927. Questioning validity of directions.

A direction1 given by virtue of an order made to exercise control over land2 may not be questioned in any legal proceedings3 except on the ground that the direction or any provision in it is not within the powers of the Secretary of State4, or that some statutory requirement has not been complied with5. In either of these cases a person aggrieved by the direction may, within six weeks of the first publication of notice of the direction6, apply to the High Court7.

The court may suspend the operation of the direction, or of any provision contained in it, until