Updated to 6 May 2022 (Act No. 6 of 2022 and S.I. No. 225 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 14 November 1940 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed 23/2017, ss. 1(2), 238(1)(a)
Applications for mining leases or licenses under Acts deemed to be applications for mining licenses under 23/2017, subject to exceptions specified in 23/2017, s. 231(2) 23/2017, ss. 1(2), 231 (col. cit.)
Appl. 13/1941, ss. 19, 21, 24 (1)
  14/1968, s.4 (1)
Appl. with exceptions. 7/1960, s.69
Applic. rstrct. S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2 (col. cit.)
  27/2003, ss. 2, 15
Cesser of lease under. 27/2003, ss. 2, 15
Competent authority designated S. I. No. 566 of 2009, arts. 1, 22(3)(col. cit.)
Power to compel applic. for prospecting licence. 13/1941, s.13
Trans. of cert. functns. under. S. I. No. 9 of 1980
  S. I. No. 314 of 1997, art. 4 (1) (2)
  S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S.3, def. of "minerals" am. 12/1979, s.3
S.6 am. 7/1960, s.72
Pt. 2 (ss. 7-13) saver. 12/1979, s.13
Pt. 2, use of detection device pursuant to prospecting licence granted under lawful for purposes of No. 17 of 1987 17/1987, ss. 2 (7) (b), 27 (4)
S.7 am. 7/1960, s.73
S.7, rstrctn. of rights conferred by cert. licences. 7/1960, s.70 (1)
S. 8 prospecting license under section deemed to be prospecting license under 23/2017, ss. 1(2), 17(3)
S. 8 costs of proceedings 20/2011, ss. 1(5), 3, 4, 6, 7
S.8, renewed licence validity contd. under. 15/1995, s.3 (1) (2)
S.8 (6), subsec. ins. 15/1995, s.2
S. 8A(3) substituted S.I. No. 164 of 2019, reg. 2
S. 8A inserted S.I. No. 384 of 2018, reg. 2
S. 8B inserted S.I. No. 385 of 2018, reg. 2
S. 9 form prescribed S.I. No. 223 of 1995, reg. 1, 3, Sch. 2
  S.I. No. 340 of 1979, regs. 1, 3, schedule 1
S. 10 liability for damage and nuisance under section continued in force under 23/2017, s. 51 23/2017, ss. 1(2), 235(a)
S.10 (1) am. 7/1960, s.74
S.11 (3), penalties substit. 15/1995, s.6
S.12 (3) (b) am. 15/1995, s.4
S.13 am. 12/1979, s.17 (4)
Ss. 14-17 rep. 12/1979, s.11 (1), sch.
Ss. 18-25 appl. 12/1979, s.17 (3) (a)
S.18 (in pt.) rep. with saving. 12/1979, s.11, sch.
S. 22 costs of proceedings 20/2011, ss. 1(5), 3, 4, 6, 7
S. 25 liability for damage and nuisance under section continued in force under 23/2017, s. 98 23/2017, ss. 1(2), 235(b)
S.25 (1) am. 7/1960, s.79
S. 26 state mining lease granted continued as mining licenses under 23/2017, subject to restrictions specified in 23/2017, s. 234 23/2017, ss. 1(2), 232
Ss. 26-32 saver. 12/1979, s.17 (2)
S.26, rstrct. of rights conferred by cert. leases. 7/1960, s.70 (1)
S.26 appl. 12/1979, s.17 (3) (b)
S.27 (3), penalties substit. 15/1995, s.6
S. 31(3) liability for damage and nuisance under section continued in force under 23/2017, s. 98 23/2017, ss. 1(2), 235(c)
S.31 (3) am. 7/1960, s.80
S.32 (3), penalties substit. 15/1995, s.6
Ss. 33-37 appl. 13/1941, s.24 (6)
S.33 (2) (in pt.), (5) (in pt.) rep. 12/1979, s.11 (1), sch.
S.34 ext. 13/1941, s.24 (6)
S.35 (2) rep. 12/1979, s.11 (1), sch.
S.36 (2), penalties substit. 15/1995, s.6
Pt. VI service requirements prescribed S.I. No. 340 of 1979, regs. 1, 16(1)
Ss. 38, 39 rep. 12/1979, s.11 (1), sch.
S. 40 costs of proceedings 20/2011, ss. 1(5), 3, 4, 6, 7
S. 40 form prescribed S.I. No. 340 of 1979, regs. 1, 4, schedule 1
S. 42 form prescribed S.I. No. 340 of 1979, regs. 1, 5, schedule 1
S.42 am. 7/1960, s.81
S. 45 fee prescribed S.I. No. 340 of 1979, regs. 1, 25
S. 46 inquiry requirements prescribed S.I. No. 340 of 1979, regs. 1, 16(2)(3), 17
S.47 (3) am. 7/1960, s.82
S. 52(1) am. 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(1), sch. 1
S. 52(2) am. 27/2009, ss. 2, 8(1), sch. 1
S.56 (2), penalties substit. 15/1995, s.6
Ss. 57-73 appl. 13/1941, s.24 (6)
  7/1960, s.77 (1)
S. 63 fees prescribed S.I. No. 340 of 1979, regs. 1, 26
S. 64 requirements prescribed S.I. No. 340 of 1979, regs. 1, 21
S.64 am. 7/1960, s.83
S.66, s. 7/1960, s.84
Ss. 68, 70 rep. 12/1979, s.11 (1), sch.
S.71 (4) rep. 7/1960, s.85
S.72 am. 7/1960, s.86
S.73 am. 7/1960, s.87
S.74 (1), penalties substit. 15/1995, s.6
S.75 am. 7/1960, s.88
S.75 (5), penalties substit. 15/1995, s.6
S.76 (2), penalties substit. 15/1995, s.6
S.77 am. 12/1979, s.8

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 80 Minerals Development (Amendment) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 223 of 1995)
  Minerals Development (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 319 of 1994)
  Minerals Development (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 44 of 1989)
  Minerals Development Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 340 of 1979)
Whole Act Minerals Development Regulations 1941 (S.I. No. 28 of 1941)