Section for Heritage, Land Use and Legal Affairs

The section works with the application of laws and regulations in the cultural environment area in various area matters. 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 issues and in various planning processes, and for guidelines and guidance in the area. The section works with archeology, buildings and structures, vessel protection, Sami and minorities, polar issues.