1028. Scheduled monument enforcement notices: Wales.

1028.     Scheduled monument enforcement notices: Wales.

Where it appears to the Welsh Ministers1 that works2 affecting a scheduled monument3 situated in Wales or land in, on or under which there is such a scheduled monument have been or are being carried out in contravention of the prohibition on the unauthorised execution of such works4, the Welsh Ministers may issue a notice (a 'scheduled monument enforcement notice') if, having regard to the effect of the works on the monument as one of national importance, they consider that it is expedient to do so5.

A scheduled monument enforcement notice must