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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Monaco
2003 Law n° 1.277 of December 2003 related to the exhibition of cultural property [French]
  • Uruguay
1994 Corporative Resolution n°11-23 on Exportation of Characterized Architectonic Elements [Spanish; Castilian]
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]
  • Belgium
2003 Decree on the functioning of Advice Councils for the Cultural Sector [French]
1923 Public Records Act (Northern Ireland) 1923 [English]
  • Slovenia
2003 The Law on the Return of Unlawfully Removed Objects of Cultural Heritage [Slovenian]
The Law on the Return of Unlawfully Removed Objects of Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Belarus
1992 Law on Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage [ОБ ОХРАНЕ ИСТОРИКО-КУЛЬТУРНОГО НАСЛЕДИЯ ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ БЕЛАРУСЬ] Russian
  • Uruguay
1971 Law n°14.040 on the Creation of the Heritage Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Romania
2001 Decision 1258 [HOTARÂREA DE GUVERN nr. 1258/2001 privind organizarea Oficiului National al Monumentelor Istorice ] Romanian
  • Australia
1987 Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations, 1987 [English]
1984 Areas of Archaeological Importance (Notification of Operations) (Exemption) Order [English]
  • Japan
2006 Law on the promotion of International Cooperation for protection of cultural heritage abroad [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]
  • Monaco
1928 Law n° 1014 of December 1928 concerning the public sale of pieces of furniture [French]
  • 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]
  • Argentina
2004 Decree on the protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1999 Law on Protection and Use of Historical and Cultural heritage [ЗАКОН КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ОБ ОХРАНЕ И ИСПОЛЬЗОВАНИИ ИСТОРИКО-КУЛЬТУРНОГО НАСЛЕДИЯ 1999] Russian
  • Uruguay
1996 Law n°16.736 on the Authorization for Resources Acquisition [Spanish; Castilian]
  • France
Heritage Code (to visualise this document please consult the following website: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr)
  • 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]
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
  • Belgium
2003 Monuments, Sites et Patrimoine archéologique [French]
  • Georgia
1997 Law on Tourism and Health Resorts [Закон Грузии О культуре] Russian

Law on Tourism and Health Resorts (translation) [English]
  • 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]
2006 Law 3521 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • 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]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Romania
2001 Law 422 [LEGE nr. 422 din 18 iulie 2001 privind protejarea monumentelor istorice] Romanian
  • Australia
1976 Historic Shipwrecks Act, 1976 [English]
Protection of Military remains Act 1986 [English]
  • Costa Rica
1995 Architectonic Historical Heritage Law
  • Zambia
1989 National Heritage Conservation Commission Act, 1989 [English]
  • Tajikistan
2003 Law on Folk Artistic Crafts [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН О МУЗЕЯХ И МУЗЕЙНОМ ФОНДЕ 2003] Russian
  • Kuwait
1999 Law on Intellectual (and artistic) Property n°64, 1999 [Arabic]
  • Montenegro
Law on Protection of Cultural Monuments and General Provisions (no more in force) [English]
  • Samoa
1991 Robert Louis Stevenson Fondation Act (repealed) [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]
  • Kenya
1983 The Antiquities Monuments Act [English]
1999 Law on Culture [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ МОЛДОВА О культуре 1999] Russian
  • Uruguay
1997 Decree n°273 on the Organizational Structure of the Heritage Commission [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1994 [English]
  • Uruguay
1972 Decree n°372 amending the Decree n°536 [Spanish; Castilian]
Dayton Peace Agreement Annex 8 (translation) [English]