The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act,1904
Any person other than the owner who destroys, removes, injuries, alters, defaces or imperils a protected monument, and any owner who destroys, removes, injures, alters, defaces or imperils a monument maintained by 1[the Central Government] under this Act or in respect of which an agreement has been executed under section 5, and any owner or occupier who contravenes an order made under section 7, sub-section (1), shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, or with imprisonment which may extend to three months, or with both.
1. Subs. by the A. O. 1937, for “Govt.”