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Minerals And Mining (Health, Safety and Technical ...

Minerals And Mining (Health, Safety and Technical) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2182). These Regulations, made under section 110 of the Mining Act, provide with respect to health and safety in (land) mining operations in Ghana. They also concern to a certain extent the protection of the environment and, in particular, prescribe technical and safety ...

MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) …

4 THE MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) ACT, 1957 ACT NO. 67 OF 1957 [28th December, 1957.] An Act to provide for the 1[development and regulation of mines and minerals] under the control of the Union. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows:― CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1. Short title, extent and commencement.―(1) This Act …

MINERALS AND MINING (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2014 …

Section 25 of Act 703 amended 1. The Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), referred to in this Act as the principal enactment, is amended by the substitution for section 25 of "Royalties 25. A holder of a mining lease, restricted mining lease or small scale mining lease shall, in respect of minerals

Mineral Development Fund - Ministry of Lands and Natural ...

Act 912 J u S TICE REPUBLIC OF GHANA THE NINE HUNDRED AND TWELFTH ACT OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA ENTITLED MINERALS DEVELOPMENT FUND ACT, 2016 AN ACT to establish the Minerals Development Fund, to provide financial resources for the benefit of mining communities and for related matters. DATE OF ASSENT: 29th March, 2016.

"Amended Mining Act Proffers Stiffer Punishment …

Aug 20, 2019· The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has disclosed to the Chairperson and Members of the Council of State that, on Monday, 19th August, 2019, he gave his assent to Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2019. The Act has amended the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act …

MINERALS COMMISSION - Ghana

1.1 Overview of Ghana's Minerals and Mining Sector Ghana is well endowed with substantial mineral resources, the major ones being gold, diamonds, manganese and bauxite. Gold is the predominant mineral produced in the country, accounting for over 90% of all mineral revenues annually over the past two decades (Minerals Commission1).

Ghana's Information Commission orders release of ...

Jul 21, 2021· "Kindly be informed that in accordance with section 75 of Act 989, Section 103 of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), as well as Regulation 4 of the Minerals and Mining (Licensing) Regulations,2012 (LI 2176), the application fee payable is the Ghana Cedi equivalent of five hundred US Dollars (US $500) per request.

WACAM calls for amendment of Minerals and Mining Act ...

Aug 28, 2021· Citing Section 17 of Act 703, which states that subject to obtaining the requisite approvals or licences under the Water Resources Commission Act 1996 (Act 552), "a holder of a mineral right may, for purposes of or ancillary to the mineral operations, obtain, divert, impound, convey and use water from a river, stream, underground reservoir or ...

Finders Not Keepers: The Ownership of Minerals in …

Jan 24, 2019· Consider a scenario where you discover a gold nugget while digging your land for planting. Section 111 of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) defines "mineral" as a substance in solid or liquid form that occurs naturally in or on the earth, or on or under the seabed, formed by or subject to geological process including industrial minerals …

Minerals Act 50 of 1991 - Gov

(xx) "mining right" means any right or any share therein acquired under any section mentioned in section 47 (I) or (5) or any right to dig or to mine acquired under a tributing agreement as defined in section I of the Mining Titles Registration Act, 1967 (Act No. 16 of 1967), or any other sub- 40

STATE AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR COLLECTING TAXES.docx ...

Section 25 of the Mining and Minerals Act gives a provision for Royalties however it does not determine the mode and body that collects the mining royalties 5 The Revenue Administration Act of 2016 Section 1(1) provides that the Ghana Revenue Authority is responsible, through the Commissioner-General, for administering and giving effect to tax laws in accordance with the provisions of the ...

Minerals and Mining Act, 2006

OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE RPUBLIC OF GHANA ENTITLED THE MINERALS AND MINING ACT, 2006 AN ACT to revise and consolidate the law relating to minerals and mining and to provide for connected purposes. DATE OF ASSENT: 22nd March, 2006 ENACTED by the President and Parliament: Ownership of minerals and cadastral system Minerals property of Republic 1.

How To Set Up A License Gold Export Company In …

Jun 19, 2019· The EPA was established under the EPA Act. In accordance with Section 18 of the Minerals and Mining Act and the Environmental Assessment Regulations 1999 (LI 1652), the holder of a mineral right requires an environmental permit from the EPA in order to undertake any mineral …

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minerals person against wham such right is exercised, but which havs-not already wld. left the boundaries, tedtorilrl watersor air sp&c.c of Ghana. (2) The price to be paid for such minerals or products W bethe mte grovidedfor section 5 ofthis LBWOC the actual.mtpw price at which such minerals OF pr~dwts were sdd, whichever is

Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 Act 703 - FAO

Act 703 Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 Qualification for grant of mineral right 10. Unless otherwise provided in this Act, a mineral right shall not be granted to a person unless the person is a body incorporated under the Companies Code 1963 (Act 179), under the Incorporated Private Partnerships Act 1962 (Act 152) or under an enactment in force.

Remove section 17 of Minerals and Mining Act - NGO

Aug 15, 2021· Section 17 of the Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703), which grants water rights to mining companies should be totally repealed, the Associate Executive Director of Wacam, a community based human rights and environmental mining advocacy NGO, Mrs Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, has stated. In place of that, Mrs Owusu-Koranteng has proposed provisions that will safeguard water bodies in mining ...

FAQS – Minerals Commission

A The Minerals Commission is the government agency, responsible for the regulation and management of the utilization of the mineral resources of Ghana and the co-ordination of the policies in relation to them. It was established under the Minerals Commission Act, 1993 (Act 450) as required by Article 269(1) of the Constitution.

Understanding Ghana's Mining Support Services Regime ...

