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National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 18: Delegation of functions by the Scottish Ministers

60.This section allows the Scottish Ministers to make arrangements for a National Park to exercise functions on their behalf, so far as these are exercisable in relation to a National Park. However (subsection (2)) the arrangement does not affect the responsibility of the Scottish Ministers for the functions, and subsection (3) excludes making, confirming or approving subordinate legislation, or any other function conferred by the Act, from the functions of the Scottish Ministers which can be delegated under this section.

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