Minerals Development Act, 1979


3.—(1) In this Act, “minerals” has the meaning assigned by section 3 of the Act of 1940 as amended by section 69 of the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act, 1960 , and by subsection (2) of this section.

(2) In the Act of 1940 and this Act “minerals” shall not include stone, gravel, sand or clay except to the extent that any such substance falls within the list of minerals mentioned in the Schedule to the Act of 1940.