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National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000

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Byelaws etc

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8(1)A National Park authority may make byelaws for the National Park for the purposes of—

(a)protecting the natural and cultural heritage of the National Park,

(b)preventing damage to the land or anything in, on or under it,

(c)securing the public’s enjoyment of, and safety in, the National Park.

(2)In particular, a National Park authority may make byelaws under sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)to regulate or prohibit the lighting of fires,

(b)to prohibit the depositing of rubbish and the leaving of litter,

(c)for the prevention or suppression of nuisances,

(d)to regulate the use of vehicles (other than the use of vehicles on a road within the meaning of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (c. 50)),

(e)to regulate the exercise of recreational activities.

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