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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
1994 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1994 [English]
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]
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]
  • Uruguay
1972 Decree n°372 amending the Decree n°536 [Spanish; Castilian]
Criminal Code of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (translation) [English]
  • Serbia
1995 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]
1979 Sale of Goods Act 1979 [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
  • Mexico
2001 Federal Law on national properties [Spanish; Castilian]
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 2: de Gabon à Libéria [French]
1995 Merchant Shipping Act 1995 [English]
  • Costa Rica
1999 National System of Librairies
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Belgium
2004 Decree for accepting the 1970 UNESCO Conventionon the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property [French]
  • Kuwait
1994 Antiquities Law n°9, 1994 [Arabic]
2002 Treasure (Designation) Order 2666 [English]
  • Slovenia
2004 Rules on the Change and Completion of the Rules on the Procedure for Issuing Export and Transfer Licences for Objects of Cultural Heritage (attention: according to the slovenian authorities, this legislative text ceased to be valid; but pursuant to paragraph 2 of Article 145, is applied until the enforcement of new regulations) [Pravilnik o spremembi in dopolnitvi Pravilnika o postopku za izdajo dovoljenj za izvoz in iznos predmetov kulturne dediščine] Slovenian

Rules on the Change and Completion of the Rules on the Procedure for Issuing Export and Transfer Licences for Objects of Cultural Heritage (translation) [English]
  • Azerbaijan
1996 Law on Copyright and related Fields [Закон Азербайджанской Республики Об авторском праве и смежных правах] Russian
  • Malawi
1992 Monuments and Relics Arrangement of Sections [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]
  • Malawi
1992 Monuments and Relics Arrangement of Sections [English]
2005 Law 3317 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Uruguay
2001 Law n°17.296 on the Expropriation of Buildings declared as Historic Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
1930 National Monuments Act, 1930 [English]
  • 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]
  • Romania
2004 Governmental Decision 493 [HOTARÂREA DE GUVERN nr. 493/2004 pentru aprobarea Metodologiei privind monitorizarea monumentelor istorice înscrise în Lista Patrimoniului Mondial si a Metodologiei privind elaborarea si continutul-cadru al planurilor de protectie si gestiune a monumentelor istorice înscrise în Lista Patrimoniului Mondial] Romanian
  • Uruguay
1986 Decree n°139 on the Benefits for Buildings declared as National Heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
2002 Decision imposing the RS Law on Implementation of Decisions of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments established under Annex 8 of the Dayton Peace Agreement (translation) [English]
1960 Tithe (Copies of Instruments of Apportionment) Rules 1960 [English]
  • Russian Federation
2002 Law on Transfer of the Stained Windows of the Marienkirche in Frankfurt-am-Oder replaced to the USSR during the World War II and stored at the State Hermitage to the Federal Republic of Germany [РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О передаче Федеративной Республике Германия витражей из церкви Святой Марии (Мариенкирхе) в городе Франкфурте-на-Одере, перемещенных в Союз ССР в результате Второй мировой войны и хранящихся в Государственном Эрмитаже 2002] Russian
  • Mexico
2003 Procedure INAH-00-003: Permit for allowing the exportation of reproductions of archaeological and historical monuments and to obtain registration in the INAH registry of reproducers and exporters [Spanish; Castilian]
Procedure INAH-00-003: Permit for allowing the exportation of reproductions of archaeological and historical monuments and to obtain registration in the INAH registry of reproducers and exporters (translation) [English]
  • Chad
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Eswatini
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 4: du Rwanda au Zimbabwe [English]
  • Mexico
1943 Decree whereby all kinds of artistic works made by painter José María Velasco are declared to be Historical Monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree whereby all kinds of artistic works made by painter José María Velasco are declared to be Historical Monuments (translation) [English]
  • Philippines
Background on Cultural Heritage Law of Philippines and Presentation of the different Cultural Institutions and Actors [English]
1973 Protection of Wrecks Act 1973 [English]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1997 Law on the Statutory Document Copy [Russian]
  • Costa Rica
Handbook of procedures: Customs transit
2002 Droit et Patrimoine en Afrique 1: de l'Afrique du Sud à l'Ethiopie [English]
  • Tunisia
1994 Décret n° 94-2367 portant création et organisation du centre des sciences et techniques du patrimoine au sein de l’institut national du patrimoine (traduction) [French]
1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act [English]
  • Slovenia
1999 Cultural Heritage Protection Act [Slovenian]
Cultural Heritage Protection Act (translation) [English]
  • Argentina
1996 Law 24.633/1996 on the international Circulation of works of art [Spanish; Castilian]
1994 Law 2203 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Uruguay
2006 Ministerial Resolution for the "Heritage Day" for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 y 2009 [Spanish; Castilian]
1996 Law I-1179 on Protection of Movable Cultural Property [Lithuanian]
Law I-1179 on Protection of Movable Cultural Property (translation) [English]
  • Belarus
2000 Decree n°1859 of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Belarus for Amendments of the Decree n°674 (30 April 1998) and of the Decree n°557 (21 April 2000) [Russian]
1999 Decree for bringing into force the Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property and the entry into force of the Act on adopting certain regulations of the Convention 876/99 [Asetus kulttuuriomaisuuden luvattoman tuonnin, viennin ja omistusoikeuden siirron kieltämiseksi ja ehkäisemiseksi tehdyn yleissopimuksen voimaansaattamisesta sekä yleissopimuksen eräiden määräysten hyväksymisestä annetun lain voimaantulosta N:o 876/ 1999] Finnish

Decree for bringing into force the Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property and the entry into force of the Act on adopting certain regulations of the Convention 876/99 (translation) [English]
  • Uruguay
1991 Executive Decree n°419 on the Law n°15.819 from 22.07.86 [Spanish; Castilian]
Chart of Institutions responsible for the Protection and Preservation of National Monuments in Bosnia and Herzegovina (translation) [English]
  • Costa Rica
1965 Law 3632 concerning the National Theater