In modern statutes conferring powers for the construction and maintenance of railways and powers for the compulsory purchase of land1 there are incorporated provisions of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 or the Acquisition of Land Act 1981. Each of these Acts contains a group of sections dealing with mines and minerals known as a 'mining code'2. The mining code of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is a re-enactment in modern form of the code in the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 18453.
The mining code of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 was substantially modified4 by the Mines (Working
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