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Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991

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2(1)In any case where—

(a)immediately before the commencement of the 1975 Act the National Coal Board had a right to withdraw support from any land by virtue of paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 to the 1938 Act; and

(b)after that commencement that land has been damaged by the working of coal in the exercise of the right to withdraw support conferred by section 2 of the 1975 Act,

any person interested in that land may, subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, claim compensation for the damage in accordance with the terms and conditions relating to compensation which were applicable before that commencement to the right to withdraw support referred to in paragraph (a) above.

(2)No person shall be entitled both to receive compensation for any damage under sub-paragraph (1) above and to receive compensation for that damage, or have that damage made good, under Part II of this Act.

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