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

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 ...

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"Amended Mining Act Proffers Stiffer Punishment For ...

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 ...

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Fiscal Policy Reforms and Their Effects on the Economic ...

Modified after: Minerals Commission of Ghana; World Gold Council, 2017. Thus, on December 15, 2005, the Ghanaian Parliament passed into law a new minerals and mining bill. The Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703) was enacted to further liberalise the fiscal regime by …

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Mapping community development requirements in the mining ...

Ghana Minerals and Mining Act 2006, English (2006) . PDF 59 pages, 375.4KB. Ghana, Law ... Papua New Guinea Bougainville Mining Amendment Act 2015, English (2015) . PDF 7 pages, 1.13MB. Papua New Guinea, Law ... Vietnam Mineral Law No. 60 2010 QH12 2010 Vietnamese (2010) . PDF 30 pages, 4.27MB. Vietnam, Law

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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: …

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Ghana Business Regulatory Reforms Portal

Ghana Shipping (Maritime Labour) Regulations, 2016 (L.I. 2226) Download: View Regulation: Minerals And Mining (Health, Safety And Technical Regulations, 2012) (L.I. 2182) Download: View Regulation: Minerals and Mining (Ground Rent) Regulations, 2018: Download: View Regulation: Minerals and Mining (Licensing) Regulations 2012 (LI 2176) Download ...

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ADDRESSING ASM CHALLENGES IN GHANA: …

FRAMEWORK GOVERNING ASM IN GHANA •Minerals Commission Act, 1993 (Act 450) •Minerals and Mining Policy of Ghana •Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) & Regulations •Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1994 (Act 490) & Regulations •Mercury Act, 1989 (PNDCL 217) Key Policy, Laws & Regulations Include: 5

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Ghana - United States Department of State

The Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act (Act 900) of 2015 requires the mining lease-holder to, "…pay royalty to the Republic at the rate and in the manner that may be prescribed." The previous Act 703 capped the royalty rate at six percent. The …

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Minerals and Mining Act 2006 | ClientEarth

The Minerals and Mining Act consolidates the law related to minerals and mining in Ghana. The Act confirms that all minerals in their natural state are the property of Ghana (section 1). The Act also covers land available for minerals (sections 2-8) and mineral rights (sections 9-21), fees (sections 22-26), licensing (sections 31-38), leasing ...

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Mining In Ghana - Energy and Natural Resources - Ghana

[Substituted by S. 1 of the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2015, (Act 900)] 26. Recovery of debts. A fee, royalty or other payment which falls due in respect of a mineral right or otherwise under this Act is a debt owed to the Republic and recoverable in the Court. ... "Republic" means the Republic of Ghana; "restricted mining lease ...

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Burning excavators illegal - OcuppyGhana

In each of the 2006 Minerals and Mining Act (as amended), the 2010 EOCO Act, the 2017 Office of the Special Prosecutor Act and the 2020 Narcotics Control Commission Act, special provisions are ...

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Ghana - United States Department of State

Parliament passed a new Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act (Act 900) in December 2015. One significant provision of the new act requires the mining lease-holder to, "…pay royalty to the Republic at the rate and in the manner that may be prescribed." The previous Act 703 capped the royalty rate at six percent.

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Public Disclosure Authorized CaRbon RIGhts In Ghana

natural resources like minerals or timber such as the Minerals and Mining Law, 1986 (PNDCL 153) as amended by the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 1994 (ACT 475) and the 1962 Concessions Act (Act 124) also affirm this. that are planted. The rights to the commercial exploitation of naturally-occurring trees have always been vested in the ...

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Mining Of Gold In Ghana Overview - Energy and Natural ...

The 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana; The Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) (as amended by the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2015 (Act 900). Minerals Commission Act, 1993 (Act 450). Minerals and Mining (General) Regulations, 2012 (L.I 2173) Minerals and Mining (Support Services) Regulations, 2012 (L.I 2174)

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MINERALS AND MINING (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2014 Minerals …

Clause 6 of the Bill repeals the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act 794) which imposes an obligation on a holder of a mining lease, restricted mining lease or a small scale mining licence to pay royalty in respect of the minerals obtained from its mining operations to the Republic at the fixed rate of five percent.

