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March 2017
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The purpose of this Act, consisting of 294 sections divided into fourteen Parts and completed by one Schedule, is to re-enact with amendments the Heritage Act 1995: a) to provide for the protection and conservation of the cultural heritage of the State; b) to establish a Victorian Heritage Register for the registration of places and objects; c) to establish a Heritage Inventory for the recording of archaeological sites and approved sites of archaeological value; d) to establish a Heritage Council to perform functions in relation to cultural heritage; e) to establish a Heritage Fund to provide for the conservation and management of cultural heritage; f) to provide for the management of places included in the World Heritage List; and g) to create offences and other enforcement measures to protect and conserve cultural heritage.

Repeals: Heritage Act 1995. (2014-06-03)

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