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About Us - Terms of Reference

  • A.The Antiquities Advisory Board shall advise the Antiquities Authority :
  • i.on whether an item should be declared as a monument or a proposed monument under Sections 3(1) and 2A(1) respectively of the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance (Cap. 53) (the Ordinance); and
  • ii.on any matters relating to antiquities, proposed monuments or monuments or referred to it for consultation under Section 2A(1), Section 3(1) or Section 6(4).
  • B.In addition, the Antiquities Advisory Board may, from time to time, advise the Antiquities Authority:
  • i.on measures to promote the restoration and conservation of historic buildings and structures, including the annual programme of restoration works;
  • ii.on measures to promote the conservation, and where necessary, the investigation of archaeological sites, including the grant of licences to excavate and search for antiquities under Section 13 of the Ordinance; and
  • iii.on measures to promote awareness of, and concern for the conservation of Hong Kong's heritage.
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