Mines and Quarries Act, 1965

Measures against vermin and insects.

88.—(1) It shall be the duty of the owner of every mine to take such steps as are necessary to secure that all parts of the mine below ground are kept free from rats and mice, and regulations may require owners of mines to take steps for the destruction below ground of insects or any prescribed class of insects or otherwise for keeping parts of mines below ground free from insects or any prescribed class of insects.

(2) Nothing in this section shall be construed as excluding the application to parts of the mines below ground of the Rats and Mice (Destruction) Act, 1919 .