Section for Heritage, Land Use and Legal Affairs

The section works on the application of laws and regulations in the field of cultural environment in various cases of land use. The section is responsible for the work on the new Cultural Environment Act, regulations related to the Cultural Heritage Fund, other laws and regulations that affect the cultural environment, and for safeguarding the cultural environment in all types of land use issues and in various planning processes, as well as for guidelines and guidance in this area. The section works on archaeology, buildings and structures, vessel protection, Sami and minorities and Polar issues.