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National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 21: General financial duties

63.Subsection (1) enables the Scottish Ministers to determine the financial duties of a National Park authority, after consultation with the authority concerned. They may decide on different arrangements for different National Park authorities. They must inform a National Park authority of such a determination, and subsection (2) sets out what this may contain. Subsection (3) enables the Scottish Ministers to require an authority to pay them an amount if this is provided for in the determination; subsection (4) enables them to require payment of a surplus amount of revenue or capital.

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