Minerals Development Act 2017

Compensation for working private minerals

233. (1) Chapter 4 of Part 3 does not apply in respect of private minerals extracted either before or after the coming into operation of this section under the authority of a licence granted under section 17 of the Act of 1979 that is—

(a) continued by section 232 , or

(b) continued by section 232 and renewed under this Act.

(2) Notwithstanding the repeals effected by section 238 , compensation in respect of the private minerals referred to in subsection (1) continues to be governed by Part III of the Act of 1979.