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The Mining Settlements Act, 1912

( ACT NO. II OF 1912 )

Power to make rules.
11. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes and objects of this Act in respect of all mining settlements or any groups or classes of mining settlements.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may−
(a) provide for the nomination, appointment and tenure of office of members of a Mines Board of Health and regulate the procedure of such Board and the powers and functions of the Chairman;
(b) regulate all expenditure to be incurred by a Mines Board of Health, and the methods under which sum due to it may be calculated and recovered;
(c) regulate the duties and powers of Sanitary Officers, and provide for appeals from their orders;
(3) The power to make rules conferred by this section is subject to the condition of the rules being made after previous publication.
(4) The date to be specified as that on or after which a draft of rules proposed to be made under this section will be taken into consideration shall not be less than three months from the date on which the draft of the proposed rules was published for general information.
(5) Where a Mining Board has been constituted under section 10 of the Mines Act, 1923, any rule to be made under this Act shall, before it is published for criticism under sub-section (3), be referred to the Mining Board, and the rule shall not be so published until the said Board has been consulted as to the suitability of its provisions.
(6) All rules made under this section shall be published in the official Gazette, and, on such publication, shall have effect as it enacted in this Act.

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