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Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 1969

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6(1) The time within which the owner of a disused tip or contributory to whom this Schedule applies may bring proceedings to recover the whole or any part of the compensation to which his claim under section 20 refers shall be six years from—

(a)the expiry of the period referred to in sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 2 or, as the case may be, of paragraph 3 above; or

(b)where sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 2 or of paragraph 3 above applies, the date of the service of the demand referred to in that sub-paragraph.

(2)In relation to England and Wales, sub-paragraph (1) above shall be construed as one with Part I of the Limitation Act 1939.

(3)In relation to Scotland, in reckoning the period of six years mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above, no account shall be taken of any period during which the owner or, as the case may be, the contributory was in minority or less age or was under legal disability.

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