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The Mines and Quarries (Tips) Regulations 1971

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6.—(1) It shall be the duty of the owner and, without prejudice to the provisions of section 14 of the 1954 Act, of the manager of every mine and of the owner of every quarry to ensure to the best of his ability that every person appointed by him in pursuance of these regulations to carry out supervision or inspections understands the nature and scope of any duties which fall to be performed by that person by virtue of these regulations.

(2) It shall be the duty of the owner of every mine and quarry with which is associated a closed tip, with respect to each report, record or other item of information on or relating to the tip which, in pursuance of any provision of the Mines and Quarries Acts 1954 and 1969 or regulations, is entered in a book which by or by virtue of those Acts is required to be provided by him for that purpose, to secure that there is promptly brought—

(a)to his notice; or

(b)to the notice of any person to whom written instructions have been given by the owner in pursuance of section 1 of the 1954 Act specifying as, or including amongst, the matters with respect to which that person is charged with securing the fulfilment in relation to the tip of statutory responsibilities of the owner, matters of the class to which the provision relates

any matter disclosed by the report, record or other item of information which either is of an abnormal or unusual nature as regards the tip or, not being of such a nature, is of a kind which will or may necessitate the taking of any steps by the owner or any other person.

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