278 Objections to orders under ss 275 and 277
278 Objections to orders under ss 275 and 277

(1)     For the purposes of sections 275 to 277, an objection to the making of an order shall not be treated as duly made unless—

(a)     the objection is made within the time and in the manner specified in the notice required by section 276 or, as the case may be, section 277; and

(b)     a statement in writing of the grounds of the objection is comprised in or submitted with the objection.

(2)     Where an objection to the making of such an order is duly made in accordance with subsection (1) and is not withdrawn, the following provisions of this section shall have effect in relation to it.

(3)     Unless the appropriate Minister decides without regard to the objection not to make the order, or decides to make a modification which is agreed to by the objector as meeting the objection, before he makes a final decision he—

(a)     shall consider the grounds of the objection as set out in the statement; and