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Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2011

New section 32A – Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes

58.Subsection (1) places a new statutory duty on Scottish Ministers to compile and maintain an inventory of gardens and designed landscapes which, in their view, are of national importance.

59.Subsection (2) defines gardens and designed landscapes for the purposes of the new section.

60.Subsection (3) provides Scottish Ministers with the power to add, remove or amend entries in the inventory from time to time.

61.Subsection (4) states that when adding a garden and designed landscape to the inventory or modifying the inventory Scottish Ministers must inform the owner and (when the owner is not the occupier) the occupier of the grounds in question and the local authority in whose area the grounds are situated.

62.Subsection (5) states that Scottish Ministers must from time to time and in a manner they think fit publish a list of the gardens and designed landscapes included in the inventory at the time of publication.

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