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The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act,1972

The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act,1972






1 Short title, extent and commencement
2 Definitions
3 Regulation of export trade in antiquities and art treasures
4 Application Act 52 of 1962
5 Antiquities to be sold only under a licence
6 Appointment of licensing officers
7 Application for licence
8 Grant of licence
9 Renewal of licence
10 Maintenance of records, photographs, and registers by licencees
11 Revocation, suspension and amendment of licences
12 Persons whose licences have been revoked may sell antiquities to other licencees
13 Power to Central Government to carry on the business of selling antiquities to the exclusion of others
14 Registration of antiquities
15 Appointment of registering officers
16 Application for registration and grant of certificate of registration
17 Transfer of ownership, etc., of antiquities to be intimated to the registering officer
18 Provisions of sections 14,16 and 17 not to apply in certain cases
19 Power of Central Government to compulsorily acquire antiquities and art treasures
20 Payment of compensation for antiquities and art treasures compulsorily acquired under section 19
21 Appeals against decisions of licensing officers and registering officers
22 Appeals against awards of arbitrators
23 Powers of entry, search, seizure, etc.
24 Power to determine whether or not an article, etc., is antiquity or art treasure
25 Penalty
26 Cognizance of offences
27 Magistrate€™s power to impose enhanced penalties
28 Offences by companies
29 Protection of action taken in good faith
30 Application of other laws not barred
31 Power to make rules
32 Repeal
33 Amendment of Act 24 of 1958


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