdecreet 1] Dutch; Flemish

Décret relatif à la gestion des archives culturelles de droit privé [French]
  • Argentina
2003 Resolution 1134/2003, national register of the layers, of the archaeological collections and objects and of the contraveners and recidivists [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Kenya
1983 The Antiquities Monuments Act [English]
  • Uruguay
1998 Title V of the Rules of the Patrimonial System in Urban Areas [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Librarianship [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О библиотечном деле] Russian
1987 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1987 [English]
  • Romania
2001 Law 378 [LEGEA 378/2001 nr. pentru aprobarea Ordonantei Guvernului nr. 43/2000 privind protectia patrimoniului arheologic si declararea unor situri arheologice ca zone de interes national] Romanian
1994 Decree on the implementation of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and the related Protocol and accepting and applying certain provisions of the Protocol 1136/ 1994 [Asetus kulttuuriomaisuuden suojelemista aseellisen selkkauksen sattuessa koskevan yleissopimuksen ja siihen liittyvän pöytäkirjan voimaansaattamisesta ja pöytäkirjan eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä ja soveltamisesta annetun lain voimaantulosta N:o 1136/ 1994] Finnish

The Decree on the implementation of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and the related Protocol and accepting and applying certain provisions of the Protocol 1136/ 1994 (translation) [English]
  • Mexico
2003 Convenio para la proteccion, conservacion, recuperacion y devolucion de bienes arquelogicos, artisticos y culturales robados, exportados o transferidos ilicitamente entre los Estados Unidos Mexicanos y la Republica del Peru [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uruguay
1972 Decree n°372 amending the Decree n°536 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2005 Decision 802 on the Organization and Functionment of the National Cultural Fund [HOTĂRÂREA Guvernului nr. 802 din 14 iulie 2005 privind organizarea şi funcţionarea Administraţiei Fondului Cultural Naţional ] Romanian
  • India
1973 Antiquities and Art Treasures Rules, 1973 [English]
  • Russian Federation
1994 Law on Librarianship [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О библиотечном деле 1994] Russian
1987 Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Guernsey) Order 1987 (no more in force) [English]
  • Peru
2001 Law Nº 27580 stipulating protection measures to be applied by the National Institute of Culture (INC) for the execution of works in immovable cultural property [Spanish; Castilian]
Law Nº 27580 stipulating protection measures to be applied by the National Institute of Culture (INC) for the execution of works in immovable cultural property (translation) [English]
  • Costa Rica
1999 National System of Librairies
  • Kuwait
1960 Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 [Arabic]
Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 (translation) [English]
  • Guatemala
1998 Memorandum concerning archaeology, anthropology, protection and conservation of Cultural Heritage between Guatemala and Mexico [Spanish; Castilian]
Memorandum concerning archaeology, anthropology, protection and conservation of Cultural Heritage between Guatemala and Mexico (translation) [English]
2002 Treasure (Designation) Order 2666 [English]
  • Argentina
2001 Law 25.478 on the approval of the Second protocol of the Convention of the Hague of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Goods in the event of War, adopted in the Hague on March 26, 1999 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Malawi
1992 Monuments and Relics Arrangement of Sections [English]
  • Latvia
Text consolidated by the latvian Translation and Terminology Centre with amending laws of: 1 June 1993, 2 December 1993, 9 February 1995, 15 November 2001, 6 November 2003 and 28 April 2005 [Par kultūras pieminekļu aizsardzību] Latvian

Text consolidated by the latvian Translation and Terminology Centre with amending laws of: 1 June 1993, 2 December 1993, 9 February 1995, 15 November 2001, 6 November 2003 and 28 April 2005 [English]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.296 on the Expropriation of Buildings declared as Historic Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
1930 National Monuments Act, 1930 [English]
2003 Ministerial Decree 42813 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Uruguay
1986 Decree n°139 on the Benefits for Buildings declared as National Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
1998 Act 115 on Museums and Art Galleries and on the Protection of Valuable Objects for Museums and Art Galleries (01/04/98) 115 ACT of 1 April 1998 on Museums and Art Galleries and on the Protection of Valuable Objects for Museums and Art Galleries (translation) (NO MORE IN FORCE) [English]
2002 Decision imposing the RS Law on Implementation of Decisions of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments established under Annex 8 of the Dayton Peace Agreement (translation) [English]