Acting proper officer and acting monitoring officer
11.—(1) Until such time as the Authority appoints a proper officer for the purposes of Part IIIA of the 1973 Act(1) or for the purposes of Schedule 7 to that Act (as applied by article 10(5) above), the proper officer of the Stirling Council shall act as the proper officer of the Authority, for those respective purposes.
(2) Unless a monitoring officer is designated at its first meeting, the Authority shall appoint an interim monitoring officer to carry out the duties of monitoring officer required by section 5(1) of the 1989 Act(2) until the date of designation of such an officer under that section.
Part IIIA of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 was inserted by section 2 of the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 (c. 43) and was applied to National Parks authorities by virtue of the National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000, Schedule 2, paragraph 12(1).
Section 5 of the 1989 Act is applied to National Park authorities by the 2000 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 15.