1016B. Scheduled monuments: temporary stop 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 'temporary stop notice') if, having regard to the effect of the works on the monument as one of national importance, they consider that it is expedient that the works are stopped immediately (or that part of them is)5.

A temporary stop notice must be