159. Separate assessment of compensation.

159.     Separate assessment of compensation.

Where compensation is payable under the substituted mining code1 for the loss caused by the specified minerals being left unworked2, the compensation payable to the mine owner3 and the royalty owner4 must, so far as it is payable in respect of the value of specified minerals, be separately assessed5.

The compensation payable6 to the mine owner is a sum for each ton of the specified minerals, the rate per ton in the case of minerals lying under the outer area of protection being one-third of the rate which is or would be awarded