Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act, 1960

Working facilities permits.

26.—(1) The Minister may, upon the grant of a petroleum lease or at any time during the term granted by the lease, grant to the lessee a permit (in this Part referred to as a working facilities permit) to use any land or any ancillary right which has been acquired by a working facilities acquisition order.

(2) Every working facilities permit shall be granted on such terms and subject to such conditions as the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, shall determine.

(3) It shall be a condition of the grant of a working facilities permit that the person to whom it is granted repays to the Minister the costs incurred by the Minister in acquiring the land or the ancillary right to which the permit relates and the compensation payable by the Minister for such acquisition.