1. In this Law  "antiquity" means -

1) Any object, whether detached or fixed, which was made by man before the year 1700 of the general era, and includes anything subsequently added thereto which forms an integral part thereof;


2) Any object referred to in paragraph (1) which was made by man in or after the year 1700 of the general era, which is of historical value, and which the Minister has declared to be an antiquity;


3) Zoological or botanical remains from before the year 1300 of the general era;


"antiquity site" means an area which contains antiquities and in respect of which the Director has made a declaration under section 28 (a);


"land" includes any part of any sea, lake, river or other water and the bottom thereof;


"excavation" or "digging" includes a search for antiquities and  trial digging;


"collection" means an assemblage of antiquities, other than antiquities in the possession of a dealer in antiquities as trading stock;


"collector" means a person who collects antiquities otherwise than for the purpose of trading therein;


"museum" means any permanent exhibition of antiquities open to the public and any institution keeping a collection and exhibiting it for purposes of research, education or entertainment;


"The Department" means the Department of Antiquities and Museums of the Ministry of Education and Culture;


"the Council" means the Archaeological Council;


"the Director" means the Director of the Department;


"the Minister" means the Minister of Education and Culture.