Division of Law


Taking legal measures to protect antiquities making use of the Antiquities Ordinance and other Acts incidental to it and taking legal action to punish persons who violate provision of such Acts, through courts.

Acts used for the purpose of protecting antiquities.

Administrative Hierarchy of the Division

Role of the Legal Division

Functions Performed by the Legal Division in 2010

During the year 2010, 342 incidents of arresting persons for violating the provision of the Antiquities Ordinance were reported. Of them, punishment could be imposed through courts to persons in 171 cases and an amount exceeding ten million rupees has been credited to the Government as fines recovered from guilty parties.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 November 2011 08:23