803. Constitution of the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England.

(2)     The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England

803.     Constitution of the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England.

A body known as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England ('the Commission') (commonly known as 'Historic England')1 was established in 19832. It is a body corporate3 whose members are appointed by the Secretary of State4.

The Commission must appoint, with the Secretary of State's approval, a chief officer who is responsible for the general exercise of the Commission's functions5; and may appoint such other employees as it thinks fit6. The Commission may regulate its