MINISTRY OF MINES
NOTIFICATION

 

New Delhi, the  12th  September, 2000

G.S.R. 713(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 9 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes with immediate effect, the following further amendments to the Second Schedule to the said Act, namely :-

In the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957, for the Second Schedule, the following Schedule shall be substituted, namely :-

"THE SECOND SCHEDULE"

 

RATES OF ROYALTY IN RESPECT OF MINERALS AT ITEM 1 TO 10 AND 12 TO 38 AND 40 TO 51 APPLICABLE IN ALL STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES EXCEPT THE STATE OF WEST BENGAL.

1. Agate   Ten percent of Sale price on advelorem basis.
2. ( i ) Apatite   Five percent of Sale price on advelorem basis.
(ii) Rock Phosphate (a) above 25 per cent P2O5 Eleven per cent of sale price on ad valroem basis
  (b)upto 25 per cent P2O5 Five per cent of sale price on ad valroem basis
3. Asbestos (a) chrysotile Seven hundred and twenty six rupees per tonne
  (b) amphibole Thirty five rupees per tonne
4. Barytes   Five and half per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
5.Bauxite, Laterite   Zero point three five percent of London Metal Exchange Aluminium Metal Price Chargeable on the contained Aluminium Metal in Ore produced
6.Brown ilmenite (Leucoxene, Ilmenite,Rutile and Zircon)   Two per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
7. Cadmium   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
8. Calcite   Fifteen per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
9. China clay/KAOLIN:

(including ball clay, white shale and white clay)l

(a) Crude Twenty one rupees per tonne
  (b) Processed (including washed) Seventy Five rupees per tonne
10. Chromite   Seven and half per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
11. Coal (including Lignite)   **
12. Copper Three point two per cent of London Metal Exchange Copper metal price chargeable on the contained copper metal in ore produced
13. Corundum   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
14. Diamond   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
15.Dolomite   Fifty rupees per tonne
16. Felspar   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
17. Fire Clay (Including Plastic, pipe, lithomargic and natural pozzolanic clay)   Twelve per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
18. Fluorspar (also called fluorite)   Five per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
19. Garnet (a) abrasive

(b) Gem

Three per cent of sale price on ad valorem

Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem

20. Gold (a) Primary

 

 

 

(b) By-product

(a) One and half per cent of London bullion market association price(commonly refered to as "London price") chargeable on the contained Gold metal in ore produced

(b) Two and half per cent of London bullion market association price(commonly refered to as "London price") chargeable on the by product Gold metal actually produced

21. Graphite (a) with 80 per cent or more fixed carbon Two hundred and twenty five rupees per tonne
  (b) with 40 per cent or more but less than 80 percent fixed carbon One hundred and thirty rupees per tonne
  (c) with less than 40 percent fixed carbon Fifty rupees per tonne
22. Gypsum   twenty per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
23. Iron ore Lumps:

(a)with  65 percent Fe content or more

 

Twenty four rupees and fifty paise per tonne

  (b) with 62 percent Fe content or more but less than 65 per cent Fe Fourteen rupees and fifty paise per tonne
  (c) with 60 percent Fe content or more but less than 62 per cent Fe Ten rupees per tonne
  (d) less than 60 per cent Fe content Seven rupees per tonne
(ii) Fines

(including inter alia, natural fines produced incidental to mining & sizing of lumpy ore)

(a) With 65 per cent Fe content or more

(b) With 62 per cent Fe content or more but less than 65 per cent Fe

(c) with less than 62 per cent Fe content

 

 

 

Seventeen rupees per tonne

Ten rupees per tonne

 

Seven rupees per tonne

  iii. Concentrates prepared by beneficiation and/or concentration of low grade ore containing 40 per cent Fe or less Three rupees per tonne
24. KYANITE   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
25. Lead   Five per cent of London Metal Exchange lead metal price chargeable on the contained lead metal in ore produced
26. Limestone (a) L.D. Grade(less than 1.5 per cent silica content) Fifty rupees per tonne
(b) Others Forty rupees per tonne
27. LIME KANKAR Forty rupees per tonne
28. LIME SHELL Forty rupees per tonne
29. MAGNESITE Three per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
30. Manganese Ore (a) Ore of all grades Three per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
(b) Concentrates One per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
31. Crude Mica, Waste and Scrap mica Mica   Four per cent on sale price on ad valorem basis
32. Monazite   One hundred and twenty five rupees per tonne
33. Nickel   Zero point one two percent of London Metal Exchange nickel metal price chargeable on contained nickel metal in ore produced
34. Ochre   Twelve rupees per tonne
35. Pyrites   two per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
36. Pyophyllite   Fifteen per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
37. Quartz, Silica sand, Moulding sand and Quartzite   Fifteen rupees per tonne
38. Ruby   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
39. Sand for stowing   ***
40. Selenite   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
41. Sillimanite   Two and half per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
42. Silver (a) By products

 

(b) Primary silver

Five per cent of London Metal Exchange silver metal price chargeable on by product silver metal actually produced

Five per cent of london metal Exchange Silver metal price chargable on the contained silver metal in ore produced.

