National Monuments Act, 1930

Restriction of export of archaeological objects.

24.—(1) It shall not be lawful for any person to export or attempt to export or sell for export any archaeological object without or otherwise than in accordance with a licence issued by the Minister for Education under this section.

(2) The Minister for Education may at his discretion issue to any person a licence to export any particular archaeological object and may insert in any such licence such conditions and restrictions as he shall think proper.

(3) Any person who exports or attempts to export or sells for export an archaeological object in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or, at the discretion of the Court, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.