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European Legislation

European Union

Council Regulation (EC) No 116/2009 of 18 December 2008 on the export of cultural goods, entered into force 2 March 2009, OJ L 39 of 10.2.2009 of 18 December 2008 on the export of cultural goods, entered into force 2 March 2009, OJ L 39 of 10.2.2009

Repeals Council Regulation (EEC) No 3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods OJ L 395, 31.12.1992, p.1–5

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Corrigendum to: Council Regulation (EEC) No 3911/92 of 9 December 1992 on the export of cultural goods OJ L 267, 19.10.1996, p.30

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Council Directive 93/7/EEC of 15 March 1993 on the return of cultural objects unlawfully removed from the territory of a Member State OJ L 74, 27.3.1993, p. 74–79

Entered into force 27.3.1993, transposition date 15.12.1993 (15.3.1994 for Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands)

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Amended by Directive 96/100/EC, entered into force 21.3.1997, transposition date 1.9.1997, OJ L 60 of 1.3.1997; and Directive 2001/38/EC, entered into force 30.7.2001, transposition date 31.12.2001, OJ L 187 of 10.7.2001

 

Conclusions of the Council and of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States of 16 December 2008, meeting within the Council, on the promotion of cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue in the external relations of the Union and its Member States OJ C 320 of 16.12.2008 OJ C 320 of 16.12.2008

 

Council of Europe

European Cultural Convention CETS No.018, Paris, 19 December 1954, in force 5 May 1955

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Reservations and declarations

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1975 European Charter of the Architectural Heritage adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 15 September 1975

 

European Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage, CETS No.121, 3 October 1985, in force 1 December 1987

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European Convention on Offences Relating to Cultural Property, CETS No.119, Delphi 23 June 1985, not in force

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Convention on the Protection of Archaeological Heritage (Revised) CETS No.143, Valletta, 16 January 1992, in force 25 May 1995

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European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, CETS No.148, Strasbourg, 5 November 1992, in force 1 March 1998

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Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities CETS No.157, Strasbourg, 1 February 1995, in force 1 February 1998

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European Landscape Convention, CETS No.176, Florence 20 October 2000, in force 1 March 2004

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European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage CETS No.183, Strasbourg 8 November 2001, in force 1 January 2008

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Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society, CETS No.199, Faro 27 October 2005, not in force

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Useful links

European Union legal instruments

http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/culture/cu0005_en.htm

http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/culture/l11017b_en.htm

http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/culture/cu0002_en.htm

 

Council of Europe legal instruments

http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cultureheritage/Resources/default_en.asp

 

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