Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act, 1960

Cesser of application of provisions of the Principal Act, with certain exceptions, to petroleum.

69.—(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, the provisions of the Principal Act shall cease to apply in respect of petroleum.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, section 42 of the Principal Act, as amended by section 81 of this Act, and the other provisions (including provisions as to compensation) of the Principal Act, which relate to the imposition of restrictions on the working of minerals under land on which a building is erected or intended to be erected shall continue to apply in relation to the working of petroleum under any such land.