The Commission to Preserve National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina, (Bosnian: Komisija za očuvanje nacionalnih spomenika Bosne i Hercegovine), is Bosnia and Herzegovina institution which declares and registers the national monuments, as sites, places, immovable and movable heritage of historical and cultural importance to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The sites of exclusively natural heritage are not subject of Annex 8 and Commission.
In accordance to Annex 8 of Dayton Agreement and Act concerning the Commission to Preserve National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina passed by Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina at 119. session from December 21, 2001, where The Commission to Preserve National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina is established pursuant to Annex 8 of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and basic principles and objectives of the Commission activities established, as well as its te njeni[clarification needed] primary tasks and authorizations as Bosnia and Herzegovina institution.
Act was issued by Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian: Službeni glasnik BiH), No. 1/02 i 10/02., and Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina No. 2/02, 27/02 and 6/04/.
For declaration of the property to be the national monuments, property and political criterion are not of special importance. However, since 2016 three native members of the Commission are picked on the basis of their ethnicity (Bosniak, Croat and Serb), and regardless of their prior or current political engagements, which could prove to be controversial.
Regulation of conduct and procedures in a framework of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina are as stipulated in most recent Act of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, from May 26, 2016 - under principal provisions, methodology, procedures, cooperation with institutions and official bodies, transparency, and final articles.
Members of the Commission for period November 2002 to February 2016
Members of the Commission since February 2016
The Secretariat is managed and organized by an Executive officer.
Secretariat of the Commission consists of:
The Commission to Preserve National Monuments declares legal protection of the property to be the national monument on the ground of criteria based on subject, scope and value of each property.
Portable cultural property, individual or in collections, classified as follows:
Groups of buildings which are either part of a composition with a certain purpose or an agglomeration which is the result of continuous building in a historic core.
Properties arisen from the prehistoric times until the end of the 20th century.
Association of a building, or group or place to a historic figure in the history or a significant event in the history.
i. Quality of workmanship, ii. Quality of material, iii. Proportions, iv. Composition, v. Value of a detail, vi. Structural value.
Documentary, scientific and educational or pedagogic value. i. Material evidence about less known historic era, ii. Evidence of historic changes, iii. Work of a famous artist or builder, iv. Evidence of certain type, style or regional manner, v. Evidence of a typical lifestyle in the certain era.
i. Ontology value, ii. Sacral value, iii. Traditional value, iv. Relation to the rituals or traditions, v. Significance for the identity of a group of people.
i. Relation of the form in the comparison with other parts of the group, ii. Meaning in the townscape, iii. A building or a group of buildings is a part of a group or site.
i. Form and design, ii. Materials and substance, iii. Use and function, iv. Traditions and techniques, v. Location and setting, vi. Spirit and feeling, and vii. Other internal and external factors.
i. The single or rare example of an object type or style, ii. A masterpiece of workmanship or course, iii. Work of a prominent artist/ architect, craftsman.
i. Material wholeness, ii. Homogeneity, iii. Completeness, iv. Unimpaired condition.
Act was issued by Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian: Službeni glasnik BiH), No. 1/02 i 10/02., and Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina No. 2/02, 27/02 and 6/04/. All later acts and decisions are consequently published also.
Criteria are published in the Official Gazette of BiH and the Official Gazettes of both Entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina and of Brčko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
U Odluci o Komisiji za očuvanje nacionalnih spomenika ("Službeni glasnik BiH", broj 1/02 i 10/02), u članu 7. iza riječi "Komisija usvaja opće akte," dodaju se riječi: "sa tri glasa - konsenzusom domaćih članova" i interpunkcijski znak "zarez".