An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the preservation and protection of antiquities. ♣
WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the preservation and protection of antiquities;
AND WHEREAS the national interest of Bangladesh in relation to the achievement of uniformity within the meaning of clause (2) of Article 131 of the Constitution requires Central legislation in the matter;
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
Short title, extent and commencement
l. (1) This Act may be called the Antiquities Act, 1968
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
(3) It shall come into force at once.
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