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National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1994

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Number 17 of 1994


NATIONAL MONUMENTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Ownership of archaeological object.

3.

Waiver of rights of State to ownership of archaeological object.

4.

Possession, etc. of archaeological object.

5.

Reporting of possession, etc. of archaeological object.

6.

Appointment of designated persons and places.

7.

Forfeiture of detection devices and other equipment.

8.

Inspection and excavation by Director.

9.

Power to take possession of archaeological object.

10.

Payment to person finding archaeological object.

11.

Acquisition of national monument, etc. by Commissioners.

12.

Recorded monuments.

13.

Offences and penalties.

14.

Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act.

15.

Amendment of section 14 of Principal Act.

16.

Amendment of section 2 of Act of 1987.

17.

Repeal of section 2 (6) of Act of 1987.

18.

Amendment of section 3 of Act of 1987.

19.

Amendment of section 23 of Principal Act.

20.

Amendment of section 25 of Principal Act.

21.

Amendment of section 26 of Principal Act.

22.

Amendment of section 22 of Act of 1987.

23.

Laying of regulations under this Act.

24.

Short title, construction, collective citation and commencement.

SCHEDULE

Compulsory Acquisition of Land

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Number 17 of 1994


NATIONAL MONUMENTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1994


AN ACT TO MAKE FURTHER PROVISION FOR THE PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL OBJECTS, TO DEFINE ARCHAEOLOGICAL OBJECTS TO INCLUDE TREASURE TROVE, TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE NATIONAL MONUMENTS ACTS, 1930 TO 1987, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [6th July, 1994]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: