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Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016


1.These Explanatory Notes are for the Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016, which was passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 9 February 2016 and received Royal Assent on 21 March 2016. They have been prepared by the Welsh Government’s Historic Environment Service (Cadw), in order to assist the reader of the Act. The Explanatory Notes should be read in conjunction with the Act but are not part of it.

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Text created by the Welsh Government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of the National Assembly for Wales.


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