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Coal Industry Act 1977

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10Activities relating to minerals other than coal or petroleum

(1)The Board shall have power—

(a)to work and get any minerals, other than coal or petroleum, which are discovered in the course of searching or boring for, or working and getting, coal, and

(b)to carry on such activities as may appear to the Board to be requisite, advantageous or convenient for them to carry on for or in connection with the working and getting by the Board of minerals (other than coal or petroleum) which have been discovered in the course of searching or boring for, or working and getting, coal.

(2)The Board shall have power to do anything and to enter into any transaction (whether or not involving expenditure, borrowing or lending, or the acquisition of any property or rights) which in the opinion of the Board is calculated to facilitate the proper exercise of their powers under this section, or is incidental or conducive to the exercise of those powers.

(3)The provisions of this section are without prejudice to the duties and powers conferred on the Board by section 1 of the Act of 1946.

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