279 Right to compensation in respect of certain decisions and orders
279 Right to compensation in respect of certain decisions and orders

(1)     Statutory undertakers shall, subject to the following provisions of this Part, be entitled to compensation from the local planning authority—

(a)     in respect of any decision made in accordance with section 266 by which planning permission to develop operational land of those undertakers is refused or is granted subject to conditions where—

(i)     planning permission for that development would have been granted by a development order [or a local development order] but for a direction given under such an order that planning permission so granted should not apply to the development; and

(ii)     it is not development which has received specific parliamentary approval (within the meaning of section 264(6));