580. The legislation.

9.     Restoration in the Ironstone District

580.     The legislation.

Provision for the restoration of land within the ironstone district1 which was used for the working of ironstone by opencast operations was made by the Mineral Workings Act 19512 and the Mineral Workings Act 19713.

The Mineral Workings Act 1985 deals with residual financial arrangements4, and arrangements affecting agricultural land5 and forestry6. There are also provisions conferring powers of entry7 and powers to carry out works8 on former mining land, which are exercisable in connection with the