miner's right

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miner's right

n
(Historical Terms) history Austral and NZ a licence to prospect for minerals, esp gold
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Mr L'Estrange said the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) had issued more than 17,000 Miner's Rights prospecting permits in Western Australia in the past five years.
Most important, a miner's rights in a house were dependent on continued employment in good standing.