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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • 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]
  • Romania
2003 Ordinance 2043 [ORDINUL MINISTRULUI CULTURII SI CULTELOR nr. 2043/2002 privind aprobarea Regulamentului de Organizare si Functionare a Comisiei Nationale a Monumentelor Istorice. ] Romanian
  • 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]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Entrance of merchandises, vehicles and transport units to the national territory
  • Russian Federation
1999 Law on Folk Artistic Crafts [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О народных художественных промыслах 1999] Russian
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Peru
General Regulation on Administrative Sanctions [Spanish; Castilian]
1996 Treasure Act [English]
  • Argentina
1999 Law 25.197/1999 on the system of the register of the cultural heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1992 Law on Culture [Russian]
  • Malawi
1991 Arts and Crafts Act [English]
  • 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]
  • Uruguay
1987 Law n°15.903 on the Registry of Works acquired by the State [Spanish; Castilian]
1986 Law 1634 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
2001 Law on implementation of the decision of the Annex 8 Commission to Preserve National Monuments (translation) [English]
1958 Public Records Act 1958 [English]
  • Belarus
2002 Decree n°1396 (8 October 2002) for Amendments of the Decree n°557 (21 April 2000) on Cultural Property Removal through the customs Border of the Republic of Belarus Order [Russian]
  • 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]
  • Belize
2000 Belize Constitution Act (chapter 4- revised edition 2000) [English]
1973 Protection of Wrecks Designation Orders made between 1973 and 2005 [English]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Definitive import
  • Tajikistan
1993 Law on Publishing [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН Об издательском деле 1993] Russian
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Tunisia
1994 Décret 94-2368 portant création et organisation du laboratoire national pour la sauvegarde et la restauration des manuscrits à Raqqada à Kairouan, au sein de l’institut national du patrimoine (traduction) [French]
2001 Historic Monuments (Class Consents) Order (Northern Ireland) [English]
  • Niger
1997 Decree n° 97-407/PRN/MCC/MESRT/IA of 10th November 1997 for the Implementation of the Law n° 97-002 of 30th June 1997 related to Protection, Conservation and Promotion of the National Cultural Heritage [French]
  • Uruguay
2006 Presidential Resolution delegating to the MEC some Attributions of the Executive [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Belgium
2004 Flemish Government Decree of 14 January 2005 implementing the Heritage Act with regard to museums, cultural heritage publications and projects on cultural heritage [Erfgoeddecreet: Decreet van 7 mei 2004 houdende de organisatie en subsidiëring van een cultureel-erfgoedbeleid] Dutch; Flemish

Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand portant exécution de décret sur le Patrimoine en ce qui concerne les musées, les publications sur le patrimoine culturel et les projets de patrimoine culturel [French]
1994 Law I - 733 on Protection of Immovable cultural Properties [Lithuanian]
Law I - 733 on Protection of Immovable cultural Properties (translation) [English]
  • Portugal
2001 Law 107/01 on Cultural Heritage [Portuguese]
1999 Decree for bringing into force the Unidroit Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and adopting certain regulations of the Convention and the entry into force of the Act on the application of the Convention 878/ 1999 [Asetus varastetuista tai laittomasti maasta viedyistä kulttuuriesineistä tehdyn Unidroit'n yleissopimuksen voimaansaattamisesta sekä yleissopimuksen eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä ja yleissopimuksen soveltamisesta annetun lain voimaantulosta N:o 878/ 1999] Finnish

Decree for bringing into force the Unidroit Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and adopting certain regulations of the Convention and the entry into force of the Act on the application of the Convention 878/ 1999 (translation) [English]
  • Georgia
1997 Law on the National library of the the Parliament [Закон Грузии О рекламе] Russian
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]
  • Romania
2002 ORDER no. 2053 of May 17th 2002 on the approval of the Norms on the Classification of Movable Cultural Goods [ORDIN nr. 2053 din 17 mai 2002 pentru aprobarea Normelor de clasare a bunurilor culturale mobile] Romanian

ORDER no. 2053 of May 17th 2002 on the approval of the Norms on the Classification of Movable Cultural Goods [English]
1936 Tithe Act 1936 [English]
  • Botswana
2002 National Archives Act [English]
  • Mexico
1986 Safety standards of the Museums [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2005 Decision 499 [ HOTARÂREA Guvernului nr. 499 din 1 iunie 2005 pentru modificarea si completarea Hotarârii Guvernului nr. 1.640/2004 privind stabilirea unor masuri pentru organizarea si functionarea Muzeului Costumelor Populare din România] Romanian
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • China
1982 Law of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics [Chinese]
Law of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics (translation) [English]
  • Costa Rica
2003 Law 8394 concerning the celebration of "DÍA NACIONAL DEL SABANERO"
1968 Theft Act 1968 (extracts) [English]
  • Cuba
1979 Law No.23 on National Museums [Spanish; Castilian]
Law No.23 on National Museums (translation) [English]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Tunisia
1993 Décret 93-1609 fixant l'organisation de l'Institut National du Patrimoine et les modalités de son fonctionnement (traduction) [French]
  • Costa Rica
2003 Organic law of the national system of cultural radio and television (SINART): law Nº 8346, 12 February 2003