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Opencast Coal Act 1958

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Opencast Coal Act 1958

1958 CHAPTER 69 6 and 7 Eliz 2

An Act to make provision with respect to the working of coal by opencast operations, including provision for the compulsory acquisition by the National Coal Board of rights over land and provision for the payment of compensation in connection therewith; to provide for adjustments betweeen landlords and tenants, and in respect of mortgages, mining leases and orders conferring working rights, in consequence of the authorisation of such operations or of the acquisition by the Board of such rights over land; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[1st August 1958]

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C1Act: Transfer of certain functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/672, arts. 1(2), 2, Sch. 1; S.I. 1998/3178, art. 3

C2In this Act for the word “Board” wherever occurring (elsewhere than in s. 3(1) where occurring for the first time and elsewhere than in s. 14A(6)(a) ) and for the word “Board's” whenever occurring there are substituted respectively the words “Corporation” and “Corporation's” by Coal Industry Act 1987 (c. 3, SIF 86), s. 1(2), Sch. 1 para. 7(c) (which para. 7 was repealed (31.10.1994) by 1994 c. 21, s. 67, Sch. 11 Pt. II; S.I. 1994/2553, art. 2)

C3Act extended by Gas Act 1986 (c. 44, SIF 44:2), s. 67(1)(3), Sch. 7 para. 2(1)(x), Sch. 8 para. 33

C4Act extended (E.W.) by Water Act 1989 (c. 15, SIF 130), s. 190(1), Sch. 25 para. 1(2)(11), (with ss. 58(7), 101(1), 141(6), 160(1)(2)(4), 16, 189(4)–(10), 190, 193(1), Sch. 26 paras. 3(1), 17, 40(4), 57(6), 58)

C5Act modified (E.W.) by Water Act 1989 (c. 15, SIF 130), s. 190(1), Sch. 25 para. 1(9)(10), (with ss. 58(7), 101(1), 141(6), 160(1)(2)(4), 16, 189(4)–(10), 190, 193(1), Sch. 26 paras. 3(1), 17, 40(4), 57(6), 58)

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I1Act wholly in force at 30.9.1958 by s. 53(2) (now repealed)

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