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Law No. 3/2014 approving the Mining and Quarrying Code regulating the exploration, exploitation and commercialization of mineral products in the soil, subsoil and waters under the jurisdiction of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

Country/Territory
Guinea-Bissau
Document type
Legislation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Mineral resources
Keyword
Basic legislation Minerals Classification/declassification Mining Environmental planning Research Exploration Internal trade International trade Authorization/permit Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Africa, Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States, Western Africa
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force 30 days after its publication.
Abstract

This Law, consisting of 92 articles divided into twelve Chapters, approves the Mining and Quarrying Code regulating the exploration, exploitation and commercialization of mineral products extracted in the soil, subsoil and waters under the jurisdiction of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau. The Act does not apply to liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons, and lays down the regimes applicable to mining titles, mining undertakings, mines, authorizations, quarries, marketing and processing of mining products,

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.legis-palop.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

Law No. 1/2000 approving the Mining Act.

Legislation | Guinea-Bissau | 2000

Keyword: Basic legislation, Minerals, Classification/declassification, Mining, Environmental planning, Research, Exploration, Internal trade, International trade, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 4/86 approving the applicable regime to stone quarries exploitation.

Legislation | Guinea-Bissau | 1986

Keyword: Land-use planning, Environmental planning, Erosion, Soil conservation/soil improvement

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 6/2006 amending Law No. 1/2000 approving the Mining Act.

Legislation | Guinea-Bissau | 2006

Keyword: Minerals, Mining, Tax/levy

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 33/87 regulating Decree-Law No. 4/86 on stone quarries exploitation.

Legislation | Guinea-Bissau | 1987

Keyword: Land-use planning, Environmental planning, Erosion, Soil conservation/soil improvement

Source: FAO, FAOLEX