High Peak Mining Customs and Mineral Courts Act 1851

LVI Power to make new Rules.E+W+S+N.I.

It shall be lawful for the Steward and Grand Jury at any Great Barmote Court to make such new and additional Customs, Articles, Rules, and Orders, as to them shall seem expedient for the better Regulation of the working and carrying on of the Mines within the District under the Provisions of this Act, and for the Guidance and Protection of the Mines in reference to the working and carrying on of Mines within the said District, and also for regulating the Practice and Proceedings of the Great and Small Barmote Courts, or of any Views or other Proceedings, and for the Execution of any Process of such Courts, and in relation to any of the Provisions of this Act, or of the Articles and Customs hereby established; and all such new and additional Customs, Articles, Rules, and Orders as aforesaid shall be certified under the Hand of the Steward and Seal of the said Court to the Chancellor for the Time being of Her Majesty’s Duchy of Lancaster, the same having been previously submitted to the Lessee, if any, for the Time being, of the Duties of Lot and Cope, and approved of in Writing by him; and the same shall be published for Three Weeks consecutively in some Newspaper printed in the County of Derby;and such Chancellor may, after such Publication, either allow or disallow such View and additional Customs, Articles, Rules, and Orders, or any of them; and such of the new and additional Customs, Articles, Rules, and Orders as shall be so allowed by such Chancellor shall forthwith, after the Approval thereof, be sealed with the Seal of the said Duchy of Lancaster, and laid before both Houses of Parliament, (if Parliament be then sitting, or, if Parliament be not sitting, then within Five Days after the next Meeting thereof,) and no such new or additional Custom, Article, Rule, or Order shall have effect until Six Weeks after the same shall have been so laid before both Houses of Parliament; and any new or additional Custom, Article, Rule, or Order so allowed and laid before Parliament as aforesaid shall, from and after the Expiration of such Period of Six Weeks, be of the same Force and Effect as if the same had been enacted by Authority of Parliament, unless the same shall by Vote or Resolution of either House of Parliament be objected to; and such new and additional Customs, Articles, Rules, and Orders, shall be carefully preserved by the Steward: Provided always, that such new and additional Customs, Articles, Rules, and Orders shall not in any way affect the Rights and Interests of Owners or Occupiers of Land.