Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act, 1960

Mining facilities permits.

75.—(1) The Minister may upon the grant of a State mining lease or at any time during the term granted by the lease, grant to the lessee a permit (in this Part referred to as a mining facilities permit) to use any land or ancillary right which has been acquired by the Minister under a mining facilities acquisition order made under section 19 of the Principal Act.

(2) Every mining facilities permit shall be granted on such terms and subject to such conditions as the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, shall determine.

(3) It shall be a condition of the grant of a mining facilities permit that the person to whom it is granted repays to the Minister the cost incurred by the Minister in acquiring the land or ancillary right to which the permit relates and the compensation payable by the Minister for such acquisition.