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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Australia
1978 Historic Shipwrecks Regulations, 1978 [English]
  • Belgium
2003 Decree on the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage of Particular Interest [Topstukkendecreet: Decreet houdende bescherming van het roerend cultureel erfgoed van uitzonderlijk belang van 24 januari 2003] Dutch; Flemish

Décret portant protection du patrimoine culturel mobilier présentant un intérêt exceptionnel [French]
Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 [English]
  • Costa Rica
1977 Costa Rican Arts Museum Establishment Law
  • Azerbaijan
2000 Law on Museums [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О музеях] Russian
  • Chad
1960 Law n°14-60, 2nd November 1960 related to Protection of Monuments and natural sites, Prehistorical, Archaeological, Scientific, Artistic or Picturesque Sites and Monuments, Classification of Historical and Ethnographical Objects, and Excavations Regulation [French]
Law n°14-60, 2nd November 1960 related to Protection of Monuments and natural sites, Prehistorical, Archaeological, Scientific, Artistic or Picturesque Sites and Monuments, Classification of Historical and Ethnographical Objects, and Excavations Regulation (translation) [English]
1988 Antiquities Law n° 21 of 1988 (amended in 2004) [Arabic]
Antiquities Law n° 21 of 1988 (amended in 2004) [English]
  • Argentina
2003 Decree 1166/2003 on the creation of the Argentinian Committee of Fight against the Illicit Traffic of Cultural Goods. Functions and integration [Spanish; Castilian]
1998 Act 115 on Museums and Art Galleries and on the Protection of Valuable Objects for Museums and Art Galleries (01/04/98) 115 ACT of 1 April 1998 on Museums and Art Galleries and on the Protection of Valuable Objects for Museums and Art Galleries (translation) (NO MORE IN FORCE) [English]
1999 National Heritage Resources Act n° 25 [English]
  • Uruguay
1996 Executive Decree n°294 on article 344 of the Law n°16.736 from 05.01.96 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2003 Ordinance 2684 [ORDINUL MINISTRULUI CULTURII SI CULTELOR nr. 2684/2003 privind aprobarea Metodologiei de întocmire a obligatiei privind folosinta monumentului istoric si a continutului acestuia] Romanian
  • 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
1979 Law n°14.960 on Tax Exemption [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]
  • Peru
Ascertainment Act [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 Return of Cultural Objects Regulations 1994 [English]
  • 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]
  • Kazakhstan
2004 Law on Tourists Activity [Russian]
  • 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]
  • Belgium
2006 Regulatory establishing the missions, composition and crucial issues of the functioning of the Advice Bodies within the scope of the Decree [French]
1997 Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997 [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]
  • Costa Rica
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art and Design
  • Armenia
Law on Copyright and related Fields [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ АРМЕНИЯ ОБ АВТОРСКОМ ПРАВЕ И СМЕЖНЫХ ПРАВАХ] Russian
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Kuwait
1994 Decree n°52 on National Library, 1994 [Arabic]
2004 Ministerial Decree 4746 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Montenegro
Law on Museum Activity (no more in force) [English]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Uruguay
2001 Resolution fixing the prices to obtain resources for 2001-2002 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2002 Decision 1309 [HOTARÂREA DE GUVERN nr. 1309/2002 pentru aprobarea Normelor metodologice privind cuantumul timbrului monumentelor istorice si modalitatile de percepere, încasare, virare, utilizare si evidentiere a sumelor rezultate din aplicarea acestuia] Romanian
1954 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1954 [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 Executive Decree n°692 on article 15 of the Law n°14.343 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Russian Federation
1993 Law on Copyrights and Related rights [ЗАКОН РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ Об авторском праве и смежных правах 1993] Russian
2002 Law on Urban Planning of Republika Srpska (Republika Srpska), 2002 [Bosnian]
  • Mexico
1980 Decree whereby the works of art produced by the artist David Alfaro Siquieros are declared artistic monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree whereby the works of art produced by the artist David Alfaro Siquieros are declared artistic monuments (translation) [English]
1977 Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 [English]
  • 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]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1999 Law on Tourism [ЗАКОН КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ О ТУРИЗМЕ] Russian
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Philippines
1998 National Museum Act of 1998 [English]
1986 Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 [English]
  • Belgium
2003 Monuments, Sites et Patrimoine archéologique [French]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]