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Mining Industry Act 1920

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9Constitution and functions of district committees

(1)A district committee shall consist of representatives of the owners and management of the coal mines in the district appointed by the owners in accordance with the regulations constituting the committee, and an equal number of representatives of workers employed in or about such mines elected by the workers in accordance with those regulations.

(2)A district committee shall take into consideration—

(a)questions affecting the district of the same nature as those which may be the subject of discussion and recommendations by a pit committee;

(b)any questions which may be referred to them by a pit committee;

(c)any questions which may be referred to them by the area board, or the Board of Trade;

and, if the matter is one proper to be dealt with by the area board rather than by the district committee, they shall refer the matter to the area board, and in any other case they shall deal with the matter themselves and make such recommendations as they think fit, and, if their recommendations are not complied with, they may forward them with a report on the matter to the Board of Trade.

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