Dec 03, 2017· The mining industry comprises a number of players including mine support service providers. Mine support service providers provide support services to mineral right holders, including drilling and blasting services as well as the supply of mining equipment and spare parts. Under section 59 of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) support service providers […]

Local Content Participation Compressed - Ghana Chamber of ...

MINERALS AND MINING (LOCAL CONTENT AND LOCAL PARTICIPATION) REGULATIONS, 2020 IN exercise of the power conferred on the Minister responsible for Mines under section 110 of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), these Regulations are made this 15th day of October, 2020. Preliminary Provisions Purpose of Regulations I.

Crown Minerals Act 1991 No 70 (as at 07 August 2020 ...

Aug 07, 2020· Notices under section 24 of Mining Act 1971 [Repealed] 117: Minister's obligations in respect of minerals programmes [Repealed] 118: Granting of petroleum permits before minerals programme issued [Repealed] 119: Restriction on granting of permits [Repealed] 119A: No compensation [Repealed] 120: Repeals and revocations [Repealed] 121 ...

P.N.D.C.L. 153. MINERALS AND INING LAW, 1986

(2) The price to be paid for such minerals or products shall be the rate provided for in section 5 of this Law or the actual contract price at which such minerals or products were sold, whichever is less, together with – (a) the actual cost of transportation from the mine or plant to the port, railway station or locality to which the minerals or products were taken in the exercise of the ...

MINERALS AND MINING ACT, 2006 (ACT 703) - …

(2) Without limiting section 99, a court before which a person is convicted under this Act shall order the forfeiture to the State of the mineral in respect of which the offence was committed." [Added by S.3 of the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2015, (Act 900)]

Affenyi and Others Vrs Abosso Goldfields Limited (NO. J4 ...

Sep 04, 2017· Section 71 of the Minerals and Mining Act, 1986, provided for compensation for disturbances to owners and occupiers of lands affected by mineral operations. The appellant argued that this compensation was limited to areas within the mineral operations and that these areas were not land designated within its mining lease.

Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Ghana | ICLG

Oct 09, 2020· Amendments to Act 703. The Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2019 (Act 995) introduced amendments to the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), including that which seeks to prevent foreigners from providing mining support services to small-scale miners and imposes stiff punishment for the sale or purchase of minerals …

Minerals And Mining Act 794 2010

Ghana Tax News in a snapshot PwC. Minerals and Mining Amendment Act, 2010 (Act 794) The Government of Ghana has amended the provisions relating to mineral royalties on natural resources other than petroleum and water under the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) ("the Act").

Minerals And Mining (General) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2173)

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Minister responsible for Mines under section 110 of Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), these Regulations are made this day 20th of March, 2012. Recruitment of expatriates, training of Ghanaians and preference for local products

Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Ghana | ICLG

Oct 09, 2020· Amendments to Act 703. The Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2019 (Act 995) introduced amendments to the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), including that which seeks to prevent foreigners from providing mining support services to small-scale miners and imposes stiff punishment for the sale or purchase of minerals without a licence and ...

Minerals and Mining Act, 1986 (P.N.C.D.I. 153).

Minerals and Mining Act, 1986 (P.N.C.D.I. 153). Mineral riches present in the territory, EEZ and Continental Shelf of Ghana are vested in the President (sect. 1). Section 2 allows for compulsory acquisition of land for development of mineral resources. Section 4 secures a …

Minerals and Mining (Support Services) Regulations, 2012 ...

Private Partnerships Act, 1962 (Act 152) or registration under the Registration of Business Names Act, 1962 (Act 151); "Mining List" means the catalogue of mining machinery, equipment and consumables agreed upon by the Minerals Commission, Ghana Revenue Authority, Value Added Tax Service and the Ghana

Ghana: Mining Comparative Guide - Mondaq

Aug 12, 2020· The Minerals and Mining Act of Ghana provides for the mandatory acquisition of surface rights. Once a mineral right is granted, the right of the previous landowner to the surface ceases. The landowner is immediately expected to be adequately compensated by the mineral right holder. The compensation package under the act must be prompt and adequate.

Ghana: Memorandum on the Minerals and Mining Bill 2005 ...

Jun 13, 2005· Ghana: Memorandum on the Minerals and Mining Bill 2005 Submitted by the National Coalition on Mining Published by MAC on . ... This reflects the provision in section 31 (4) and 33 (3) in which the onus is put on the minister to perform and act. Section 39 (3) (b) is an outrageous provision because it is to the effect that an ...

NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT,2007

A 486 2007 No. 20 Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act Functions of the Minister. metres of a railway, or which isthe site of, or within fifty metres of, any government or public building, reservoir, dam or public road; (d) that is subject to the provisions of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments Act…

"Amended Mining Act Proffers Stiffer Punishment For ...

Aug 20, 2019· The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has disclosed to the Chairperson and Members of the Council of State that, on Monday, 19th August, 2019, he gave his assent to Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2019. The Act has amended the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), and has increased the penalties for a person who ...

Revise Minerals and Mining Act – WACAM appeals to ...

Aug 13, 2021· Citing Section 17 of Act 703, which states that subject to obtaining the requisite approvals or licences under the Water Resources Commission Act 1996 (Act 552), "a holder of a mineral right may, for purposes of or ancillary to the mineral operations, obtain, divert, impound, convey and use water from a river, stream, underground reservoir or ...

MINING ACT - Kenya Law Reports

MINING ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I – PRELIMINARY AND GENERAL Section 1. Short title. 2. Interpretation. 3. Mineral oil excluded from Act. 4. Minerals vested in Government. 5. Prospecting in closed districts. 6. Penalty for prospecting or mining without authority. 7. Lands excluded from prospecting and mining. 8. Saving for custom. 9 ...