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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Argentina
Conditions relating to temporary, permanent exports and to the refunding of archaeological goods [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uganda
1967 The Historical Monuments Act, 1967 [English]
  • Monaco
2003 Law n° 1.277 of December 2003 related to the exhibition of cultural property [French]
  • Tajikistan
2003 Law on Folk Artistic Crafts [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН О МУЗЕЯХ И МУЗЕЙНОМ ФОНДЕ 2003] Russian
1999 Decree for bringing into force the Unidroit Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and adopting certain regulations of the Convention and the entry into force of the Act on the application of the Convention 878/ 1999 [Asetus varastetuista tai laittomasti maasta viedyistä kulttuuriesineistä tehdyn Unidroit'n yleissopimuksen voimaansaattamisesta sekä yleissopimuksen eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä ja yleissopimuksen soveltamisesta annetun lain voimaantulosta N:o 878/ 1999] Finnish

Decree for bringing into force the Unidroit Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and adopting certain regulations of the Convention and the entry into force of the Act on the application of the Convention 878/ 1999 (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1994 Corporative Resolution n°11-23 on Exportation of Characterized Architectonic Elements [Spanish; Castilian]
Basic Data about Commission to Preserve National Monuments [PRAVILNIK O AKTIVNOSTIMA KOMISIJE ZA OČUVANJE NACIONALNIH SPOMENIKA VEZANIM ZA MEĐUNARODNU SURADNJU] Bosnian

Basic Data about Commission to Preserve National Monuments (translation) [English]
1923 Public Records Act (Northern Ireland) 1923 [English]
  • Ukraine
2004 ЗАКОН УКРАЇНИ Про охорону археологічної спадщини [Ukrainian]
Law of Ukraine “On Protection of Archaeological Heritage” [English]
  • Uruguay
1970 Law n°13.835 for the Historical Area of Colonia [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
1993 Ley de defensa y proteccion del Patrimonio Cultural [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Guatemala
1969 Law for the Protection of the Old City of Guatemata Cuty [Spanish; Castilian]
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]
  • Azerbaijan
1996 Law on Culture [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О КУЛЬТУРЕ] Russian
1984 Areas of Archaeological Importance (Notification of Operations) (Exemption) Order [English]
  • Romania
2003 Ordinance 16 [ORDONANTA DE URGENTA nr. 16/2003 pentru modificarea si completarea Legii nr. 182/2000 privind protejarea patrimoniului cultural national mobil] Romanian
  • Costa Rica
2003 Organic law of the national system of cultural radio and television (SINART): law Nº 8346, 12 February 2003
  • Seychelles
1991 National Monuments Act Chapter 140 (Subsidiary Legislation) [English]
  • Angola
Regulation on National Prices for Culture and Arts [Regulamento do Prémio Nacional de Cultura e Artes] Portuguese
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]
  • Argentina
2004 Decree on the protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uruguay
1994 Decree n°435 on the Assessment Rules of Environmental Impact [Spanish; Castilian]
2003 Law on Folk Artistic Crafts [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ МОЛДОВА О народных художественных промыслах 2003] Russian
  • Peru
1993 Code of Civil Procedure (Article N.82-translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1975 Law n°14.343 on the National Naval Prefecture [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Guatemala
1964 Ministerial Agreement on the Kaminal Juyu Protection [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]
  • Ecuador
1979 Law 3501 on Cultural Patrimony [Ley de Patrimonio Cultural 3501] Spanish; Castilian

Law 3501 on Cultural Patrimony (translation) [English]
  • 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]
  • Australia
1976 Historic Shipwrecks Act, 1976 [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Librarianship [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О библиотечном деле] Russian
Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 [English]
  • Romania
2003 Law 462 [LEGEA nr. 462/2003 pentru modificarea Ordonantei Guvernului nr. 43/2000 privind protectia patrimoniului arheologic si declararea unor situri arheologice ca zone de interes national] Romanian
  • Costa Rica
1995 Architectonic Historical Heritage Law
  • Zambia
1989 National Heritage Conservation Commission Act, 1989 [English]
  • Mexico
2000 Acuerdo que establece la claisficacion y codificacion de los bienes considerados monumentos historicos o artisticos [Spanish; Castilian]
1988 Antiquities Law n° 21 of 1988 (amended in 2004) [Arabic]
Antiquities Law n° 21 of 1988 (amended in 2004) [English]
2001 Act 49 on the Protection of Monuments and Historic sites (translation) [English]
  • Montenegro
Law on Protection of Cultural Monuments and General Provisions (no more in force) [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]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Programme of Professional Exams in the field of protection of cultural property and on the manner of taking such exams (Official Gazette of the RS, N.11/96 and 15/96) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
1997 Decree n°273 on the Organizational Structure of the Heritage Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1994 [English]
  • Russian Federation
1994 Law on the Statutory Document Copy [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН Об обязательном экземпляре документов 1994] 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]