International Art and Heritage Law > Slovenia

Slovenia

Slovenian Cultural Heritage legislation as at July 2010

 

State party to international instruments

1954 Hague Convention

1954 Hague Protocol

1999 Hague Protocol

5 November 1992

5 November 1992

13 April 2004

1970 Unesco Convention

1995 UNIDROIT Convention

5 November 1992

8 April 2004

1972 World Heritage Convention

5 November 1992

2001 Underwater Heritage Convention

18 September 2008

2003 Intangible Heritage Convention

18 September 2008

2005 Diversity of Cultural Expressions Convention

18 December 2006

 

State party to regional instruments

European Cultural Convention

2 July 1992

European Convention for the Protection of the  Architectural Heritage

2 July 1992

European Convention on Offences Relating to Cultural Property

-

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

7 May 1999

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

4 October 2000

Framework Convention for the Protection of National  Minorities

25 March 1998

European Landscape Convention

25 September 2003

European Convention for the Protection of the  Audiovisual Heritage

-

Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for  Society

17 September 2008

 

Constitutional provisions

Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia 1991, as amended to 2003, Arts 5, 11, 39, 59, 61-65 and 73

 

National legislation

Exercising Public Interest in the Field of Culture Act 2002

Law on Public Usage of the Slovenian Language 2004

Cultural Heritage Protection Act 2008

Librarianship Act

Protection of Documents and Archives and Archival Institutions Act 2006

Law on the Return of Unlawfully Removed Objects of Cultural Heritage 2003

Law on Self-governing Ethnic Communities, 1994

Law on Implementation of Special Rights for Members of the Italian and Hungarian National Minorities in the Field of Education, 1982 (excerpts only)

Environment Protection Act 2004

 

CE Cultural Heritage Compendium

 

Other useful links

Ministry of Culture, The Government of the Republic of Slovenia, Legislation (English)

 

Contact

National Council for Culture

Ministry of Culture

Maistrova 10

1000 Ljubljana

Email: nsk.mk(at)gov.si

Website: http://www.mk.gov.si/en/

 

 

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