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ASI Training Syllabus Paper12


Syllabus for PGDA

Papers: I | II  | III  | IV  | V |  VI | VII  | VIII  | IX  | X | XI | XII | TEST

Paper -XII Antiquarian Laws


1. History of antiquarian laws in India

2. Problems and implementation


1. The Indian Treasure Trove Act, 1878

2. The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act, 1904

3. The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958

4. The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Rules, 1959

5.The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972

6. The Antiquities and Art Treasures Rules, 1973


1. Land Acquisition Act, 1894

2. Public Premises (Eviction of unauthorised occupants) Act, 1971

3. Public Premises (Eviction of unauthorised occupants) Rules


1. The Athens Charter for the Restoration of Historic Monuments, 1931

2. UNESCO Convention for the protection of cultural property in the event of war and conflict (Hague), 1954

3. The Venice Charter, 1964

4. Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property, 1970

5. Convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, 1972

6. UNESCO Recommendation for the protection of movable cultural property, 1978

7. The Burra Charter, 1979

8. Historic Gardens – The Florence Charter, 1981

9. Charter for the Protection and Management of the Archaeological Heritage, 1990

10. Guidelines on Education and Training in the Conservation of Monuments, Ensembles and Sites, 1993

11. Nara Document on Authenticity, 1994

12. Charter on the Protection and Management of Underwater Cultural Heritage, 1996

13. Principles for the Recording of Monuments, Groups of Buildings and Sites, 1996

14. International Cultural Tourism Charter, 1999

15. Charter on Built Vernacular Heritage, 1999

16. Principles for the Preservation and Conservation / Restoration of Wall Paintings, 2003

17. Principles for the Analysis, Conservation and Structural Restoration of Architectural Heritage, 2003

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