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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Ukraine
1992 ЗАКОНОДАВСТВА УКРАЇНИ ПРО КУЛЬТУРУ [Ukrainian]
Basic Legislation of Ukraine on Culture [English]
1974 Legislative Decree 191 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • 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]
  • Kuwait
1960 Law of Antiquities and amendments thereto [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Protection of History and Culture movements [Закон Азербайджанской Республики Об охране памятников истории и культуры] Russian
1993 Enforcement Decree of the Protection of Cultural Property (translation) [English]
2003 Iraq (United Nations Sanctions) Order 2003 [English]
  • Cuba
1977 Law No.1 on the Protection of the Cultural Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
Law No.1 on the Protection of the Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • San Marino
1991 Legge 13 novembre 1991 N. 140 pubblicata il 27 novembre 1991 [Italian]
2001 Section 39 of the Slovak Republic Code No 91/2001 [Deklarácia Národnej rady Slovenskej republiky o ochrane kultúrneho dedičstva] Slovak

Slovak Republic Code No 91/2001, section 39 of 20th March 2001 (translation) [English]
  • Tunisia
1994 Loi 94-35 relative au code du patrimoine archéologique, historique et des arts traditionnels (traduction) [French]
1996 Ancient Monuments (Class Consents) (Scotland) Order [English]
  • Tunisia
1994 Law 94-122 on the promulgtaion of the Code for Town and Country Planning and Urbanism [French]
  • Argentina
2006 Forms for Paleontological Goods Exportation: Regulations for the Implementation of the Law 25.743 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uganda
1967 The Historical Monuments Act, 1967 [English]
  • Serbia
1996 Decision on defining the Territory of the Archive (Official Gazette of the RS, N.7/96) [Serbian]
Article 99 of the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Monaco
2003 Law n° 1.277 of December 2003 related to the exhibition of cultural property [French]
  • Peru
2002 Law N° 27721 declaring of national interest the inventory, cadastre development, research, preservation, protection and promotion of national archaeological sites and areas [Spanish; Castilian]
Law N° 27721 declaring of national interest the inventory, cadastre development, research, preservation, protection and promotion of national archaeological sites and areas (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1994 Corporative Resolution n°11-23 on Exportation of Characterized Architectonic Elements [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uruguay
1994 Corporative Resolution n°11-23 on Exportation of Characterized Architectonic Elements [Spanish; Castilian]
2002 Rule book on the Activities of the Commission to Preserve National Monulents [ODLUKUO KOMISIJI ZA OČUVANJE NACIONALNIH SPOMENIKA] Bosnian

RULEBOOK ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE COMMISSION TO PRESERVE NATIONAL MONUMENTS AS REGARDS INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (translation) [English]
  • Ukraine
2000 ПОСТАНОВА N. 984 Про затвердження зразка свідоцтва на право вивезення (тимчасового вивезення) культурних цінностей з території України [Ukrainian]
Decree N. 984 on approval of the form of certificate on the right of exportation (temporary exportation) of cultural values from the territory of Ukraine [English]
  • Guatemala
2003 Ministerial Agreement 721 of 2003 [Spanish; Castilian]
Ministerial agreement 721 of 2003 (translation) [English]
1922 Law of Property Act 1922 Chapter 16( no more in force) [English]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Latvia
2003 Regulations regarding the Registration, Protection, Utilisation and Restoration of Cultural Monuments, the Right of First Refusal of the State and the Granting of the Status of an Environment-Degrading Object [Latvian]
Regulations regarding the Registration, Protection, Utilisation and Restoration of Cultural Monuments, the Right of First Refusal of the State and the Granting of the Status of an Environment-Degrading Object (translation) [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1999 Law on Tourism [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О туризме] Russian
  • China
2002 Bylaw of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics [Chinese]
Bylaw of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics (translation) [English]
2003 Export of Objects of Cultural Interest (Control) Order 2003 [English]
  • Romania
2000 Ordinance 43 [ORDONANTA nr. 43 din 30 ianuarie 2000 privind protectia patrimoniului arheologic si declararea unor situri arheologice ca zone de interes national] Romanian
  • Cuba
1979 Decree 55 on the Rules and Regulation to implement the National and Local Monuments Act [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree 55 on the Rules and Regulation to implement the National and Local Monuments Act (translation) [English]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
2000 Act 183 on Librairies, on the supplements of Act No. 27:1987 of the Slovak National Council on the state care of historical monuments and on the amendments and supplements of Act No. 68:1997 on Matica slovenská [183/2000 Z.z. ZÁKON z 12. mája 2000 o knižniciach, o doplnení zákona Slovenskej národnej rady č. 27/1987 Zb. o štátnej pamiatkovej starostlivosti a o zmene a doplnení zákona č. 68/1997 Z. z. o Matici slovenskej] Slovak

Act 183 on Librairies, on the supplements of Act No. 27:1987 of the Slovak National Council on the state care of historical monuments and on the amendments and supplements of Act No. 68:1997 on Matica slovenská (12/05/00) (translation) [English]
  • Australia
1987 Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations, 1987 [English]
1984 Areas of Archaeological Importance (Notification of Operations) (Exemption) Order [English]
  • Costa Rica
1959 Legislation on Material Cultural Heritage (20) 1888 - 2004
  • Seychelles
1980 National Monuments Act, 1980 [English]
  • Serbia
1992 Law on Activities of general interest in the field of culture [Serbian]
1983 Law on the protection of Antiquities [قانون رقم 117 لسنه 1983 قانون حماية الآثار] Arabic

Loi sur la protection des antiquités (traduction) [French]
  • Monaco
1928 Law n° 1014 of December 1928 concerning the public sale of pieces of furniture [French]
  • Russian Federation
1996 Law on Museum Fund of the Russian Federation and Museums [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О Музейном фонде Российской Федерации и музеях в Российской Федерации] Russian
  • Argentina
2004 Decree on the protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • France
Heritage Code (to visualise this document please consult the following website: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr)
1985 The Decree on the Protection of the Buildings owned by the State (no longer in force) [Asetus valtion omistamien rakennusten suojelusta 14.6.1985/480] Finnish
  • Belgium
2004 Decree for Accepting the Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict 1999 [French]
  • Uruguay
1975 Law n°14.343 on the National Naval Prefecture [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Albania
2003 Per trashegimine kulturore [Per trashegimine kulturore] Albanian

For the Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Armenia
Law on Import and Export of Cultural Property [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ АРМЕНИЯ] Russian
1992 Council Regulation (EEC) N°3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods [English]