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Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016

Section 8 – Refusal of repeat applications etc

49.Section 8 inserts new paragraph 2B into Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the 1979 Act (applications for scheduled monument consent), which enables the Welsh Ministers to decline to consider a scheduled monument consent application where:

  • the application is similar to an application made within the previous two years and the Welsh Ministers consider that there has been no significant change in any material consideration since the similar application was refused; or

  • the application is made while a similar application is under consideration by the Welsh Ministers.

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