MINERAL CONCESSION RULES, 1960 CHAPTER I

Preliminary

1. Short title. - These rules may be called the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960.

2. Definitions - In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires, -

  1. "Act" means the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957);
  2. "Form" means a form set out in schedule I to these rules;
  3. "railway" and "railway administration" have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Indian Railways Act, 1890 (9 of 1890);
  4. "Schedule" means a schedule appended to these rules.
  5. "section" means a section of the Act.

3. Saving of Act 33 of 1962. - Nothing in these rules shall affect the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962 (33 of 1962) [and the rules made thereunder in respect of licensing relating to atomic minerals listed in Part B of the First Schedule to the Act.