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Mineral Development Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

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63Short title and commencement.N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Mineral Development Act (Northern Ireland) 1969.

(2)The following provisions of this Act, that is to say,—

(a)the provisions of sections 1 to 10 and Schedule 1; sections 16 to 22 so far as applicable for the purposes of any disposition to which paragraph ( b) or ( d) of section 21(1) applies; sections 35, 36, 38, 39, 45 to 49, and 52 to 55; section 56(1), except paragraph ( c) thereof; sections 56(2) and 58 to 61; section 62(1) so far as applicable to paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 3, and those paragraphs; section 62(2) and Schedule 4 to the extent that they repeal section 8 of the Act of 1959; and this section, and

(b)so much of section 57 as is applicable for the interpretation of those provisions,

shall come into operation on the passing of this Act.

(3)The remaining provisions of this Act, except those mentioned in subsection (4), shall come into operation on the first appointed day. F1

(4)The provisions of this Act relating to the compulsory acquisition of land or ancillary rights shall come into operation on the second appointed day. F2

(5)The provisions mentioned in subsection (4) do not include any provision of Schedule 2 as applied and modified by section 42 or by virtue of paragraph 11 of Schedule 3.

(6)An order appointing the second appointed day shall not be made unless a draft thereof has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

F1SRO (NI) 1969/360

F2Not appointed at 31.3.1981

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