252 Procedure for making of orders
252 Procedure for making of orders

(1)     Before making an order under section 247, 248, 249 or 251 the Secretary of State [or, as the case may be, the council of a London borough] shall publish in at least one local newspaper circulating in the relevant area, and in the London Gazette, a notice—

(a)     stating the general effect of the order;

(b)     specifying a place in the relevant area where a copy of the draft order and of any relevant map or plan may be inspected by any person free of charge at all reasonable hours during a period of 28 days from the date of the publication of the notice (“the publication date”); and

(c)     stating that any person may within that period by notice to the Secretary of State [or, as the case may be, the council of the London borough] object to the making of the order.

(2)     Not later than the publication date, the Secretary of State [or, as the case may be, the council of the London borough] shall serve a copy of the notice, together with a copy of the draft order and of any relevant map or plan—

(a)     on every local authority in whose area any highway or, as the case may be, any land to which the order relates is situated, and

[(aa)     on any National Park authority which is the local planning authority for the area in which any highway or, as the case may be, any land to which the order relates is situated, and]