Law Society functions etc. as to certain legal services
Section 16 - The Advisory Council's Functions
56.This section and schedule 3 sets out the scope of the functions of the new body.
57.Subsections (1) and (2) provide for the new body to provide advice to the Scottish Ministers on (a) issues affecting the historic environment and (b) how the functions of the Scottish Ministers exercisable in relation to the historic environment may be exercised effectively for the benefit of the historic environment.
58.Subsection (3) defines the historic environment to mean any or all structures and places in Scotland of historical, archaeological or architectural interest or importance
59.Subsection (4)provides that the new body provides advice whenever requested by Scottish Ministers or whenever the new body considers it appropriate to do so.