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The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act,1904





1 Short title and extent
2 Definitions
3 Protected monuments
4 Acquisition of rights in or guardianship of an ancient monument
5 Preservation of ancient monument by agreement
6 Owners under disability or not in possession
7 Enforcement of agreement
8 Purchasers at certain sales and persons claiming though owner bound by instrument executed by owner
9 Application of endowment to repair of an ancient monument
10 Compulsory purchase of ancient monument
10A Power of Central Government to control mining, etc., near ancient monument
11 Maintenance of certain protected monuments
12 Voluntary contributions
13 Protection of place of worship from misuse, pollution or desecration
14 Relinquishment of Government rights in a monument
15 Right of access to certain monuments
16 Penalties
17 Power to Central Government to control traffic in antiquities
18 P o w e r to Central Government to control moving of sculptures, carvings or like objects
19 Purchase of sculptures, carvings or like objects by the Government
20 Power of Central Government to notify areas as protected
20A Power to enter upon and make excavation in a protected area
20B Power of Central Government to make rules regulating archaeological excavation in protected areas
20C Power to acquire a protected area
21 Assessment of market-value or compensation
22 Jurisdiction
23 Power to make rules
24 Protection to public servants acting under Act

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