Mines and Quarries Act, 1965


Records, Returns and Information

Form of official books and preservation and inspection of entries therein.

122.—(1) Every book which, in pursuance of this Act or of regulations, is provided by the owner of a mine or quarry for the entry of any report, record or other item of information shall be in such form as the Minister may direct.

(2) Every entry made in any such book or a copy of that entry shall be preserved for three years or such other longer or shorter period as may be prescribed for a particular class of entry and, until no longer required to be preserved, shall be kept at the office at the mine or quarry to which it relates or at such other place as may be approved by an inspector and shall be open to inspection by, or by a person authorised in that behalf in writing by, any person employed at that mine or quarry.