Historical and cultural examination (hereinafter - examination) is performed in accordance with the “Rules of historical and cultural examination” dd. 20.08.2007. The examination is performed in order to determine the historical and cultural significance and condition of historical and cultural heritage sites.

Examination of historical and cultural heritage or sites of history and culture is performed on the base of decision of the authorized body or local executive body, by organization or an expert organization having a license to perform archaeological and/or research and restoration works on historical and cultural sites by means of conclusion of contract to perform study works. On results of this study an expert conclusion to be prepared, which includes reasoned, scientifically based, objective conclusions of the organization (expert) on the subject of study.

Conclusion of the historical and cultural study is a recommendation:
1) to assign or refuse to assign to the site a status of a historical and cultural site;
2) to with draw or refuse to with draw the status of a historical and cultural site;
3) to move and/or refuse to move and/or to change the historical and cultural site.