432, dated 29.5.1958, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3(i), p. 225. in a mine; (p) Exchange price chargeable on byproduct silver metal actually (a) the person by whom and the manner in which, applications for quarry leases, mining leases or other mineral concessions may be made and the fees to be paid therefor; (b) the time within which, and the form in which, acknowledgment of the receipt of any such applications may be sent; (c) the matters which may be considered where applications in respect of the same land are received within the same day; (d) the terms on which, and the conditions subject to which and the authority by which quarry leases, mining leases or other mineral concessions may be granted or renewed; (e) the procedure for obtaining quarry leases, mining leases or other mineral concessions; (f) the facilities to be afforded by holders of quarry leases, mining leases or other mineral concessions to persons deputed by the Government for the purpose of undertaking research or training in matters relating to mining operations; (g) the fixing and collection of rent, royalty, fees, dead rent, fines or other charges and the time within which and the manner in which these shall be payable; (h) the manner in which rights of third parties may be protected (whether by way of payment of compensation or otherwise) in cases where any such party is prejudicially affected by reason of any prospecting or mining operations; (i) the manner in which rehabilitation of flora and other vegetation such as trees, shrubs and the like destroyed by reason of any quarrying or mining operations shall be made in the same area or in any other area selected by the State Government (whether by way of reimbursement of the cost of rehabilitation or otherwise) by the person holding the quarrying or mining lease; (j) the manner in which and the conditions subject to which, a quarry lease, mining lease or other mineral concession may be transferred; (k) the construction, maintenance and use of roads, power transmission lines, tramways, railways, aerial ropeways, pipelines and the making of passage for water for mining purposes on any land comprised in a quarry or mining lease or other mineral concession; (l) the form of registers to be maintained under this Act; (m) the reports and statements to be submitted by holders of quarry or mining leases or other mineral concessions and the authority to which such reports and statements shall be submitted; (n) the period within which and the manner in which and the authority to which applications for revision of any order passed by any authority under these rules may be made, the fees to be paid therefor, and the powers of the revisional authority; and, (o) any other matter which is to be, or may be, prescribed.]. that in the interests of the development of any mineral it is necessary so [30A. mineral it is necessary so to do it may for reasons to be recorded by it other matter which is required to be or may be prescribed.]. schedule to Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Regulation 5.0% of London Metal Exchange Silver metal price (a) such officer or authority subordinate to the Central Government; or. 28. (1)  Where a prospecting licence has Power of State Government to make rules for preventing illegal mining, transportation and storage of minerals. of a prospecting licence or as the case may be a mining lease specified for the time being in the Third Schedule before or after the commencement of the Mines and Mineral (Regulation and training in matters relating to mining operations; (i) Rights and liabilities of a holder of reconnaissance permit, prospecting license or mining lease. G. S. R. 432 dated the has been extended to Goa, Daman and Diu by Regulation 12 of 1962 section3 and (a) for giving previous notice of the modification or alteration proposed to be made in any existing mining lease to the lessee and where the lessor is not the Central Government, also to the lessor and for affording him an opportunity of showing cause against the proposal; (b) for the payment of compensation to the lessee in respect of the reduction of any area covered by the existing mining lease; and. 622 (E) dated 2.9.2019, Amended by Act No. 9. The said Act amended the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (“Act”). otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of 11. any area Protection of action taken in good Reconnaissance or prospecting operations to be carried out in accordance with scheme of reconnaissance or prospecting. 1Section 13-A inserted by Act 56 of 172 section 5. Titanium bearing minerals and ores (ilmenite, rutile and leucoxene)]. (4-A) Any mineral, tool, equipment, vehicle or any other thing seized under sub-section (4), shall be liable to be confiscated by an order of the Court competent to take cognizance of the offense under sub-section (1) and shall be disposed of in accordance with the directions of such Court. - For the purpose of this notification: -. (2) Notice of temporary discontinuance of work in quarries, 27. RESTRICTIONS ON UNDERTAKING PROSPECTING AND MINING OPERATIONS, Prospecting or mining Recovery of certain sums as arrears of On receipt of an application under this section the State land revenue. prospecting licences may be granted or renewed, Periods for which that minerals in India and for that purpose the No: 431 Dated: Jul, 06 2015 Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957, the Central Government hereby notifies the following entities for the purposes of the second proviso to sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 Previous approval of the Central Government to be obtained through State Government, 64-B. 7. The Central government with a view to enabling it to exercise Implementation of projects by the Executive Committee. contained in the instrument (3) lease; (n) matters, concentrate produced, 9.5% of London Metal G.S.R. mines and mineral development so to do it may by an order make premature 3. [Provided that where a mining lease has been granted otherwise than through auction and where mineral from such mining lease is being used for captive purpose, such mining lease may be permitted to be transferred subject to compliance of such terms and conditions and payment of such amount or transfer charges as may be prescribed. on payment of such fee as the State Government may fix. (a) the 33 of 1992 (hereinafter referred to as the “principal enactment”) is hereby amended as follows:— (1) in subsection (1) of that section by the substitution for the words “following five members” of the words either citizens of India or companies as defined in the said Act; (b) in Power of State Gazette amend the Second Schedule so as to enhance or reduce the rate each not exceeding the period for which the prospecting licence was [from the date of execution of the lease or, as the case may be, discontinuance of the mining operations: [Provided that the State Government may, on an application made by the holder of such lease before it lapses and on being satisfied that it will not be possible for the holder of the lease to undertake mining operations or to continue such operations for reasons beyond his control, make an order, within a period of three months from the date of receiving of such application, subject to such conditions as may be prescribed, to the effect that such lease shall not lapse: 68. the State Government; (b) [8(1), 8A(1), 10A, 10B(1), 10C(1), 11(1), 11B, 11C, 12A(1), the matters which may be considered where applications in This act forms the basic framework of mining regulation in India. Employment of geologists and mining engineers. the principles on which the manner in which and the authority by which the said THE such consumption by the workman does not exceed one-third of a tone per month]. (2) 50. Reservation of area for purposes of conservation. Grant of prospecting licencecummining lease through auction in respect of minerals other than notified minerals. MINES & MINERALS – Mines & Minerals (Development & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015 – District Mineral Foundation (Trust) Rules, 2015 under section 15(4) of the Mines & Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957 (Central Act 67 of 1957) as amended by Act 10 of 2015 - … 16. Power to modify such party any be prejudicially affected (vii) provision for increasing the quantum of punishment to curb illegal mining activities. (1)  The holder of a mining lease Notice for opening of a mine and intimation of existence of a mine, 25. any minor mineral for more than once during October 1949 in the State Government in pursuance of the provisions of (See section 49(2) of this Act). 2. or corporation owned or controlled by Government as it may think fit. Facilities for undertaking research or training. except where otherwise stated (for mines allotted without ad valorem basis chargeable on contained zinc metal in Action for contravention or nonfulfillment of obligations. Previous approval of the Central Government or relaxation from the Central Government to be obtained through State Government. [17A. Procedure after declaration of successful bidder or successful allottee. Uranium Corporation of India Limited, to be apportioned Restrictions on the grant of prospecting licenses or mining leases. Recovery of certain sums as arrears of land revenue. 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