439. Validation of grants paid in respect of expenditure relating to national parks.

No payment made for any year1 beginning on or after 1 April 1990 and ending on or before 31 March by way of grant to the council of a county or a metropolitan district2 in respect of the council's expenditure or estimated expenditure in connection with national parks3 is to be regarded as made otherwise than under and in accordance with the relevant enactments4 by reason only of:


    (1)     the aggregate amount of such grants for the year to such councils not having been duly prescribed