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  1. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Work Health and Safety (Mines) Act 2013 No 54. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | AUS-2013-L-97933

    An Act to secure the health and safety of persons who work at mines; and for other purposes.

    The following Acts and Regulations have been repealed.
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Amendment Act 2010
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2006
    Mine Health and Safety Act 2004
    Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2007
    Work Health and Safety Legislation Amendment Act 2011

  2. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines Work Health and Safety (Supplementary Requirements) Act 2012 (No. 46 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-06 | AUS-2012-L-105398

    An Act to establish certain requirements, in respect of health and safety in relation to mines, that are additional to the requirements established by or under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

  3. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004, No. 25. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-12-31 | AUS-2004-L-105360

  4. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Industry Repeal Act, 2001 (No. 32 of 2001). - Act

    Adoption: 2001-04-28 | AUS-2001-L-64776

    Repeals Coal Industry Act 1946. Also provides for workers' compensation schemes as well as some related matters.

  5. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2001. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001 | AUS-2001-R-97947

  6. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mines Inspection General Rule 2000 (No. 552).

    Adoption: 2000-09-01 | Date of entry into force: 2000-09-01 | AUS-2000-R-62459

    Replaces Mines Inspection General Rule 1994. Deals with: (a) risk management in mines; (b) safety, health and welfare of people at mines, including fitness for work of people working at mines, health surveillance, provision of amenities relating to safety, health and welfare and environmental monitoring; (c) aspects of working environment at mines, including safety and stability of mine workings, waste material, hazardous substances, explosives and energy; and (d) shafts and winding.

  7. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2000 (No. 18 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-06-08 | AUS-2000-L-56786

    Amends the Coal and Oil Shale Mine Workers' Superannuation Act 1989 (with regard to contributions to superannuation fund), the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999, the Explosives Act 1999, as well as the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999. Provides new definitions for "mine", "mineworker" and "owner", as well as procedures for contributions to the superannuation fund.

  8. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Mining Safety and Health Act, 1999 (No. 39 of 1999). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-09-02 | AUS-1999-L-54185

    Comprehensive legislation regarding management and occupational health and safety in coal mines. S. 272 prohibits the employment of persons under the age of 16 in undeground mines. Repeals the Coal Mining Act 1925 and the Coal Mining Amendment Act 1928.

  9. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999 (No. 40 of 1999). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-09-02 | AUS-1999-L-54186

    Comprehensive legislation covering management and occupational safety and health in mines and quarries. S. 250 prohibits the employment of underage workers in underground work. Repeals the Mines Regulation Act 1964.

  10. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Offshore Minerals Act 1998 No. 10. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-03-12 | AUS-1998-L-97973

    An Act relating to exploration for, and the recovery of, minerals (other than petroleum) in the first 3 nautical miles of the territorial sea in relation to Queensland, and for related purposes.

  11. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Workers Compensation Amendment Act 1997 (No. 4 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-04-23 | AUS-1997-L-50791

    Amends provisions of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 to make further provision with respect to workers compensation for coal miners.

  12. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mines and Works Inspection Regulations 1996 (No. 176 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-08-01 | Date of entry into force: 1996-09-01 | AUS-1996-R-44821

    Requires mine owners to facilitate inspections of mines and sets forth regulations regarding certification of mine managers.

  13. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mineral Resources Development Act 1995 (No. 116 of 1995). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995-12-08 | AUS-1995-L-82002

    An Act to provide for the development of mineral resources consistent with sound economic, environmental and land use management and to repeal the Mining Act 1929.

  14. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (No 62 of 1994). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-12-05 | AUS-1995-R-42787

    Provides comprehensive regulations governing safety in mining operations in 17 Parts. Part 2 governs the designation of employee's inspectors, health and safety representatives, and the issuing of certificates of competency for managers. Division 4 of Part II provides for a Mines Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Board. Part 3 regulates matters relating to the management of mines, including the inspection of the workplace and the provision of health surveillance. Part 4 provides general safety requirements, including the maintanence of first aid equipment and an emergency plan. Part 5 governs the use of electricity in mines. Part 6 regulates the use of certain types of plant in mines. Part 7 governs matters relating to occupational health in mines, including noise control, sanitation, and hazardous substances. The use of explosives and the control of dust are treated in Parts 8 and 9. Part 10 provides specific regulations, inter alia prohibiting persons under 18 from working underground and requiring underground workers to read and speak English. Part 11 through 15 relate to specific mining operations such as dredging and shaft sinking. Part 16 governs radiation safety. Made under Mines and Safety Inspection Act 1994.

  15. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Extractive Industries Development Act 1995 (No. 67 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-10-17 | AUS-1995-L-45486

    Provides general legislation relating to quarries, including certification requirements for managers.

  16. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines Regulation Act Amendment Act 1989. No. 101.

    Adoption: 1989-10-25 | AUS-1989-L-9407

    Amends the Mines Regulation Act 1964-1989 in relation to the definition of "serious bodily injury", competency in the performance of work and technical matters.

  17. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal and Oil Shale Mine Workers' Superannuation Act 1989. No. 79. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-09-15 | AUS-1989-L-9460

    Act provides for the transfer of funds from the Coal Mine Workers' Pension Fund to the Queensland Coal and Oil Shale Mining Industry Superannuation Fund and makes minor amendment to the Coal and Oil Mine Shale Mine Workers (Pensions) Act 1941-1989.

