17Powers of certain bodies to apply for, or object to, order under section 1S
(1)A body which has power to promote or power to oppose a Bill (whether a Bill in the Scottish Parliament or in the Parliament of the United Kingdom) also has power to apply for, or as the case may be to object to, an order under section 1.
(2)Where the power of a body to promote or oppose a Bill is subject to any condition then, subject to subsection (3), the corresponding power conferred on the body by subsection (1) is subject to the like condition.
(3)In construing subsection (2) for the purposes of its application to the British Waterways Board, the requirements for consent in section 17(1) and (1A) of the Transport Act 1962 (c. 46) (power to promote and oppose Bills) are to be disregarded.
(4)Subsection (1) is without prejudice to any right of a person other than a body described in that subsection to apply for, or object to, an order under section 1.