355. Obligations to restore land affected by coal-mining operations.

The power of the appropriate national authority1 by a development order2 to make the planning permission3 granted by any such order subject to conditions includes power, in relation to any permission to win or work any minerals4 in a coal mine5 started before 1 July 1948, to make it a condition of that permission that there is compliance with certain requirements6 as may be specified or described in the order7.

These requirements8 are such as the appropriate national authority thinks fit in relation to: (1) the demolition or removal of any buildings9, plant, machinery, structures or erections used10 at any