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Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 14 – Meaning of “monument” in the 1979 Act

68.Section 14 amends the meaning of “monument” in section 61(7) of the 1979 Act (interpretation) and extends the range of historic environment assets that can be designated under the 1979 Act to include “any site comprising any thing, or group of things, that evidences previous human activity”.

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