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Railways Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Act 1845

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[F1SCHEDULES]

FIRST SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I. Percentage of Contribution

Depth in Yards.Percentage.Depth in Yards.Percentage.
160Nil27021
170328023
180529024
190830025
2001035030
2101240035
2201445040
2301550045
2401655050
2501760055
26019650 and over60

The percentage at intermediate depths to be in proportion.

SECOND SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I. Rules for Ascertaining Area for the Purpose of Computing Maximum Liability of Mine Owner in Respect of Authorised Workings

1The area shall extend laterally on each side of (but not including) the inner area of protection to the following distance therefrom:—E+W+S+N.I.

If the depth of the seam is 160 yards or underNil.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 160 yards, but does not exceed 170 yards1½ yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 170 yards, but does not exceed 180 yards2½ yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 180 yards, but does not exceed 190 yards4½ yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 190 yards, but does not exceed 200 yards5½ yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 200 yards, but does not exceed 210 yards7 yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 210 yards, but does not exceed 220 yards8 yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 220 yards, but does not exceed 230 yards9 yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 230 yards, but does not exceed 240 yards9½ yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 240 yards, but does not exceed 250 yards10 yards.
If the depth of the seam exceeds 250 yardsTo a line descending outwards from the railway or works at an angle of one horizontal to five vertical from a point on the boundary of the railway or works at rail level until the depth of 650 yards is reached and thence descending vertically.

2The area shall extend longitudinally for a distance co-extensive with the part of the railway or works upon which expenditure has been incurred in making good the damage, together with a length beyond that distance at either end thereof equal to one-half of the mean depth of the seam or seams in question.E+W+S+N.I.

THIRD SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I. Rules for Determining Percentage of Contributions to Additional Expenses for Damages Payable by a Company

1The percentage shall be one hundred if the specified minerals do not extend beyond the boundary of the protected works, and shall diminish by one for every one-and-a-half yards by which the specified minerals extend beyond that boundary on each side thereof.E+W+S+N.I.

2If the specified minerals extend to one hundred and fifty yards or more beyond such boundary, no payment shall be due by the company.E+W+S+N.I.

3If the specified minerals extend further from such boundary on one side of the railway than on the other, they shall, for the purposes of this schedule, be deemed to extend beyond such boundary for the mean of such distances on both sides of the railway.E+W+S+N.I.

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