1016. Control of works affecting ancient monuments.

It is an offence for any person1 to execute or cause or permit to be executed any of the following works2 unless the works are authorised3 under a scheduled monument consent4. The works are:

(1)     any works resulting in the demolition or destruction of or any damage to a scheduled monument5;

(2)     any works for the purpose of removing or repairing a scheduled monument or any part of it or of making any alterations or additions to it6;

(3)     any flooding or tipping operations on land in, on or under which there is a scheduled monument7.

If a person executing or causing or