397. Maps in conclusive form.

397.     Maps in conclusive form.

The appropriate countryside body1 must issue a map in conclusive form where:


    (1)     the time within which any appeal2 may be brought in relation to a map in provisional form has expired and no appeal has been brought3; or


    (2)     every appeal in relation to a map has been determined by the map or part of it being approved without modifications, or has been withdrawn4.

Where either of the conditions in heads (1) and (2) is satisfied in relation to any part of a map in provisional form, the Secretary of State (as