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Legislation — ArchaeoLaw
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Legislation

Russia Increases Fine for Destruction of Cultural Monuments from $1,200 to $20 Million

Russia Increases Fine for Destruction of Cultural Monuments from $1,200 to $20 Million

on July 18, 2013, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Legislation, Russia

Russia has introduced legislation to take effect next month that will increase the maximum penalty for destruction of or damage […]

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Honduras to Enact Minimum Sentences for Cultural Heritage Crimes

Honduras to Enact Minimum Sentences for Cultural Heritage Crimes

on February 4, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Crime, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Legislation, Looting, Trafficking

Those who are convicted of committing crimes against cultural heritage in Honduras will soon be facing a mandatory sentencing scheme. […]

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European Union Cracks Down on Syrian Art Buyers

European Union Cracks Down on Syrian Art Buyers

on July 23, 2012, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Legislation, Middle East

Amidst continuing violence against anti-government protestors, Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad and wife Asma have managed to maintain their lavish lifestyle.  […]

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Alabama Considers “Finders Keepers” Law for Underwater Treasures

Alabama Considers “Finders Keepers” Law for Underwater Treasures

on January 23, 2012, 9:28 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Legislation, Shipwrecks, Southeast U.S.

Republican Senator Cam Ward has introduced a bill to amend the Alabama Cultural Resources Act, a law that requires underwater […]

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Transportation Enhancements Program on the Chopping Block

Transportation Enhancements Program on the Chopping Block

on November 11, 2011, 1:04 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Legislation, Shipwrecks

Congress is currently scrambling to modify the law before the Transportation Enhancements program expires in the spring.  The existing law […]

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Hungarian Parliament Considers Restricting Phase 1 Surveys

Hungarian Parliament Considers Restricting Phase 1 Surveys

on October 31, 2011, 10:35 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Eastern Europe, Legislation

Archaeologists are incensed over a law proposed to the Hungarian Parliament that would restrict the amount of time and money […]

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