The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act `2015

An Act to provide for allocation of coal mines and vesting of the right, title and interest in and over the land and mine infrastructure together with mining leases to successful bidders and allottees with a view to ensure continuity in coal mining operations and production of coal, and for promoting optimum utilisation of coal resources consistent with the requirement of the country in national interest and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
2015
  • TREATMENT OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF PRIOR ALLOTTEES

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     Utilisation of movable property used in coal mining operations
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     Discharge or adoption of third party contracts with prior allottees
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     Provisions in relation to secured creditors
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     Void alienations and permitted security interests
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     Liabilities of prior allottees
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     Commissioner of payments to be appointed and his powers
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     Valuation of compensation for payment to prior allottee
  • POWERS OF THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AFTER THE APPOINTED DATE

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     Responsibility of Central Government after appointed date
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     Central Government to appoint designated custodian
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     Powers and functions of designated custodian in respect of Schedule II coal mines
  • CERTAIN ARRANGEMENTS

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     Power of Central Government to approve certain arrangements
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Acquisition of land
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     Realisation of additional levy
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     Penalties for certain offences
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     Penalty for failure to comply with directions of Central Government
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     Offences by companies
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     Cognizance of offences
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     Dispute settlement and Bar of Jurisdiction of civil courts
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     Protection of action taken in good faith
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     Act to have overriding effect
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     Amendment of certain Acts contained in Schedule IV
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     Power to make rules
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     Power to remove difficulties
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     Repeal and saving