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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988


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4(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, Parts II and III of Schedule 2 to the [1981 c. 67.] Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (exception of minerals from compulsory purchase and regulation of the working of mines and minerals underlying an authorised undertaking) shall have effect in relation to lands within the limits of land to be acquired as if those lands were comprised in a compulsory purchase order providing for the incorporation with that order of those Parts of that Schedule.

(2)In the application of that Schedule to lands which the Secretary of State is authorised to acquire under section 2 of this Act, paragraph 1(3) (meaning of underlying) shall have effect as if the prescribed distance in relation to any seam of minerals lying under land adjoining any of the works authorised by this Act were such a lateral distance from those works on every side as is equal at every point along those works to one-half of the depth of the seam below the natural surface of the ground at that point or 40 metres, whichever is the greater.

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