The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act,1958
13. Acquisition of protected manuments
If the Central Government apprehends that a protected monument is in danger of being destroyed, injured, misused, or allowed to fall into decay, it may acquire the protected monument under provisions of the Land Acquisition Act,1894 as if the maintenance of the protected monument were a public purpose within the meaning of that Act. (1 of 1894).