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Latvia/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.8 Other areas of culture specific legislation

Table 6:     List of cultural legislation, Latvia

Title of the Act

Year of adoption
(came into force)

Law on Cultural Institutions

1998

Copyright Law

2000

Law on Libraries

1998

Law on Museums

2006

Law on Archives

2011

Law on the Protection of Cultural Monuments

1992

Law on Film

2010

Law on the Realisation of the National Library

2003

Law on Latvian National Opera

2002

Law on Obligatory Deposit of Printed and other Publications

1997

Legal Deposit Law

2006

Law on the National Library of Latvia

1992/1993

Law on the Preservation and Protection of Riga's Historical Centre

2003

Law on the Song and Dance Celebration

2005

Law on the State Cultural Capital Foundation

2003/2004

Law on the Service Pension of State and Local Government Professional Orchestras, Choirs, Concert Organisations, Theatre and Circus Artists and the Allowance for Creative Work of Ballet Artists

2004/2005

Law on the Museum of Occupation of Latvia

2006

Law on the Dome Church and Monastery Ensemble

2005

Electronic Mass Media Law

2010

Law on Press and Other Mass Media

1991

Draft Bills

 

Law on Architecture

Guidelines on architecture policy 2009-2015 (2009) envisage that the Law on Architecture has to be elaborated and adopted in the coming years.

Law on traditional culture heritage

In the development process


Chapter published: 08-10-2014

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