1078. Expenditure on archaeological investigation.

f.     Financial Provision under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979

1078.     Expenditure on archaeological investigation.

The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England ('the Commission')1, in relation to any land2 in England, or the Welsh Ministers3, in relation to any land in Wales, may undertake, or assist in, or defray or contribute towards the cost of, an archaeological investigation4 of any land which it or they consider may contain an ancient monument5 or anything else of archaeological or historical interest6. Any local authority7 may undertake,