The Historic Environment (Wales) Act was passed by the National Assembly for Wales on 9 February 2016 and became law after receiving Royal Assent on 21 March 2016.
Find out more about this significant legislation — the first ever specifically for Wales — which introduces new measures for the positive management of change in the historic environment.
What is the Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016?
An introduction to the first ever piece of legislation on the historic environment for Wales and how it will improve the protection and management of the historic environment.Find out more
Aims and provisions
Learn more about what the Act will deliver for the historic environment of Wales and when its provisions will come into force.Find out more