The Saeima1 has adopted and
On the UNESCO Convention of 14 November 1970 on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property
Section 1. This Law adopts and accepts the UNESCO Convention of 14 November 1970 on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property (hereinafter - the Convention).
Section 2. The fulfilment of the commitments of the Convention shall be coordinated by the Ministry of Culture.
Section 3. The Convention shall enter into force at the time and under the procedures specified in Article 21 of the Convention, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall announce it in the official gazette Latvijas Vēstnesis.
Section 4. This Law shall come into force on the day following its proclamation. The Convention in the English language and its translation into the Latvian language shall be announced concurrently with the Law.
This Law has been adopted by the Saeima on 1 November 2018.
President R .Vējonis
Riga, 14 November 2018
1 The Parliament of the Republic of Latvia
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