The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act,1904
20C. Power to acquire a protected area
If the 1[Central Government] is of opinion that a protected area contains an ancient monument or antiquities of national interest and value, 2[it] may direct the 3[Provincial Government] to acquire such area, or any part thereof, and the 3[Provincial Government] may thereupon acquire such area or part under the Land Acquisition Act,1894 (I of 1894), as for a public purpose].
1 Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “the Govt.”
2. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “he” .
3. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “L.G.” .