Mine Health and Safety Amendment Bill [B 54D-2008]

10th December 2008

To amend the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996, so as to review and strengthen enforcement provisions; to simplify the administrative system for the issuing of fines; to reinforce offences and penalties; to substitute, add and remove ambiguities in certain definitions and expressions; and to effect certain amendments necessary to ensure consistency with other laws, particularly the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002; and to provide for matters connected therewith.