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Coal industry Act 1994

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The Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991 (c. 45)

41(1)In subsection (7) of section 27 of the 1991 Act (interest on compensation)—

(a)for “from the end of the period mentioned in subsection (5) above” there shall be substituted “from the date of the claim on which the payment is made”; and

(b)at the end there shall be inserted “but any period of delay in determining the amount of any such payment which is attributable to unreasonable conduct on the part of that person shall be disregarded for the purposes of this subsection.”

(2)In subsection (6) of section 30 of the 1991 Act (interest on compensation)—

(a)for “from the end of the period mentioned in subsection (5) above” there shall be substituted “from the date of the claim on which the payment is made”; and

(b)at the end there shall be inserted “but any period of delay in determining the amount of any such payment which is attributable to unreasonable conduct on the part of that firm shall be disregarded for the purposes of this subsection.”

(3)For section 51 of the 1991 Act there shall be substituted the following section—

51Service of documents

Section 63 of the Coal Industry Act 1994 (service of documents) shall apply in relation to any notice, request, claim or other document which is required or authorised by virtue of this Act to be served on any person (whether by being given, made or sent to that person or otherwise) as it applies in relation to any document which is required or authorised to be served on any person by virtue of that Act.

(4)In paragraph 3(5) of Schedule 6 to the 1991 Act (interest on farm loss payments), at the end there shall be inserted “but any period of delay in determining the amount of any such payment which is attributable to unreasonable conduct on the part of that person shall be disregarded for the purposes of this sub-paragraph.”

(5)In paragraph 2 of Schedule 7 to the 1991 Act (saving where right to withdraw support was conferred by paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 to the [1938 c. 52.] Coal Act 1938), in sub-paragraph (1)(b), after “Act” there shall be inserted “or section 38 of the Coal Industry Act 1994”.

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