ERIC Number: ED060357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Mar
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Iniciativa de ley federal del patrimonio cultural de la nacion (Draft of Federal Law for the Cultural Heritage of the Nation).
This document is an English-language abstract (approximately 1,500 words) of the draft of a law for the preservation of Mexican national heritage, particularly for the protection, conservation, and recuperation of cultural objects. The document consists of twelve chapters and six articles. Chapter 1 declares the protection, conservation, recuperation and growth of national cultural heritage to be in the public interest. The second chapter discusses how to include property into the National Cultural Heritage. Chapter 3 sets the limitations and rules for governing this property. The fourth chapter refers specifically to archaeological monuments. Laws are set for artistic and historic monuments, as well as folkloric and picturesque sites and national wonders in Chapters 4-7. The Commission for Cultural Wealth is created in Chapter 8. Chapter 9 indicates the duties and functions of the National Institute of Anthropology and the National Institute of Fine Arts. The tenth chapter is of special importance for the rules it establishes on the reproduction of these cultural objects. Chapter 11 creates the Registry and Catalog of the objects included in the NCH. The last chapter deals with administrative infractions and the penalities for law violations. (Author/GDB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Background, Ethnology, Legislation, National Programs, Spanish Culture
Available in CEAS Abstract Series No. 1-4 (ED 060 227)
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Authoring Institution: Mexico.