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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Uruguay
1975 Law n°14.416 on the Authorization of the Creation of the Honorary Executive Board of Colonian°14.416 [Spanish; Castilian]
2002 Decree on the Promulgation of the Law on the Protection of Properties designated as National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina by Decision of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments (translation) [English]
1994 Return of Cultural Objects Regulations 1994 [English]
  • Serbia
1996 Decision on defining the Territory of the Archive (Official Gazette of the RS, N.7/96) [Serbian]
  • Ecuador
Modified Law of the Penal Code (chapter VII, title V, part II) [LEY REFORMATORIA AL CODIGO PENAL] Spanish; Castilian

Modified Law of the Penal Code (chapter VII, title V, part II) (translation) [English]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Australia
1986 Australian Cultural Heritage Export Permit n° 1071P [English]
1994 Law on Copyrights and Related Fields [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ МОЛДОВА Об авторском праве и смежных правах 1994] Russian
  • Costa Rica
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art and Design
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Ukraine
1999 ЗАКОН УКРАЇНИ Про вивезення, ввезення та повернення культурних цінностей [Ukrainian]
Law of Ukraine on Exportation, importation and restitution of cultural values [English]
  • Montenegro
Law on Cinematography (no more in force) [English]
  • Belgium
2002 Regulatory on the Management of Cultural private Archives [Archiefdecreet 2: Decreet van 19 juli 2002 houdende de privaatrechtelijke culturele archiefwerking] Dutch; Flemish

Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand portant exécution du décret du 19 juillet 2002 relatif à la gestion d'archives culturelles de droit privé [French]
  • Argentina
2002 Decree 1058/2002 approving the organizing structure of the Secretariat of the Culture [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Kenya
1983 The National Museums Act [English]
  • Latvia
2003 Regulations regarding the Registration, Protection, Utilisation and Restoration of Cultural Monuments, the Right of First Refusal of the State and the Granting of the Status of an Environment-Degrading Object [Latvian]
Regulations regarding the Registration, Protection, Utilisation and Restoration of Cultural Monuments, the Right of First Refusal of the State and the Granting of the Status of an Environment-Degrading Object (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1998 Title V of the Rules of the Patrimonial System in Urban Areas [Spanish; Castilian]
1987 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1987 [English]
2015 Law No. 1292/2015 on the return of cultural objects unlawfully removed from the territory of the Member States of the European Union [Laki Euroopan unionin jäsenvaltion alueelta laittomasti vietyjen kulttuuriesineiden palauttamisesta] English
  • Uruguay
1986 Law n°15.819 on the Creation of the Honorary Executive Board of Colonia [Spanish; Castilian]
2000 Act 183 on Librairies, on the supplements of Act No. 27:1987 of the Slovak National Council on the state care of historical monuments and on the amendments and supplements of Act No. 68:1997 on Matica slovenská [183/2000 Z.z. ZÁKON z 12. mája 2000 o knižniciach, o doplnení zákona Slovenskej národnej rady č. 27/1987 Zb. o štátnej pamiatkovej starostlivosti a o zmene a doplnení zákona č. 68/1997 Z. z. o Matici slovenskej] Slovak

Act 183 on Librairies, on the supplements of Act No. 27:1987 of the Slovak National Council on the state care of historical monuments and on the amendments and supplements of Act No. 68:1997 on Matica slovenská (12/05/00) (translation) [English]
2002 Law on Urban Planning of Republika Srpska (Republika Srpska), 2002 [Bosnian]
  • Romania
2000 Ordinance 44 [ORDONANTA nr. 44 din 30 ianuarie 2000*) referitoare la unele masuri privind asigurarea bunurilor culturale mobile exportate temporar - Republicare ] Romanian
1977 Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 [English]
  • Serbia
1995 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]
  • 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]
1987 Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Guernsey) Order 1987 (no more in force) [English]
  • Peru
1994 Law Nº 26282 about the Conservation, Protection and Promotion of the Archeological Heritage of SIPAN declared of national interest [Spanish; Castilian]
Law Nº 26282 about the Conservation, Protection and Promotion of the Archeological Heritage of SIPAN declared of national interest (translation) [English]
  • Costa Rica
1972 Legislation on Intangible Cultural Heritage (20) 1972 - 2004
  • Kuwait
1960 Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 [Arabic]
Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 (translation) [English]
  • Kazakhstan
1992 Law on the Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage [Об охpане и использовании истоpико-культуpного наследия] Russian
1996 Treasure Act [English]
  • Belgium
2004 Decree for accepting the 1970 UNESCO Conventionon the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property [French]
  • Malawi
1991 Arts and Crafts Act [English]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.415 on the Exit of Works of National Artists Alive [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Azerbaijan
1996 Law on Copyright and related Fields [Закон Азербайджанской Республики Об авторском праве и смежных правах] Russian
2004 Code of the Cultural and Landscape Heritage (translation) [English]
2005 Law 3317 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
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]
  • 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]
Criminal Code of Republika SRPSKA (translation) [English]
  • Romania
2004 Governmental Decision 493 [HOTARÂREA DE GUVERN nr. 493/2004 pentru aprobarea Metodologiei privind monitorizarea monumentelor istorice înscrise în Lista Patrimoniului Mondial si a Metodologiei privind elaborarea si continutul-cadru al planurilor de protectie si gestiune a monumentelor istorice înscrise în Lista Patrimoniului Mondial] Romanian
1926 Manorial Documents Rules 1959 (no more in force) [English]
  • Mexico
2005 Steps for obtaining a licence for the temporary or final export of moveable properties and/or monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Philippines
Background on Cultural Heritage Law of Philippines and Presentation of the different Cultural Institutions and Actors [English]
  • Russian Federation
2002 Law on Transfer of the Stained Windows of the Marienkirche in Frankfurt-am-Oder replaced to the USSR during the World War II and stored at the State Hermitage to the Federal Republic of Germany [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О передаче Федеративной Республике Германия витражей из церкви Святой Марии (Мариенкирхе) в городе Франкфурте-на-Одере, перемещенных в Союз ССР в результате Второй мировой войны и хранящихся в Государственном Эрмитаже 2002] Russian
1973 Protection of Wrecks Designation Orders made between 1973 and 2005 [English]
  • Mexico
1943 Decree whereby all kinds of artistic works made by painter José María Velasco are declared to be Historical Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree whereby all kinds of artistic works made by painter José María Velasco are declared to be Historical Monuments (translation) [English]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Definitive import