Section 26: Information and annual reports
69.This section sets out a duty on National Park authorities to report on their activities each year. They must under subsection (1) provide information on their activities as required by the Scottish Ministers, including providing this to a person authorised by the Scottish Ministers (subsection (2)). Subsection (3)requires a National Park authority to send a report on its year’s activities to the Scottish Ministers as soon as practicable after the end of the year, the Scottish Ministers being required to lay a copy of the report before the Scottish Parliament and publish it (subsection (5)). The report must set out any directions received under section 16 which relate to the year in question (subsection (4)).