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Mines and Minerals Development Act, 2008 (No. 7 of 2008).

Country/Territory
Zambia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to revise the law relating to the prospecting for, mining and processing of minerals; to repeal and replace the Mines and Minerals Act, 1995; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Environment gen., Mineral resources, Water
Keyword
EIA Soil pollution/quality Soil conservation/soil improvement Basic legislation Mining Exploration Soil rehabilitation Liability/compensation Offences/penalties Authorization/permit Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

This Act makes provision with respect to large-scale, small-scale and artisanal mining and relative rights of exploration, exploitation and processing of mineral resources. Further provisions of this Act concern, among other things, use of water, surface rights, environmental protection and administration.

Full text
English
Website
www.zambialii.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

Mines and Minerals Act (Cap.213).

Legislation | Zambia | 1995 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Basic legislation, Mining, Exploration, Authorization/permit, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Mines and Minerals Development (Prospecting, Mining and Milling of Uranium Ores and Other Radioactive Mineral Ores) Regulations, 2008 (S.I. No. 85 of 2008).

Legislation | Zambia | 2008

Keyword: EIA, Environmental planning, Monitoring, Mining, Exploration, Internal trade, International trade, Authorization/permit, Policy/planning, Data collection/reporting, Radiation, Pollution control, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mines and Minerals Development (General) Regulations, 2008 (S.I. No. 84 of 2008).

Legislation | Zambia | 2008

Keyword: Cadastre/land registration, Mining, Exploration, Soil rehabilitation, Institution, Registration, Internal trade, International trade, Authorization/permit, Certification, Radiation, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Mines and Minerals Development (Amendment) Act, 2009 (No. 9 of 2009).

Legislation | Zambia | 2009

Keyword: Mining, Exploration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mines and Minerals Development (Amendment) Act, 2014 (No. 11 of 2014).

Legislation | Zambia | 2014

Keyword: Mining, Exploration, Royalties/fees, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mines and Minerals Development (Amendment) Act, 2011 (No. 28 of 2011).

Legislation | Zambia | 2011

Keyword: Mining, Exploration, Royalties/fees, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mines and Minerals Development (Amendment) Act, 2012 (No. 12 of 2012).

Legislation | Zambia | 2012

Keyword: Mining, Exploration, Tax/levy, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mines and Minerals Development (Mining Rights and Non-Mining Rights) Order, 2010 (S.I. No. 100 of 2010).

Legislation | Zambia | 2010

Keyword: Mining, Exploration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX