HC Deb 05 November 1980 vol 991 cc608-9W
Mr. Dubs

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he intends to bring into operation the remaining sections of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979.

Mr. Morro

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 in the first half of next year, with part II following as soon as possible thereafter.