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Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Preliminary

    1. 1.Subsidence damage to which Act applies

  3. Part II Remedial Action

    1. General

      1. 2.Duty to take remedial action

      2. 3.Notice of subsidence damage

      3. 4.Initial response to damage notice

      4. 5.Determination of appropriate remedial action

      5. 6.Schedule of remedial works

    2. The kinds of remedial action available

      1. 7.Execution of remedial works

      2. 8.Discretionary payments in lieu

      3. 9.Obligatory payments in lieu

      4. 10.Discretionary depreciation payments

      5. 11.Obligatory depreciation payments

      6. 12.Payments in respect of emergency works

    3. Payments in lieu and depreciation payments

      1. 13.Payments in lieu

      2. 14.Depreciation payments: general

      3. 15.Recipients of depreciation payments

    4. Further damage

      1. 16.Stop notices where further damage is likely

      2. 17.Revocation and review of stop notices

      3. 18.Effect of further damage

    5. Special cases

      1. 19.Ancient monuments and listed buildings

      2. 20.Ecclesiastical property etc

      3. 21.Property belonging to protected tenants

  4. Part III Additional Remedies

    1. Dwelling-houses rendered uninhabitable etc.

      1. 22.Home loss payments

      2. 23.Relief for temporary dispossession

      3. 24.Care of vacant dwelling-houses

      4. 25.Compensation for inconvenience etc. during works

    2. Agricultural losses

      1. 26.Farm loss payments

      2. 27.Crop loss payments

      3. 28.Payments for tenant farmers

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 29.Purchase etc. of property affected by blight

      2. 30.Compensation for consequential losses of small firms

      3. 31.Compensation for damage to moveable property

      4. 32.Compensation for death or disablement

  5. Part IV Preventive and Other Measures

    1. 33.Existing buildings, structures or works

    2. 34.New buildings, structures or works

    3. 35.Notices for purposes of section 34

    4. 36.Land drainage systems

  6. Part V Supplemental

    1. Claims

      1. 37.Avoidance of double claims

      2. 38.Reimbursement of successful claimants' expenses

      3. 39.False information in support of claims

    2. Disputes and complaints

      1. 40.Disputes: general

      2. 41.Disputes about withholding of agreement or consent

      3. 42.Disputes about access etc. to premises

      4. 43.Determination of disputes by arbitration

      5. 44.Time limits for certain disputes

      6. 45.Investigation of complaints

    3. Notices, information and reports

      1. 46.Notices to property owners etc

      2. 47.Notices to local authorities

      3. 48.Provision of information on request

      4. 49.Reports on operation of Act

    4. General

      1. 50.Regulations and orders

      2. 51.Service of documents

      3. 52.Interpretation etc

      4. 53.Transitional provisions, savings and repeals

      5. 54.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Determination of Amount of Depreciation Payments.

    2. Schedule 2

      Recipients of Depreciation Payments: Special Cases.

    3. Schedule 3

      Property Belonging to Protected Tenants.

    4. Schedule 4

      Home Loss Payments.

    5. Schedule 5

      Relief for Temporary Dispossession.

    6. Schedule 6

      Farm Loss Payments.

    7. Schedule 7

      Transitional Provisions and Savings.

    8. Schedule 8

      Repeals.

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