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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Uruguay
1994 Corporative Resolution n°11-23 on Exportation of Characterized Architectonic Elements [Spanish; Castilian]
1992 Law 2039 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
Basic Data about Commission to Preserve National Monuments [PRAVILNIK O AKTIVNOSTIMA KOMISIJE ZA OČUVANJE NACIONALNIH SPOMENIKA VEZANIM ZA MEĐUNARODNU SURADNJU] Bosnian

Basic Data about Commission to Preserve National Monuments (translation) [English]
  • Andorra
2003 Law 9/2003 of the cultural heritage of Andorra [Llei 9/2003 del patrimoni cultural d'Andorra] Catalan; Valencian

Law 9/2003 of the cultural heritage of Andorra [English]
1923 Public Records Act (Northern Ireland) 1923 [English]
  • Argentina
2000 Law 25.257/2000 for the approval of the UNIDROIT Convention on Cultural Objects Stolen or Illegally Exported [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uruguay
1971 Law n°14.040 on the Creation of the Heritage Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2001 Ordinance 2008 [ORDINUL MINISTRULUI CULTURII SI CULTELOR nr. 2008 /2001 pentru aprobarea Normelor de acreditare a conservatorilor si restauratorilor] Romanian
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Ukraine
2005 Law on Theatres and Theatrical Activity [ЗАКОН УКРАИНЫ О театрах и театральном деле 2005] Russian
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Australia
1987 Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations, 1987 [English]
  • Serbia
1994 Law on Cultural Property [Serbian]
Law on Cultural Property (translation) [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]
1983 Law on the protection of Antiquities [قانون رقم 117 لسنه 1983 قانون حماية الآثار] Arabic

Loi sur la protection des antiquités (traduction) [French]
  • Peru
1984 Civil Code [Spanish; Castilian]
Civil Code (Legislative Decree N. 295-translation) [English]
  • Monaco
1928 Law n° 1014 of December 1928 concerning the public sale of pieces of furniture [French]
  • Argentina
2004 Decree on the protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Guatemala
1957 Regulatory Measure on the Functionment of the Tikal's Park [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
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Cinematography [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О кинематографии] Russian
  • Uruguay
1975 Law n°14.343 on the National Naval Prefecture [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2003 Law 311 [LEGEA nr. 311 din 8 iulie 2003 muzeelor si a colectiilor publice] Romanian
  • Albania
2003 Per trashegimine kulturore [Per trashegimine kulturore] Albanian

For the Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • San Marino
1995 Legge 19 luglio 1995 N. 87: testo unico delle leggi urbanistiche ed editizie [Italian]
1992 Council Regulation (EEC) N°3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods [English]
  • Ecuador
1984 Executive Decree 2733 on the General Bylaws to the Law on Cultural Heritage [Decreto 2733 sobre el Reglamento General de la Ley sobre el Patrimonio Cultural] Spanish; Castilian

Executive Decree 2733 on the General Bylaws to the Law on Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Senegal
1971 Law 71-12 establishing the statutes of Historical Monuments and Excavations and Discoveries [French]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Australia
1976 Historic Shipwrecks Act, 1976 [English]
  • Costa Rica
1990 National system of archive (regulation)
  • Russian Federation
1992 Law on basics of Culture Legislation [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О вывозе и ввозе культурных ценностей 1992] Russian
  • Zambia
1966 National Museums Act [English]
  • Peru
2000 Regulation on Archaeological Investigations [English]
  • Montenegro
Law on Protection of Cultural Monuments and General Provisions (no more in force) [English]
  • Argentina
2003 Resolution 1134/2003, national register of the layers, of the archaeological collections and objects and of the contraveners and recidivists [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Guatemala
2000 Regulatory for the protection and Conservation of the Historic Center of Guatemala City [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Kenya
1983 The Antiquities Monuments Act [English]
  • Uruguay
1997 Decree n°273 on the Organizational Structure of the Heritage Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1994 [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]
1994 Decree on the implementation of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and the related Protocol and accepting and applying certain provisions of the Protocol 1136/ 1994 [Asetus kulttuuriomaisuuden suojelemista aseellisen selkkauksen sattuessa koskevan yleissopimuksen ja siihen liittyvän pöytäkirjan voimaansaattamisesta ja pöytäkirjan eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä ja soveltamisesta annetun lain voimaantulosta N:o 1136/ 1994] Finnish

The Decree on the implementation of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and the related Protocol and accepting and applying certain provisions of the Protocol 1136/ 1994 (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1972 Decree n°372 amending the Decree n°536 [Spanish; Castilian]
2003 Ministerial Decree 42426 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]