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National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000

Section 24:  Guarantees

67.This section enables the Scottish Ministers to provide a guarantee, with conditions, to a National Park authority in respect of its borrowing from another person. If they do so, the Scottish Ministers must provide a statement of the guarantee to the Scottish Parliament (subsection (2)). If they pay out any money to fulfil such a guarantee, they must also inform the Parliament (subsection (3)), and the National Park authority must repay the amount and interest as directed (subsection (4)).

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