Commentary

56 Covenants regarding the working of minerals

MINES, MINERALS AND LANDFILL vol 26(3)
| Commentary

56 Covenants regarding the working of minerals

| Commentary

56 Covenants regarding the working of minerals

Covenants as to working are inserted in a mineral lease either to ensure that the minerals are worked continuously or that they are worked in a particular manner, or in order to secure both of these objects.

Where the tenant covenants to work the minerals in a proper and workmanlike manner, the question whether a particular mode of working is in the circumstances proper will depend upon the evidence of experts. It need not be the best method of working in the interest of the landlord, but the tenant must not proceed to get

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