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The Antiquities Ordinance, No. 9 of 1940 (Cap. 188)

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Year of current version:1956
Date of Text (Enacted):July 15, 1940
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:This Ordinance provides for the preservation of the antiquities of Ceylon (currently known as Sri Lanka). It was amended by the Antiquities (Amendment) Act, No. 2 of 1955, Act No. 22 of 1955 and was last revised in 1956.
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