389. Appeals.

Where a person interested in any land (the 'applicant') has applied for a direction1, or has made representations on being consulted2, but in any respect, the relevant authority3 decides not to act in accordance with the application or the representations4, the relevant authority must inform the applicant of its reasons for not acting in accordance with the application or representations5.

The applicant may appeal against the decision, in the case of land in England, to the Secretary of State or, in the case of land in Wales, to the Welsh Ministers