(2) 6[No reconnaissance permit, prospecting licence or mining lease] shall be granted otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the rules . 18 Jul THE MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) ACT – . The Act regulates the development of minerals in the country. 12 Aug Licence/Lease under MMDR Act, All mineral concessions, including Prospecting Licence and Mining Leases for minerals are required to.
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China ClaySeven – and – a – half per cent of the sale price at the.
The state government will be allowed to set up special courts for such trials. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It was amended in and Provided that nothing in this sub – section shall affect any prospecting or mining operations undertaken in any area in accordance with the terms and conditions of a prospecting licence or mining lease granted before the commencement of this Act which is in force at such commencement.
These amendments also gave a greater autonomy to State Governments by completely withdrawing regulatory power in case of minor minerals and also reducing the list of the first schedule minerals for which permission from the Central Government is necessary before granting or renewal of prospecting PL license or mining lease ML.
Provided that where the State Government or other person in whom the minerals wct vested or the holder 1975 any prospecting licence 11957 mining lease applies to the Central Government to furnish to it or him a copy of the report submitted under sub-section 5that State Government or other person or the holder of a prospecting licence or mining lease, as the case may be, shall bear such reasonable part of the costs of investigation as the Central Government may specify in this behalf and shall, on payment of such part of the costs of investigation, be entitled to receive from the Central Government a true copy of the report submitted to it under sub-section 5.
A fixed percentage to the revenue of any mine will be allocated to development of the area around it, to be called a District Mineral Foundation. The state was given 6 months to resolve the issues. It was the 7th ordinance by the National Democratic Alliance government since it took power in May Precious stonesTwenty per cent.
Power of Central Government to make rules in respect of minerals: These matters include the manner in which rehabilitation of flora and other vegetation shall be made in the same area or in any other area selected by the Central Government. Recovery of certain sums as arrear of land revenue: Royalties in respect of mining leases.
Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act
China ClaySeven – and – a – half per cent of the sale price at the pit’s mouth. Dead rent to be paid by the lessee. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Periods for which mining leases may be granted or renewed.
The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act,
Sub-section 2 of Section 13 lists the matters that are covered by rules framed by the Central Government. Section 6 defines the maximum area for which a reconnaissance permit, PL or ML may be granted.
Prospecting licences and mining leases to be void if in contravention of Act Environmental Impacts and Selected Case Studies. Sulphur and its ores.
Rules and notifications to be laid before Parliament and certain rules to be approved by Parliament Protection of action taken in good faith Provided that where any such applications are received on the same day, the State Government, after taking into consideration the matters specified in sub – section 3may grant the prospecting mmdf or mining lease, as the case may be, to such one of the applicants as it may deem fit.
Provided that if the State Government is of opinion that in the interests of the development of any mineral, it is necessary so to do, it may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, permit any person to acquire a reconnaissance permit, prospecting licence or mining lease in relation to any area which is not compact or contiguous. Power of revision of Central Government: Power of entry and inspection Provided further that where any such applications are received on the same day, the State Government, after taking into consideration the matter specified in sub-section 3may grant the reconnaissance permit, prospecting licence or mining lease, as the case may be, to such one of the applicants as it may deem fit.
Environmental Policy in Mining: Seven – and – a – half per cent of 19577 sale price at the 1975 mouth subject to a minimum of one rupee and twelve m,dr paise per ton. Royalties in respect of mining leases. Provided that the State Government may, on an application made by the holder of such lease before its expiry under this sub-section 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, subject to such conditions as mmmdr be prescribed, to the effect that such acct shall not lapse: Columbite, samarskite and other minerals of the “rare earths” group.
Section 18 2 states that the rules may provide for all or any of the following matters; k the disposal or discharge of waste atc or tailing arising from any mining or metallurgical operation carried out in a mine, and l the manner in which and the authority by which directions may be issued to the owners of any mmdd to do or refrain from doing certain things in the interest of conservation or systematic development of minerals or for the protection of environment by preventing or controlling pollution which may be caused by prospecting or mining operations.
There will be no renewal of licences, only re-auction.
Retrieved 27 March The state government will set the rates and it will be in sct to the royalty. Power of entry and inspection. Application for prospecting licences or mining leases. Provided that nothing contained in 1975 sub – section shall render any such person liable to any punishment, if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such offence.
Power of State Governments to make rules in respect of minor minerals Uranium bearing tailings left over from ores after extraction of copper and gold, illuminate and. This act is applicable to all mineral except coalminor minerals and atomic minerals. Views Read Edit View history. Restrictions on the grant of prospecting licences or mining leases.
Provided that the State Government is satisfied that the permit holder mmrd the licensee, as the case may be,— a has undertaken reconnaissance operations or prospecting operations, as the case may be, to establish mineral resources in such land.
Mining minor minerals comes under the purview of state governments. Gold, silver, platinum and other precious metalsSix – and – a – quarter per cent of the sale price at the their ores, copper, lead and zinc ores. Provided that the State Government shall not enhance the rate of 6[royalty or dead rent] in respect of any minor mineral for more than once during any period of 7[three] years.
Power to authorise Geological Survey of India, etc. Transfer of captive mining leases, granted otherwise than through auction, would allow mergers and acquisitions of companies and facilitate ease of doing business for companies to improve profitability and decrease costs of the companies’ dependent on supply of mineral ore from captive leases. Provided that no prospecting licence granted in respect of a mineral specified in the First Schedule shall be renewed except with the previous approval of the Central Government.
Provided also that no lease shall be revived under the second proviso for more than twice during the entire period of the lease.