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The Mines and Quarries (Metrication) Regulations 1976

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Regulation 2

SCHEDULE 1AMENDMENTS TO THE MINES AND QUARRIES ACT 1954

PART IAmendments having effect in all cases

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Sections to be AmendedPresent MeasurementSubstituted Measurement
15(1)(b)Two miles4 kilometres
223(2)Five feet1·5 metres
Four feet1·2 metres
340(1)Seventy-five feet23 metres
445(1)(a) and (b)Fifty feet15 metres
546Ninety feet25 metres
659(2)(a)Four hundred and fifty feet150 metres

PART IIAmendments which do not apply to shafts sunk, or, as the case may be, lengths of road made, before these Regulations come into operation

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Sections to be AmendedPresent MeasurementSubstituted Measurement
122(1)Forty-five feet15 metres
228(2)One hundred and fifty feet45 metres
335(1)Five feet six inches1·7 metres

Regulation 3

SCHEDULE 2AMENDMENTS TO THE COAL AND OTHER MINES (HEIGHT OF TRAVELLING ROADS) REGULATIONS 1956

PART IAmendments having effect in all cases

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Regulation to be AmendedPresent MeasurementSubstituted Measurement
12(1)Five feet six inches1·7 metres
22(1) and 2(1)(a)Nine hundred feet275 metres
32(1)(b)Four hundred and fifty feet135 metres
42(1)One hundred and fifty feet45 metres
52(2)Four feet1·2 metres

PART IIAmendment which does not apply to any length of road made before these Regulations come into operation

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Regulation to be AmendedPresent MeasurementSubstituted Measurement
2(1)Four feet six inches1·4 metres

Regulation 3

SCHEDULE 3AMENDMENTS TO THE COAL AND OTHER MINES (VENTILATION) REGULATIONS 1956

PART IAmendments having effect in all cases

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Regulation to be AmendedPresent MeasurementSubstituted Measurement
12(1)Three hundred feet90 metres
23(1)One hundred and fifty feet45 metres
35(1)One hundred and fifty feet45 metres
Thirty feet10 metres
46(1)One hundred and fifty feet45 metres
57AThirty feet10 metres
69(2)(d)Four hundred and fifty feet140 metres
Three hundred feet90 metres
712(1)(d)Three hundred feet90 metres
821(2)(b)Nine inches190 millimetres
924(2) and (4)Fifteen feet5 metres

PART IIAmendments which do not apply to stoppings constructed before these Regulations come into operation

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Regulation to be AmendedPresent MeasurementSubstituted Measurement
121(2)(a)Fifteen feet5 metres
221(2)(b)Nine feet3 metres

Regulation 3

SCHEDULE 4AMENDMENTS TO THE COAL MINES (CLEARANCES IN TRANSPORT ROADS) REGULATIONS 1959

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Regulation/Schedule to be AmendedPresent MeasurementSubstituted Measurement
12(1)Nine hundred feet275 metres
definition of “unsettled ground”
26(1)(a)Two feet600 millimetres
36(1)(b)Two and a half feet760 millimetres
4Schedule—Part ITwo feet600 millimetres
One foot300 millimetres
5Schedule—Part IIOne foot300 millimetres
One and a half feet450 millimetres
Two feet600 millimetres

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