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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Uruguay
1994 Corporative Resolution n°11-23 on Exportation of Characterized Architectonic Elements [Spanish; Castilian]
2002 Rule book on the Activities of the Commission to Preserve National Monulents [ODLUKUO KOMISIJI ZA OČUVANJE NACIONALNIH SPOMENIKA] Bosnian

RULEBOOK ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE COMMISSION TO PRESERVE NATIONAL MONUMENTS AS REGARDS INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (translation) [English]
  • Belgium
2004 Flemish Government Decree implementing the Flemish Parliament Act of 7 May 2004 on the organisation and funding of a cultural heritage policy with regard to heritage covenants and advice provision [Erfgoeddecreet: Decreet van 7 mei 2004 houdende de organisatie en subsidiëring van een cultureel-erfgoedbeleid] Dutch; Flemish

Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand portant exécution du décret du 7 mai 2004 portant organisation et subventionnement d’une politique du patrimoine culturel, en ce qui concerne les conventions patrimoniales et les conseils [French]
1922 Law of Property Act 1922 Chapter 16( no more in force) [English]
  • Belgium
2003 Monuments, Sites et Patrimoine archéologique [French]
  • Georgia
1997 Law on Tourism and Health Resorts [Закон Грузии О культуре] Russian

Law on Tourism and Health Resorts (translation) [English]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • China
2002 Bylaw of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics [Chinese]
Bylaw of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics (translation) [English]
2003 Export of Objects of Cultural Interest (Control) Order 2003 [English]
  • Romania
2000 ORDINANCE no. 44 of January 30th 2000 on certain measures for insuring the temporarily exported movable cultural goods - Codified [ORDONANŢA nr. 44 din 30 ianuarie 2000 referitoare la unele măsuri privind asigurarea bunurilor culturale mobile exportate temporar - Republicare] Romanian

ORDINANCE no. 44 of January 30th 2000 on certain measures for insuring the temporarily exported movable cultural goods - Codified [English]
  • Cuba
1979 Decree 55 on the Rules and Regulation to implement the National and Local Monuments Act [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree 55 on the Rules and Regulation to implement the National and Local Monuments Act (translation) [English]
  • Belarus
2003 Instruction on the Order of Reference to Cultural Property for the subjects which are limited for Export/Import from the Territory of the Republic of Belarus and its By-law [Russian]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Australia
1987 Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations, 1987 [English]
  • Romania
2001 Law 422 [LEGE nr. 422 din 18 iulie 2001 privind protejarea monumentelor istorice] Romanian
1984 Areas of Archaeological Importance (Notification of Operations) (Exemption) Order [English]
  • Costa Rica
1996 Approval of the agreement of the establishment of Iberoamerican Youth Organisation
  • Costa Rica
1959 Legislation on Material Cultural Heritage (20) 1888 - 2004
  • Seychelles
1980 National Monuments Act, 1980 [English]
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]
  • Samoa
1991 Robert Louis Stevenson Fondation Act (repealed) [English]
  • Argentina
2004 Decree on the protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
1999 Law on Culture [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ МОЛДОВА О культуре 1999] Russian
  • France
Heritage Code (to visualise this document please consult the following website: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr)
  • Ukraine
2000 ЗАКОНУКРAЇНИ Про охорону культурної спадщини [Ukrainian]
Law on Protection of Cultural Heritage [English]
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
2005 Providencia administrativa 012/05 [Spanish; Castilian]
Administrative provision 012/05 [English]
  • 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]
1994 Law 2204 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
1992 Council Regulation (EEC) N°3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods [English]
  • Denmark
2001 Museum Act N. 473 [English]
  • 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]
  • Kuwait
1999 Law on Intellectual (and artistic) Property n°64, 1999 [Arabic]
2005 Act 479 [479 ZÁKON z 23. septembra 2005, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 50/1976 Zb. o územnom plánovaní a stavebnom poriadku (stavebný zákon) v znení neskorších predpisov a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov] Slovak

Law 479 (Translation) [English]
  • Montenegro
Law on Cinematography (no more in force) [English]
  • Serbia
1995 Detailed conditions for the beginning of operations and performance of activities of the institutions for the protection of cultural property (Official Gazette of the RS, N.21/95) [Serbian]
  • 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]
1987 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1987 [English]
  • Peru
1993 Code of Civil Procedure (Article N.82-translation) [English]
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]
  • Uruguay
1972 Decree n°372 amending the Decree n°536 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Guatemala
1964 Ministerial Agreement on the Kaminal Juyu Protection [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Latvia
2003 Procedures for Return of Unlawfully Removed Art and Antique Objects [Latvian]
Procedures for Return of Unlawfully Removed Art and Antique Objects (translation) [English]