340. Usual covenants.

In addition to the covenants to pay rent etc and as to the working of the mine1, it is usual to insert in mining leases covenants as to repair2, as to securing the mine3 against being drowned, as to compensation for surface damage4, as to inspection of workings by the lessor, and as to the removal of machinery during or at the end of the term. There are also usually covenants dealing with keeping and inspection of accounts, and the means by which minerals gotten are to be weighed and valued.

In the absence of agreement, a lessee is not