A collection of mining laws of Spain and Mexico (Google eBook)

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O'Meara & Painter, 1859 - Mineral industries - 649 pages
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Contents

No steward or servant allowed to move boundary stakes with
32
Obligation to sink trialpits to the prescribed depth penalty
33
Rights with respect to fishing and hunting
46
Trusty and Notary of RefiningHouses their duties and obliga
48
Proceedings in suits to determine title
55
August 10th 1564
61
Ordinances which are to be observed in the discovery working and reduction
69
General permission to search for Mines in all places except those
75
Order in which several claimants are entitled to have their boun
81
How Mines must be occupied penalty for not occupying them
87
Proceedings in case the Mine so denounced shall not appear
90
Penalty for entering on and taking ore from the rubbish and slag
96
Appointment duties and pay of refiners penalty for refining
102
Provisions with respect to poorlead and copper
106
Other cases where officers are so prohibited penalties attached
112
Liberty to carry provisions and supplies to Mines
119
Modification of some of the provisions of the Ordinances of August 22d 1584
4
Reasons for changing the Ordinances of 1584 new tariff of Roy
123
Book IV Title III
129
Asientos of Mines to be supplied with provisions and monopo
135
Executive authority of Viceroys and Presidents in certain cases
136
If they are imprisoned for debt it must be in the Real or Asiento
142
Book VI Title III
148
May be distributed to Lessees of Mines but not to be employed
153
Indians to be induced to settle near quicksilver Mines
159
Respecting the transportation of copper from Terra Firma
165
Flasks to contain one quintal and no more
171
July 5th 1718
177
If those interested in coal Mines discover metalic veins they may denounce them
182
and 5 Exemption of coal from export and excise duty in certain cases and also from municipal and special duties
183
Right to use timber from forests c
184
Appointment commissions and jurisdiction of Conservator Judges in these Mines
185
Royal protection and aid in working coal Mines
186
PART III
189
Of the Tribunal General of Mining in New Spain Art 1 Title of the Tribunal and respect due to it
193
Elections of Administrator Director and DeputiesGeneral
194
Number of votes to which each is entitled
195
Manner of holding the elections qualifications of the candidates term of office of the DeputiesGeneral and manner of filling a va cancy 195
339
Presidency of the Junta General of electors time of holding
196
Who qualified to vote at their elections
202
Causes and disputes between parties to be decided briefly
208
When the causes are ready for decision the Notaries will submit
440
When and how judgments and decrees are to be carried into exe cution 210
149
In cases which involve over 400 appeals are to be admitted organization of Courts of Appeal
211
Proceedings on appeal
212
When first decisions on appeal are final
213
Judgments on appeal how given and signed
214
Mode of proceeding in executive demands
215
Of assignments of Mines to creditors
216
Of restitution of full term
217
Of appeals in criminal matters
218
Sessions of the Tribunal when held
219
Royal approval required for all endowments and salaries
220
Number of Members of the Royal Tribunal required to be present to act in contentious matters how vacancies in the Deputations Tribunal and Courts...
221
Of refnse ores and rubbishheaps
229
Where the dip is just 45
235
Pertenencias and measurements of Placers and irregular depos
247
Of fixed stakes and bounds how established and when they may be renewed or changed
236
Where the workings of one Mine extend within the pertenencia of another
237
If the Miner should follow the ore into vacant land outside of his pertenencias
238
Of the manner in which Mines ought to te worked secured and protected Art 1 Reasons why rules are necessary for the working and security of Mines
239
It is obligatory to employ intelligent and practical experts to examine Mines qualifications of experts
240
Examinations of professional liners
241
Mines to be kept clean and unobstructed and proper arrangements made for ventilation and communication
242
Precautions to be observed to prevent adits and lower workings from being inundated by waters in those above
243
When such forfeiture is incurred
244
Notice required to be given of an intention to abandon the work ing of a Mine
245
Owners of Mines bound to keep them drained and in working condition
246
Adits for the benefit of several Mines
247
Of their ventilation
248
Dispositions for cases where the Mineowners construct the adits
249
Dispositions respecting such shafts
250
Of drainage where one Mine is lower than another
251
Of Mines worked in partnership Art 1 Partnerships for working Mines of utility and ought to be pro tected
252
Partners in a Mine must work in common dividing expenses and profits according to shares
253
Decision in case of dispute between shareholders 2S3 Art 8 If one shareholder refuse to pay his part of the expenses of work ing the Mine
254
Regulations for the purchase of ores
272
Millers can only charge costprice of quicksilver
273
Payment of expenses of reduction
274
Owners of the ore may be present in person or by proxy at the reduction of their ores
275
Of contracts of supply and penalties for a breach of such con tracts 276
484
Contract of supply by premium on bullion
277
Liability of the Miner and Mine for the supplies advanced under different circumstances
278
If the silver received for such supplies have a ley of gold or the gold a ley of silver the amounts must be credited to the owner of the Mines or ores
279
Of scales und weights for silver and gold
280
Manner of testing bullion and amalgums of gold and silver
281
Penalty for diverting to other purposes the capital supplied for working Mines
282
Of the Fund and Sank of supplies of Mines Art 1 Formation of the endowment fund of Mining
283
Its administration collection and custody
284
Annual accounts of money and goods to be taken
285
Payments to be made by the Factor and accounts to be kept by him
286
Of applications for supplies from the Bank
287
Faith and credit to be given to their acts
293
Examinations for professorships
297
Attachment of Mines for debts
303
PART IV
311
January 15th 1784
333
Proclamation of the Viceroy of New Spain putting in foree the Mining Ordi
611
Decree prohibiting the exportation of butlion in the form of toyt c in fraud
317
May 9th 1786
324
June 17th 1786
358
Mexican Ordenanzas de Mineria
371
On the powers and duties of Inlendants with respect to Mines and Mining
327
July 18th 1789
333
January 28th 1790
377
Mexican Ordenanzas de Mineria
403
October 19th 1790
342
August 24th 1792
348
Explanations additions and modifications of the Mining Ordinances with respect
352
August 5th 1798
360
November 17th 1796
368
February 12th 1797
369
February 6th 1798
386
April 27th 1801
416
January 19th 1805
443
Minert exempted from Militia duty
380
Resolutions of the eortes and the Supreme Council of the Regency conceding
386
January 7th 1818
443
Mexican Ordenanzas de Mineria
454
PART V
247
Laws Decrees Orders c from 1821 to 1853
319
ver duties thereon exemption of quicksilver from duty powder to
397
October 7th 1823
403
To be employed in the new establishment if necessary
411
Extension of grant of salines Jfc
417
Repeal of the two foregoing decrees
420
October 19th 1841
432
November 27th 1841
452
Acquisition of urban and country property by foreigners
427
Laras Coleccion de Decretob c No 520
520
Regulations of the Junta of Encouragement and Administration of Mining
435
Of the administration of justice in matters of Mining 441
441
Mining Junta authorized to contract a loan of 2000000 for the purchase
447
Laras Coleccion de Decretos c No 639
639
Patent to Joaquin Martinez for exclusive use of hit apparatus for distilling
451
July 11th 1843
457
Respecting the payment of the premium for quicksilver extracted from Mines
460
Certain sum to be applied to the College 466
466
December 26th 1843
474
April 30th 1844
483
June 1st 1853
489
July 30th 1853
495
APPENDIX No 1
505
Of the workings of Mines and their enjoyment
511
Tribunals which are to have cognizance of matters connected
517
Of the objects of Mining and of Mineral productions which
525
Of the exploration of Mines
531
Of the concession of Mines
537
Of the working and enjoyment of Mines
555
Of the forfeiture and denouncement of Mines
562
Special and transitory dispositions
568
APPENDIX No II
589

