Section 15 – Scheduled monument consent: regulations as respects applications, etc.
69.Section 15(2) inserts a new sub-paragraph (1A) after paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 1 to the 1979 Act. This enables Scottish Ministers to make regulations as to the form, manner and content of the granting of scheduled monument consent. Section 15(3) amends paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the 1979 Act. New sub-paragraph (1) of that paragraph provides that the Scottish Ministers may refuse to entertain an application for scheduled monument consent unless it is accompanied by a certificate as to the interests in the monument to which the application relates. New sub-paragraph (2) of that paragraph enables regulations to be made by the Scottish Ministers to make provision as to the notification and publication of applications for scheduled monument consent, the form and content of certificates and notices and such further particulars of the matters to which such certificates relate.