Mining Rights Amendment Act, No. 44 of 1978
To amend the provisions of the Mining Rights Act, 1967, in order to provide for the withdrawal from public prospecting of certain State land; in order to extend the granting of certain rights connected with the prospecting and certain investigations; to regulate the paying over of certain rentals received by mining commissioners in respect of land situated in certain Coloured areas; to increase the licence moneys in respect of claims not adequately worked; to make investigations relating to the determination of the nature and extent of the occurrence of precious metals and base minerals on or underneath certain land subject to the permission of the Minister of Mines; to limit in certain circumstances the rights to which holders of claim licences are entitled by virtue thereof; to control the transfer of certain claim licences; to provide for the withdrawal of certain claim licences in certain circumstances; relating to the sale of certain goods on proclaimed land and land held under mining title; to permit mining companies to deduct from the salaries or wages of their employees the cost of food and accommodation supplied by such mining companies to such employees; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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