Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act, 1960

Amendment of section 73 of the Principal Act.

87.—Section 73 of the Principal Act is hereby amended in the following respects—

(a) by the deletion in subsection (1) of “and the Board may in any case disallow the costs of counsel”,

(b) by the substitution for subsection (2) of the following new subsection—

“(2) The Board may, with the consent of the parties concerned, fix the amount of costs ordered to be paid or, in default of such consent, may refer the costs to a Taxing-Master for taxation.”