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Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2023

Section 208 — Church of England land

720.Section 208 makes provision for the application of the Act to land belonging to the Church of England. There are a small number of churches in Wales which are owned by the Church of England. Among other things, the section provides that where a notice or document is served under the Act on the Church of England as an owner of land, a corresponding notice or document must be served on the Diocesan Board of Finance for the area in question. Subsection (3) provides that any compensation payable to the Church of England under the Act must be paid to the appropriate Board of Finance.

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