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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Costa Rica
1972 Legislation on Intangible Cultural Heritage (20) 1972 - 2004
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [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
  • Kuwait
1960 Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 [Arabic]
Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 (translation) [English]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Registration of Old and Rare Books(Official Gazette of the RS, N.51/96) [Serbian]
  • 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]
  • Malawi
1991 Arts and Crafts Act [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]
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]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1997 Law on the Statutory Document Copy [Russian]
  • Uruguay
1986 Decree n°139 on the Benefits for Buildings declared as National Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
Criminal Code of Republika SRPSKA (translation) [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]
1926 Manorial Documents Rules 1959 (no more in force) [English]
  • Slovenia
1999 Cultural Heritage Protection Act [Slovenian]
Cultural Heritage Protection Act (translation) [English]
  • Belarus
2004 Law on Cinematography [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ БЕЛАРУСЬ О КИНЕМАТОГРАФИИ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ] Russian
  • Mexico
2005 Steps for obtaining a licence for the temporary or final export of moveable properties and/or 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]
1994 Law 2203 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Philippines
Background on Cultural Heritage Law of Philippines and Presentation of the different Cultural Institutions and Actors [English]
  • Burkina Faso
1985 Décret N.85-493 portant réglementation de l'exportation des objets d'art au Burkina Faso [French]
Decree N.85-493 relating to art objects export regulation [English]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Definitive import
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Romania
2001 Law 564 [LEGEA nr. 564/2001 pentru aprobarea Ordonantei Guvernului nr. 47/2000 privind stabilirea unor masuri de protectie a monumentelor istorice care fac parte din Lista Patrimoniului Mondial] Romanian
1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act [English]
  • Argentina
1996 Law 24.633/1996 on the international Circulation of works of art [Spanish; Castilian]
  • 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]
  • Tajikistan
1997 Law on Culture [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН О КУЛЬТУРЕ 1997] Russian
  • Uruguay
2006 Ministerial Resolution for the "Heritage Day" for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 y 2009 [Spanish; Castilian]
1996 Law I-1179 on Protection of Movable Cultural Property [Lithuanian]
Law I-1179 on Protection of Movable Cultural Property (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]
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]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1998 Law on Copyright and Related Rights [ЗАКОН КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ОБ АВТОРСКОМ ПРАВЕ И СМЕЖНЫХ ПРАВАХ] Russian
  • Uruguay
1991 Executive Decree n°419 on the Law n°15.819 from 22.07.86 [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]
1936 Tithe Act 1936 [English]
  • Portugal
1999 Decree law N. 74/99 on Sponsorship [Portuguese]
2004 Ministerial decree 11228 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
1993 Enforcement Decree of the Protection of Cultural Property (translation) [English]
2003 Iraq (United Nations Sanctions) Order 2003 [English]
  • Botswana
2002 National Archives Act [English]
  • Cuba
1977 Law No.2 on National and Local Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Law No.2 on National and Local Monuments (translation) [English]
  • Tunisia
1994 Loi 94-35 relative au code du patrimoine archéologique, historique et des arts traditionnels (traduction) [French]
1995 Historic Monuments and Archaeological Objects (Northern Ireland) Order [English]
  • Costa Rica
2006 Integracion del Regimen Artistico al Estatuto de Servicio Civil, Ley N. 1581, mediante la adicion de un Titulo IV
  • Seychelles
1999 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1999 [English]
  • Tajikistan
2004 Law on Cinematography [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН ОБ АВТОРСКОМ ПРАВЕ И СМЕЖНЫХ ПРАВАХ 2004] Russian
1972 Antiquities Law n° M 26 on 23/6/1392 (Hegira calendar) [Arabic]
Antiquities Law n° M 26 on 23/6/1392 (Hegira calendar) (translation) [English]
  • Monaco
1998 Law n° 1.198 of March 1998 Code on the Sea [French]
  • 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]