Print this Page
Print this Page

Romania/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.3 Cultural heritage

  • Law no. 149/1997 on the ratification of the UNIDROIT Convention referring to illegal exported or stolen cultural assets, adopted in Rome on 24 June 1995;
  • Law no. 150/1997 regarding the ratification of the Convention for Archaeological Heritage Protection, adopted in La Valetta on 1 January 1992 and signed by Romania on 22 June 1996;
  • Law no. 5/2000 on approval of the National Territorial Arrangement Plan - Protected Areas;
  • Law no. 182/2000 on the Protection of National Mobile Cultural Heritage;
  • Law no. 422/2001 on the protection of historical monuments;
  • Law no. 311/2003 on museums and public collections;
  • Law no. 379/2003 relating to graves and war memorials ;
  • Law no. 235/2005 declaring the historical monuments from the north of Moldavia as objects of national interest;
  • Government Decision no. 1258/2001 on the organisation of the National Office of Historical Monuments;
  • Government Decision no. 1309/2002 on the approval of the methodological norms regarding the share of duties for historical monuments and the methods of collection, utilisation and publication of the sums resulting from its application;
  • Government Decision no. 1420/2003 on the approval of the norms regarding the movable cultural goods trade;
  • Government Decision no. 1430/2003 on the guidelines regarding the funding provided by the Ministry  of Culture  and Religious Affairs  and the  local administrative authorities for the protection and intervention works on historical monuments – the size of the state contribution and the procedures and the conditions which any owner, other than the state, municipality, etc. must adhere to;
  • Government Decision no. 493/2004 for approval of the methodology for monitoring historical monuments included on the World Heritage List;
  • Government Decision no. 518/2004 on the approval of the methodological norms regarding temporary or permanent exportation of movable cultural goods;
  • Government Ordinance no. 43/2000 on the protection of archaeological heritage and the declaration of certain archaeological sites as national interest areas;
  • Government Ordinance no. 44/2000 regarding certain measures for the protection of cultural mobile assets temporarily exported;
  • Government Ordinance no. 47/2000 establishing certain measures for the protection of historical monuments included on the World Heritage List, as approved by Law no. 564/2001;
  • Government Decision no. 1463/11.12.2003 on the Organisation and Functioning of the National Centre for Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture;
  • Order of the Minister of Culture and Religious Affairs no. 2684/2003 for approval of the Methodology for drawing up guidelines regarding the use of historical monuments;
  • Order no. 2185 of April 2nd 2007 on the approval of the norms for classifying museums and public collections;
  • Order no. 2057 of February 5th 2007 on the approval of the criteria and norms on licensing museums and public collections;
  • Order no. 2297 of the 17th of July 2006 on approving the Criteria for granting the prior endorsement for establishing museums and public collections;
  • Law no. 143/2007 for approving the Government Ordinance no. 118/2006 regarding the establishment, organisation and performance of cultural establishments;
  • Law no. 26/2008 on the protection of intangible cultural heritage;
  • Law no. 6/2008 concerning the legal status of technical and industrial heritage;
  • Law no. 261/2009 Alphafor approving the Government Ordinance no.  214/2008 amending and supplementing Law no. 50/1991 on authorising the execution of building works; and
  • Government Ordinance regarding the adjourning of the period provided in art. IV of the Government Ordinance no. 27/2008 for amending Law 350/200 related to spatial planning and urbanism.

Chapter published: 23-08-2012

Your Comments on this Chapter?