Part XII Validity (ss 284-292)
Part XII Validity (ss 284-292)

284 Validity of development plans and certain orders, decisions and directions

(1)     Except in so far as may be provided by this Part, the validity of—

(a)     . . .

(b)     a simplified planning zone scheme or an alteration of such a scheme, whether before or after the adoption or approval of the scheme or alteration; or

(c)     an order under any provision of Part X except section 251(1), whether before or after the order has been made; or

(d)     an order under section 277, whether before or after the order has been made; or

(e)     any such order as is mentioned in subsection (2), whether before or after it has been confirmed; or

(f)     any such action on the part of the Secretary of State [or the Welsh Ministers] as is mentioned in subsection (3), [or—

(g)     a relevant costs order made in connection with an order mentioned in subsection (2) or an action mentioned in subsection (3),]

shall not be questioned in any legal proceedings whatsoever.

(2)     The orders referred to in subsection (1)(e) are—

(a)     any order under section 97 or under the provisions of that section as applied by or under any other provision of this Act;

(b)     any order under section 102;

(c)     any tree preservation order;

(d)     any order made in pursuance of section 221(5);

(e)     any order under paragraph 1, 3, 5 or 6 of Schedule 9.

(3)     The action referred to in subsection (1)(f) is action on the part of the Secretary of State [or the Welsh Ministers] of any of the following descriptions—