MINING LAWS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AND SOME NOTES ON BLUE SKY LEGISLATION

Mining laws in force in this province and elsewhere on the continent had their origin in the rule-of-thumb regulations adopted by prospectors themselves, when, far from the centres of civilization and the seats of the courts of justice, they found it necessary, for mutual protection, to fix the conditions of possession by right of location, and to prescribe the duties to be performed in order to enable the individual to maintain his ground against all comers.
Keywords: American Mining Congress, blue sky law, British Columbia, Mineral Survey, prospector, British Columbia, Development, Developments, mineral, minerals, mining, Mining law, Regulations
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