(1) After considering any submissions in relation to a recommendation for a site of archaeological value and conducting any hearing in relation to the recommendation, the Heritage Council must—
(a) approve the recommendation; or
(b) approve the recommendation in relation to part of the place recommended; or
(c) refuse to approve the recommendation.
(2) The Heritage Council must make a decision under subsection (1)—
(a) within 40 days after the date on which written submissions may be made under section 131; or
(b) if any hearing is conducted into the written submissions, within 90 days after the completion of the hearing.
(3) The Heritage Council must within 7 days after the determination give written notice of the approval of a recommendation for a site of archaeological value to—
(a) the owner or government asset manager of the place; and
(b) the responsible authority for the area in which the place is situated and, if the responsible authority is not a municipal council, the relevant municipal council.
(4) The Executive Director must record a place
approved as a site of archaeological value under subsection (1) in the