The wrongful withdrawal of support will in general entitle the injured party to an injunction1 to restrain the defendant from further working the mines2 so as to let down the surface3. However, a mandatory injunction to carry out works to restore support may be refused if it is not possible to identify the steps the defendant should take, or if the costs to the defendant are likely to be disproportionate4. An injunction to restrain working may prescribe no limits within which the workings are restrained5, and whilst in form it may presuppose the possibility of working the mines without
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