Building peace in the minds of men and women

List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
Criminal Code of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (translation) [English]
  • Serbia
1996 Decision on Determining the Mandate of Museums according to types of artistic and historical works and according to territory (Official Gazette of the RS, N.28/95) [Serbian]
1979 Sale of Goods Act 1979 [English]
  • Mexico
2001 Federal Law on national properties [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • India
1973 Antiquities and Art Treasures Rules, 1973 [English]
  • Peru
2004 General Law of the Cultural Heritage of the Nation (Law N. 28296) [Spanish; Castilian]
General Law of the Cultural Heritage of the Nation (Law N. 28296-translation) [English]
  • Costa Rica
1972 Legislation on Intangible Cultural Heritage (20) 1972 - 2004
  • Guatemala
1986 Ministerial Agreement on the norms for protecting and using areas closed to the Culebra Monticule and the Pinacula Aqueduc [Spanish; Castilian]
Ministerial Agreement on the norms for protecting and using areas closed to the Culebra Monticule and the Pinacula Aqueduc (translation) [English]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Belgium
2002 Decree on the Management of Cultural Private Archives [Archiefdecreet 1] Dutch; Flemish

Décret relatif à la gestion des archives culturelles de droit privé [French]
2002 Treasure (Designation) Order 2666 [English]
  • Argentina
2001 Law 25.478 on the approval of the Second protocol of the Convention of the Hague of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Goods in the event of War, adopted in the Hague on March 26, 1999 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Librarianship [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О библиотечном деле] Russian
  • Malawi
1992 Monuments and Relics Arrangement of Sections [English]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.296 on the Expropriation of Buildings declared as Historic Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2001 Law 378 [LEGEA 378/2001 nr. pentru aprobarea Ordonantei Guvernului nr. 43/2000 privind protectia patrimoniului arheologic si declararea unor situri arheologice ca zone de interes national] Romanian
1930 National Monuments Act, 1930 [English]
  • Mexico
2003 Convenio para la proteccion, conservacion, recuperacion y devolucion de bienes arquelogicos, artisticos y culturales robados, exportados o transferidos ilicitamente entre los Estados Unidos Mexicanos y la Republica del Peru [Spanish; Castilian]
1999 Decree on Restrictions to the Export of Cultural Objects 189/1999 [Asetus kulttuuriesineiden maastaviennin rajoittamisesta N:o 189/ 1999] Finnish

Decree on Restrictions to the Export of Cultural Objects 189/1999 (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1986 Decree n°139 on the Benefits for Buildings declared as National Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2005 Decision 802 on the Organization and Functionment of the National Cultural Fund [HOTĂRÂREA Guvernului nr. 802 din 14 iulie 2005 privind organizarea şi funcţionarea Administraţiei Fondului Cultural Naţional ] Romanian
Criminal Code of Republika SRPSKA (translation) [English]
1926 Manorial Documents Rules 1959 (no more in force) [English]
  • Mexico
2005 Steps for obtaining a licence for the temporary or final export of moveable properties and/or monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Russian Federation
1994 Law on Librarianship [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О библиотечном деле 1994] Russian
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Peru
2001 Law Nº 27580 stipulating protection measures to be applied by the National Institute of Culture (INC) for the execution of works in immovable cultural property [Spanish; Castilian]
Law Nº 27580 stipulating protection measures to be applied by the National Institute of Culture (INC) for the execution of works in immovable cultural property (translation) [English]
1973 Protection of Wrecks Act 1973 [English]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Customs transit
  • Guatemala
1998 Memorandum concerning archaeology, anthropology, protection and conservation of Cultural Heritage between Guatemala and Mexico [Spanish; Castilian]
Memorandum concerning archaeology, anthropology, protection and conservation of Cultural Heritage between Guatemala and Mexico (translation) [English]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Tunisia
1994 Décret n° 94-2367 portant création et organisation du centre des sciences et techniques du patrimoine au sein de l’institut national du patrimoine (traduction) [French]
1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act [English]
  • Latvia
Text consolidated by the latvian Translation and Terminology Centre with amending laws of: 1 June 1993, 2 December 1993, 9 February 1995, 15 November 2001, 6 November 2003 and 28 April 2005 [Par kultūras pieminekļu aizsardzību] Latvian

Text consolidated by the latvian Translation and Terminology Centre with amending laws of: 1 June 1993, 2 December 1993, 9 February 1995, 15 November 2001, 6 November 2003 and 28 April 2005 [English]
  • Niger
1997 Law N. 97-022 of 30 June 1997, pertaining to the protection, conservation and preservation of the National Cultural Heritage [French]
Law N. 97-022 of 30 June 1997, pertaining to the protection, conservation and preservation of the National Cultural Heritage (English version) [English]
  • Uruguay
2006 Ministerial Resolution for the "Heritage Day" for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 y 2009 [Spanish; Castilian]
2003 Ministerial Decree 42813 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
1996 Law I-1179 on Protection of Movable Cultural Property [Lithuanian]
Law I-1179 on Protection of Movable Cultural Property (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]
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]
Chart of Institutions responsible for the Protection and Preservation of National Monuments in Bosnia and Herzegovina (translation) [English]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Registers of Artistic and Historical works (Official Gazette of the RS, N.35/96) [Serbian]
1937 Public Records (Scotland) Act 1937 [English]
  • Mexico
1939 Organic law of the National Institute of Anthropology and History [Spanish; Castilian]
Organic law of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (translation) [English]
  • Russian Federation
1998 Law on Cultural Property replaced in USSR as a Result of the World War II and left on its Territory [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О культурных ценностях, перемещенных в Союз ССР в результате Второй мировой войны и находящихся на территории Российской Федерации 1998] Russian
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
1993 Enforcement Decree of the Protection of Cultural Property (translation) [English]
2003 Iraq (United Nations Sanctions) Order 2003 [English]
  • Cuba
1977 Law No.2 on National and Local Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Law No.2 on National and Local Monuments (translation) [English]