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Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014

Part 5 – Dissolution of Rcahms and Transfer of Staff Etc. to Historic Environment Scotland

Section 18 - Dissolution of RCAHMS

85.Section 18 provides for the dissolution of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The duties of serving Commissioners will cease at the commencement of this provision.

Section 19 - Transfer of staff and property etc. to Historic Environment Scotland

86.Section 19 introduces schedule 5 to the Act which contains provisions about the transfer to Historic Environment Scotland of staff and property etc. of RCAHMS and of the Executive Agency of the Scottish Ministers known as Historic Scotland. Further notes on schedule 5 are given in paragraphs 162 to 168.

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