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List of National Cultural Heritage Laws

Total number of results: 4801

Country Year Title
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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
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]
  • Serbia
1996 Rules on the Registration of Old and Rare Books(Official Gazette of the RS, N.51/96) [Serbian]
  • Uruguay
1991 Executive Decree n°419 on the Law n°15.819 from 22.07.86 [Spanish; Castilian]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1997 Law on the Statutory Document Copy [Russian]
1968 Theft Act 1968 (extracts) [English]
  • Belgium
2004 Act on the organisation and funding of a cultural heritage policy [Erfgoeddecreet 1: Decreet van 7 mei 2004 houdende de organisatie en subsidiëring van een cultureel-erfgoedbeleid] Dutch; Flemish

Act on the organisation and funding of a cultural heritage policy [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]
  • Slovenia
1999 Cultural Heritage Protection Act [Slovenian]
Cultural Heritage Protection Act (translation) [English]
  • Belarus
2004 Law on Cinematography [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ БЕЛАРУСЬ О КИНЕМАТОГРАФИИ В РЕСПУБЛИКЕ БЕЛАРУСЬ] 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]
1994 Law 2203 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Seychelles
1999 National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1999 [English]
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]
  • Romania
2001 Law 564 [LEGEA nr. 564/2001 pentru aprobarea Ordonantei Guvernului nr. 47/2000 privind stabilirea unor masuri de protectie a monumentelor istorice care fac parte din Lista Patrimoniului Mondial] Romanian
  • Argentina
2004 Resolution 2272/2004 about protection of the archaeological and paleontological heritage [Spanish; Castilian]
  • 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]
  • Tajikistan
1997 Law on Culture [ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН О КУЛЬТУРЕ 1997] Russian
1922 Law of Property Act 1922 Chapter 16( no more in force) [English]
  • Mexico
1959 Decree declaring all kinds of works of art by the late painters José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera to be historical monuments [Spanish; Castilian]
Decree declaring all kinds of works of art by the late painters José Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera to be historical monuments (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]
  • Kyrgyzstan
1998 Law on Copyright and Related Rights [ЗАКОН КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ОБ АВТОРСКОМ ПРАВЕ И СМЕЖНЫХ ПРАВАХ] Russian
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]
  • 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]
  • Portugal
1999 Decree law N. 74/99 on Sponsorship [Portuguese]
  • Australia
1986 Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act, 1986 [English]
1979 Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act [English]
2004 Ministerial decree 11228 [Greek, Modern (1453-)]
  • Botswana
2002 National Archives Act [English]
1983 Law on the protection of Antiquities [قانون رقم 117 لسنه 1983 قانون حماية الآثار] Arabic

Law on the protection of Antiquities (translation) [English]
  • Monaco
List of national texts and international conventions related to the cultural heritage protection [French]
  • 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]
  • Costa Rica
2006 Integracion del Regimen Artistico al Estatuto de Servicio Civil, Ley N. 1581, mediante la adicion de un Titulo IV