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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
Protection of Military remains Act 1986 [English]
  • Costa Rica
1990 National system of archive (regulation)
  • Zambia
1966 National Museums Act [English]
  • Kuwait
1999 Law on Intellectual (and artistic) Property n°64, 1999 [Arabic]
  • Mexico
1984 Decree whereby all the works of art produced by the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo Calderon are declared to be artistic monuments, including easel, graphic works, engravings and technical documents, whether property of the nation or of private individuals [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree whereby all the works of art produced by the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo Calderon are declared to be artistic monuments, including easel, graphic works, engravings and technical documents, whether property of the nation or of private individuals (translation) [English]
  • Montenegro
Law on Cinematography (no more in force) [English]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1999 Law on Protection and Use of Historical and Cultural heritage [ЗАКОН КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ОБ ОХРАНЕ И ИСПОЛЬЗОВАНИИ ИСТОРИКО-КУЛЬТУРНОГО НАСЛЕДИЯ 1999] Russian
  • Kenya
1983 The National Museums Act [English]
  • Uruguay
1998 Title V of the Rules of the Patrimonial System in Urban Areas [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Belgium
2004 Flemish Government Decree implementing the Flemish Parliament Act of 7 May 2004 on the organisation and funding of a cultural heritage policy with regard to heritage covenants and advice provision [Erfgoeddecreet: Decreet van 7 mei 2004 houdende de organisatie en subsidiëring van een cultureel-erfgoedbeleid] Dutch; Flemish

Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand portant exécution du décret du 7 mai 2004 portant organisation et subventionnement d’une politique du patrimoine culturel, en ce qui concerne les conventions patrimoniales et les conseils [French]
1987 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1987 [English]
  • Belgium
2003 Monuments, Sites et Patrimoine archéologique [French]
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
  • Georgia
1997 Law on Tourism and Health Resorts [Закон Грузии О культуре] Russian

Law on Tourism and Health Resorts (translation) [English]
2006 Law 3521 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
Criminal Code of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (translation) [English]
1979 Sale of Goods Act 1979 [English]
  • Belarus
2003 Instruction on the Order of Reference to Cultural Property for the subjects which are limited for Export/Import from the Territory of the Republic of Belarus and its By-law [Russian]
  • Mexico
2001 Federal Law on national properties [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2001 Law 422 [LEGE nr. 422 din 18 iulie 2001 privind protejarea monumentelor istorice] Romanian
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • India
1973 Antiquities and Art Treasures Rules, 1973 [English]
1987 Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (Guernsey) Order 1987 (no more in force) [English]
  • Costa Rica
1972 Legislation on Intangible Cultural Heritage (20) 1972 - 2004
  • Tajikistan
2003 Law on Folk Artistic Crafts [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН О МУЗЕЯХ И МУЗЕЙНОМ ФОНДЕ 2003] Russian
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Kuwait
1960 Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 [Arabic]
Princely Decree on the Antiquities Law n°11, 1960 (translation) [English]
  • Samoa
1991 Robert Louis Stevenson Fondation Act (repealed) [English]
  • Argentina
2001 Law 25.478 on the approval of the Second protocol of the Convention of the Hague of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Goods in the event of War, adopted in the Hague on March 26, 1999 [Spanish; Castilian]
1999 Law on Culture [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ МОЛДОВА О культуре 1999] Russian
  • Malawi
1991 Arts and Crafts Act [English]
1999 Decree on Restrictions to the Export of Cultural Objects 189/1999 [Asetus kulttuuriesineiden maastaviennin rajoittamisesta N:o 189/ 1999] Finnish

Decree on Restrictions to the Export of Cultural Objects 189/1999 (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1986 Decree n°139 on the Benefits for Buildings declared as National Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 Law 2204 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
Criminal Code of Republika SRPSKA (translation) [English]
  • Denmark
2001 Museum Act N. 473 [English]
1926 Manorial Documents Rules 1959 (no more in force) [English]
  • Mexico
2005 Steps for obtaining a licence for the temporary or final export of moveable properties and/or 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]
  • Philippines
Background on Cultural Heritage Law of Philippines and Presentation of the different Cultural Institutions and Actors [English]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Definitive import
2005 Act 479 [479 ZÁKON z 23. septembra 2005, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 50/1976 Zb. o územnom plánovaní a stavebnom poriadku (stavebný zákon) v znení neskorších predpisov a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov] Slovak

Law 479 (Translation) [English]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Serbia
1995 Detailed conditions for the beginning of operations and performance of activities of the institutions for the protection of cultural property (Official Gazette of the RS, N.21/95) [Serbian]
1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act [English]
  • Argentina
1996 Law 24.633/1996 on the international Circulation of works of art [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Niger
1997 Law N. 97-022 of 30 June 1997, pertaining to the protection, conservation and preservation of the National Cultural Heritage [French]
Law N. 97-022 of 30 June 1997, pertaining to the protection, conservation and preservation of the National Cultural Heritage (English version) [English]
  • Uruguay
2006 Ministerial Resolution for the "Heritage Day" for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 y 2009 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Peru
1993 Code of Civil Procedure (Article N.82-translation) [English]
1996 Law I-1179 on Protection of Movable Cultural Property [Lithuanian]
Law I-1179 on Protection of Movable Cultural Property (translation) [English]