Convention on Cultural Property: Import - Export Restrictions

Chart of Current and Expired Import Restrictions Under the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act with Links


Bolivia - March 14, 1989: Emergency Action on certain ethno. textiles.(expired Sept. 11, ‘96)Dec. 7, ‘01: MOU on archaeo. & ethno. material (extended Dec. 4, 2006).

Cambodia - Dec. 2, ‘99: Emergency Action archaeo. material. Sept. 22, ‘03: MOU on Khmer archaeo. material.

Canada -April 22, ‘97: MOU on archaeo. and ethno. material. (exp. ‘02)

Colombia - March 15, ‘06: MOU on archaeo. & ethno. material.

Cyprus - Archaeo July 19, 02: MOU on archaeo. material. Sept. 4, ‘06, amended to include prior protections.July 16, ‘07: Amended Bilateral Agreement on archaeo. & ethno. material is extended.

Cyprus - Ethno April 12, ‘99: Emergency Action on ‘ethno. material (extended Aug. 29, ‘03).

El Salvador - Sept. 11, ‘87: Emergency Action on Cara Sucia pre-Columbian material. March 10, ‘95: MOU on pre-Columbian material. Continues protection for Cara Sucia material. (extended March 8, ‘00, and March 8, ‘05)

Guatemala - April 15, ‘91: Emergency Action on pre-Columbian material from Petén. Oct. 3, ‘97: MOU on pre-Columbian material. Continues protection for Petén material. (extended Sept. 29, ‘02); extended & amended Sept. 29, 07.

Honduras - March 12, ‘04: MOU on pre-Columbian material.

Italy - Jan. 23, ‘01, MOU on certain archaeological material (extended on 19 January ‘06).

Mali - Sept. 23, ‘93: Emergency Action on arch. material. ept. 23, ‘97: MOU on archaeo. material from the Niger River Valley and Bandiagara Escarpment. Continues previous protection (extended Sept. 19, ‘02; extended & amended Sept. 19, 07).

Nicaragua - Oct. 26, ‘00: MOU on pre-Columbian material (extended 20 Oct ‘05).

Peru - May 7, ‘90: Emergency Action on pre-Columbian material from Sipán. June 11, ‘97: MOU on pre-Columbian material and Colonial ethnological material. Continues previous protection.(extended June 6, ‘02, and June 9, 07)

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