Mines and Minerals Act, 1999 (Chapter 66:01). - ECOLEX. Country/Territory Botswana Document type Legislation Date 1999 (2008) Source FAO, FAOLEX Long title An Act to re-enact with substantial amendments the provisions that regulate the law relating to Mines and Minerals; to provide for the granting, renewal and termination of mineral ...
Rights and Applications • The Mines and Minerals Act, 1999 requires that minerals permits to exploit industrial minerals to be granted to Botswana citizens, or groups of only Botswana citizens,
A. 115 Supplement A- Government Gazette dated 17th September, 1999 MINES AND MINERALS ACT, 1999 No. 17 of 1999 REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA
Botswana's Mines and Minerals Act requires mining companies to meet a number of clear and reasonable obligations, failing which their mining licences may be cancelled. The basis on which cancellation may be ordered has remained effectively unchanged since the statute's adoption in 1999.
Corp. Mining was governed by the new Mines and Minerals Act No. 17 of July 1999, which was designed to promote new foreign investment in exploration and mine development.
Mines and minerals act botswana Products. As a leading global manufacturer of crushing, grinding and mining equipments, we offer advanced, reasonable solutions for any size-reduction requirements including, Mines and minerals act botswana, quarry, aggregate, and different kinds of minerals.
The overall objectives of the Department of mines are to establish and maintain an effective organization to administer mineral exploitation legislation, and to enhance socio-economic, financial and other benefits to Botswana arising from the exploitation of mineral resources.
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Mining in Botswana is controlled through sound legislative instruments, especially the Mines and Mineral Act, to regulate issuance of exploration and mining licenses. In addition, this helps to strike a balance between mining activity and environmental control.
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The effect of this section is that mineral rights are bestowed unto this body, which is unlike other mineral rights in Botswana which are governed by Section 3 of the "Mines and Minerals Act of 1999" to the effect that all minerals within Botswana, with the exception of Tati Concessions, are the property of the Republic of Botswana.
Country/Territory Botswana Document type Legislation Date 1999 (2008) Source FAO, FAOLEX Long title An Act to re-enact with substantial amendments the provisions that regulate the law relating to Mines and Minerals; to provide for the granting, renewal and termination of mineral concessions; to provide for the payment of royalties; and for ...
CHAPTER 66~01 MINES AND lMINERALS ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTION PART I Pre1iminal-y I. Short title 2. Interpretation PART 11 Owrsersht) of nlilzerals and acquisition of mineral rights 3. Ownership of minerals vested in Republic 4. Acquisition of mineral concession 5. Restriction on acquisition of mineral concession PART IXI Administration 6. Power of certain officers to enter upon ...
3.2 Mining 3.2.1 Legislation Botswana The principal act that controls and regulates exploitation of minerals in Botswana is the Mines and Minerals Act of 1999. According to the Act a mineral concession must first be obtained before one can engage in any exploration or mining activity. In this regard, for an individual to conduct exploration or mining one has to have a mining concession …
This Act provides for the granting of various rights relative to prospecting and mining of minerals, for environmental obligations related to mining operations and other duties of persons carrying out mining operations, and control of mining operations.
Botswana's mineral policy objective is primarily to maximize the national economic benefit from the development of mineral resources. In 1999, the government replaced the old mining code of 1977, which was out of tune with prevailing economic philosophies with a new mining code.
BOTSWANA—2014 4.1 The Mineral indusTry of BoTswana By Thomas R. Yager In 2014, Botswana was the world's leading producer of diamond by value, accounting for 24% of the value of global
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Act 17, 1999, S.I. 54, 2005. An Act to re-enact with substantial amendments the provisions that regulate the law relating to Mines and Minerals; to provide for the granting, renewal and termination of mineral concessions; to provide for the payment of royalties; and for matters incidental to and connected to the foregoing. [Date of Commencement: 1st December, 1999 ] PART I Preliminary (ss 1-2 ...
The primary minerals legislation in Botswana is the Mines and Minerals Act 1999 (MMA), which vests ownership of all mineral rights in the Republic. The Minister in charge of mines is responsible for ensuring that the mineral resources of the Republic are investigated and exploited in the most efficient, beneficial and timely manner and is required to act in the public interest (s.3 MMA); the ...
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declare forfeited any rights which may have accrued to such holder under the Mines and Minerals Act, in respect of the discovery of precious stones on t he land in question or any rights that may have been granted to him in consequence of any such false declaration.
Mines and Minerals Act, 1976 Promulgated 14 December 1976, Effective 1 January 1977 De Beers Botswana Mining Company (Proprietary) Limited Agreement (Amendment) (Ratification) Act, 5 August 1975. Semi-Precious Stones Regulations, 6 April 1973.
minerals, and which is situated at a mine, quarry or works and used or intended to be used in connection with operations at, and pertaining to, such mine, quarry or works; "mine" means any excavation in the ground, whether abandoned or being worked, made for
A new Act (Mines and Minerals Act, 1999) reﬂecting the changed policies of mineral development and disposition in Botswana was promulgated in 1999 after extensive consul-
A right to search for or mine any mineral, as defined in section 2 of the Mines and Minerals Act, shall not be granted or exercised under this Act. 4. Petroleum vested in State (1) The entire property in and control over petroleum in any land are hereby vested in the Republic. (2) Subject to section 67, no person shall carry on in any land any exploration or development operations except under ...
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