  18. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Metalliferous Mining (Amendment) Regulations 1989

    Adoption: 1989-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 1989-09-04 | AUS-1989-R-8711

    These amendments relate to the storage and handling of combustible liquids and combustible gases, approval of machinery, and the construction, erection, testing and operation of boiler and fired pressure vessels, refrigeration machinery, cranes and lifting appliances, unfired pressure vessels, and pressure pipework. Amends rules relating to scaffolding, explosive powered tools, and compliance with the Radiation Protection (Mining and Milling) Code 1987, as well as certification, licensing and authorisation requirements. Part 14 is entitled "Prescribed Work and Training".

  19. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Extractive Industries (Amendment) Act 1989. No. 31.

    Adoption: 1989-06-06 | AUS-1989-L-8611

    Amendments to the Extractive Industries Act 1986. The objects of the Act as amended, refer to the development of safe operating standards for extractive industrial operations, the issue of lease, licences and permits, the responsibility of any person carrying on an extractive industry for its safe operation, and certain considerations relating to care of the environment. Amendments to s.19 relate to inspection and record-keeping.

  20. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Industry Superannuation Act 1989 (No. 28 of 1989). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989 | AUS-1989-L-105506

  21. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Mines (Amendment) Act 1987. No. 6.

    Adoption: 1987-04-28 | AUS-1987-L-3614

    Amends the Coal Mines Act 1958 to provide lump-sum payments in place of allowances from the Victorian Coal Miners' Accidents Relief Fund.

  22. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Miners' Pensions Amendment Act 1986. No. 14.

    Adoption: 1986-04-17 | AUS-1986-L-5191

    Amends the Miners' Pensions Act 1982 (No. 90) in relation to retirement age, definition of "miner", and entitlement to a lump-sum benefit upon retirement.

  23. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Regulations to amend General Rules of the Coal Mines Regulations Act 1912. No. 234.

    Adoption: 1983-08-11 | AUS-1983-L-10049

    Miscellaneous amendments respecting safety and health.

  24. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Mines Regulations Act 1982 (No. 67). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1982-05-20 | AUS-1982-L-10666

    An Act for regulating coal mines (and oil shale and kerosene shale mines) and certain related places. No. 67.

  25. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal and Oil Shale Mine Workers (Superannuation) Amendment Act 1978.

    Adoption: 1978-03-22 | AUS-1978-L-13031

    An Act to amend the Coal and Oil Shale Mine Workers (Superannuation Act 1941 with respect to the entitlement of mine workers and other persons to benefits under the Act, and in other respects. No. 28. Miscellaneous amendment.

  26. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Mines Regulation Act Amendment Act 1976.

    Adoption: 1976-12-13 | AUS-1976-L-13877

    An Act to amend the Coal Mines Regulation Act 1946-1972. No. 137. Miscellaneous amendments.

  27. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines Inspection Act 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-05-03 | AUS-1973-L-16125

    An Act to amend the Mines Inspection Act 1968. No. 4. Amends ss. 6, 27 and 35.

  28. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Regulations under the Mines Regulations Act 1964-1968.

    Adoption: 1972-12-14 | AUS-1972-L-16381

    Replaces Part X (Electrical Regulations - Metalliferous Mines.

  29. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines Rescue (Amendment) Act 1972.

    Adoption: 1972-04-11 | AUS-1972-L-16373

    An Act to make provisions for the establishment of a body corporate to be known as the Mine Rescue Board; to establish a Central Mines Rescue Fund; to provide for contributions by proprietors of colliery holdings for the erection, equipment and maintenance of Rescue stations; for these and other purposes to amend the Mines Rescue Act 1925; to validate certain matters; and for purposes connected therewith. No. 34.

  30. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines Inspection Act 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-11-17 | AUS-1971-L-16933

    An Act to amend the Mines Inspection Act 1968 and certain other Acts. No. 62. Amends, inter alia, s. 22 (16 years as minimum age for employment in mines), s. 4 of the Scaffolding Act 1960, and s. 3 of the Factories, Shops and Offices Act 1968.

  31. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines and Works Inspection Act Amendment Act 1970 (No. 69 of 1970).

    Adoption: 1970-12-17 | AUS-1970-L-17434

    An Act to amend the Mines and Works Inspection Act, 1920-1966. No. 69. Amends, inter alia, s. 10 (powers of inspector) and the Second Schedule; inserts ss. 10a (appeals), 10b (establishment of appeal board) and 10c (quorum).

  32. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Miners' Welfare Act 1947 (No. 70 of 1947). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1947 | AUS-1947-L-105508

    An Act to establish a fund to provide or assist in providing amenities for coal miners and to improve or assist in improving the welfare of coal miners; to constitute and incorporate a Board to administer the fund and to control any amenities provided and to declare the objects, functions and powers of such Board, and for other purposes incidental thereto.

  33. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Industry (Industrial Matters) Act 1946 No 44. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1946-09-25 | AUS-1946-L-105330

    An Act to make provision in relation to the coal industry in New South Wales and elsewhere; and for related purposes.

  34. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal and Oil Shale Mine Workers (Superannuation) Act 1941 No 45. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1941-10-08 | AUS-1941-L-105331

    An Act to prohibit the employment and the continuance in employment in the coal or oil shale mining industries, and in certain callings related thereto, of certain persons of or above the age of sixty years; to make provision for and with respect to the payment of benefits to such persons and certain other persons; to amend the Widows Pensions Act 19251937 and certain other Acts; and for purposes connected therewith.

  35. Australia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines and Works Inspection Act 1920 (No. 1444 of 1920). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1920-12-09 | AUS-1920-L-75208

    Act to make better provision for the regulation and inspection of mines and works.


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