HL Deb 01 August 1935 vol 98 cc1070-1

Page 21, line 23, at end insert: (" Excavation,' in relation to any piece of land, does not include any workings which do not pierce the surface of that piece of land:")


My Lords, this Amendment implements a pledge that it should be made clear that the restrictions in, Clause 1 on the making of any "permanent excavation…upon land" do not cover underground mineral working. I beg to move.

Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said Amendment.—(The Earl of Plymouth.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.