154. Counter-notice.

154.     Counter-notice.

Where the mining code of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 as originally enacted1 or the mining code of the Acquisition of Land Act 19812 applies, if it appears to the railway or other authority that the working of mines3 or minerals4 to which the notice of intention to work5 relates is likely to damage the railway or other works, and if the authority is willing to make compensation for such mines and minerals to the mine owner, then the mine owner must not work them6. For the purposes of service of a counter-notice, the