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Historic Monuments and Archaeological Objects (Northern Ireland) Order 1995


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Execution of works for protection of a scheduled monument by Department in cases of urgency

7.—(1) If it appears to the Department that any works are urgently necessary for the protection of a scheduled monument, it may enter the site of the monument and execute those works, after giving the owner and (if the owner is not the occupier) the occupier of the monument not less than 48 hours notice in writing of its intention to do so.

(2) Where the Department executes works under this Article for repairing any damage to a scheduled monument—

(a)any compensation order previously made in respect of that damage under Article 14 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1994(1) (compensation orders against convicted persons) in favour of any other person shall be enforceable (so far as not already complied with) as if it had been made in favour of the Department; and

(b)any such order subsequently made in respect of that damage shall be made in favour of the Department.

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