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Monuments and Relics Act, Chapter 29:01

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Year of current version:1991
Date of Text (Enacted):March 14, 1991
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:© 2011. UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws

This Act makes provision for the conservation, preservation and study of cultural heritage; the acquisition by the Government of rights and trusteeship over monuments and relics and for the preservation thereof by agreement with the owners. The act contains provisions on the procedure to be followed in relation to the exportation and importation of monuments, relics and collections of cultural heritage.
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WIPO Lex No.:MW026

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