HC Deb 22 July 1980 vol 989 c179W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 will be brought into force.

Mr. Monro

Sections 48 and 49 of the Act came into force in England and Wales on 16 July 1979. It is intended that the rest of parts I and III should come into force early next year. Part II should follow as soon as possible thereafter.