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Правна заштита културних добара у Уједињеном Краљевству
Legal protection of cultural property in the United Kingdom

Author(s): Filip Mirić, Aleksandra Mirić
Subject(s): Comparative Law
Published by: Институт за међународну политику и привреду
Keywords: Cultural properties;criminal protection;France;Serbia

Summary/Abstract: Future of some society depends of the way it protect its cultural heritage. Cultural heritage shall enjoy special protection in all modern countries. This protection is achieved primarily non-criminal measures relating to the conservation of cultural heritage, their presentation and popularization. However , when necessary, as a last resort to protect, the are provisions of the criminal law. State provides special protection of cultural properties by the criminalization of certain actions that may lead to their damage or destruction. EU member states are committed to providing criminal laws complement and enhance this protection . As an example, authors analyzed the relevant criminal provisions of the Act on the Protection of Cultural Property in the UK , as well as the Criminal Code of Serbia, using comparative method considered the options for improving our criminal law in the protection of cultural property and thus contribute to the harmonization of the rights of the Republic of Serbia with the EU. Although it is two completely different legal system, certain legal provisions common type in this field can be successfully implemented in the Republic of Serbia, which is especially prominent in the work.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 51
  • Page Range: 370-381
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Serbian