The Scheduled Monuments (Notification and Publication) (Scotland) Regulations 2015

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2015/230

2015No. 230

ANCIENT MONUMENTS

The Scheduled Monuments (Notification and Publication) (Scotland) Regulations 2015

2ndJune2015

4thJune2015

1stOctober2015

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 1(6) and 1B of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979( 1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

Citation, commencement, interpretation and extent

1.-(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Scheduled Monuments (Notification and Publication) (Scotland) Regulations 2015 and come into force on 1st October 2015.

(2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.

(3) In these Regulations "the Act" means the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979.

Application

2.-(1) These Regulations apply to any-

(a) inclusion of a monument in the Schedule;(b) amendment of an entry in the Schedule relating to a monument; or(c) exclusion of a monument from the Schedule,

made on after 1st October 2015.

Notification of inclusion in, amendment to or exclusion from the Schedule

3.-(1) The notice for the purpose of section 1(6) of the Act of the-

(a) inclusion of a monument in the Schedule;(b) amendment of an entry in the Schedule relating to a monument; or(c) exclusion of a monument from the Schedule,

is to be given in accordance with this regulation and regulation 4.

(2) The persons prescribed for the purposes of section 1(6) of the Act are-

(a) the owner of the monument;(b) the occupier of the monument; and(c) the local authority in whose area the monument is situated;

(3) Notice under section 1(6) of the Act is to be given as soon as is reasonably practicable after the inclusion or exclusion of a monument from the Schedule or the amendment of an entry in the Schedule relating to a monument, as the case may be.

(4) The notice must-

(a) describe the location of the monument including where applicable, a postal address; and(b) where a monument is included in the Schedule or an entry in the Schedule relating to a monument is amended, include a copy of the entry in the Schedule relating to the monument.

Service of notices

4.-(1) Notice under section 1(6) of the Act may be served on or given to a person-

(a) by being delivered personally to the person;(b) by leaving it at the proper address of the person;(c) by being sent to the proper address of the person-(i) by a registered post service (as defined in section 125(1) of the Postal Services Act 2000( 2...

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