India/ 5.2 Legislation on culture  

Cultural Policy Frameworks: Draft National Policy on Culture, 1992

Laws relating to funding of cultural institutions: None

Laws providing financing: None

Status of artists: None

Title of the act

Year of adoption

Indian Treasure Trove Act

1878

Ancient Monuments Preservation Act

1904

Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Rules

1959

Antiquities and Art Treasure Act

1972

Delivery of Books and Newspapers (Public Libraries) Act

1954

Public Records Act

1993

 

International treaties ratified by India

Title of the Treaty

Year of adoption

Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

1949

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

1979

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

1979

UNESCO

Universal Copyright Convention

1957

Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict with Regulations for the Execution of the Convention

1958

Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms against Unauthorized Duplication of their Phonograms. Geneva

1974

Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. Paris

1977

Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Paris

1977

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat. Ramsar

1981

Multilateral Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation of Copyright Royalties, with model bilateral agreement and additional Protocol. Madrid

1983

Universal Copyright Convention as revised on 24 July 1971, with Appendix Declaration relating to Article XVII and Resolution concerning Article XI. Paris

1988

Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas, and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific. Bangkok

2000

Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Paris

2005

Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Paris

2006

International Convention against Doping in Sport. Paris

2007


Chapter published: 22-04-2014


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