Section No : Legislative Enactments ANTIQUITIESMarginal Notes1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Antiquities Ordinance.2. Property in antiquities. 3. Payment by the State of market value of certain antiquities. [ 17, 24 of 1998] 4. Agreement as to apportionment of antiquities, without payment by the State . 5. Dispute as to market value or apportionment of antiquities. 6. No excavation except upon licence from Director-General of Archaeology. 7. Application for licence to excavate. 8. Grant or refusal of licence to excavate. 9. Terms of licence. 10. Duty of licensee in respect of discoveries. 11. Withdrawal of licence without compensation. 12. Appeal against refusal or withdrawal of licence to excavate. 13. Immunity of State from claims for loss or damage. 14. Discovery of antiquities otherwise than under licence to excavate. 15. Offences relating to discovery of antiquities. 15A. offences relating to theft of antiquities.[ 4, 24 of 1998] [ 5, 12 of 2005]15B. Penalty for destruction & c. of antiquity. [ 4,24 of 1998] [ 5, 12 of 2005]15C. Offences under [ 4, 24 of 1998 ] 15D. Evidence.[ 4, 24 of 1998] 16. Declaration of a monument in existence not less than hundred years as an ancient monument. [ 5, 24 of 1998] 17. Declaration of specified trees as ancient monuments. 18. Notification of protected monuments. 19. Previous notice of intention to declare an ancient monument to be a protected monument. 20. Agreements in regard to protected monuments. 21. No restoration, & c, of protected monument, except upon permit. 22. Refusal or revocation of permit under section 21. 23. Power of Commissioner-General of Archaeology to restore, repair, & c, protected monuments. 24. Prohibition or restriction of building, mining, & c., in vicinity of certain monuments. 25. Claim for compensation by owner of land affected by regulations under section 24. [ 2, 2 of 1955] 26. Establishment of compensation board. 27. Decision of the board after inquiry. 28. Powers of the board. 29. Appeal to District Court from decision of the board and procedure thereon. 30. Hearing of appeal by the court and its powers. 31. Penalty for destruction, desecration, & c, of ancient monuments. 32. Further offences. 33. Archaeological reserves.[ 3,2 of 1955] 34. Encroachments, & c., on archaeological reserves. 35. Eject merit of person convicted under section 34. 36. Prohibition of export of antiquities except upon licence. 37. Applications for licence to export antiquities. 38. Appeal against refusal of licence. 39. Acquisition by museum of antiquity sought to be exported. 39A. [ 8,24 of 1998]40. Powers of Director-General of Archaeology. [ 10, 24 of 1998 ] 41. Duties of Director-General of Archaeology. 42. Power of inspection, & c, of antiquities. 43. Authorisation of Government Agents and other officers to exercise powers of Director-General of Archaeology.[ 11, 24 of 1998] 43A. Impact assessment of proposed development projects. [ 12, 24 of 1998] 43B. Conditions to be complied with. [ 12, 24 of 1998] 44. Penalty for breach of Ordinance or regulation, where no other penalty provided. [ 13, 24 of 1998] [ 5, 12 of 2005] 45. Determination of disputes under sections 5 and 39. 46. Reward Fund. [ 14, 24 of 1998] 47. Regulations. 48. Interpretation. 49. The Lost Regulation not to apply to antiquities.