7(1)Section 239 of the 1972 Act (power of local authority to promote local or personal Bills) shall have effect in relation to a National Park authority as if it were a local authority for the purposes of that Act and as if the relevant Park were the authority’s area.E+W
(2)A National Park authority shall have no power by virtue of Part III of this Act to promote a Bill for—
(a)modifying the area of any National Park or any local government area;
(b)modifying the authority’s own constitution or that of any other National Park authority; or
(c)modifying the status or the electoral arrangements of any such local government area.
(3)In sub-paragraph (2) above—
“electoral arrangements” means any electoral arrangements within the meaning of section 14(4) of the M1Local Government Act 1992 or any corresponding arrangements in relation to any area in Wales; and
“local government area” means any local government area within the meaning of that Act or any area in Wales for which any council carries out functions of local government.
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