Environment Act 1995

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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