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Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2011

Part 1 – Amendment of the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953

Section 1 – Recovery of grants for repair, maintenance and upkeep of certain property

6.Section 1 amends section 4A of the 1953 Act which enables the Scottish Ministers to recover grants made under section 4 of that Act. This provision will allow Scottish Ministers to specify, or to set out the terms for calculating, in a grant award letter the amount that would be recoverable when a condition of grant is either contravened or not complied with or in the event that the property is disposed of.

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