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PROTECTION OF MOVABLE CULTURAL HERITAGE ACT 1986


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Interpretation  
   4.      Act binds the Crown  
   5.      Application  
   6.      Extension to Territories  
   6A.     Application of the Criminal Code  

   PART II--CONTROL OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS

           Division 1--Exports

   7.      Movable cultural heritage of Australia  
   8.      National Cultural Heritage Control List  
   9.      Unlawful exports  
   10.     Grant of permits in respect of particular objects  
   10A.    Grant of general permits for certain institutions  
   11.     Permits  
   12.     Certificates of exemption  
   13.     Variation etc. of conditions and period of permit or certificate  
   13A.    Address for service of notices  

           Division 2--Imports

   14.     Unlawful imports  

   PART III--ADMINISTRATION

   15.     National Cultural Heritage Committee  
   16.     Functions of Committee  
   17.     Constitution of Committee  
   18.     Removal and resignation  
   19.     Remuneration and allowances  
   20.     Disclosure of interests  
   21.     Meetings  
   21A.    Conduct of meetings  
   21B.    Certain resolutions may be made without meetings  
   22.     Register of expert examiners  
   23.     Expert examiners  
   24.     Delegation  

   PART IV--NATIONAL CULTURAL HERITAGE ACCOUNT

   25.     Establishment of National Cultural Heritage Account  
   25A.    Credits to Account  
   25B.    Purpose of Account  
   26.     Taxation  

   PART V--ENFORCEMENT OF ACT

   27.     Interpretation  
   28.     Inspectors  
   29.     Identity cards  
   30.     Search warrants  
   31.     Search warrants granted by telephone  
   32.     Searches in emergencies  
   33.     Powers of arrest  
   34.     Seizure of protected objects  
   35.     Power of retention  
   36.     Notice of seizure  
   37.     Court proceedings  
   38.     Result of forfeiture  
   39.     Production of permit  
   40.     Proof of authority  
   41.     Foreign country to request return of objects  
   43.     Assistance of inspectors  
   46.     Indictable offences  

   PART VI--MISCELLANEOUS

   47.     Annual report  
   48.     Administrative Appeals Tribunal  
   49.     Regulations  


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