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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 14.4:1. Mineral Mine Safety Act

§ 45.1-161.292:4. Special safety rules.

The operator of every mine shall have the right to adopt special safety rules for the safety and operation of his mine or mines, covering the work pertaining thereto inside and outside of the same, which, however, shall not be in conflict with the provisions of this chapter and Chapters 14.5 (§ 45.1-161.293 et seq.) and 14.6 (§ 45.1-161.304 et seq.). Such rules, when established, shall be posted at some conspicuous place about the mines, where the rules may be seen by all miners subject to such rules, or in lieu thereof the operator shall furnish a printed copy of such rules to each miner subject to such rules.

1997, c. 390; 1998, c. 695.

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.