International Art and Heritage Law > Malta

Malta

Maltese Cultural Heritage legislation as at July 2010

 

State party to international instruments

1954 Hague Convention

1954 Hague Protocol

1999 Hague Protocol

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1970 Unesco Convention

1995 UNIDROIT Convention

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1972 World Heritage Convention

14 November 1978

2001 Underwater Heritage Convention

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2003 Intangible Heritage Convention

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2005 Diversity of Cultural Expressions Convention

18 December 1006

 

State party to regional instruments

European Cultural Convention

12 December 1966

European Convention for the Protection of the  Architectural Heritage

20 June 1990

European Convention on Offences Relating to Cultural Property

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European Convention for the Protection of the  Archaeological Heritage (revised)

24 November 1994

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

Signed 5 November 1992

Framework Convention for the Protection of National  Minorities

10 February 1998

European Landscape Convention

Signed 20 October 2000

European Convention for the Protection of the  Audiovisual Heritage

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Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for  Society

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Constitutional provisions

Constitution of Malta 1997 as amended 2001 Chapter II, Arts 8 and 9

 

National legislation

Protection of the Maltese Language Act 2003, Chapter 470 of the Laws of Malta

National Archives Act 1990, Chapter 477 of the Law of Malta

Environment Protection Act 2001, Chapter 435 of the Laws of Malta

Culture Heritage Act, Chapter 445 of the Laws of Malta

Protection of Antiquities Regulations, L.N. 445.01

National Museums, Sites and Collections (Admission Fees) Regulations, L.N. 445.05

Donations (National Heritage) Rules, L.N. 123.96

National Museums and Monuments (Comprehensive Admission Tickets) Act, Chapter 298 of the Laws of Malta

Malta Council for Culture and the Arts Act, Chapter 444 of the Law of Malta

Public Curators Act, Chapter 299 of the Laws of Malta

Periti Act, Chapter 390 of the Laws of Malta

 

CE Cultural Heritage Compendium

 

Other useful links

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport

Superintendence for Cultural Heritage

Malta Council for Culture & the Arts

 

Contact

Superintendence for Cultural Heritage

Email: [email protected]

 

Page last updated on 01 August 2015