Minerals Development Act 2017

Right to compensation

86. (1) The Minister shall pay compensation to every right-to-compensation holder in respect of those private minerals to which his or her right to compensation relates that are extracted by a licensee under a mining licence.

(2) For the purposes of determining entitlement to compensation under this section it shall be presumed, until the contrary is shown, that minerals contained in extractive waste are part of the land in, or on, which the waste occurs.