Minerals Development Act 2017

Notification to interested party

14. If the Minister receives an application for a prospecting licence in respect of any part of the land specified in a registered statement of interest and of minerals specified in the statement, the Minister shall send a notice to the person whose interest has been registered in accordance with section 12 (in this Chapter referred to as the “interested person”) stating that—

(a) the application has been received, and

(b) the interested person may submit an application for a prospecting licence to the Minister within a period specified in the notice.