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Notice of Accidents Act 1906

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2Notices of accidents in mines and quarries

(1)Section thirty-five of the Coal Mines Regulation Act, 1887, shall be read as if the following subsection were substituted for subsection (1) of that section :—

(a)Where, in or about any mine to which this Act applies whether above or below ground, any accident occurs which either—

  • " (i) causes loss of life to any person employed in or about the mine ; or

  • " (ii) causes any fracture of the head or of any limb, or any dislocation of a limb, or any other serious personal injury to any person employed in or about the mine ; or

  • " (iii) is caused by any explosion of gas or coal dust, or any explosive, or by electricity, or by overwinding, or by any other such special cause as the Secretary of State specifies by order, and causes any personal injury whatever to any person employed in or about the mine, the owner, agent, or manager of the mine shall forthwith send notice in writing of the accident, and of any loss of life or personal injury caused thereby, to the inspector of the district, in, such form and accompanied by such particulars as the Secretary of State prescribes.

  • (2) The same subsection shall be substituted for so much of section eleven of the Metalliferous Mines Act, 1872, as is repealed by this Act, both as respects the application of that section to metalliferous mines and as respects its application to quarries.

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