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This Act applies to the exploration and exploitation of deposits, situated on the owned land or on land belonging to someone else, if the deposit contains anyone of the mineral substances specified in section 1 (concession minerals). This Act shall not be applicable to areas within public waters of the sea. The Act provides for the right to exploration and exploitation of mineral substances, and regulates the granting of and conditions of exploration permits and exploitation concessions, compensation, etc. The concession-holder shall compensate for damage or encroachment which is a result of land being taken in use for exploitation or activities connected therewith. The land within the concession area which the concession-holder may utilize for exploitation of the mineral deposit is determined at the proceedings set out in section 1 of Chapter 9 and following. Chapter 12 concerns joint administration of concession rights. Exploration work cannot be carried out within a National Park or an area for which a government authority has submitted a request to the Government regarding designation as a National Park, or contrary to regulations issued for a nature or cultural heritage reserve under Chapter 7 of the Environmental Code. Unless permission is obtained from the County Administrative Board, exploration work can not be carried out within ground an area stipulated in Chapter 4, Section 5, of the Environmental Code (sect. 6 of Chapter 3). The Government may issue regulations regarding protective measures at mine-shafts or excavations which are closed and regarding control measures for protection against landslides or subsidence at mines which are closed.

Implemented by: Minerals Ordinance. (2006-01-01)

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Hupperts, Rudolph (CONSLEGB)


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