||Act Promoting and Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage, B.E. 2559 .
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||Legislation on-line Parliament of Thailand PDF of Act in Thai (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2017-01-29)
||Competent authority is the Ministry of Culture. The Act sets out to promote and safeguard the intangible cultural heritage of Thailand which includes folk literature and language; performing arts; social practices, rituals and festive traditions, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe; traditional craftsmanship; playing traditional folk sports and martial arts; any other practice or form as prescribed in the regulations.