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The Protection and Preservation of Cultural Heritage Regions Law (1998)

Section 3: The objectives of this Law are as follows:

(a) to implement the protection and preservation policy with respect to perpetuation of cultural heritage that has existed for many years;

(b) to protect and preserve the cultural heritage regions and the cultural heritage therein so as not to deteriorate due to natural disaster or man-made destruction;

(c) to uplift hereditary pride and to cause dynamism of patriotic spirit of citizens by protecting and preserving the cultural heritage regions;

(d) to promote public awareness and will as to the high value of the protection and preservation of the cultural heritage regions;

(e) to protect the cultural heritage regions from destruction;

(f) to carry out protection and preservation of the cultural heritage regions in conformity with the International Convention approved by the State.