National Monuments (Amendment) Act, 1994

Recorded monuments.

12.—(1) The Commissioners shall establish and maintain a record of monuments and places where they believe there are monuments and the record shall be comprised of a list of monuments and such places and a map or maps showing each monument and such place in respect of each county in the State.

(2) The Commissioners shall cause to be exhibited in a prescribed manner in each county the list and map or maps of that county drawn up under subsection (1) of this section and shall publish in a prescribed manner information about when and where the lists and maps may be consulted.

(3) When the owner or occupier (not being the Commissioners) of a monument or place which has been recorded under subsection (1) of this section or any person proposes to carry out, or to cause or permit the carrying out of, any work at or in relation to such monument or place, he shall give notice in writing of his proposal to carry out the work to the Commissioners and shall not, except in the case of urgent necessity and with the consent of the Commissioners, commence the work for a period of two months after having given the notice.

(4) In this section “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made under this section by the Minister.