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Page 420 - Slavery, The President of the United Mexican States, to the inhabitants of the Republic — Be it known: That...
Page 234 - This being one of the greatest and most frequent causes of litigation and dissension among the miners, and considering that the limits established in the mines of these kingdoms, and by which those of New Spain have been hitherto regulated, are very •confined in proportion to the abundance, multitude, and richness of the metallic veins which it has...
Page 230 - I also grant, that any one may discover, petition for, register, and denounce in the prescribed form, not only Mines of gold and silver, but also those of precious stones, copper, lead, tin, quicksilver, antimony, zinc, bismuth, rock salt, and any other fossils, whether perfect metals or half-minerals, bitumen or mineral tar...
Page 416 - His Excellency the President pro tern, of the Mexican United States to the Inhabitants of the Republic. Know ye, that the General Congress has decreed the following : "ART. 1. The...
Page 450 - Know, that, desirous of protecting national industry, giving occupation and means of subsistence to the nendy classes, and availing of the many elements which abound in the territory of the Republic, in virtue of the faculties conceded me by the seventh of the bases adopted in...
Page 70 - ... whatsoever, even though foreigners to these our kingdoms, who may work or discover any mines of silver already discovered, or to be discovered, we will and command that they shall have them, and that they shall be their property in possession and ownership, and that they may do with them as with anything...
Page 4 - Scignory, shall belong to us ; therefore, no one shall presume to work them without our special license and command ; and also the salt springs, basins and wells, which are for making salt, shall belong to us...
Page 472 - His Excellency, the President ad interim of the Republic, has been pleased to address to me the following decree : — The citizen Benito Juarez, Constitutional President ad interim of the United Mexican States, to the inhabitants of the same maketli known : That the sovereign Congress of the Union has thought proper to decree the following : ARTICLE 1.
Page 581 - VII. by the grace of God, and the Constitution of the Spanish monarchy, King of the Spains, and in his absence and captivity, the Regency of the kingdom, appointed bythe general and extraordinary Cortes...
Page 385 - ... of all duties, even including the duty of the fifth, or the proportion - which the miner is bound to pay;'' and annulled "all dispositions which opposed free trade in said mineral, and the security of absolute and perpetual ownership (dominio absolute y perpetuo) of the miner; provided, that in managing and working them, he observe the general rules established on the subject.

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