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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
1972 Criteria on cooperation between Ministry of Culture, Archaeological Research Centers, Scientific Department of Antiquities, and Museums regarding Legislation on Antiquities [Arabic]
  • Monaco
1970 Rulesbook concerning the regulation of objects found in excavations of October 1970, Article 24 [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]
  • Azerbaijan
1999 Law on Tourism [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О туризме] Russian
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]
  • 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]
  • Azerbaijan
1999 Law on Tourism [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О туризме] Russian
  • Argentina
2004 Decree on the protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
2003 Ministerial Decree 42426 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Uruguay
1994 Decree n°435 on the Assessment Rules of Environmental Impact [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]
  • Romania
2005 Ordinance 2375 [Ordinul nr. 2375 din 21.11.2005 pentru modificarea art. 4 din Anexa nr. 1 la Ordinul ministrului culturii şi cultelor nr.2535/27.02.2003 ] Romanian
  • Uruguay
1975 Law n°14.343 on the National Naval Prefecture [Spanish; Castilian]
1993 Commission Regulation (EEC) N°752/93 of 30 March 1993 laying down provisions for the implementation of Council Regulation (EEC) N°3911/92 on the export of cultural goods [English]
  • Russian Federation
1996 Law on State Support of Cinematography [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О государственной поддержке кинематографии Российской Федерации] Russian
  • Ecuador
1979 Law 3501 on Cultural Patrimony [Ley de Patrimonio Cultural 3501] Spanish; Castilian

Law 3501 on Cultural Patrimony (translation) [English]
  • Australia
1976 Historic Shipwrecks Act, 1976 [English]
Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 [English]
  • Kazakhstan
1996 Law on Culture [Russian]
  • Costa Rica
1995 Architectonic Historical Heritage Law
  • Zambia
1989 National Heritage Conservation Commission Act, 1989 [English]
1988 Antiquities Law n° 21 of 1988 (amended in 2004) [Arabic]
Antiquities Law n° 21 of 1988 (amended in 2004) [English]
  • Montenegro
Law on Protection of Cultural Monuments and General Provisions (no more in force) [English]
  • Slovenia
2003 The Law on the Return of Unlawfully Removed Objects of Cultural Heritage [Slovenian]
The Law on the Return of Unlawfully Removed Objects of Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Argentina
2003 Resolution 1134/2003, national register of the layers, of the archaeological collections and objects and of the contraveners and recidivists [Spanish; Castilian]
2006 Law 3520 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Uruguay
1997 Decree n°273 on the Organizational Structure of the Heritage Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1994 [English]
  • Belarus
2000 Decree n°557 (21 April 2000) on Cultural Property Removal through the customs Border of the Republic of Belarus Order and its By-law [Russian]
1994 Act on the implementation of certain provisions of the Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and on the application of the Protocol 1135/ 1994 [Laki kulttuuriomaisuuden suojelemista aseellisen selkkauksen sattuessa koskevan pöytäkirjan eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä ja pöytäkirjan soveltamisesta N:o 1135/ 1994] Finnish

Act on the implementation of certain provisions of the Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and on the application of the Protocol 1135/ 1994 (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1972 Decree n°372 amending the Decree n°536 [Spanish; Castilian]
Dayton Peace Agreement Annex 8 (translation) [English]
  • Viet Nam
2001 Law on cultural heritage [English]
1980 National Heritage Act 1980 [English]
  • Russian Federation
2002 Law on Objects of Cutlural Heritage of Peoples of Russia [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН Об объектах культурного наследия 2002] Russian
  • Ecuador
1978 Political Constitution of Ecuador (extract) [CONSTITUCIÓN POLÍTICA DEL ECUADOR 1978 (extracto)] Spanish; Castilian
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • India
1972 Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972 [English]
1995 Merchant Shipping Act 1995 [English]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [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

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 [English]
  • Kuwait
1994 Antiquities Law n°9, 1994 [Arabic]
2002 Treasure (Designation) Order 2666 [English]
  • Georgia
1996 Law on Librarianship [Закон Грузии О библиотечном деле Г л а в а I. Общие положения] Russian
  • Argentina
2002 Law 25.568/2002 on the approval of Convention on the Defense of the Archaeological, Historical and Artistic Heritage of the American nations [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Madagascar
1982 Order n°82-029, 1962, related to protection, and conservation of national heritage [French]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.296 on the Expropriation of Buildings declared as Historic Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
1930 National Monuments Act, 1930 [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]