387. Restrictions on working minerals required for support.

If any person having an interest in any land is not entitled to support or sufficient support, whether vertical or lateral, for any buildings or works, whether on or below the surface1, erected or constructed, or intended to be erected or constructed, on or below the surface, and alleges that it is not reasonably practicable to obtain a right to such support by private arrangement for any of the reasons subsequently stated2, he may send to the Secretary of State3 an application that such restrictions may be imposed on the working of the minerals4 under that land and the