The Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act `2003

An Act to provide for development and regulation of mineral resources in the territorial waters, continental shelf, exclusive economic zone and other maritime zones of India and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
2003
  • POWER OF ENTRY, INSPECTION, SEARCH AND SEIZURE

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     Power of entry, inspection, search and seizure
  • OFFENCES

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     Offences
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     Offences by companies
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     Place of trial
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     Previous sanction of Central Government for prosecution
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     Offences triable by Court of Session
  • CIVIL LIABILITY AND ADJUDICATION

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     Civil liability and adjudication
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Extension of enactments to offshore areas
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     Compounding of offences
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     Recovery of certain sums as arrears of land revenue
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     Delegation of powers
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     Protection of action taken in good faith
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     Appeals
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     Power to make rules
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     Relaxation in specific cases
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     Persons to be public servants
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     Removal of difficulties