MINES AND MINERALS: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Mines and Minerals (Demarcation of Mining Lease Areas) Regulations

Mines and Minerals (Health, Mortality and Labour Returns) Regulations

Mines and Minerals (Prospecting and Leasing Charges) Regulations

Mines and Minerals (Restriction of Prospecting Activity for Coal) Order

MINES AND MINERALS (PROSPECTING AND LEASING CHARGES) REGULATIONS

 

(section 81)

 

(19th September, 1969)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

 

   REGULATION

 

 

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Prospecting charges

 

   3.   Mining lease charges in case of land in tribal territory

 

 

S.I. 92, 1969,
S.I. 3, 1970,
S.I. 77, 1970.

 

1.   Citation

   These Regulations may be cited as the Mines and Minerals (Prospecting and Leasing Charges) Regulations.

 

2.   Prospecting charges

   Charges in respect of prospecting licences referred to in section 72 of the Act shall be paid to the State annually in advance at the office of the Commissioner in the amount of P48 per square kilometre or part thereof per year:

   Provided that-

 

   (i)   where a charge in respect of a mining right is required to be paid for a period which is less than one year calculated from the anniversary of the date when the charge for that right first became payable, the charge for such period shall be abated proportionately;

 

   (ii)   in the event of a mining right lapsing during the annual period in respect of which the charge has been paid, the person who held such right when it lapsed shall be entitled to refund of a proportionate part of such charge.

 

3.   Mining lease charges in case of land in tribal territory

   The mining lease charges payable in accordance with section 73 of the Act in the case of land in a tribal territory to the district council within the area of which such land is situated shall be-

 

   (a)   P12 per square kilometre or part thereof per month in respect of land situated within a precious stone security area declared under the provisions of the Precious and Semi-Precious Stones (Protection) Act, in respect of which a state grant of a mining lease has been issued;

 

   (b)   P6 per square kilometre or part thereof per month in respect of-

 

      (i)   land in respect of which a state grant or a mining lease has been issued but which is not within a precious stone security area; and

 

      (ii)   land within a precious stone protection area.

MINES AND MINERALS (HEALTH, MORTALITY AND LABOUR RETURNS) REGULATIONS

 

(section 81)

 

(1st May, 1970)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

 

   REGULATION

 

 

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Rendering of returns

 

   3.   Penalties

 

 

 

      Schedule - Forms

 

 

S.I. 46, 1970.

 

1.   Citation

   These Regulations may be cited as the Mines and Minerals (Health, Mortality and Labour Returns) Regulations.

 

2.   Rendering of returns

   Every employer of persons employed in mining or quarrying or in operations involving the treatment of ore or rock shall render to the Mining Commissioner in respect of every month, on or before the first day of the second succeeding month, a health and mortality return in Form 1 or 2 set out in the Schedule and a labour return in Form 3 or 4 set out in the Schedule.

 

3.   Penalties

   Any person contravening these Regulations shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding P250 or, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, or to both.

SCHEDULE
FORMS

Form 1
MONTHLY HEALTH AND MORTALITY RETURN-
(UNDERGROUND MINES-including surface installations thereof)

 

REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA 

MINES AND MINERALS ACT 

(Cap. 66:01) 

MINES AND MINERALS (HEALTH, MORTALITY AND LABOUR RETURNS) REGULATIONS 

   For the month of ................................................................................................................................................................................ 20 ................................ 

Name of employer and address in Botswana .................................................................................................................................................................................. 

................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 

Name of Mine or Works ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 

Inter- national list number 

Name of Disease 

UNDERGROUND EMPLOYEES 

Botswana 

Expatriates 

of
European
race 

others 

 

 

Sick at 1st of month 

New cases 

Recovered 

Died 

Sick at 1st of month 

New cases 

Recovered 

Died 

Sick at 1st of month 

New cases 

Recovered 

Died 

C1-2 

Enteric and dysentery 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C4 

Tuberculosis of lung 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C18 

Ankylostomiasis (hook worm) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C27 

Miners nystagmus (eye disease) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C32-38 

Diseases of heart and circulatory system 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C41 

Pneumonia 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C44 

Pneumoconiosis (dust disease) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C69 

Gassing and inhalation of fumes 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C66-70 

Accidents and injuries: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fatal 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serious 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minor 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All other diseases not mentioned above 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inter- national list number 

Name of Disease 

SURFACE EMPLOYEES 

Botswana 

Expatriates 

of
European
race 

others 

 

 

Sick at 1st of month 

New cases 

Recovered 

Died 

Sick at 1st of month 

New cases 

Recovered 

Died 

Sick at 1st of month 

New cases 

Recovered 

Died 

C1-2 

Enteric and dysentery 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C4 

Tuberculosis of lung 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C18 

Ankylostomiasis (hook worm) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C27 

Miners nystagmus (eye disease) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C32-38 

Diseases of heart and circulatory system 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C41 

Pneumonia 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C44 

Pneumoconiosis (dust disease) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C69 

Gassing and inhalation of fumes 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C66-70 

Accidents and injuries: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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