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Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990

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Damage to listed buildingsE+W

59 Acts causing or likely to result in damage to listed buildings.E+W

(1)If, with the intention of causing damage to a listed building, any relevant person does or permits the doing of any act which causes or is likely to result in damage to the building, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(2)A person is a relevant person for the purpose of subsection (1) if apart from that subsection he would be entitled to do or permit the act in question.

(3)Subsection (1) does not apply to an act for the execution—

(a)of works authorised by planning permission granted or deemed to be granted in pursuance of an application under the principal Act; or

(b)of works for which listed building consent has been given under this Act[F1; or

(c)of works for which development consent has been granted under the Planning Act 2008.]

(4)If a person convicted of an offence under this section fails to take such reasonable steps as may be necessary to prevent any damage or further damage resulting from the offence, he shall be guilty of a further offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding [F2one-tenth of level 3 on the standard scale] for each day on which the failure continues.

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F1S. 59(3)(c) and preceding word inserted (1.3.2010) by Planning Act 2008 (c. 29), ss. 36, 248(1), Sch. 2 para. 40 (with s. 226); S.I. 2010/101, art. 2 (with art. 6)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Chs. I, II (ss. 1-26) and IV (ss. 38-44) of Pt. I, ss. 54-56, 59-61, 66, 68-72, 74-76 and 88: power to apply conferred (10.11.1993) by 1993 c. 28, s. 171(4)(b); S.I. 1993/2762, art.3.

S. 59 excluded (18.12.1996) by 1996 c. 61, s. 12, Sch. 7 para. 3

S. 59 restricted (1.10.1994) by S.I. 1994/1771, art. 5(5)

C2S. 59 excluded (22.7.2008) by Crossrail Act 2008 (c. 18), s. 16(1), Sch. 9 para. 3

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