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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Peru
2006 Regulation for the General Law for the Protection of National Cultural Heritage [English]
  • Uruguay
1979 Law n°14.960 on Tax Exemption [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Guatemala
1970 Agreement for the creation of archaeological, historical and artistical areas and monuments for the Prehipanic and Hispanic periods [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 Return of Cultural Objects Regulations 1994 [English]
  • Belgium
1998 Decree for granting Subventions to Folk Culture Organizations and for establishing a "Vlaams Centrum voor Volkscultuur" (Flemmish Center of Folk Culture) [Decreet op de Volkscultuur: Decreet houdende de erkenning en subsidiëring van organisaties voor volkscultuur en de oprichting van het Vlaams Centrum voor Volkscultuur] Dutch; Flemish

Décret réglant l'agrément et l'octroi de subventions aux organisations de culture populaire et instituant un "Vlaams Centrum voor Volkscultuur" (Centre flamand de Culture populaire) (traduction) [French]
  • 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]
  • Latvia
2004 Regulations regarding the Preservation and Protection of the Historic Centre of Riga (no more in force) [Latvian]
Regulations regarding the Preservation and Protection of the Historic Centre of Riga [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Librarianship [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О библиотечном деле] Russian
  • Australia
1986 Australian Cultural Heritage Export Permit n° 1071P [English]
1997 Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997 [English]
  • Romania
1997 Law 150 [LEGEA 150/ 1997 nr. privind ratificarea Conventiei pentru protectia patrimoniului arheologic, adoptata LA VALETTA la 16.01.1992 si semnata de România la 22.06.1996] Romanian
  • Mexico
1996 Convenio de proteccion y restitucion de monumentos arquelogicos, artisticos e historicos entre el gobierno de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos y el Gobierno de Belice [Spanish; Castilian]
2001 Act 387 amending Act No.115/1998 on Museums and Galleries and on the Protection of Objects of Museum Value and Gallery Value and on the amendment to Act No. 563/1991 (NO MORE IN FORCE) [387 Zákon Zo 4. septembra 2001, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 115/1998 Z. z. o múzeách a galériách a o ochrane predmetov múzejnej hodnoty a galerijnej hodnoty a o doplnení zákona č. 563/1991 Zb. o účtovníctve v znení neskorších predpisov] Slovak

Act 387 amending Act No.115/1998 on Museums and Galleries and on the Protection of Objects of Museum Value and Gallery Value and on the amendment to Act No. 563/1991 (04/09/01) (translation) [English]
  • Kuwait
1994 Decree n°52 on National Library, 1994 [Arabic]
  • Montenegro
Law on Museum Activity (no more in force) [English]
  • Romania
2003 Decision 610 on the Acceptation of Methodological Norms on the Procedure of Credits Attribution [ HOTARÂREA DE GUVERN nr. 610/2003 pentru aprobarea Normelor metodologice privind procedura de acordare a creditelor necesare efectuarii de lucrari de protejare la monumentele istorice detinute de persoanele fizice sau juridice de drept privat.] Romanian
  • Argentina
2002 Decree 1058/2002 approving the organizing structure of the Secretariat of the Culture [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Kenya
1983 The National Museums Act [English]
  • Uruguay
2001 Resolution fixing the prices to obtain resources for 2001-2002 [Spanish; Castilian]
1954 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1954 [English]
  • Russian Federation
1995 Law on Order of presentation of Activity of Public Authorities in Public Mass Media [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О порядке освещения деятельности органов государственной власти в государственных средствах массовой информации 1995] Russian
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 Law n°15.819 on the Creation of the Honorary Executive Board of Colonia [Spanish; Castilian]
2002 Law on Urban Planning of Republika Srpska (Republika Srpska), 2002 [Bosnian]
1977 Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 [English]
  • Belgium
2004 Decree for accepting the 1970 UNESCO Conventionon the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property [French]
  • 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]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Slovenia
2004 Rules on the Change and Completion of the Rules on the Procedure for Issuing Export and Transfer Licences for Objects of Cultural Heritage (attention: according to the slovenian authorities, this legislative text ceased to be valid; but pursuant to paragraph 2 of Article 145, is applied until the enforcement of new regulations) [Pravilnik o spremembi in dopolnitvi Pravilnika o postopku za izdajo dovoljenj za izvoz in iznos predmetov kulturne dediščine] Slovenian

Rules on the Change and Completion of the Rules on the Procedure for Issuing Export and Transfer Licences for Objects of Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1996 Law on Copyright and related Fields [Закон Азербайджанской Республики Об авторском праве и смежных правах] Russian
  • Philippines
1998 National Museum Act of 1998 [English]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Entrance of merchandises, vehicles and transport units to the national territory
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Belarus
1992 By-law of the Law n° 1940-XII (13 November 1992) of the Republic of Belarus on the Protection of the Historical Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
1996 Treasure Act [English]
  • Romania
2004 Governmental Decision 493 [HOTARÂREA DE GUVERN nr. 493/2004 pentru aprobarea Metodologiei privind monitorizarea monumentelor istorice înscrise în Lista Patrimoniului Mondial si a Metodologiei privind elaborarea si continutul-cadru al planurilor de protectie si gestiune a monumentelor istorice înscrise în Lista Patrimoniului Mondial] Romanian
  • Argentina
1999 Law 25.197/1999 on the system of the register of the cultural heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Malawi
1991 Arts and Crafts Act [English]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Registration of Old and Rare Books(Official Gazette of the RS, N.51/96) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.415 on the Exit of Works of National Artists Alive [Spanish; Castilian]
2004 Code of the Cultural and Landscape Heritage (translation) [English]
1999 Act on adopting certain regulations of the Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property 875/ 1999 [Laki kulttuuriomaisuuden luvattoman tuonnin, viennin ja omistusoikeuden siirron kieltämiseksi ja ehkäisemiseksi tehdyn yleissopimuksen eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä N:o 875/ 1999] Finnish

Act on adopting certain regulations of the Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property 875/ 1999 (translation) [English]
  • Mexico
1943 Decree whereby all kinds of artistic works made by painter José María Velasco are declared to be Historical Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree whereby all kinds of artistic works made by painter José María Velasco are declared to be Historical Monuments (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1987 Law n°15.903 on the Registry of Works acquired by the State [Spanish; Castilian]
2001 Law on implementation of the decision of the Annex 8 Commission to Preserve National Monuments (translation) [English]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1997 Law on the Statutory Document Copy [Russian]
1958 Public Records Act 1958 [English]
  • Belgium
2004 Act on the organisation and funding of a cultural heritage policy [Erfgoeddecreet 1: Decreet van 7 mei 2004 houdende de organisatie en subsidiëring van een cultureel-erfgoedbeleid] Dutch; Flemish

Act on the organisation and funding of a cultural heritage policy [English]
  • Mexico
2005 Steps to request the transport and/or exhibition of archaeological monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]