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The grant of a gale of coal or iron, or of a stone quarry, shall be deemed to have conferred and shall confer on the galee, his heirs and assigns, a licence to work the mine, vein, or pit therein comprised, and such grant shall be deemed to have conferred on the grantee, his heirs and assigns, an interest of the nature of real estate, such licence nevertheless being conditional on the payment of all the rents, royalties, and other dues from time to time payable to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, in respect thereof, and the observance and performance of the several enactments, provisions, Rules, and Regulations for the time being in force for the proper opening, working, use, and management of the gale.
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