The present Act lays down provisions relating to coal. For the purpose of this Act "coal land" means land in which the coal or the right to explore for, develop and produce coal is vested in or reserved to the government. The Act contains at the outset a definition clause relating to various terms therein employed such as, “coal land reserve”, “lease”, “licence”, “location”, “owner”, “protected heritage property”, “recorded holder”, “surface area”. Thereafter the text considers aspects such as, right of entry of recorded holder, right of entry on private land and compensation, surrender of licence or lease, property on locations, technical information, rights under licence, certainty of access, application and issue of licence, term and extension of licence, rights under lease, coal land reserves, survey rules.
Implemented by: Coal Act Regulation (B.C. Reg. 251/2004). (2008-05-02)
Implemented by: Coal Land Reserve Regulation (B.C. Reg. 395/2012). (2014-09-03)
Implemented by: Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation (B.C. Reg. 171/2011). (2014-09-03)
Implemented by: Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Mineral Registrations) Regulation (B.C. Reg. 280/2007). (2014-06-02)
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Government of British Columbian (Canada)
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