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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]
  • Ukraine
2005 Law on Theatres and Theatrical Activity [ЗАКОН УКРАИНЫ О театрах и театральном деле 2005] Russian
  • Argentina
2004 Decree on the protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Serbia
1994 Law on Cultural Property [Serbian]
Law on Cultural Property (translation) [English]
  • 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1985 The Decree on the Protection of the Buildings owned by the State (no longer in force) [Asetus valtion omistamien rakennusten suojelusta 14.6.1985/480] Finnish
  • Peru
1984 Civil Code [Spanish; Castilian]
Civil Code (Legislative Decree N. 295-translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1975 Law n°14.343 on the National Naval Prefecture [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Albania
2003 Per trashegimine kulturore [Per trashegimine kulturore] Albanian

For the Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Guatemala
1957 Regulatory Measure on the Functionment of the Tikal's Park [Spanish; Castilian]
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]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Cinematography [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О кинематографии] Russian
  • Australia
1976 Historic Shipwrecks Act, 1976 [English]
  • Romania
2003 Law 311 [LEGEA nr. 311 din 8 iulie 2003 muzeelor si a colectiilor publice] Romanian
  • Costa Rica
1990 National system of archive (regulation)
  • Zambia
1966 National Museums Act [English]
  • San Marino
1995 Legge 19 luglio 1995 N. 87: testo unico delle leggi urbanistiche ed editizie [Italian]
  • Montenegro
Law on Protection of Cultural Monuments and General Provisions (no more in force) [English]
  • Senegal
1971 Law 71-12 establishing the statutes of Historical Monuments and Excavations and Discoveries [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
1997 Decree n°273 on the Organizational Structure of the Heritage Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1994 [English]
  • Russian Federation
1992 Law on basics of Culture Legislation [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О вывозе и ввозе культурных ценностей 1992] 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]
  • Peru
2000 Regulation on Archaeological Investigations [English]
  • Uruguay
1972 Decree n°372 amending the Decree n°536 [Spanish; Castilian]
Criminal Code of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (translation) [English]
  • Guatemala
2000 Regulatory for the protection and Conservation of the Historic Center of Guatemala City [Spanish; Castilian]
1979 Sale of Goods Act 1979 [English]
  • 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
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]
1995 Merchant Shipping Act 1995 [English]
2003 Ministerial Decree 42426 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Costa Rica
1999 National System of Librairies
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Cyprus
2002 Law 183 on the return of cultural objects [English]
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]
  • Kuwait
1994 Antiquities Law n°9, 1994 [Arabic]
2002 Treasure (Designation) Order 2666 [English]
  • Malawi
1992 Monuments and Relics Arrangement of Sections [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]
  • Serbia
1995 Rules on the Data that are entered into the register, method of keeping the register and central register of immovable cultural property and on documents related to such cultural property (Official Gazette of the RS. N. 30/95 and 37/95) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.296 on the Expropriation of Buildings declared as Historic Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
1930 National Monuments Act, 1930 [English]