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Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016

Part 1: Overview

Section 1 – Overview

7.Section 1 of the Historic Environment (Wales) Act provides an overview of the provisions in the Act. The Act amends the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 and the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990. The Act also introduces new stand-alone provisions relating to a list of historic place names, historic environment records and an advisory panel for the historic environment in Wales.

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Text created by the Welsh Government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of the Welsh Parliament.


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