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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Unification of Coal Mining Royalties.

    1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Unification of ownership of coal in the hands of the Commission.

      1. 3. Commission to acquire fee simple in coal.

      2. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 5. Retention of certain leasehold and other interests.

    4. Compensation of existing owners

      1. 6. Compensation payable in respect of acquisition as a whole.

      2. 7.—10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 11. Apportionment of rent and determination of questions on severance of subsisting leases.

      4. 12, 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 14. Provisions as to documents and information for purposes of Part I.

    5. Provisions supplemental to, and consequential on, unification

      1. 15. Powers of the Commission in relation to underground land other than coal.

      2. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 17. Coal not to be alienated from the Commission.

      4. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 19. Restriction on certain dispositions by lessees of coal.

      6. 20, 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 23—30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. Miscellaneous

      1. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 32. Competence of the Commission to acquire certain interests and rights.

      3. 33. Restriction on working of coal vested in statutory undertakers.

      4. 34. Saving for certain statutory rights.

      5. 35—40.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. Application and interpretation of Part I

      1. 41. Application of Part I to registered land.

      2. 42. Application of Part I to the Crown and the Duchy of Cornwall.

      3. 43. Application of Part I to Forest of Dean.

      4. 44. Interpretation of Part I.

      5. 45. Application of Part I to Scotland.

  3. Parts II, III

    1. 46—50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part IV Miscellaneous and General.

    1. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 52. Right to inspection and copies of Commission’s plans of working.

    3. 53. Prevention of disclosure of information.

    4. 54. Liability of directors, &c. of bodies corporate for offences.

    5. 55. Service of notices, &c.

    6. 56, 57.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 58. Short title and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      1. Part I

        1. General

          1. 1.The conveyance of any coal or mine of coal to...

          2. 2.(1) In a case in which any of the conveying...

          3. 3.A person having an interest vested in him without power...

      2. Part II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. Part III

        1. Application to Scotland

          1. 8.This Schedule shall apply to Scotland, subject to the following...

    3. THIRD—FIFTH SCHEDULES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. SIXTH—SEVENTH SCHEDULES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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