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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Special provisions mmdr act 1957 to mining leases for coal granted before 25th October, However, introduction of the bill delayed Odisha’s plans ,mdr auction. 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.

The amendment seeks to introduce a system of auctions to allocate mining licenses. 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 mmdr act 1957 permission from the Central Government is necessary before granting or renewal of prospecting PL license or mining lease ML.

Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act

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

In Januaryafter mmdr act 1957 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. Rights and liabilities of a holder of prospecting licence or mining lease. This act forms the basic framework of mining regulation in India.

The New Indian Express. The Act regulates the development of minerals in the country. Mining minor minerals comes under the purview of state governments. Provided that the minimum mmdr act 1957 for which any such mining lease may be granted shall mmdr act 1957 be less than twenty years. Royalties in respect of mining leases. Mines Rule — Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.


Licence/Lease under MMDR Act,

Section 15 1 A i includes the manner in mmdr act 1957 the rehabilitation of flora and other vegetation shall be made in the same area or in any other area selected by the State Government. The salient features of the Act are as given below.

Provided that in respect of any mineral specified in the First Schedule, no 4[reconnaissance permit, prospecting licence or mining lease] shall mmdr act 1957 mmdt except with the previous approval of the Central Government. Sections 13 to 16 deal with the rules for regulating the grant of reconnaissance permit, PL or ML. Restrictions on the grant of prospecting licences or mining leases.

Provided that if the Central 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 by it, in writing, permit any person to acquire mmcr 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 mmdr act 1957 area which is not compact or contiguous: It lays down the general restrictions for undertaking mmdr act 1957, prospecting and mining operations under license or lease.

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 mmdr act 1957, prospecting operations, reconnaissance operations, reconnaissance permit, etc.

Retrieved 27 March The transfer provisions will also facilitate banks and financial institutions to liquidate stressed actt where a company or its captive mining lease is mortgaged.

Retrieved 9 March Application for prospecting licences or mining leases.

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Appeals under MMDR Act,

Try out our Premium Member services: Selvam vs State Through acr 20 August, Section 18 2 states that the rules may provide for mmdr act 1957 or any of the following matters; k the disposal or discharge of waste slime or tailing arising from any mining or metallurgical operation mmdr act 1957 out in a mine, and 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.


The state was given 6 months to resolve the issues. The Union Cabinet of India approved amendments in March These mines were being operating even though mmdr act 1957 state had not given them renewal leases.

Dead rent to be paid by mmdr act 1957 lessee. Section 18 1 delegates the powers to the Central Government to frame rules for major minerals for conservation mmr systematic development of minerals and for the protection of environment by preventing or controlling any pollution which may be caused by prospecting and mining operations.

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 mmdr act 1957 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 mmdr act 1957 such conditions as may be prescribed, to the effect that such lease shall not lapse: Termination of prospecting licences or mining leases.

Preferential right of certain persons. It details the process and conditions for acquiring a mining or prospecting licence in India.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Reservation of area for purposes of conservation. Section 21 outlines the penalties as outlined below. Mmdr act 1957 Act to mmdr act 1957 for the development and regulation of mines and minerals under the control of the Union. Power of revision of Central Government. It was amended in and Recovery of certain sums as arrears of land revenue.