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ROYAL CHARTER 12 FEBRUARY 1975, AS VARIED BY SCHEME OF 21 NOVEMBER 1991, AND AMENDED ON 26 JUNE 2002
TO ADVANCE AND DEVELOP ALL ASPECTS OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY AS APPLIED TO THE DISCOVERY, EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT, CHARACTERISATION, EXPLOITATION, PROCESSING, APPLICATION AND RECYCLING OF MATERIALS, MINERALS AND FUELS, TO FURTHER AND CO-ORDINATE EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PRACTISE IN THESE DISCIPLINES AND TO FACILITATE THE ACQUISITION, PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION OF KNOWLEDGE PERTAINING TO THESE DISCIPLINES, PROVIDED THAT IN PURSUING THESE OBJECTS, IN SO FAR AS THEY MAY BE SIMILAR TO THOSE OF EXISTING ORGANISATIONS, THE INSTITUTE SHALL USE ITS BEST ENDEAVOURS TO CO-OPERATE WITH THEM AND TO ENSURE THAT ITS ACTIVITIES ARE COMPLEMENTARY TO THOSE OF SUCH ORGANISATIONS
Area of benefit
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