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Derbyshire Mining Customs and Mineral Courts Act 1852

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II Interpretation of Terms.E+W+S+N.I.

In construing this Act the following Words and Expressions shall have the Meaning hereby assigned to them, unless there be something in the Context of the Act repugnant to such Construction; that is to say,

  • The Word “Steward” shall include Deputy Steward, and the Word “Barmaster” shall include Deputy Barmaster, and all the Enactments herein contained with reference to the Great and Small Barmote Courts, the Steward, and the Barmaster shall apply equally and indifferently to each of the several great and small Barmote Courts, Stewards, and Barmasters by this Act established and authorized to be appointed respectively:

  • The Words “County Court” shall mean any County Court in the County ofDerby:

  • The Word “Gift” shall mean the setting out by the Barmaster of any Ground in manner herein-after provided:

  • The Word “Founder” shall mean the Point at which a Vein of Ore shall be first found, and the Words “Founder Meers” shall mean the Two First Meers to be set out to the Finder under the Provisions of this Act:

  • The Words “Mine or Mines,” “Vein or Veins,” shall mean a Mine or Mines, Vein or Veins of Lead Ore, and shall include Parts of or Shares in any Mine or Vein as well as entire Mines and Veins, and all Minerals containing Lead Ore:

  • The Word “Ore” shall mean Lead Ore exclusively:

  • The Words “Mineral Property” shall include Mines and Veins of Lead, and Parts of or Shares in any such Mines or Veins, and the Works, Rights, and Appurtenances connected therewith, and also Lead Ore, and all Tools, Materials, Goods, Chattels, and Effects used in searching for, getting, cleansing, or preparing Lead Ore, whether such Tools, Materials, Goods, Chattels, or Effects be found upon any Mine or Works or elsewhere.

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