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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]
  • Belize
2000 Belize Constitution Act (chapter 4- revised edition 2000) [English]
  • Mexico
2007 Ley General de Bienes Nacionales (ultima reforma 31 agosto 2007) [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uruguay
2006 Presidential Resolution delegating to the MEC some Attributions of the Executive [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 Law I - 733 on Protection of Immovable cultural Properties [Lithuanian]
Law I - 733 on Protection of Immovable cultural Properties (translation) [English]
1999 Act on adopting certain regulations of the Unidroit Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and the application of the Convention 877/1999 [Laki varastetuista tai laittomasti maastaviedyistä kulttuuriesineistä tehdyn Unidroit'n yleissopimuksen eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä ja yleissopimuksen soveltamisesta N:o 877/ 1999] Finnish

Act on adopting certain regulations of the Unidroit Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and the application of the Convention 877/1999 (translation) [English]
  • Mexico
1959 Decree declaring all kinds of works of art by the late painters José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera to be historical monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree declaring all kinds of works of art by the late painters José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera to be historical monuments (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1992 Decree n°178 on El Preciado Treasure Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
2002 Criterias to Designate the Properties as National Monuments [KRITERIJE za proglašenje dobara nacionalnim spomenicima] Bosnian

Criterias to Designate the Properties as National Monuments (translation) [English]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1998 Law on Copyright and Related Rights [ЗАКОН КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ОБ АВТОРСКОМ ПРАВЕ И СМЕЖНЫХ ПРАВАХ] Russian
1936 Tithe Act 1936 [English]
  • Belgium
2004 Flemish Government Decree of 14 January 2005 implementing the Heritage Act with regard to museums, cultural heritage publications and projects on cultural heritage [Erfgoeddecreet: Decreet van 7 mei 2004 houdende de organisatie en subsidiëring van een cultureel-erfgoedbeleid] Dutch; Flemish

Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand portant exécution de décret sur le Patrimoine en ce qui concerne les musées, les publications sur le patrimoine culturel et les projets de patrimoine culturel [French]
  • Mexico
1986 Safety standards of the Museums [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Georgia
1997 Law on the National library of the the Parliament [Закон Грузии О рекламе] Russian
1968 Theft Act 1968 (extracts) [English]
2004 Ministerial decree 11228 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Botswana
2002 National Archives Act [English]
  • Tunisia
1993 Décret 93-1609 fixant l'organisation de l'Institut National du Patrimoine et les modalités de son fonctionnement (traduction) [French]
1994 Ancient Monuments (Class Consents) Order [English]
  • Romania
2005 Decision 499 [ HOTARÂREA Guvernului nr. 499 din 1 iunie 2005 pentru modificarea si completarea Hotarârii Guvernului nr. 1.640/2004 privind stabilirea unor masuri pentru organizarea si functionarea Muzeului Costumelor Populare din România] Romanian
  • Seychelles
1999 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1999 [English]
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]
  • Tajikistan
2004 Law on Cinematography [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН ОБ АВТОРСКОМ ПРАВЕ И СМЕЖНЫХ ПРАВАХ 2004] Russian
  • Argentina
2004 Resolution 2272/2004 about protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Serbia
1995 Decision on Defining the Territory of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments (Oficial Gazette of the RS, N.48/95) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
1994 Law n°16.466 on Environmental Protection [Spanish; Castilian]
2000 Law on Publishing [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ МОЛДОВА Об издательском деле 2000] Russian
  • Uruguay
1972 Executive Decree n°536 for the Law 14.040 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Ukraine
1992 ЗАКОНОДАВСТВА УКРАЇНИ ПРО КУЛЬТУРУ [Ukrainian]
Basic Legislation of Ukraine on Culture [English]
2002 Act 395 of 17 May 2002 on Archives and Registries and on the Amendments of certain Acts (translation) [English]
2002 Export Control Act 2002 [English]
2005 Law 3378 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Cuba
1983 Decree 118 on the Regulation for the enforcement of the Act on the Protection of the Cultural Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree 118 on the Regulation for the enforcement of the Act on the Protection of the Cultural Heritage (translation) [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]
1979 Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act [English]
  • Costa Rica
1977 Costa Rican Arts Museum Establishment Law
  • 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]
1983 Law on the protection of Antiquities [قانون رقم 117 لسنه 1983 قانون حماية الآثار] Arabic

Law on the protection of Antiquities (translation) [English]
  • Monaco
List of national texts and international conventions related to the cultural heritage protection [French]
2000 Act 61 on Adult Education and Cultural Activities [Zakon z 9. februara 2000 o osvetovej cinnosti] Slovak

Act 61 on Adult Education and Cultural Activities 2000 [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]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Registers of Archival materials (Official Gazette of the RS, N.51/96) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
1996 Executive Decree n°294 on article 344 of the Law n°16.736 from 05.01.96 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • France
1993 Customs Code (to visualise this document please consult the following website: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr)
1985 The Act on the Protection of Buildings (no longer in force) [Rakennussuojelulaki 18.1.1985/60] Finnish