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Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014

Part 2 – Functions in Relation to Scheduled Monuments

Section 15 – Historic Environment Scotland’s functions in relation to schedules monuments

82.Section 15 introduces schedule 2 to the Act, which makes provision for Historic Environment Scotland’s functions in relation to scheduled monuments as well as making other modifications, including those relating to consents and appeals. It confers on Historic Environment Scotland the function of compiling and maintaining the schedule of monuments under the 1979 Act. It also confers designation functions on Historic Environment Scotland in relation to the inventories of gardens and designed landscapes and of battlefields. All of these matters are provided for by changes to the 1979 Act. Further notes on schedule 2 are given in paragraphs 118 to 150.

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