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  1. Gambia - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines and Quarries Act, 2005 (Act No. 7 of 2005) (Cap. 64:01) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-12 | GMB-2005-L-110051

    Regulates the granting of licences for mines and quarries as well as related operations and rights to minerals. Provides that the Ministry may impose conditions related to safety (Articles 17, 52, 71). Regulations may be adopted with respect to measures to be taken in respect of an area where mining or quarrying operations are being carried out relating to sanitation and health, including the establishment of cemeteries (Article 115(3)(k)).

  2. Gambia - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minerals Rules (Cap. 121). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 1954 | GMB-1954-R-87136

    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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