FORM – J
47. Notice of shaft sinking and boreholes:
The owner, agent, mining engineer, geologist or manager of every mine or the holder of a prospecting licence shall send intimation in Form J to the Controller General, Controller of Mines and the Regional Controller within fifteen days after the commencement of any of the following operations:
(a) the sinking of trial shaft or borehole to a depth exceeding ten metres from the surface, or
(b) the extension of an existing shaft or borehole to a depth exceeding ten metres, or
(c) the sinking of a new shaft or boreholes commencing from underground workings:
Provided that the Controller General or the authorised officer may permit such intimation to be given collectively within such extended period as may be specified by him.