Acts & Subordinate Legislation

Details of the existing Acts/ Subordinate legislation administered by the Ministry of Culture

S.No. Act Amendment Subordinate Legislation Rules/Regulations/By-Laws/ Notifications etc
1. The Asiatic Society Act, 1984PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (323 KB) The Asiatic Society AMENDMENT to Regulations2007PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (455 KB)
2. The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF 
file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (196.11 KB) The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Act, 2006 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF 
file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (1.28 MB)
3. Public Records Act, 1993PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (180 KB)
4. The Delivery of Books (And Newspapers) Public Libraries Act, 1954PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (288 KB)
5. The Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library Act, 1969PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (258 KB)
6. The Salar Jung Museum Act, 1961PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (328 KB)
7. The Kalakshetra Foundation Act, 1993PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (422 KB)
8. The Antiquities & Art Treasurers Act, 1972PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (320 KB)
9. The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (320 KB)
  • The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2010
10. The Lalit Kala Akademi (Taking Over of Management) Act, 1997PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (179 KB)
11. The Rampur Raza Library Act, 1975PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (323 KB)

Acts Before 1950

S.No. Act Amendment Subordinate Legislation Rules/Regulations/By-Laws/ Notifications etc)
1. Victoria Memorial Act, 1903 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF 
file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (289 KB)
  • Victoria Memorial Rules, 1972PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF 
file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (289 KB)
  • Victoria Memorial Service regulations, 1987
  • Notification No. 1403 dated 26.03.1903
  • Notification No. 3150 dated 11.12.1907
  • Notification No. 3239 dated 25.08.1909
  • Notification No. 1102 dated 24.10.1922
  • Notification No. F.345/18/36 dated 29.04.1937
  • Notification No. F.65/2/43-Pub(C ) dated 24.05.1945
  • Notification No. F.12-3/50-A1(C) dated 07.03.1950
2. Indian Museum Act, 1910
  • Indian Museum Rules, 1970PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (5.2 MB)
  • Indian Museum (Amendment) Rules, 1982
  • Indian Museum Bye-Laws, 1977
  • Indian Museum (Amendment) Bye-Laws, 1981

Acts Repealed

1. The Imperial Library (Change of Name) Act, 1948 (Repealed) The Administrative Division has informed to the Law Ministry in 2016.
2. The National Library of India Act, 1976 (Repealed) The Administrative Division has informed to the Law Ministry in 2016.
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