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  • Swedish Code of Statutes – Museum Association 2017:563

    The Museum Act outlines the legal framework for the operation, management, and support of museums in the country. The Act defines what constitutes a museum and specifies the types of institutions that fall under its purview. It outlines the responsibilities of museums in terms of collecting, preserving, researching, and exhibiting cultural and historical artefacts. The Act specifies the governance structure of museums, including the roles and responsibilities of museum boards and directors. The Act encourages museums to engage in educational activities and outreach programs to promote cultural awareness and understanding.

    Koncepce památkové péče v České republice na léta 2024–2028

    The document is divided into three parts. The first part analyzes the achievements of the past strategic period 2017–2023. The second part of the document contains a SWOT analysis and summarizes the strong sides, weak sides, threats and opportunities that heritage conservation in the Czech Republic currently faces. The largest part of the documents concentrates on planning the development of heritage conservation in the country for the following five years. There are several, logically structured topics covered by the strategy. Firstly, it gives an overview of past legislative changes and

    Státní kulturní politika na léta 2021–2025

    The state cultural policy is a strategic document that all specialized strategies and conceptual materials of the Ministry of Culture draw on. It also serves as the main point of reference for the cultural institutions funded by the state. The National Cultural Policy was adopted by a resolution of the government. It is published periodically. First of all, the current state of the cultural and creative fields in the Czech Republic is analysed. This analysis includes statistical data concerning the services, human resources or financing of culture in Czechia and

    Förderungsrichtlinie für die Substanzerhaltung denkmalgeschützter Objekte und für Projekte zur Bewahrung und Erschließung des kulturellen Erbes (Guidelines for the conservation of listed buildings and for projects to preserve and develop cultural heritage)

    The “Förderungsrichtlinie für die Substanzerhaltung denkmalgeschützter Objekte und für Projekte zur Bewahrung und Erschließung des kulturellen Erbes” are the guidelines adopted in Styria for the preservation of cultural heritage. The primary goals are securing, restoring, and conserving immovable as well as movable cultural heritage while promoting the dissemination of cultural heritage. In order to incentivize initiatives in the sector, the policy aims to provide financial support for the preservation of cultural heritage. A particular attention is given to the digital: the guidelines mention the significance of digital technologies in preserving

    Zákon o státní památkové péči

    The Act on State Landmark Conservation is a principal law that determines the conditions and organization of heritage site conservation in Czechia. It pertains to state institutions as well as to private persons – owners of heritage sites declared as cultural landmarks. There are several other legislative documents (instruments) of different types related to this Act. All can be found on the website of the Ministry of Culture. The first part determines different types of protection, rules for the designation of different types of cultural landmarks, or their registration. The

    2016. évi LXXIV. törvény a településkép védelméről

    A law laying the national framework for the system of individual policy documents of the settlements. It defines the framework for “settlement preservation statutes” and “settlement preservation handbooks”, which serve as the local tools for the protection and regulation of settlements. There is a strong emphasis on the regulation of advertisements. In Hungary the building authorities are the county offices of the state government, while the settlements can control the building activities through so-called settlement preservation appraisals, which follow the local regulation. The local statutes also include the listed buildings

    Bundesgesetz betreffend den Schutz von Denkmalen wegen ihrer geschichtlichen, künstlerischen oder sonstigen kulturellen Bedeutung (Denkmalschutzgesetz – DMSG) (Monuments Protection Act)

    The Denkmalschutzgesetz DMSG (Monuments Protection Act) is the Austrian national law for cultural heritage protection. Into force since 1923, the Act has been amended several times, with the last being in 2024. As the general law for cultural heritage protection, in the DMSG is to be found the national definition of cultural heritage and monument, which emphasises the historic, artistic, and cultural significance, and its scope of application. It establishes the protection regime and measures, and it prohibits destruction or alteration of monuments without proper authorisation. The DMSG regulates as

    Law on Implementation of Decisions of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments

    The “Law on Implementation of Decisions of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments” mandates the protection and rehabilitation of properties designated as national monuments in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It specifies that these monuments enjoy the highest degree of legal protection and outlines the responsibilities of various authorities to ensure their preservation. The law also details the approval process for conservation, renovation, or reconstruction of these monuments, emphasizing the importance of maintaining their original state to the extent possible. Additionally, it establishes the legal, scientific, technical, administrative, and financial measures necessary

    Rulebook on the Activities of the Commission as Regards International Cooperation

    The “Rulebook on the Activities of the Commission as Regards International Cooperation” outlines the procedures for the Commission to Preserve National Monuments in Bosnia and Herzegovina to engage in international relations. It specifies the Commission’s roles in initiating and executing international agreements, participating in negotiations, and representing Bosnia and Herzegovina’s interests in international conventions related to national monuments. The document details the Commission’s involvement in various international cooperation efforts, including collaboration with INTERPOL, UNESCO inscription submissions, and fundraising for monument preservation. It mandates annual reporting to the Presidency of Bosnia

    Decision of BiH Presidency on Commission to Preserve National Monuments

    The document outlines the establishment and operational framework of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Formed under the General Framework Agreement for Peace, the Commission is tasked with ruling on applications to designate properties as national monuments based on cultural, historic, religious, or ethnic importance. It details the Commission’s structure, including the appointment of its members, headquarters in Sarajevo, and the ability to perform functions outside its main office. The Commission’s funding comes from Bosnia and Herzegovina’s budget, with additional financing methods. The document emphasizes the

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