Laws

In this section, we will post old and new laws relevant for the cultural sector in Lebanon.

About the Ministry of Culture:

About Cultural Heritage:

  • Law Nr. 30, 7 October 1982, Decree to join the UNESCO convention concerning the protection of the cultural and natural heritage: Law Nr. 30-1982
  • Law Nr. 37, 20 October 2008, Decree about the determination, administration and protection of cultural property: Law Nr. 37-2008

About the Definition and Rights of Artists:

  • Law Nr. 33, 10 August 1962, Decisions on the status of foreign artists in Lebanon: Law Nr. 33-1962
  • Law Nr. 10267, 15 August 1962, Decisions on the status of foreign artists in Lebanon: Law Nr. 10267-1962
  • Law Nr. 3855, 21 September 1972, The international convent on civil, , political and cultural rights of 1972 determines the fundamental rights of Lebanon. Of particular interest for this project are the articles 21 (p. 1063), 22 (p. 1063) and 8 (p. 1088). They establish the right of assembly in a peaceful manner and the right to build syndicates.
  • Law Nr. 56, 30 December 2008, Decisions on the definition of artistic professions, on trade unions of artists and possible admission requirements: Law Nr. 56-2008

 

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