By Means Of Which The Agreement Between The Republic Of Colombia And The Republic Of Peru For The Protection, Conservation And Recovery Of Archaeological, Historical And Cultural Goods, Made In Bogota On May 24, 1989 Approved

Original Language Title: Por medio de la cual se aprueba el Convenio entre la República de Colombia y la República del Perú para la protección, conservación y recuperación de bienes arqueológicos, históricos y culturales, hecho en Bogotá el 24 de mayo de 1989

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LAW 16 OF 1992
(October 7)
Official Gazette No. 40618 of October 8, 1992
Through which the Agreement between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Peru for approving the protection, conservation and recovery of archaeological, historical and cultural goods, made in Bogota on May 24, 1989 Summary

Term Notes
THE CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA,
having regard to the text of the Convention between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Peru for the protection, conservation and recovery of archaeological, historical and cultural goods, made in Bogota on May 24, 1989 .
"AGREEMENT BETWEEN tHE REPUBLIC oF COLOMBIA aND tHE REPUBLIC oF PERU fOR tHE PROTECTION, CONSERVATION aND RECOVERY oF ARCHAEOLOGICAL GOODS, historical and cultural
the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Peru recognizing the importance of protecting cultural heritage of their respective countries;
with mutual desire to promote the protection, study, conservation and asset recovery of archaeological, artistic, historical and cultural value belonging to the national heritage of their countries;
Given the spirit of Unesco Conventions on this matter, of which both countries are parties, and
Considering the provisions of existing bilateral Cultural Convention,
have agreed as follows: Article I.

1. The Parties undertake individually and, if deemed appropriate, jointly:
A. Facilitate the circulation and exhibition in both countries of archaeological, historical and cultural to encourage mutual understanding and appreciation of the artistic heritage and culture of the same goods;
B. Prevent illicit excavations at archaeological sites and the theft of such property as well as historical and cultural; and
C. Stimulate among scientists and qualified search, excavation, preservation and study of archaeological sites and materials scholars.
2. For the purposes of this Agreement, "archaeological, historical and cultural heritage" will be referred to:
A. Objects of art and archaeological artifacts from both countries, including architectural elements, sculptures, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, books and prints and other traces of human activity or fragments thereof;
B. Documents from official archives of central, state or municipal governments or their appropriate agencies, according to the laws of each Party or older than fifty, which are owned by central, state or municipal governments or its agencies or owned by religious organizations for which both Governments are empowered to act. Similarly, for similar effects, including documents are privately owned.

ARTICLE II.
1. At the request of one Party, the other will use the legal means at its disposal to recover and return archaeological, historical and cultural assets that have been removed from the territory of the requesting Party prior to the entry into force for the two countries of the multilateral Convention on measures to be taken to prohibit and prevent the import, export and transfer of ownership of cultural property.
2. Requests for recovery and return of specific archaeological, historical and cultural assets must be formalized through diplomatic channels.
3. The Parties shall endeavor to give the widest dissemination to the content of their legislation on archaeological, historical and cultural assets, as well as specific procedures or requirements in this regard have agreed between them.

ARTICLE III.
Any dispute that may arise concerning the interpretation or application of this Agreement shall be resolved by the means established in international law.

ARTICLE IV.
This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of exchange of instruments of ratification, after fulfilling the constitutional and legal procedures of each country. It will last indefinitely unless either Contracting Party gives notice in writing to the other of its intention to terminate it. Denunciation shall take effect one year after the date of receipt of the respective notification.
Made in Bogota, DE, on the 24th day of May 1989 in two equally valid copies.
For the Government of the Republic of Colombia (illegible signature).
For the Government of the Republic of Peru (illegible signature). -------

The undersigned Head of the Legal Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
DECLARES:

That this reproduction is true and complete copy of the original text of the "Agreement between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Peru for the protection, conservation and recovery of archaeological, historical and cultural goods" made in Bogota 24 May 1989 which is on file in the Legal Affairs Division -Section Treaties of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Given in Bogota, DE, ten (10) days of September, one thousand nine hundred and ninety
(1990).
The Head of the Legal Affairs Division, FULVIA
ELVIRA BENAVIDES COTES. RAMA

PUBLIC POWER EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC
Bogota, DE, September 18, 1990 Approved
. Submit to the consideration of the honorable National Congress for constitutional purposes,
(Sgd.)
César Gaviria Trujillo Minister of Foreign Affairs,
(Sgd.) Luis Fernando Jaramillo Correa CORREA. DECREES
:

ARTICLE 1o. Approval of the Agreement between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Peru for the protection, conservation and recovery of archaeological, historical and cultural goods, made in Bogotá on 24 May 1989.
Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1. 7a Act. 1944 Convention between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Peru for the protection, conservation and recovery of archaeological, historical and cultural goods, made in Bogota on May 24, 1989 that article 1. of this Act is approved, it will force the country from the date the international link is perfect.

ARTICLE 3. This Law governs from the date of publication.
Given in Bogota, DE, on ...
The President of the Senate, JOSEPH BLACKBURN CORTÉS

The Secretary General of the Senate of the Republic,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives,

GARCIA PEREZ CÉSAR Secretary General of the House of Representatives, Silverio
SALCEDO MOSQUERA.
Republic of Colombia - National Government.
Published and execute.
Given in Bogota, DC, 7 October 1992.

César Gaviria Trujillo Minister of Foreign Affairs, Noemi Sanin
RUBIO.
The Minister of National Education,
CARLOS HOLMES TRUJILLO GARCÍA.



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