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Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 9 – Financial support for preservation etc. of monuments

55.Section 9 amends section 24 of the 1979 Act so as to make clear that the power of the Scottish Ministers and local authorities to defray or contribute towards the cost of preserving, maintaining or managing an ancient monument is exercisable without the owner’s having requested such action.

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