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Historic Monuments and Archaeological Objects (Northern Ireland) Order 1995


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Power to require information as to estates in land

39.—(1) For the purpose of enabling the Department to exercise any function under this Order, the Department may require the occupier of any land and any person who, either directly or indirectly, receives rent in respect of any land to state in writing the nature of his estate therein, and the name and address of any other person known to him as having an estate therein.

(2) Any person who, having been required under this Article to give any information, fails without reasonable excuse to give that information, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(3) Any person who, having been so required to give any information, knowingly makes any mis-statement in respect of it, shall be guilty of an offence and liable—

(a)on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum; or

(b)on conviction on indictment to a fine.

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