382. General rights in respect of minerals.

A right to search for1 or work any minerals2 other than peat cut for purposes other than sale may be conferred on any person, exercisable either by himself or through a lessee3.

Where the working, or the working in the most efficient and economical manner, of any such minerals is impeded4 by any restrictions, terms or conditions5 contained in a mining lease6, or otherwise binding on the person entitled to work the minerals, a right may be conferred to work the minerals freed wholly or partially from the restrictions or conditions, or to work the minerals on other terms and