1046. Effect of guardianship of monuments.

1046.     Effect of guardianship of monuments.

The Secretary of State1, the Welsh Ministers2, the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England ('the Commission')3 and any local authority4 are under a duty to maintain5 any monument6 which is under their guardianship by virtue of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 19797; and, subject to any provision to the contrary in the guardianship deed8, have full control and management of any such monument9. With a view to fulfilling their duty to maintain a monument of which they are the guardians, the Secretary of State, the Welsh Ministers, the