Archaeological Resources Protection Act 1979

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Principal piece of legislation in the USA for the protection of archaeological resources: that is, the material remains of past human existence, of archaeological interest, which are more than 100 years old. The legislation also includes procedures for the issuing of permits to lawfully excavate archaeological sites.

http://www.nps.gov/archeology/tools/Laws/arpa.htm Act to secure the protection of archaeological resources in the United States of America.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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