1040. Disposal of land acquired or placed under guardianship.

The Secretary of State1, the Welsh Ministers2, the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England ('the Commission')3 or any local authority4 may dispose of any land acquired by them under the statutory provisions5 relating to the acquisition or transfer of ancient monuments6. Where the land in question is or includes a monument, the Secretary of State, the Welsh Ministers, the Commission or the local authority (as the case may be) may only dispose of it on such terms as will in their opinion ensure the preservation of the monument