314. Safety in mines and quarries.

Safety, health and welfare in mines1 are regulated by the Mines and Quarries Acts 1954 and 19692 and subordinate legislation made under them and under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. The Mines and Quarries Act 1954 superseded earlier legislation in this field3 and has itself been largely superseded by the Mines Regulations 2014, made under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974