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15. Removal of overburden by a quarrying permit holder

A person who has obtained quarrying permit under these rules for extraction of minerals other than ordinary earth may extract overburden from the area under the permit without obtaining a quarrying permit for extraction of the same where such extraction is inevitable for the extraction of the mineral under the permit: 

Provided that in such cases the permit holder shall stack the overburden at a safer distance away from the quarrying area and the overburden so stacked shall be used for backfilling the pits in future.