Antiquity - Acts & Rules

Acts, Rules and Forms pertaining to the export of non-antiquities, registration of antiquities, moving antiquities, carrying on business to sell antiquities etc.

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1 Indian Treasure Trove Act, 1878 View (Size: 93 kB)
2 The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972 View (Size:137 kB)
3 Antiquities and Art Treasures Rules 1973 View (Size:259 kB)
4 Forms – Antiquity View & Download
5 Application for the issue of Certificate of Non-antiquity View & Download (Size:616 kB)


Superintending Archaeologist

Contact person:

Shri R Ramesh, Assistant Archaeologist

Alternate contact person:

Smt. Radha Muralidharan, Stenographer

Registration of antiquities:

In pursuance of provisions of The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972 and the Antiquities and Art Treasures Rules, 1973 antiquities have to be registered with the Registering Officer of the region.

Registering Officer


Application for Registration of Antiquities

Application for Transfer of ownership for Antiquities


Monuments - Acts & Rules

These acts and rules can be downloaded free of cost

Application for issue of licence for undertaking filming operation – Form IX

Form for release of Security Deposit of Filming Operation Licence - GAR-43