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Name: Minerals Rules (Cap. 121).
Country: Gambia
Subject(s): Mining and quarrying workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1954
Entry into force:
ISN: GMB-1954-R-87136
Bibliography: Regulations on-line Regulations on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-07-12)
Abstract/Citation: The 47 rules are divided into 9 Parts: Fees, rents and royalties (I); prospecting rights (II); Exclusive prospecting licenses (III); Application by holder of prospecting right or exclusive prospecting license to retain or dispose of minerals (IV); Mining rights (V); Mining leases (VI); Tender for exclusive prospecting licenses, mining rights and mining leases in respect of areas in a tract of land in which any mineral has been discovered by Government (VII); Water Rights (VIII); Miscellaneous provisions (IX).
Water may be diverted and impounded for the purpose of mining operations without a water right by holder of a mining lease or mining right or an applicant for a mining right to whom a permission to mine has been granted under section 23 of the Act. Subject to condition set out in rule 45. Application for water rights shall be accompanied by a plan showing the point of intake on a watercourse, and other specified items.
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