259 Confirmation of orders made by other authorities
259 Confirmation of orders made by other authorities

(1)     An order made under section 257 or 258 shall not take effect unless confirmed by the [appropriate national authority] or unless confirmed, as an unopposed order, by the authority who made it.

[(1A)     An order under section 257(1A) may not be confirmed unless the [appropriate national authority] or (as the case may be) the authority is satisfied—

(a)     that planning permission in respect of the development has been granted, and