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The Mines (Control of Ground Movement) Regulations 1999

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application

  5. 4.Duty to secure safety of the mine

  6. 5.Assessment of ground conditions

  7. 6.Design document

  8. 7.Rules concerning the implementation of ground control measures

  9. 8.Notification of significant changes to ground control measures

  10. 9.Implementation of the rules and installation of support material by officials

  11. 10.Assessment of adequacy of ground control measures

  12. 11.Supply of materials

  13. 12.Installation of support material

  14. 13.Withdrawal of support material

  15. 14.Fall of roof or sides

  16. 15.Certificates of exemption

  17. 16.Disapplication of section 157 of the 1954 Act

  18. 17.Amendments

  19. 18.Repeals and revocations

  20. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      SUPPORT SYSTEM STANDARDS FOR MINES OF COAL

      1. PART I SUPPORT SYSTEM STANDARDS FOR FACE WORKINGS

        1. 1.In the case of face workings where props are used–...

        2. 2.In the case of face workings where bars are used–...

        3. 3.In the case of face workings where powered supports are...

        4. 4.For the purposes of paragraph 3– (a) “powered support” means...

        5. 5.In the case of face workings where packs are used–...

        6. 6.In the case of face workings where persons work or...

        7. 7.In this Part, “face working” in relation to a working...

      2. PART II SUPPORT SYSTEM STANDARDS FOR ROADWAYS

        1. 8.In the case of roadways where props and bars are...

        2. 9.In the case of roadways where steel arches are used...

        3. 10.In the case of roadways where rockbolts are used as...

        4. 11.In the case of roadways where machines are used to...

        5. 12.In the case of roadways where persons work or pass...

        6. 13.For the purposes of this Schedule “bar” means a support...

  21. Explanatory Note

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