Mining Laws in India

Enactment Date Act Number Short Title Purpose and Gist
16-Oct-1885 18 The Land Acquisition (Mines) Act, 1885
28-Dec-1957 67 The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957
7-Sep-1976 100 The Metal Corporation (Nationalisation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1976
25-Dec-1983 42 The Mines (Amendment) Act, 1983
23-May-1987 16 The Goa, Daman and Diu Mining Concessions (Abolition and Declaration as Mining Leases) Act, 1987
4-Apr-1992 16 The Cess and Other Taxes on Minerals (Validation) Act, 1992
30-Jan-2003 17 The Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 2002