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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • Argentina
2004 Decree 1073/2004 on the incorporation of the federal Administration of the public Receipts, autarkical entity of the Ministry for the Economy and the Production, within the Argentinian Committee of fight against the illicit traffic of cultural goods [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Guatemala
1964 Ministerial Agreement on the Kaminal Juyu Protection [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Uruguay
1996 Law n°16.736 on the Authorization for Resources Acquisition [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Latvia
2003 Procedures for Return of Unlawfully Removed Art and Antique Objects [Latvian]
Procedures for Return of Unlawfully Removed Art and Antique Objects (translation) [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1998 Law on Cinematography [Закон Азербайджанской Республики О кинематографии] Russian
  • Uruguay
1975 Law n°14.416 on the Authorization of the Creation of the Honorary Executive Board of Colonian°14.416 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2003 Law 462 [LEGEA nr. 462/2003 pentru modificarea Ordonantei Guvernului nr. 43/2000 privind protectia patrimoniului arheologic si declararea unor situri arheologice ca zone de interes national] Romanian
  • Belarus
1992 Protection of Historical Cultural Heritage Act 1940-XII [ОБ ОХРАНЕ ИСТОРИКО-КУЛЬТУРНОГО НАСЛЕДИЯ] Russian

Law of the Republic of Belarus on the Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Belarus (translation) [English]
1992 Council Regulation (EEC) N°3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods [English]
2001 Act 49 on the Protection of Monuments and Historic sites (translation) [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]
  • Romania
2005 Governmental Decision 902 on the Creation of the Elie Wiesel Institute [Hotărârea Guvernului nr. 902/2005 privind înfiinţarea Institutului Naţional pentru Studierea Holocaustului din Romania „Elie Wiesel”, publicată în M. Of. nr. 758] Romanian
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
  • Australia
1986 Australian Cultural Heritage Export Permit n° 1071P [English]
Protection of Military remains Act 1986 [English]
  • Costa Rica
1990 National system of archive (regulation)
  • Russian Federation
1994 Law on the Statutory Document Copy [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН Об обязательном экземпляре документов 1994] Russian
  • Zambia
1966 National Museums Act [English]
  • Kuwait
1999 Law on Intellectual (and artistic) Property n°64, 1999 [Arabic]
  • Peru
2002 Law Nº 27811 introducing a protection system for the collecive knowledge of indigenous peoples regarding biological resources [Spanish; Castilian]
Law Nº 27811 introducing a protection system for the collecive knowledge of indigenous peoples regarding biological resources (translation) [English]
  • Kuwait
1999 Law on Intellectual (and artistic) Property n°64, 1999 [Arabic]
  • Montenegro
Law on Cinematography (no more in force) [English]
  • Kenya
1983 The National Museums Act [English]
  • Uruguay
1998 Title V of the Rules of the Patrimonial System in Urban Areas [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Belgium
2003 Decree on the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage of Particular Interest [Topstukkendecreet 2: Decreet houdende bescherming van het roerend cultureel erfgoed van uitzonderlijk belang van 24 januari 2003] Dutch; Flemish

Décret portant protection du patrimoine culturel mobilier présentant un intérêt exceptionnel [French]
1987 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1987 [English]
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
  • Azerbaijan
2000 Law on Publishing [Закон Азербайджанской Республики Об издательском деле] Russian
Criminal Code of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (translation) [English]
1979 Sale of Goods Act 1979 [English]
1998 Act 115 on Museums and Art Galleries and on the Protection of Valuable Objects for Museums and Art Galleries (01/04/98) 115 ACT of 1 April 1998 on Museums and Art Galleries and on the Protection of Valuable Objects for Museums and Art Galleries (translation) (NO MORE IN FORCE) [English]
  • Mexico
2001 Federal Law on national properties [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Romania
2003 Ordinance 2682 [ORDINUL MINISTRULUI CULTURII SI CULTELOR nr. 2682/2003 privind aprobarea Normelor metodologice de clasare si evidenta a monumentelor istorice, a Listei monumentelor istorice, a Fisei analitice de evidenta a monumentelor istorice si a Fisei minimale de evidenta a monumentelor istorice, cu modificarile si completarile ulterioare, cu modificarile si completarile ulterioare] 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]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Method of Keeping Records on the Registry Materials enjoying prior protection (Official Gazette of the RS, N.28/96) [Serbian]
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
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]
  • Peru
Supreme Resolution N.018-2006 ED [Spanish; Castilian]
  • 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]
  • Kazakhstan
1996 Law on Copyright and related Fields [Russian]
  • Malawi
1991 Arts and Crafts Act [English]
  • Belgium
2003 Decree on the functioning of Advice Councils for the Cultural Sector [French]
  • 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]
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]
  • Belarus
1992 Law on Protection of Historical and Cultural Heritage [ОБ ОХРАНЕ ИСТОРИКО-КУЛЬТУРНОГО НАСЛЕДИЯ ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ БЕЛАРУСЬ] Russian
  • Uruguay
1986 Decree n°139 on the Benefits for Buildings declared as National Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
2003 Ministerial Decree 48604 of 2003 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]