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President assents to amended Mining and Mineral law

The Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2015 (Act 900) and the Minerals Commission Act, 1993 (Act 450) are the main enactments setting …

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'Akufo-Addo knows he's wrong on burning of 'galamsey ...

The law on how to deal with this matter of illegal mining was clearly set out in the 2006 Minerals and Mining Act. In 2015, the John Mahama-led government, unhappy with the crime and punishment regime under that Act, rightly caused that regime to be enhanced by an amendment that received presidential assent on 16 December 2015.

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New Laws/Regulations Uploaded (January 2010) - News - News ...

Amendment of the Mining Proclamation, 1996 Amendment of the Mining Proclamation, 1998 ; France. Submission to the United Nations on the Continental Shelf, 2007 ; Gambia. Mines and Minerals Act, 1954 Mines and Minerals Act, 1966 Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 ; Ghana. Ownership of Minerals and Government Right of Preemption, 2006 ; …

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in ...

The Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703) of Ghana defines small scale gold mining operation as the mining of gold by any effective and efficient method that does not involve substantial expenditure by an individual or group of persons not exceeding nine in number or by a co-operative society made up of 10 or more persons.

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Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources

OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA ENTITLED MINERALS AND MINING (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015 AN ACT to amend the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) to provide for Regulations to be made to prescribe the manner for the payment of royalties; the confiscation of equipment used in illegal small scale mining and for related matters.

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Ghana Tax News in a snapshot - PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers (Ghana) Limited 4 April 2010 into a single tax Act. As the GRA has now been established, and once it is fully operational, the Government is urged to progress the alignment of the various tax acts into a single act to ensure ease of reference. Minerals and Mining Amendment Act, 2010 (Act 794) The Government of Ghana has

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Galamsey: OccupyGhana chides Akufo-Addo over burning of ...

The law on how to deal with this matter of illegal mining was clearly set out in the 2006 Minerals and Mining Act. In 2015, the John Mahama-led government, unhappy with the crime and punishment regime under that Act, rightly caused that regime to be enhanced by an amendment that received presidential assent on 16 December 2015.

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Mining Bill 2010

No. 14 Mining 2010 THE MINING ACT, 2010 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Section Title PART I PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS 1. Short title and commencement. 2. Application. 3. Disapplication to petroleum. 4. Interpretation. PART II GENERAL PRINCIPLES 5. Control of minerals. 6. Authority required for prospecting or mining. 7.

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South Africa: Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act ...

(Feb. 19, 2010) It was reported on February 18, 2010, that the 2008 Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act of South Africa, is to take effect on March 1 of this year.

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Minerals and Mining Act 703 Ghana

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 …

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Ghana: "Amended Mining Act Proffers Stiffer Punishment for ...

The Act has amended the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), and has increased the penalties for a person who buys or sells minerals without a licence or without a valid authority.

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For personal use only - Cardinal Resources

The following are the main laws and regulations governing mining in Ghana: (a) Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) as amended by the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act 794) (b) Minerals and Mining (General) Regulations, 2012 (L.I 2173); (c) Minerals and Mining (Support Services) Regulations, 2012 (L.I 2174);

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Gold Fields Limited - AGE (African Growing Enterprises ...

The government of Ghana has already received this 10% interest in each of Gold Fields Ghana and Abosso. Under the Minerals and Mining Law, which continues to apply to Gold Fields Ghana's operations, and under the Minerals and Mining Act, the government has a further option to acquire a "special share" in a mining company for no ...

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Mining In Ghana - Energy and Natural Resources - Ghana

Under the principal Act, the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), every mineral in its natural state in, under or upon any land in Ghana, rivers, streams, water-courses throughout the country, the exclusive economic zone or any area covered by the territorial sea or continental shelf is the property of the Republic of Ghana.

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Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703). - ECOLEX

Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703). An Act to revise and consolidate the law relating to minerals and mining and to provide for connected purposes. This Act provides rules relative to rights regarding minerals and mining operations in Ghana.

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