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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 14.3. Requirements Applicable to Underground Coal Mines

§ 45.1-161.164. (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Number of miners in openings.

Until the two travel ways are made as required by § 45.1-161.162, not more than twenty miners shall work underground in the mine at one time. No additional development shall be permitted until the connection is made to the second opening. In mines where final pillar removal operations necessitate closing the second opening, not more than twenty miners shall be permitted to work in the mine.

Code 1950, § 45-71; 1954, c. 191; 1966, c. 594, § 45.1-94; 1994, c. 28; 1996, c. 774.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.