This Act makes provision for the registration and the licensing of land surveyors and the control of their practice and establishes for these purposes the Land Surveyors Board and creates the office of the Surveyor-General.The Surveyor-General shall be the Registrar of Licensed Land Surveyors and direct and control all surveys carried out for public.
The Law provides for mining and exploitation of mineral resources as natural gas, petroleum, crude oil and assorted minerals. Prospectors must apply for a prospecting licence that shall be granted after the payment of a fee. Lands alienated for the purpose of mining operations shall be paid off as rent and royalties. Lands comprise also the continental shelf.