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

§ 45.1-161.171. (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Portable illumination.

A. All miners underground shall use only permissible electric cap lamps that are worn on the person for portable illumination.

B. Light bulbs on extension cables shall be guarded adequately.

C. The requirement of subsection A shall not preclude the use of other type of permissible electric lamps, permissible flashlights, permissible safety lamps, or any other permissible portable illumination device.

Code 1950, § 45-33; 1954, c. 191; 1966, c. 594, §§ 45.1-20, 45.1-96; 1978, c. 120; 1982, c. 385; 1994, c. 28.

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.