43. Slate   Forty rupees per tonne
44. Talc, Steatite and Soapstone   fifteen per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
45. Tin   Five per cent of london metal Exchange Tin metal price chargable on the contained Tin metal in ore produced.
46. Tungsten   Twenty rupees per unit per cent of contained WO3 per tonne of ore and on pro rata basis
47. Uranium   Five rupees for dry ore with U3O8 content of 0.05 per cent with pro rata increase/ decrease @Re. 1.50 per metric tonne of ore for 0.01 per cent increase/decrease
48. Vermiclite   Three per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
49. Wollastonite   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
50. Zinc    Six point six per cent of London metal Exchange Zinc metal price chargeable on contained zinc metal in ore   produced
51. All other minerals not here-in-before specified   Ten per cent of sale price on ad valorem basis
* Rates of royalty in respect of item 11 relating to Coal Including Lignite as revised vide notification
number G.S.R. 748 (E), dated the 11th October, 1994 and notification number G.S.R. 27 (E), dated the
13th January, 1995 of Government of India, Ministry of Coal will remain in force until revised through a
separate notification by the Ministry of Coal.

 ** Rates of royalty in respect of item 39 relating to Sand For Stowing as revised vide notification number G.S.R. 214(E) dated  the 11th April, 1997  will remain in force until revised through a separate notification by the Ministry of Coal.

 Note :   The rates of royalty for the State of   West Bengal  in respect of the minerals except the mineral specified against item No.11 shall remain the same as specified in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Steel and Mines (Department of Mines) number G.S.R. 458 (E), dated the 5th May, 1987.”

 

       (F. No. 3/4/98-MVI)

 (S. P. GUPTA)

JOINT SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 

Note :     The Second Schedule was amended earlier vide notification numbers.:-

  1. GSR No. 175(E) dated 31st March, 1975.
  2. GSR No. 407(E) dated 14th July, 1975.
  3. GSR No. 584(E) dated 13th December, 1975.
  4. GSR No. 321(E) dated 12th June, 1978.
  5. GSR No. 2(E) dated 1st January, 1979.
  6. GSR No. 67(E) dated 13th February, 1979.
  7. GSR No. 63(E) dated 12th February, 1981.
  8. GSR No. 449(E) dated 23rd July, 1981.
  9. GSR No. 458(E) dated 5th May, 1987.
  10. GSR No. 856(E) dated 14th October, 1987.
  11. GSR No. 516(E) dated 1st August, 1991.
  12. GSR No. 100(E) dated 17th February, 1992.
  13. GSR No. 748(E) dated 11th October, 1994.
  14. GSR No. 27(E) dated 13th January, 1995.
  15. GSR No. 214(E) dated 11th April, 1997.

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[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART-II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION(i)]

 MINISTRY OF MINES
 NOTIFICATION

 

New Delhi, the    12th  September, 2000

G.S.R. 714(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes with immediate effect, the following    amendments to the Third Schedule to the said Act, namely :-

In the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957, for the Third Schedule, the following Schedule shall be substituted, namely :-

 “THE THIRD SCHEDULE

(See section 9A)

 RATES OF DEAD RENT

 (APPLICABLE FOR ALL STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES EXCEPT THE STATE OF WEST BENGAL)

 1)       The rates of dead rent applicable to the leases other than those  obtained  for supply of raw material to the industry owned by the  concerned lessee :

 (Rates of Dead Rent in Rupees per hectare per annum)

Item Number
Category of
The mining
Lease
1st year of the lease 2nd to 5th year of the lease 6th to 10th year of the lease
11th year
of the lease
and onwards
(a) Lease area upto 50 hectares Nil 70 140 200
(b)
Lease area above 50 hectares but
not exceeding 100 hectares
Nil 100 200 280
(c)
Lease area above 100 hectares
Nil 140 230 350

2)   In the case of lease obtained for the supply of raw material for  the industry  owned by the concerned lessee, the rates of dead rent  would be applicable as given in respect of item number (a) above, irrespective of the lease area and the value of mineral.

3)   One and half times the rates specified in item numbers (a), (b) and (c) above in case of leases granted for medium value mineral(s).

4)   Two times the rates specified in item numbers (a), (b) and (c) above in case of leases granted for high value mineral(s).

 Note :    For the purpose of this notification,-

(1)     (a)      “high value minerals” means gold, silver, diamond, ruby, sapphire, emerald and all other gemstones (precious, semi-precious stones), copper, lead, zinc, asbestos (chrysotile variety), corundum, mica.

    (b)        “medium value minerals” means agate, chromite, manganese ore, sillimanite, vermiculite,    magnesite, wollastonite, perlite, diaspore, apatite and rock phosphate, fluorspar (or fluorite), barytes.

    (c)     “low value minerals”   means minerals other than high value minerals and medium value minerals.

        (2)   the rates of dead rent for the State of West Bengal shall remain  the same as specified in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Steel and Mines (Department of Mines) No. G.S.R. 458(E), dated the 5th May, 1987.”.

  

(F. No. 3/4/98-MVI)

 (S. P. GUPTA)

JOINT SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

 Note :   The Third Schedule was amended earlier, vide notification numbers:-

1.                     GSR No. 458(E), dated 5th May, 1987.
2.                     GSR No. 856(E), dated 14th October, 1987.
3.                     GSR No. 214(E), dated 11th April, 1997.

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