1023. Questioning the validity of action by the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers regarding scheduled monument consent.

If any person is aggrieved1:


    (1)     by any decision of the Secretary of State or, in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers2 on an application for scheduled monument consent3, or


    (2)     the giving by him or them of any direction4 modifying or revoking such consent5,

and desires to question the validity of that action on specified grounds then, within six weeks from the relevant date6, he may apply to the High Court7. The specified grounds are: (a) that the action is not within the powers of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979; or (b) that any of the