Received: 01 Jan 1970
Accepted: 01 Jan 1970
KRIVIČNOPRAVNE MERE U OBLASTI ZAŠTITE NEPOKRETNIH I POKRETNIH KULTURNIH DOBARA NA OSNOVU OSNIVAČKIH UGOVORA EU (PRIMER FRANCUSKE)
The way how society treats traces of its history, which of course includes the cultural properties, is of crucial importance for the development of any society. Since architectural heritage may be subject to abuse, many of which have characteristics of crime, the authors analyzed the measures of criminal protection of building heritage in the Criminal Law Acts of Member States. This protection is provided by the criminalization of offenses against cultural property in the positive acts of individual Member States, to according to the Treaty of Maastricht in 1992, which will be discussed particularly. As an example, an analysis of the relevant provisions of the Criminal Code of France, as well as the Criminal Code of Serbia, to considered the options for improving our criminal legislation in the field of cultural properties and thereby contribute to the harmonization of laws of the Republic of Serbia with the EU.
Keywords: Cultural properties, criminal protection, France, Serbia