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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • 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

Flemish Government Decree of 14 January 2005 implementing the Heritage Act with regard to museums, cultural heritage publications and projects on cultural heritage [English]
  • Mexico
2005 Steps for obtaining a licence for the temporary or final export of moveable properties and/or monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Portugal
1999 Law N.121/99 on the use of metal detectors [Portuguese]
  • Georgia
1997 Law on Culture [ЗАКОН ГРУЗИИ О Национальной библиотеке Парламента Грузии] Russian
  • Philippines
Background on Cultural Heritage Law of Philippines and Presentation of the different Cultural Institutions and Actors [English]
1973 Protection of Wrecks Designation Orders made between 1973 and 2005 [English]
2001 Law 2971 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Romania
2000 ORDER no. 2035 of April 18th 2000 on the approval of the Methodological Norms on the registry, administration and inventory of the cultural objects owned by museums, public collections, memorial houses, cultural centres and other institutions in the field [ORDIN nr. 2035 din 18 aprilie 2000 pentru aprobarea Normelor metodologice privind evidenţa, gestiunea şi inventarierea bunurilor culturale deţinute de muzee, colecţii publice, case memoriale, centre de cultură şi alte unităţi de profil] Romanian

ORDER no. 2035 of April 18th 2000 on the approval of the Methodological Norms on the registry, administration and inventory of the cultural objects owned by museums, public collections, memorial houses, cultural centres and other institutions in the field [English]
  • Botswana
2002 National Archives Act [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]
  • Romania
2005 Law 235 [Legea nr. 235/2005 privind declararea zonei de amplasare a monumentelor istorice din nordul Moldovei ca obiectiv de interes national] Romanian
  • 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 Presidential Resolution delegating to the MEC some Attributions of the Executive [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 Law I - 733 on Protection of Immovable cultural Properties [Lithuanian]
Law I - 733 on Protection of Immovable cultural Properties (translation) [English]
  • Tajikistan
2004 Law on Museum and Museums Funds [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН О кино 2004] Russian
1999 Act on adopting certain regulations of the Unidroit Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and the application of the Convention 877/1999 [Laki varastetuista tai laittomasti maastaviedyistä kulttuuriesineistä tehdyn Unidroit'n yleissopimuksen eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä ja yleissopimuksen soveltamisesta N:o 877/ 1999] Finnish

Act on adopting certain regulations of the Unidroit Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects and the application of the Convention 877/1999 (translation) [English]
  • Samoa
1990 Village Fono Act [English]
  • Uruguay
1991 Executive Decree n°419 on the Law n°15.819 from 22.07.86 [Spanish; Castilian]
2000 Law on Tourism [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ МОЛДОВА О туризме 2000] Russian
  • Mexico
1986 Safety standards of the Museums [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
1968 Theft Act 1968 (extracts) [English]
2002 Law 3017 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
Law 3017 (translation) [English]
  • Cuba
1977 Law No.2 on National and Local Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Law No.2 on National and Local Monuments (translation) [English]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1996 Law on Culture [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О КУЛЬТУРЕ] Russian
  • Tunisia
1993 Décret 93-1609 fixant l'organisation de l'Institut National du Patrimoine et les modalités de son fonctionnement (traduction) [French]
1995 Historic Monuments and Archaeological Objects (Northern Ireland) Order [English]
  • Seychelles
1999 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1999 [English]
  • Mali
2007 Decree 07-283 on the classification of the historical city of Hamdallahi on the national cultural heritage list [French]
1972 Antiquities Law n° M 26 on 23/6/1392 (Hegira calendar) [Arabic]
Antiquities Law n° M 26 on 23/6/1392 (Hegira calendar) (translation) [English]
  • Monaco
1998 Law n° 1.198 of March 1998 Code on the Sea [French]
2002 Act 416 on the Return of Illegally Exported Cutlural Objects [ZÁKON z 20. júna 2002 o navrátení nezákonne vyvezených kultúrnych predmetov] Slovak

Act 416 on the Return of Illegally Exported Cutlural Objects [English]
  • Argentina
2004 Resolution 2272/2004 about protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Serbia
1996 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]
  • Uruguay
1994 Law n°16.466 on Environmental Protection [Spanish; Castilian]
2002 Rule book on the Activities of the Commission to Preserve National Monulents [ODLUKUO KOMISIJI ZA OČUVANJE NACIONALNIH SPOMENIKA] Bosnian

RULEBOOK ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE COMMISSION TO PRESERVE NATIONAL MONUMENTS AS REGARDS INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (translation) [English]
  • Burkina Faso
1985 Décret N.85-493 portant réglementation de l'exportation des objets d'art au Burkina Faso [French]
Decree N.85-493 relating to art objects export regulation [English]
1922 Law of Property Act 1922 Chapter 16( no more in force) [English]
  • Peru
2004 General Law of the Cultural Heritage of the Nation (Law N. 28296) [Spanish; Castilian]
General Law of the Cultural Heritage of the Nation (Law N. 28296-translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1972 Executive Decree n°536 for the Law 14.040 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Guatemala
1986 Ministerial Agreement on the norms for protecting and using areas closed to the Culebra Monticule and the Pinacula Aqueduc [Spanish; Castilian]
Ministerial Agreement on the norms for protecting and using areas closed to the Culebra Monticule and the Pinacula Aqueduc (translation) [English]
2002 Act 395 of 17 May 2002 on Archives and Registries and on the Amendments of certain Acts (translation) [English]
2002 Export Control Act 2002 [English]
  • Belgium
2002 Decree on the Management of Cultural Private Archives [Archiefdecreet 1] Dutch; Flemish

Décret relatif à la gestion des archives culturelles de droit privé [French]
  • Cuba
1983 Decree 118 on the Regulation for the enforcement of the Act on the Protection of the Cultural Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree 118 on the Regulation for the enforcement of the Act on the Protection of the Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]