Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979

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The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 or AMAAA was a law passed by the UK government, the latest in a series of Ancient Monument Acts legislating to protect the archaeological heritage of England & Wales and Scotland.wikipedia
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Scheduled monument

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These can be either scheduled monuments or "any other monument which in the opinion of the Secretary of State is of public interest by reason of the historic, architectural, traditional, artistic or archaeological interest attaching to it".
The protection provided to scheduled monuments is given under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979, which is a different law from that used for listed buildings (which fall within the town and country planning system).

Ancient Monuments Consolidation and Amendment Act 1913

Ancient Monuments Consolidation and Amendment Actact of Parliament in 1913
However, both the 1913 Act and the 1931 Act were repealed in full by the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979.

Government of the United Kingdom

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The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 or AMAAA was a law passed by the UK government, the latest in a series of Ancient Monument Acts legislating to protect the archaeological heritage of England & Wales and Scotland.

Archaeology

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The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 or AMAAA was a law passed by the UK government, the latest in a series of Ancient Monument Acts legislating to protect the archaeological heritage of England & Wales and Scotland.

Cultural heritage

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The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 or AMAAA was a law passed by the UK government, the latest in a series of Ancient Monument Acts legislating to protect the archaeological heritage of England & Wales and Scotland.

Monument

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These can be either scheduled monuments or "any other monument which in the opinion of the Secretary of State is of public interest by reason of the historic, architectural, traditional, artistic or archaeological interest attaching to it".

United States Secretary of State

Secretary of StateU.S. Secretary of StateUS Secretary of State
These can be either scheduled monuments or "any other monument which in the opinion of the Secretary of State is of public interest by reason of the historic, architectural, traditional, artistic or archaeological interest attaching to it".

Crime

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Damage to an ancient monument is a criminal offence and any works taking place within one require scheduled monument consent from the Secretary of State.

Canterbury

Canterbury, KentCanterbury, EnglandCantebury
As of 2004 only five city centres, all in England, have been designated AAIs (Canterbury, Chester, Exeter, Hereford and York).

Chester

Chester, EnglandCity of ChesterChester, Cheshire
As of 2004 only five city centres, all in England, have been designated AAIs (Canterbury, Chester, Exeter, Hereford and York).

Exeter

City of ExeterExeter, EnglandExeter, Devon
As of 2004 only five city centres, all in England, have been designated AAIs (Canterbury, Chester, Exeter, Hereford and York).

Hereford

Hereford, EnglandCity of HerefordHereford City Council
As of 2004 only five city centres, all in England, have been designated AAIs (Canterbury, Chester, Exeter, Hereford and York).

York

City of YorkYork, EnglandYork, North Yorkshire
As of 2004 only five city centres, all in England, have been designated AAIs (Canterbury, Chester, Exeter, Hereford and York).

National Planning Policy Framework

NPPF
As the provisions in AAIs are limited compared with the requirements that can be made of developers through the NPPF, and formerly its predecessors in PPS5 and PPG16, AAIs have fallen out of use.

PPG 16

Planning Policy Guidance 16: Archaeology and PlanningPPG16British planning and archaeology guidelines
As the provisions in AAIs are limited compared with the requirements that can be made of developers through the NPPF, and formerly its predecessors in PPS5 and PPG16, AAIs have fallen out of use.

Historic England

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The law is administered in England by Historic England and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, in Scotland by Historic Environment Scotland and in Wales by Cadw.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Department for Culture, Media and SportDepartment for Culture, Media & SportDepartment of Culture, Media and Sport
The law is administered in England by Historic England and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, in Scotland by Historic Environment Scotland and in Wales by Cadw.

Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland.Historic Scotland
The law is administered in England by Historic England and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, in Scotland by Historic Environment Scotland and in Wales by Cadw.

Cadw

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The law is administered in England by Historic England and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, in Scotland by Historic Environment Scotland and in Wales by Cadw.

Scotland

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