Commentary

68 Vesting of interests in unworked coal and coal mines

MINES, MINERALS AND LANDFILL vol 26(3)
| Commentary

68 Vesting of interests in unworked coal and coal mines

| Commentary

68 Vesting of interests in unworked coal and coal mines

In 1994 the British Coal Corporation ceased to have the exclusive right under the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946 of searching for, boring for, working and getting coal in Great Britain, and its interests in unworked coal and coal mines vested without further assurance in the Coal Authority1. The interests in unworked coal and coal mines include exploitation rights in relation to coal under UK territorial waters and of the continental shelf2. In addition, rights in respect of minerals other than coal but which were worked

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