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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
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]
1999 Decision of the Ministry of Education on the licensing authorities in the matter of export of cultural objects Dnr:o 7/600/99 [Opetusministeriön päätös toimimisesta lupaviranomaisena kulttuuriesineiden maastavientiasioissa 21.4.1999 (Decision of the Ministry of Education on the licensing authorities in the matter of export of cultural objects) Dnr:o 7/600/99] Finnish
  • Peru
2006 Regulation for the General Law for the Protection of National Cultural Heritage [English]
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]
  • Guatemala
1970 Agreement for the creation of archaeological, historical and artistical areas and monuments for the Prehipanic and Hispanic periods [Spanish; Castilian]
1923 Public Records Act (Northern Ireland) 1923 [English]
  • Belgium
1998 Decree for granting Subventions to Folk Culture Organizations and for establishing a "Vlaams Centrum voor Volkscultuur" (Flemmish Center of Folk Culture) [Decreet op de Volkscultuur: Decreet houdende de erkenning en subsidiëring van organisaties voor volkscultuur en de oprichting van het Vlaams Centrum voor Volkscultuur] Dutch; Flemish

Décret réglant l'agrément et l'octroi de subventions aux organisations de culture populaire et instituant un "Vlaams Centrum voor Volkscultuur" (Centre flamand de Culture populaire) (traduction) [French]
  • Uruguay
1970 Law n°13.835 for the Historical Area of Colonia [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
1998 Law on Librarianship [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О библиотечном деле] 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
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
  • 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]
  • Mexico
1996 Convenio de proteccion y restitucion de monumentos arquelogicos, artisticos e historicos entre el gobierno de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos y el Gobierno de Belice [Spanish; Castilian]
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]
  • Australia
1987 Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations, 1987 [English]
  • Romania
2003 Decision 610 on the Acceptation of Methodological Norms on the Procedure of Credits Attribution [ HOTARÂREA DE GUVERN nr. 610/2003 pentru aprobarea Normelor metodologice privind procedura de acordare a creditelor necesare efectuarii de lucrari de protejare la monumentele istorice detinute de persoanele fizice sau juridice de drept privat.] Romanian
  • Costa Rica
1959 Legislation on Material Cultural Heritage (20) 1888 - 2004
  • Seychelles
1980 National Monuments Act, 1980 [English]
  • Peru
1999 Law N. 27244 amending articles 228, 230 and 231 of the Criminal code-crimes against the Cultural Heritage [English]
  • 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
  • Argentina
2004 Decree on the protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Peru
2001 Law N° 27444 on the General Administrative Procedure [Spanish; Castilian]
Law N° 27444 on the General Administrative Procedure (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1994 Decree n°435 on the Assessment Rules of Environmental Impact [Spanish; Castilian]
  • France
Heritage Code (to visualise this document please consult the following website: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr)
  • Guatemala
1997 Memorandum between the USA and Guatemala concerning Import Restrictions of Archaeological objects from Precolombian Cultures [Spanish; Castilian]
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
  • 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]
1992 Council Regulation (EEC) N°3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods [English]
1992 Law 2055 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • 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]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Belarus
1992 By-law of the Law n° 1940-XII (13 November 1992) of the Republic of Belarus on the Protection of the Historical Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 [English]
  • Costa Rica
1995 Architectonic Historical Heritage Law
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Registration of Old and Rare Books(Official Gazette of the RS, N.51/96) [Serbian]
  • Zambia
1989 National Heritage Conservation Commission Act, 1989 [English]
1988 Antiquities Law n° 21 of 1988 (amended in 2004) [Arabic]
Antiquities Law n° 21 of 1988 (amended in 2004) [English]
  • Montenegro
Law on Protection of Cultural Monuments and General Provisions (no more in force) [English]
  • Russian Federation
1999 Law on Folk Artistic Crafts [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О народных художественных промыслах 1999] Russian
  • 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]
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]
  • 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]
  • Slovenia
1999 Cultural Heritage Protection Act [Slovenian]
Cultural Heritage Protection Act (translation) [English]
Dayton Peace Agreement Annex 8 (translation) [English]