The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 (With Rules, Amendments, Notifications and Orders)
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Book ID : 32643
ISBN-10 : 81-7574-183-X / 817574183X
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7574-183-6 / 9788175741836
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Language : English
xiv, 234p., 25 cm.
India is rich in cultural heritage. The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 is the principal Act for the preservation and ancient and historical monument and archaeological sites remains of national importance and for the regulation of archaeological excavation, etc. in India. In the fast changing social and economical scenario and rising level of awareness it is necessary for archaeologists and administrators to understand the law in full. Since its enactment in 1958, there have been several amendments. It was difficult to get original notifications and update copies of the Act and Rule in any single library. It is the only original publication where all Notifications – Act, Rules Amendments, Orders, Corrigendum are compiled with great accuracy. Introduction also gives brief history of legislations dealing with cultural heritage in the country. Frequently Asked Questions would help students and common reader to understand various previous of the Act and Rules. Creation of prohibited and regulated area around protected monuments has also affected public living in and around ancient and historical monuments in cities, towns or in remote villages. This book would be of great use to archaeologists, historians, researchers, heritage managers, administrators, lawyers, architects, town planners, artists, film producers, event managers and public at large, who need to refer to them, for conducting their duties and activities in accordance with the law.