65. Directions given to the Coal Authority by the Secretary of State.

65.     Directions given to the Coal Authority by the Secretary of State.

The Coal Authority must comply with such directions of a general character as may be given to it by the Secretary of State1 with respect to the carrying out of any of its functions, or to its activities generally2. The Authority must also comply with such specific directions as may be given to it by the Secretary of State with respect to:

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    (1)     whether or not it exercises any of its powers and the manner in which any of its powers is to be