|Name:||Law on Mining.|
|Country:||Iran (Islamic Republic of)|
|Subject(s):||Mining and quarrying workers|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Official Gazette, 1377-02-27 (1998-06-13), No. 15558 Islamic Republic of Iran PDF in Persian (consulted on 2013-01-28)
|Abstract/Citation:||Regulates the extraction of minerals in Iran. Under Article 33, official government employees in the Ministry of Mines and Metals and organizations affiliated to the government are not allowed to benefit from obtaining mining privileges provided by the law unless a minimum of one year has passed since their resignation from such services.
Article 34, inter alia, imposes an obligation on the Ministry of Mines and Metals to fully supervise all mining operations throughout the country including ensuring all safety regulations covering protection of mining employees.