Portugal/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.3 Cultural heritage

  • the Portuguese Heritage Protection Law (Law 107/2001) establishes the basis for the policy and cultural heritage protection and improvement regime; and
  • the Framework Law on Portuguese Museums (Law 47/2004) defines principles of national policies for museums. This legal document establishes guidelines for recognition of Museums and Visiting collections. It also officially establishes and develops the Portuguese Network of Museums (RPM) - a former project structure launched in 2000.

Chapter published: 13-07-2011