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The Mines and Quarries (Tips) Regulations 1971

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5.—(1) For every active tip there shall be appointed by the person having responsibility for the tip a competent person to supervise or effect the carrying out of tipping operations on the tip.

(2) For every active and closed tip there shall be appointed by the person having responsibility for the tip a competent person to supervise or effect—

(a)any provision of a system of drainage for the tip;

(b)the maintenance in proper order of the drainage of the tip; and

(c)the making and keeping of the tip secure.

(3) For every active and closed tip other than a classified tip there shall be appointed by the person having responsibility for the tip a competent person to supervise or effect the regular inspection of the tip and of the premises on which it is situated and to the best of his ability of its drainage.

(4) Every competent person so appointed under this regulation shall record in a book provided for that purpose by the owner of the mine or quarry with which the tip is associated a report of every defect revealed by any inspection of the tip, the premises on which it is situated and its drainage in pursuance of this regulation.

(5) The person having responsibility for a tip shall record in a book provided for that purpose by the owner of the mine or quarry with which the tip is associated the action taken to remedy any defect revealed by any inspection of the tip, the premises on which it is situated and its drainage in pursuance of this regulation.

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