478. Determination of objections.

478.     Determination of objections.

Where a notice has been given1, and the final operator2 has served a counter-notice objecting to the work specified in the notice, or to one or more items in it, the applicant, before beginning to carry out any item to which such an objection relates, may require the question whether the objection is well-founded to be referred to the Upper Tribunal3. If on such a reference the Upper Tribunal determines that the objection is not well-founded, and the applicant incurs expenses in carrying out any of the work to which