Detection Device Consent

Section 2 of the National Monuments Act 1987 (as amended) requires that consent must be obtained for the use of a detection device to search for archaeological objects at a specified place or for the use and possession of a detection device at a place protected under the National Monuments Acts.

A detection device is defined as 'a device designed or adapted for locating any metal or mineral on or in the ground, on, in or under the sea bed or on or in land covered by water, but does not include a camera'.


NMS 2-06 Detection Device Licence Application Form 179 KB
NMS 2-06 Iarratas ar Thoilliú le Gaireas Brathadoireachta a Usaid 157 KB