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National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 5:  Local inquiries

23.After publication of a report or a statement, the Scottish Ministers may, if they think fit, provide for a local inquiry to be held. The rules governing such an inquiry would be the same as those governing inquiries or hearings under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

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