Mines and Quarries Act, 1965

General duty to take precautions against inrushes of gas, water, etc.

73.—It shall be the duty of the manager of every mine to take, with respect to every working in the mine, such steps as may be necessary to prevent any inrush into the working of gas from disused workings (whether mine workings or not) or of water or material that flows when wet (whether from disused workings or from any other source).