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Cultural Property Act (No. 73 of 1988)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title  
   2.	   Prohibition of export of cultural property except upon licence  
   3.	   Application for licence to export cultural property  
   4.	   Appeal against refusal of licence  
   5.	   Penalty for export of cultural property without permission  
   6.	   Delegation of powers and duties of the Controller  
   7.	   Establishment of the Cultural Property Board  
   8.	   Constitution of the Board  
   9.	   Meetings and quorum of the Board  
   10.	   Power of the Board  
   11.	   Minister to specify the categories of cultural property to be registered  
   12.	   Registration of cultural property in private possession  
   13.	   Government Agent to be the registering officer  
   14.	   Applications for certificate of registration-  
   15.	   Grant of certificate of registration  
   16.	   Transfer of ownership of any registered cultural property to be intimated to the registering  
   17.	   Penalty  
   18.	   Licence to deal  in cultural property  
   19.	   Section - 19  
   20.	   Person whose licences have been cancelled may sell cultural property to other licences  
   21.	   Liability of person contravening Sections 18,19 and 20 of this Act  
   22.	   Powers of Archaeological Commissioner  
   23.	   Duties of the Archaeology Commissioner  
   24.	   Power of inspection of cultural property  
   25.	   Direction by the Archaeological Commissioner  
   26.	   Authorization of Government Agents and other officers to exercise powers of Archaeological Commissioner  
   27.	   Section - 27  
   28.	   Regulation  
   29.	   Interpretation  

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