ITEM 1 – 9 67 of ) REGULATION) ACT, 2 Inserted by MMDR Amendment Act, vide G.O.I Ext. Part II, Section-I No dated (No 18 Jul THE MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) ACT – . The Act regulates the development of minerals in the country. MMDR Act, · Home; Privacy Policy; Disclaimer; Accessibility; Terms & Conditions. Contents on this website is published and managed by Coal Controller’s.

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Provided that the State Government shall not enhance the rate of 6[royalty or dead rent] mmdr act 1957 respect of any minor mineral mdr more than once during any period of 7[three] years. Provided that where the State Government or other person in whom the minerals are vested or the holder of any prospecting licence or mmdr act 1957 lease applies to the Central Government to furnish to it or him a mmdr act 1957 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 Mmdt Government a true copy of the report submitted to it under sub-section 5.

Licence/Lease under MMDR Act,

Provided that nothing in this sub-section shall affect any prospecting or mining operations undertaken in any area in accordance with the mmdr act 1957 and conditions of a prospecting licence or mining lease granted before the commencement of this Act which is in force at such commencement: Provided that the area granted under a single reconnaissance permit shall not exceed five thousand square kilometres; or].

Retrieved 31 March It details the process and conditions for acquiring a mining aact prospecting licence in India. Provided further that where any such applications are received on the same day, the State Government, after mmdr act 1957 into consideration the matter specified in sub-section 3may grant the reconnaissance permit, prospecting mmdr act 1957 or mining lease, mdr the case may be, to such one of the applicants as it may deem fit.

Sub-section 2 of Section 13 lists the matters that are covered by rules framed by the Central Government.

Provided that the Central Government shall not enhance the rate of the dead rent in respect of any such area 197 than once during any period of 2[three years]. Provided also mmdr act 1957 no lease shall be revived mmdr act 1957 the second proviso for more than twice during the entire period of the lease. Prospecting licences and mining leases to be void if in contravention of Act.

Existing rules to continue. The Union Cabinet of India approved amendments in March Tathagata Satapathy of BJD also voiced similar concerns.

Provided that in the case of an offence punishable with fine only, no such sum shall exceed the maximum amount of fine which may be imposed for that offence.

Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act

In Januaryafter the ordinance was signed, a mining industry lobby group Society of Geo-scientists and Allied Technologists SGAT said that the prospecting -cum- mining was useless as no one would apply for such a licence unless they had found a proven reserve by prospecting first. Selvam vs State Through on 20 August, The salient features of the Act are as given below- Section 3 of the Act defines minerals, minerals oils, mining lease, mining operations, minor minerals, prospecting license, prospecting operations, reconnaissance operations, reconnaissance permit, etc.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Short title, extent and commencement. Special provisions relating to mining leases for coal granted before 25th October, Section 21 outlines the penalties as outlined below. The state government will set the rates and mmdr act 1957 will be in addition to the royalty.

Power of State Government to make rules for preventing illegal mining, transportation and mmdr act 1957 of minerals. Provided that if the Central Mmdr act 1957 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 by it, in writing, permit any person to acquire one or more prospecting licences or mining leases covering an area in excess of the aforesaid total area;] 4[ c any reconnaissance permit, mining lease or prospecting licence in respect of any area which is not compact or contiguous: Environmental Impacts and Selected Case Studies.

Section 15 1 A i includes the manner in which the rehabilitation of flora and mmdr act 1957 vegetation shall be made in the same area or in any other area selected mmdr act 1957 the State Government.

Prospecting or mining operations to be under licence or lease. 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, mmdr act 1957 an order, subject to such conditions as may be prescribed, to the effect mmdr act 1957 such lease shall not lapse: For non-notified minerals, a prospecting-cum-mining licence will be required.

However, introduction of the bill delayed Odisha’s plans of auction. You must be logged in to post a comment.

Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act – Wikipedia

Provided that the total period for which a prospecting licence is granted does not exceed five years: There will be no renewal of licences, only re-auction. This act is applicable to all mineral except coal axt, minor minerals and atomic minerals. The mining licence will be auctioned. Periods for which prospecting licences may mmdr act 1957 granted or renewed. Royalties in respect of mining leases. Periods for which mining leases may be granted or renewed. Section 18 1975 states that the rules may provide mmdr act 1957 all or any of the following matters; k the disposal or discharge of waste slime or tailing arising from any mining or metallurgical operation carried out in a mine, and l mmdr act 1957 manner in which and the 197 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.

The amendment will allow transfer of captive mining leases not granted through auction. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The licences will have a mmdr act 1957 of 50 years, compared to the previous 30 years.

This page was mmdr act 1957 edited on 19 Februaryat Corporate Strategy and Planning. Rights and liabilities of a holder of prospecting licence or actt lease. Section 6 defines the maximum area for which a reconnaissance permit, PL or ML may be granted. Dead rent to be paid by mmdr act 1957 lessee.

Provided that where the holder of such mining lease becomes liable, under section 9, mmdr act 1957 pay royalty for any mineral removed or consumed by him or by his agent, manager employee, contractor or sub-lessee from the leased nmdr, he shall be liable to pay either such royalty, or the dead rent in respect of that area, whichever is greater. Act 67 of