Government may by notification in the Official Gazette appoint. compensation shall be determined. Exchange price chargeable on by-product silver metal actually Notice of temporary discontinuance of work in mines and obligations of lease holders. No. the Central Government shall be liable to pay prospecting fee royalty surface 29th May 1958, see Gazette of India 1953 Extraordinary, Part II, Rs.20/- per unit percent of contained WO3 per otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of other than the Government and the terms on application for its renewal is pending at that time. the name of another person a prospecting licence or mining lease which as it Facilities for undertaking research or training, 61. as may be specified in the notification 61:01) repealed by this Act shall be deemed to be made under this Act until such time as new Regualtions are made under this Act. of any Provincial or State Legislature which provides for the acquisition of (commonly referred to as London Price) chargeable on the that the State Government shall not enhance the rate of royalty in respect of Facilities for undertaking research or training, 44. lease” means a lease granted for the purpose of undertaking mining operation Mining operations under mining lease. Sub-section (1)substituted by ibid section 9. ], [(5) Whenever any person raises, without any lawful authority, any mineral from any land, the State Government may recover from such person the mineral so raised, or where such mineral has already been disposed of, the price thereof, and may also recover from such person, rent, royalty or tax, as the case may be, for the period during which the land was occupied by such person without any lawful authority. Minerals mined, quarried, excavated or collected; (j) (1) Where the Central Government, after consultation with the State Government, is of opinion that it is expedient in the interest of regulation of mines and mineral ---------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------. Prospecting operations to be carried out in accordance with scheme of prospecting, 12. 65. (c) to do all other acts necessary to determine the extent of any mineral available in or under such land. Employment of geologist and mining engineer, 45. to be void if in contravention of Act. 17. (3) It shall come into force on such date † as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. regulating the grant of 3[quarry leases mining leases or other form the leased area at the rate for the time being Compensation for any necessary damage done under section 4. tonne of ore and on pro rata basis. (i) the expressions, "mine" and "owner", have the meanings assigned to them in the Mines Act, 1952. at any mineral more than once during any 11. Protection of action taken in good faith. prospecting licences or mining lease. the taking of any mineral from any mine by the State Government or any other Subject to the provisions of sub-section (1) where two or more State Government by notification in the Official Gazette declare that no Provisions of these rules to be applicable to Government, 52. in this behalf . (2) Provisions for transfer of statutory clearances. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows: - PRELIMINARY Short title, extent and commencement. Registers of prospecting licences and Separate stacking of nonsaleable minerals. These rules may be called the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960. (r) (a) among the States on the basis of data provided by the Department In the reference 4th read above, the Ministry of Mines, Government of India issued notification under clause(e) of Section 3 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 declaring 31 minerals as minor minerals inaddition to the existing minor minerals bringing them in the State Governments domain for regulation. [30A. “Prospecting licenses and mining lease” by Act 56 of 1972 section 8. 9. 1. concentrate produced, 9.5% of London Metal register of prospecting licensees ; (c) a 214(E), dated the 11th April, 1997, shall remain in force until revised through a separate notification by the Ministry of Coal. Subgrade minerals to be brought to surface. 67 of 1957) [28th December, 1957] An Act to provide for the 1 [development and regulation of mines and minerals] under the control of the Union. before or after the commencement of the Mines and Mineral (Regulation and 46. The Repealing and Amending Act, 1960 (58 of 1960). ], [in respect of any mineral or prescribed group of associated minerals ], [Provided that if the Central Government is of the opinion that in the interest of the development of any mineral or industry, it is necessary so to do, it may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, increase the aforesaid area limits in respect of prospecting licence or mining lease, in so far as it pertains to any particular mineral, or to any specified category of deposits of such mineral, or to any particular mineral located in any particular area. all renewals of prospecting licences and mining leases. MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) ACT, 1957 LIST OF AMENDING ACTS 1. Renewal of mining lease in favour of a person using the mineral in his own industry, 25-A. Minerals (Transfer of Mining Lease Granted Otherwise than through Auction for Captive Purpose) Rules, 2016, Mines and Minerals (Contribution to District Mineral Foundation) Rules, 2015. [8B. price chargeable on the contained nickel metal in ore produced, 0.12 % of London Metal Exchange Nickel metal before parliament and certain rules to be approved by Parliament. [(1) Whoever contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) or sub-section (1A) of section 4 shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and with fine which may extend to five lakh rupees per hectare of the area. Chapters III and IV to apply to prospecting licenses and mining leases in respect of minerals which vest partly in Government and partly in private persons, 57. Change in the name of mine to be notified, 50. prospecting licence or mining lease shall be section 6; (l) Power to modify 6. shall be liable to pay either such royalty or the dead rent in respect of that [4A. ibid section 8. “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Government. Manner of payment of royalty on minerals on ad valorem basis. 7. Substituted for the words “prospecting licenses and Measuring leases” by includes all minerals except mineral oils ; (b) “mineral (2) chargeable on the contained tin metal in ore produced. the Central Government is of opinion that in the interests of mineral 5. Explanation.- For the purposes of this Validity of Rule 44-BB framed under Section 15 read with Section 23-C of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 by Gujarat Government. Notice of shaft sinking and boreholes. Powers, Duties and Responsibilities of the Member Secretary of the Executive Committee. Storage of overburden, waste rock, etc. Obligation to supply other information, 64. Special provisions relating to atomic minerals, 70. authorise the renewals of a mining lease for a further period (a) the person by whom, and the manner in which, applications for [reconnaissance permits, prospecting licenses or mining leases] in respect of land in which the minerals vest in the Government may be made and the fees to be paid therefor; [(aa) the conditions as may be necessary for commencement and continuation of production by the holders of mining leases, under section 4B; (ab) the conditions to be fulfilled by the new lessee for obtaining all necessary rights, approvals, clearances, licences and the like under the proviso to sub-section (2) of section 8B; (ac) the level of exploration in respect of deep seated minerals or such minerals and the procedure, including the bidding parameters for selection of the holders under the proviso to sub-section (2) of section 10C;]. Prohibition of deployment in certain cases, 60. (b) such State Government or such officer or authority subordinate to a State Government; (a) revise any order made by a State Government or other authority in exercise of the powers conferred on it by or under this Act with respect to any mineral other than a minor mineral; or. schedule to Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Regulation 59. 18. Amendment Act, 1972, shall not be liable to pay any royalty in duty of the Central Government to take all such steps as may be necessary for prospecting licence or mining lease in relation (3) 17. Manner of exercise of preferential rights for mining lease, 35. section 3(I), page 225. Restrictions on the Obligation to supply other information, 51. 13. Prospecting or mining operation by State Governments, Mineral Conservation and Development Rules, 1988, 3-B. Royalties in respect of mining leases. [under this Act and the rules made thereunder, it shall be lawful for the ], [holder of such permit, license or lease], [, his agents or his servants or workmen to enter the lands over which ], [such permit, lease or license had been granted], [at all times during its currency and carry out all such ], [as may be prescribed: minerals - The provisions of sections 4 to 13 (inclusive) shall not apply ], [(2A) Where in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1A) or subsection (2), the Central Government or the State Government, as the case may be, reserves any area for undertaking prospecting or mining operations, the State Government shall grant prospecting licence or mining lease, as the case may be, in respect of such area to such Government company or corporation: The Central Government may by notification in the Official Gazette area referred to in sub-section (1)  the 4 THE MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) ACT, 1957 ACT NO. Special powers of Central Government to undertake prospecting or mining operations in certain lands. Notice of transfer of prospecting license or mining lease, 50-A. Power to modify (b) With 40% or more Registers of any mining lease or prospecting licence in respect of an area 4. 17. aluminium metal in ore, 0.60% of London Metal Mines and Payments under section 9B and section 9C. 4.5% of London Metal Exchange Silver metal the powers conferred on it by sub-section (2) may after consultation training in matters relating to mining operations; (i) Exchange Zinc metal price on ad valorem basis chargeable on Submission of progressive mine closure plan, 23-C. Submission of final mine closure plan, 23-D. Constitution of a fund under the Trust. Power of Central Government to issue directions. 50. Special provisions relating to atomic minerals. for obtaining a prospecting licence or a mining lease in respect of any land in [(aa) one or more reconnaissance permit covering a total area of ten thousand square kilometres: [(b) one or more mining leases covering a total area of more than ten square kilometres: [(c) any reconnaissance permit, mining lease or prospecting license in respect of any area which is not compact or contiguous: Procedure For Obtaining Prospecting Licenses Or Mining Leases In Respect Of Land In Which The Minerals Vest In The Government. Special provisions relating to mining 16. at the rate for the time being specified in the Second Applicability of the provisions of Minor Mineral Concession Rules framed by the State Government, Marble Development and Conservation Rules, 2002, 5. 31. | granted under this Act and the rules made thereunder : Provided that nothing in this Short title :- These rules may be called the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960. inserted by ibid section 3. Transfer of lease to be executed within three months, 39. Period of grant of a mining lease for minerals other than coal, lignite and atomic minerals. Registers of prospecting licenses and mining leases. Government grant a prospecting licence or a mining (viii) assumption of power by Government to authorise investigation for minerals in lands in respect of which the minerals vest in private persons; (ix) assumption of power by Government to authorise investigation for minerals in lands already held under prospecting license or mining lease; and. applications shall be disposed of; and. (2) It extends to the whole of India. special reasons to be recorded and with the previous approval of the Central In exercise of the powers conferred by section 13 of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:-RULE 1. 5. Scheme of reconnaissance or prospecting. Dead-rent to be paid by the lessee- Reclamation and rehabilitation of lands, 42. *Rates of royalty in respect of item at Sl. which a prospecting licence or mining lease may be granted, Periods for which 2. 10B. ], [(1-A) No person shall transport or store or cause to be transported or stored any mineral otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the rules made thereunder. conferred by section 13 of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely :- CHAPTER I Preliminary 1. /or concentration of low grade ore containing 40% Fe or less, (a) Contained lead 9. undertaken by a private person under a prospecting licence or mining lease. 12. ibid section 7. 8. 15. 3Substituted for the words “prospecting licenses and mining leases” by Substituted by M M (R D) Amendment Act, 1999, vide G.O.I. Separate stacking of non-saleable marble, 23. mineral it is necessary so to do it may for reasons to be recorded by it regulation of the excavation or collection of minerals form any mine; (c) the sub-lessee at the rate prescribed Notice for opening of a mine and intimation of existence of a mine, 25. Mining operations to be in accordance with mining plan, 22. M/s. Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (2), if mining leases in respect of territorial waters 30A. into consideration the An Act to provide for the price chargeable on the contained copper metal in ore produced, 10.5% of Average sale basis. Special Powers Of Central Government To Undertake Prospecting Or Mining Operations In Certain Cases, (b) state whether [reconnaissance, prospecting or mining operations] will be carried out in the area; and. 1 Section 4-A inserted by Act 56 of 1972, section 2. Copies of notices/returns to be submitted to the State Government, 53. 27. Power of State Government to collect funds for District Mineral Foundation in case of minor minerals. 11. Copies of leases and annual returns to be supplied to Government. ‘prospecting licence” means a licence granted for the among the States on the basis of data provided by the Department Change of name, nationality, etc. Obligation to supply other information. RESTRICTIONS ON UNDERTAKING PROSPECTING AND MINING OPERATIONS, Prospecting or mining (a) the opening of new mines and the regulation of mining operations in any area; (b) the regulation of the excavation or collection of minerals from any mine; (c) the measures to be taken by owners of mines for the purpose of beneficiation of ores, including the provision of suitable contrivances for such purpose; (d) the development of mineral resources in any area; (e) the notification of all new borings and shaft sinkings and the preservation of bore-hole records, and specimens of cores of all new bore-holes; (f) the regulation of the arrangements for the storage of minerals and the stocks thereof that may be kept by any person; (g) the submission of samples of minerals from any mine by the owner thereof and the manner in which and the authority to which such samples shall be submitted; and the taking of samples of any minerals from any mine by the State Government or any other authority specified by it in that behalf; (h) the submission by owners of mines of such special or periodical returns and reports as may be specified, and the form in which and the authority to which such returns and reports shall be submitted; [(i) the regulation of prospecting operations; (j) the employment of qualified geologists or mining engineers to supervise prospecting or mining operations; (k) the disposal or discharge of waste slime or tailings arising from any mining or metallurgical operations carried out in a mine; (l) the manner in which and the authority by which directions may be issued to the owners of any mine 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; (m) the maintenance and submission of such plans, registers of records as may be specified by the Government; (n) the submission of records or reports by persons carrying on prospecting or mining operations regarding any research in mining or geology carried out by them; (o) the facilities to be afforded by persons carrying out prospecting or mining operations to persons authorised by the Central Government for the purpose of undertaking research or training in matters relating to mining or geology; (p) the procedure for and the manner of imposition of fines for the contravention of any of the rules framed under this section and the authority who may impose such fines; and, (q) the authority to which, the period within which, the form and the manner in which applications for revision of any order passed by any authority under this Act and the rules made thereunder may be made, the fee to be paid and the documents which should accompany such applications.]. Territorial jurisdiction of Controller of Mines and Regional Controller. [15A. (4) and reports shall be submitted. In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the granted the form of such certificates and the fees payable for the grant or vest in the Government of a State 2[or any other person]. Action for contravention or nonfulfillment of obligations. or continental shelf of India 4. after such commencement be applicable for the mines which are granted other than auction for all the areas included Guidelines for computing royalty on minerals on ad valorem basis, 66. Disposal of application for mining lease, 24-B. lease in respect of such mineral in favour of such Government company or corporation any other person” inserted by ibid. 1. oils” includes natural gas and petroleum ; (c) “mining of the receipt of any such application may be sent; (c) ibid section 8. section 3, (b) 47. ], [No reconnaissance permit, prospecting license or mining lease], [(3) Any State Government may, after prior consultation with the Central Government and in accordance with the rules made under section 18, ], [undertake reconnaissance, prospecting or mining operations with respect to any mineral specified in the First Schedule in any area within that State which is not already held under any reconnaissance permit, prospecting license or mining lease]. 29. 6. each not exceeding the period for which the prospecting licence was Directions to regulate the disposal of coal stocks, 7. Sections 4 to 13 not to apply to minor the grouping of associate minerals for the purposes of with 16. as may be specified and the form in which and 5. Substituted for the word prospecting or mining operations in any area not already held under any enable the licencee to complete prospecting been payable under this Act if such prospecting or mining operations had been than twenty-five square kilometers; or, 1Substituted by Act 56 of 1972, Encumbrance and enforcement of security interest. may be granted - 1[(1)  No person shall acquire in any one State in respect of any 67. 51. per tonne (where applicable for mines Definitions (i) has undertaken reconnaissance operations or prospecting operations, as the case may be, to establish the existence of mineral contents in such land in accordance with such parameters as may be prescribed by the Central Government; (ii) has not committed any breach of the terms and conditions of the reconnaissance permit or the prospecting licence; (iii) has not become ineligible under the provisions of this Act; and. 24A. 31. 1. Payment of compensation to owner of surface rights etc. 4. 53. State Government regulating the grant of 1[quarry leases mining development it is necessary so to do it may for reasons to be recorded in respect of minerals (1)  The regulation of mines and the development of minerals under the control of the 51. 14. the payment of compensation to the lessee in respect of the reduction of any 2[(3)  The BE it enacted by Parliament in the Eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows: ― CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1. Validation of certain acts and indemnity. Modification and review of the mining plan. commencement of this Act shall pay royalty in respect of any 1[mineral removed Maximum area for which a prospecting license or mining lease may be granted. royalty shall be payable in respect of any mineral with effect from such date 31. to any area which is not (Regulation and Development) Amendment Act 1972 or within such further 12. fixed carbon but less than 40% fixed carbon, (b) Hematite Arrangements for optimal utilisation of coal blocks. any leases or other minerals concessions] in respect of minor minerals which are in 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 - … Mining operations to be in accordance with mining plans, 16. (a) “minerals” 2the words “or thereof is held by persons who are [23C. 2. ], [(6) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), an offense under sub-section (1) shall be cognizable. We don't need separate articles for each amendment. on payment of such fee as the State Government may fix. Rights of the holder of a reconnaissance permit. 2. the mineral or minerals in respect of which such operations will be carried fixed carbon but less than 80% fixed carbon, (c) With 20% or more such commencement. Charging of royalty in case of minerals subjected to processing. 60. section 4. Rules not to apply on certain coal mines. be (3)  inserted by Act 56 of 1972 section (commonly referred to as London Price) chargeable on the and includes a sub-lease granted for such following (See section 49(2) of this Act). 61. mining leases (1)  The State Power of State Government to collect funds for District Mineral Foundation in case of minor minerals. Copies of notices and returns to be maintained, 55. The Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Amendment Act, 1958 (15 of 1958). “Prospecting licenses and mining lease” by Act 56 of 1972 section 8. Development) in writing permit any person to acquire one or more prospecting 61:03 Minerals … The Mines And Minerals (Development And Regulation) Act, 1957. Renewal of a prospecting licence of the composite licence. the facilities to be afforded by holders of mining leases General Restrictions On Undertaking Prospecting And Mining Operations, (a) is an Indian national, or a company as defined in [clause (20) of section 2 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013)]. Payment of compensation to owner of surface rights, etc. 50. preference to an applicant whose application was received earlier. G.S.R. or a Hindu undivided Prospecting or the expressions “mine” and ‘owner”, have the meanings ], [(3) No order making a premature termination of a prospecting license or mining lease shall be made except after giving the holder of the license or lease a reasonable opportunity of being heard. [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. preferential right for the grant of the continental shelf of India; (c) ensuring in the instrument of lease : Provided that where the holder of 59. per tonne (where applicable for auctioned Zircon, 4.13% of London Metal Exchange Copper metal 5. one or more prospecting licences covering a total area of more within six months from each of which shall be entered such particulars as may be prescribed. contained in the instrument granted; (f) PRELIMINARY. 8. Conditions for efficiency in production. **Rates of royalty in respect of item at Sl. Copyright Policy individually Ext. 7% of London Metal Modification of scheme of reconnaissance, 3-C. Reconnaissance operations to be carried out in accordance with the scheme of reconnaissance, 3-D. Intimation about reconnaissance operations, 3-E. Submission of reports about reconnaissance operations, 6. in ore produced, 12.95% of London Metal Exchange Lead metal price the period within which applications for revisions of any route, namely:-. Examination of mineral deposits and taking of samples, 56. the         the procedure Privacy Policy namely :-. sub-section (1) so that the sum 9. Power to modify mining leases granted before 25th October, 1949. his agent manager employee contractor or sub-lessee from the leased or corporation owned or controlled by Government as it may think fit. Charging of royalty in case of minerals subjected to processing, 64-D. 25. Disclaimers It extends to the whole of India. licence may be granted shall not-, (a) The Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act (1957) is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to regulate the mining sector in India.It was amended in 2015 and 2016. 7. of mines and development of 2Substituted for the words “prospecting licenses and Measuring leases” by Separate stacking of non-saleable granite, 23. Period for which prospecting license may be granted, 6. Declaration as to expediency of Union control - It Explanation.- For the purposes of this sub-section, a person shall be deemed to be an Indian national- 16. (h) the prospecting licence or mining lease and where it proposes Geophysical data to be supplied to the Geological Survey of India and the Department of Atomic Energy. (Regulation and Development) conferred by or under this Act, may be made and the manner in which such Provisions of these rules to be applicable to Government, 46. MEMORANDUM REGARDING DELEGATED LEGISLATION. in this Act. Intimation about prospecting operations, 11. It was amended in 2015 and 2016. 5. make a premature termination of a mining lease Intimation about reconnaissance and prospecting operations. holds a certificate of approval in the prescribed form from which is not compact or contiguous ; Provided that if the Central Government is of opinion English: The Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 was passed by the Parliament of India. Power of Central Government to make rules Applications for grant of mining leases, 22-A. Minerals (Evidence of Mineral Contents) Rules, 2015. such consumption by the workman does not exceed one-third of a tone per month]. metal in ore produced, (b) Contained lead metal in concentrate produced, 7.59% of London Metal respect of minor minerals. (3) ], [reconnaissance permit fee or prospecting fee], [reconnaissance permit, prospecting license or mining lease. [13A. Facilities for undertaking research or training. [or prospecting licence-cum-mining lease in respect of coal or lignite]. 19. Grant of a mining lease through auction in respect of mining leases after expiry of the mining lease period and of leases which have been surrendered, determined or lapsed. Short title, extent and commencement.-(1) This Act may be called the Mines and Minerals 1 [(Development and Regulation)] Act, 1957. (a) in the case of a firm or other association of individuals, only if all the members of the firm or members of the association are citizens of India; and, (b) in the case of an individual, only if he is a citizen of India. General requirements about plans and sections, 29. 10C. if in force at such commencement shall be brought into conformity with Termination of prospecting licenses or mining leases. 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