(Sec. 33 – 38) of the NHR ACt of 1999 proclaims that all structures older than 60 years falls under the category General Protections.

A building can not be looked at in isolation, but ‘place’ should be taken into consideration:

Place includes –
(a) a site, area or region;
(b) a building or other structure which may include equipment, furniture, fittings and other articles associated with or connected with such building or other structure;
(c) a group of buildings or other structures [and associated equipment, fittings, etc];
(d) an open space, including a public square, street or park; and
(e) in relation to the management of a place, includes the immediate surroundings.