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Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703).

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Legislation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to revise and consolidate the law relating to minerals and mining and to provide for connected purposes.
Subject
Land & soil, Mineral resources, Water
Keyword
Pollution control Expropriation Basic legislation Mining Exploration Minerals EIA Authorization/permit Water rights
Geographical area
Africa, North Atlantic, Western Africa
Abstract

This Act provides rules relative to rights regarding minerals and mining operations in Ghana.

Full text
English
Website
knowledge.uneca.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

Minerals and Mining Act, 1986 (P.N.C.D.I. 153).

Legislation | Ghana | 1986

Keyword: Mining, Institution, Minerals, Radiation, Hazardous waste, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Small-scale Gold Mining Act, 1989 (P.N.C.D.I. 218).

Legislation | Ghana | 1989

Keyword: Mining, Institution, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Minerals and Mining (Explosives) Regulations, 2012 (LI 2177).

Legislation | Ghana | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazards, Mining, Exploration, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Minerals and Mining (General) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2173).

Legislation | Ghana | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil rehabilitation, Mining, Exploration, Minerals, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Minerals And Mining (Health, Safety and Technical) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2182).

Legislation | Ghana | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, EIA, Mining, Exploration, Minerals, Authorization/permit, Policy/planning, Sustainable development, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX