Mining Rights Amendment Act, No. 86 of 1981
To amend the Mining Rights Act, 1967, so as to define "Director-General" and "source material"; to substitute metric measures for certain other measures for the purposes of that Act; to substitute or delete certain obsolete designations, words, expressions and provisions; to empower the Registrar of Mining Titles to refuse the registration of certain deeds of amendment or cession affecting the interests of the State; to make further provision regarding the information to be furnished to the Director of the Geological Survey and the mining commissioner in respect of certain boreholes; to provide that such information may under certain circumstances be published or disclosed to the general public; to increase certain rents and fees; to make further provision regarding the granting by the mining commissioner of permissions to use the surface of certain land for the purpose of a slimes dam or a cemetery for mine employees; to further regulate the payment of a surface rent in respect of certain surface rights for mining purposes and purposes incidental thereto; to authorize the Minister of Mineral and Energy Affairs to delegate any power conferred upon him by that Act; and to effect certain textual improvements; and to enable the mining commissioner to oblige the holders of certain permissions to purchase the land which is by virtue of such permissions affected by the use of the surface thereof; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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