National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1954

Preservation orders.

3.—Section 8 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for subsections (1) and (2) of the following:—

“(1) Where it appears to the Commissioners, on a report made by the Advisory Council or otherwise, that a monument which in their opinion is a national monument is in danger of being or is actually being destroyed, injured or removed, or is falling into decay through neglect, the Commissioners may by order (in this Act referred to as a preservation order) undertake the preservation of such monument.

(2) The Commissioners may at any time, by order made after consultation with the Advisory Council, revoke a preservation order.”