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

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Regulation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Mineral resources, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Hazards Mining Exploration Hazardous substances
Geographical area
Africa, North Atlantic, Western Africa
Abstract

These Regulations, made under section 110 of the Mining Act, apply to the conveyance, storage, possession, manufacture and use of explosives for mining, quarrying and civil works and to substances used for the manufacture of explosives. It also provides with respect to effects on the environment of the manufacture, storage and use of explosives for mining purposes, fire prevention and emergency response. The owner or manager of an explosives factory or mixing plant shall - (a) take steps to prevent pollution of the environment resulting from any operation carried out in that factory or plant; and (b) conduct regular tests, in a manner and at a location that ensure that pollution of the environment above the maximum limits permitted, is not caused by any operation under that owner's or manager's control and report the results of the tests to the Chief Inspector.

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References - Legislation

Implements

Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703).

Legislation | Ghana | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Expropriation, Basic legislation, Mining, Exploration, Minerals, EIA, Authorization/permit, Water rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX