• Protection of Sculptures, Carvings, Images, Bas-reliefs, Inscriptions or like objects

  • 18
     Power to Central Government to control moving of sculptures , carvings or like objects
  • 19
     Purchase of sculptures, carvings or like objects by the Government
  • Archaeological Excavation

  • 20
     Power of Central Government to notify areas as protected
  • 20A
     Power to enter upon and make excavations 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
  • General

  • 21
     Assessment of market-value or compensation
  • 22
  • 23
     Power to make rules
  • 24
     Protection to public servants acting under Act