Mines and Quarries Act, 1965


Fencing of Abandoned and Disused Mines

Fencing of abandoned and disused mines.

106.—It shall be the duty of the owner of every abandoned mine and of every mine which, notwithstanding that it has not been abandoned, has not been worked for a period of twelve months to secure that the surface entrance to every shaft or outlet thereof is provided with an efficient enclosure, barrier, plug or other device so designed and constructed as to prevent such surface entrance from being dangerous to any person.