Cultural property classes
Organizations are designated for specific classes of cultural property based on the cultural property classes below.
|Class 1||Natural History (including fossils, minerals and other natural history objects) and Archeology|
|Class 2||Objects of Material Ethnographic Culture|
|Class 3||Military Objects|
|Class 4||Objects of Applied and Decorative Arts|
|Class 5||Objects of Fine Arts|
|Class 6||Scientific or Technological Objects|
|Class 7||Archival Material|
|Class 8||Musical Instruments|
|Class 9||Audiovisual collections (film, video, new media, including digital)|
There are two categories of designated organizations across Canada:
- Category A: unlimited designation for property from one or more of the above classes.
- Category B: limited designation for a specific object or collection.
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