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National Park proposalsS

5 Local inquiriesS

(1)After publication of a report under section 3 or, as the case may be, a statement under section 4 the Scottish Ministers may, if they think fit, cause a local inquiry to be held in relation to any matter arising from the National Park proposal or the report or statement.

(2)Subsections (2) to (8) of section 210 (local inquiries) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c.65) apply in relation to such an inquiry.

(3)The Scottish Ministers must publish and lay before the Parliament the report of the person appointed to hold such an inquiry.