Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance, 2010 (Ordinance No. 1 of 2010). | Land Portal

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This Ordinance amends the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958.In section 2 new definitions for “protected area” and “regulated area” have been inserted. After section 20 a new heading “Prohibited area and regulated area near or adjoining protected monuments” has been inserted and also new sections 20A, 20B, 20C and 20D, which stipulate that any area near any protected monuments and sites shall be declared prohibited areas for purposes of construction and no private or public construction in the prohibited area will be allowed except under terms and conditions of a special permission.The Act further provides for the establishment of Expert Advisory Committees responsible for the preservation, safety, security of, or access to, monuments or their immediate surroundings.

Amends: Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 (Act. No. 24 of 1958). (1972)

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