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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • 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]
1992 Council Regulation (EEC) N°3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods [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]
  • Latvia
2004 Regulations regarding the Preservation and Protection of the Historic Centre of Riga (no more in force) [Latvian]
Regulations regarding the Preservation and Protection of the Historic Centre of Riga [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Librarianship [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О библиотечном деле] Russian
  • Australia
1986 Australian Cultural Heritage Export Permit n° 1071P [English]
Protection of Military remains Act 1986 [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
  • Costa Rica
1990 National system of archive (regulation)
  • Zambia
1966 National Museums Act [English]
2001 Act 387 amending Act No.115/1998 on Museums and Galleries and on the Protection of Objects of Museum Value and Gallery Value and on the amendment to Act No. 563/1991 (NO MORE IN FORCE) [387 Zákon Zo 4. septembra 2001, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 115/1998 Z. z. o múzeách a galériách a o ochrane predmetov múzejnej hodnoty a galerijnej hodnoty a o doplnení zákona č. 563/1991 Zb. o účtovníctve v znení neskorších predpisov] Slovak

Act 387 amending Act No.115/1998 on Museums and Galleries and on the Protection of Objects of Museum Value and Gallery Value and on the amendment to Act No. 563/1991 (04/09/01) (translation) [English]
  • Kuwait
1999 Law on Intellectual (and artistic) Property n°64, 1999 [Arabic]
  • Montenegro
Law on Cinematography (no more in force) [English]
  • Argentina
2002 Decree 1058/2002 approving the organizing structure of the Secretariat of the Culture [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the registers of film materials (Official Gazette of the RS, N.47/96) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
1998 Title V of the Rules of the Patrimonial System in Urban Areas [Spanish; Castilian]
1987 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1987 [English]
  • Russian Federation
1994 Law on Librarianship [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О библиотечном деле 1994] Russian
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
1986 Law n°15.819 on the Creation of the Honorary Executive Board of Colonia [Spanish; Castilian]
Criminal Code of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (translation) [English]
1979 Sale of Goods Act 1979 [English]
  • Belgium
2003 Decree on the functioning of Advice Councils for the Cultural Sector [French]
  • Mexico
2001 Federal Law on national properties [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • 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]
  • Azerbaijan
2003 Law on Legal Protection of the Azerbaijan Folk Expressions [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О правовой охране выражений азербайджанского фольклора] Russian
  • India
1973 Antiquities and Art Treasures Rules, 1973 [English]
1987 Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Guernsey) Order 1987 (no more in force) [English]
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]
  • Kuwait
1960 Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 [Arabic]
Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 (translation) [English]
1996 Treasure Act [English]
  • Romania
2003 Ordinance 2043 [ORDINUL MINISTRULUI CULTURII SI CULTELOR nr. 2043/2002 privind aprobarea Regulamentului de Organizare si Functionare a Comisiei Nationale a Monumentelor Istorice. ] Romanian
  • 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]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Registers of Artistic and Historical works (Official Gazette of the RS, N.35/96) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.415 on the Exit of Works of National Artists Alive [Spanish; Castilian]
2004 Code of the Cultural and Landscape Heritage (translation) [English]
1999 Decree on Restrictions to the Export of Cultural Objects 189/1999 [Asetus kulttuuriesineiden maastaviennin rajoittamisesta N:o 189/ 1999] Finnish

Decree on Restrictions to the Export of Cultural Objects 189/1999 (translation) [English]
  • Peru
General Regulation on Administrative Sanctions [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uruguay
1986 Decree n°139 on the Benefits for Buildings declared as National Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1992 Law on Culture [Russian]
  • Belgium
2003 Regulatory on the Titles of Living Cultural Treasure and Master Pieces of the Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage and on the subventions granted to persons so awarded and to the operators organizing such demonstrations [French]
  • 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
1999 Law on Tourism [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ БЕЛАРУСЬ О ТУРИЗМЕ] Russian
  • Philippines
Background on Cultural Heritage Law of Philippines and Presentation of the different Cultural Institutions and Actors [English]
1973 Protection of Wrecks Designation Orders made between 1973 and 2005 [English]