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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • 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]
  • 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)
  • Peru
1993 Political Constitution of Peru [Spanish; Castilian]
Political Constitution of Peru (translation) [English]
1985 The Act on the Protection of Buildings (no longer in force) [Rakennussuojelulaki 18.1.1985/60] Finnish
  • Uruguay
1979 Law n°14.960 on Tax Exemption [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Guatemala
Law on Protected Areas [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 Return of Cultural Objects Regulations 1994 [English]
  • 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]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Protection of History and Culture movements [Закон Азербайджанской Республики Об охране памятников истории и культуры] Russian
  • Australia
1986 Australian Cultural Heritage Export Permit n° 1071P [English]
  • Romania
2004 Decision 216 [HOTARÂREA DE GUVERN nr. 216/ 2004 pentru aprobarea Normelor privind autorizarea laboratoarelor si atelierelor de conservare si restaurare] Romanian
1997 Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997 [English]
  • Ecuador
2004 Ley de patrimonio cultural: codificacion [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Kuwait
1994 Decree n°52 on National Library, 1994 [Arabic]
  • Montenegro
Law on Museum Activity (no more in force) [English]
  • 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]
1994 Law on Copyrights and Related Fields [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ МОЛДОВА Об авторском праве и смежных правах 1994] Russian
1954 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1954 [English]
  • Peru
2006 Regulation for the General Law for the Protection of National Cultural Heritage [English]
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]
  • Guatemala
1970 Agreement for the creation of archaeological, historical and artistical areas and monuments for the Prehipanic and Hispanic periods [Spanish; Castilian]
  • 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
1999 Law on Tourism [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О туризме] Russian
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Philippines
1998 National Museum Act of 1998 [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
1986 Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 [English]
  • Costa Rica
1972 Legislation on Intangible Cultural Heritage (20) 1972 - 2004
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]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Syrian Arab Republic
1963 Antiquities Law [Arabic]
Antiquities Law (translation) [English]
1996 Treasure Act [English]
  • Serbia
1995 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]
  • 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]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.415 on the Exit of Works of National Artists Alive [Spanish; Castilian]
  • 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
2004 Code of the Cultural and Landscape Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1987 Law n°15.903 on the Registry of Works acquired by the State [Spanish; Castilian]
Criminal Code of Republika SRPSKA (translation) [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]
1926 Manorial Documents Rules 1959 (no more in force) [English]
  • 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]
  • Mexico
2005 Steps for obtaining a licence for the temporary or final export of moveable properties and/or monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Azerbaijan
1996 Law on Copyright and related Fields [Закон Азербайджанской Республики Об авторском праве и смежных правах] Russian
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]