Lesson 1, Topic 1
In Progress

Legal Framework


The legal provisions in force that frame the underwater archaeological heritage and the diver’s behaviour are as follows:

  • Decree-Law No. 164/97 of 27 June and 289/93 of 21 August on underwater cultural heritage.
  • Ordinance No. 51/98, of February 4, on the reward table for fortuitous findings of coherent and delimited archaeological contexts (not isolated objects).