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National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 11:  National Park Plans

42.This section places a duty on a National Park authority, within a time limit set by the Scottish Ministers, to prepare and submit a plan (a National Park Plan) which sets out its policy for the management of the National Park and the co-ordination of activities of public bodies and office-holders so far as affecting the Park. A National Park authority in doing so must be guided by its general purpose in section 9(1).

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