161. Improper working.

161.     Improper working.

The mining codes of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 18451 and the mining code of the Acquisition of Land Act 19812 provide that if any damage or obstruction is caused to the railway or other works by any improper working of the minerals3 within the area of protection4 the damage or obstruction must forthwith be repaired or removed, as the case may require, and the damage made good by the mine owner5 at his own expense; and if the repair or removal is not done forthwith, or if the railway