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Country Summary for BANGLADESH

I.  Relevant Legislation
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II.  Regulated Cultural Property

Definitions

“Antiquity”—
1) any ancient product of human activity, movable or immovable, illustrative of art, architecture, craft, custom, literature, morals, politics, religion, warfare, science or any aspect of civilization or culture;
2) any ancient object or site of historical, ethnographical, anthropological, military or scientific interest; and
3) any other ancient object or class of such objects declared by the Central Government, by notification in the official Gazette, to be an antiquity for the purposes of this Act. (1968 Act §2)

III.  Export Restrictions
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IV.  Ownership Rights and Restrictions
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V.  Violations, Penalties and Sanctions
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VI.  International Conventions and Bilateral Agreements
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