169. Rights of inspection.

169.     Rights of inspection.

Where the mining code of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 18451 or the mining code of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 applies2 the railway or other authority may, after 24 hours' notice, and in order to ascertain whether or not any mines3 or minerals4 are being worked or are about to be or have been worked5 so as to damage the railway or works, enter upon any land through or near which the railway or works passes or is or are situate, being land in which the mines or minerals are being