24. Matters for which compensation not payable
(1) Except where and then only to the extent agreed to by the parties or authorized by the Court compensation is not payable under the provisions of this Act to the lessee of land leased by way of a pastoral lease within the meaning of the Land Administration Act 1997, a lease otherwise granted for grazing purposes only, a lease for timber purposes or a lease for the use and benefit of the Aboriginal inhabitants (in this subsection called the }affected lessee~) ¾
(a) for deprivation of the possession of the surface of the land or any part of the surface;
(b) for damage to the surface of the land;
(c) where the affected lessee is deprived of the possession of the surface of any land, for severance of the land from any other land of the affected lessee; and
(d) for surface rights of way and easements.
(2) Compensation is not payable for any gold, minerals or petroleum known or supposed to be on or under the land.
[Section 24 amended by No. 12 of 1990 s.18; No. 31 of 1997 s.141.]