Commentary

76 Claims, arbitration for subsidence damage relating to coal mining

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

76 Claims, arbitration for subsidence damage relating to coal mining

| Commentary

76 Claims, arbitration for subsidence damage relating to coal mining

The remedies afforded by the Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991 are alternative to any claim arising apart from the Act, for example at common law. The claimant must elect which remedy to pursue.

The Secretary of State can make regulations which make provision for the setting up of arbitration schemes for the settlement of disputes as to subsidence matters1. The Householders’ Arbitration Scheme for claims in respect of dwellings and a General Arbitration Scheme for use in other cases or where the Householders’ Arbitration Scheme is inappropriate have

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