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Mining Proclamation No.52/1993.

Country/Territory
Ethiopia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1993
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Mineral resources, Water
Keyword
Soil rehabilitation Basic legislation Mining Exploration Minerals EIA Dispute settlement Authorization/permit Waterworks Water abstraction
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

This Proclamation lays down the regulatory framework for mining operations in Ethiopia. It defines the principles of sound development of the mining sector and defines the criteria for eligibility for mining rights, i.e. a prospecting licence, an exploration licence, an artisanal mining licence, a small-scale mining licence and a large-scale mining licence. A mining licence shall give the right to abstract, in limited quantities, mineral and geothermal water.

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Mining Operations Council of Ministers Regulations No. 182/1994.

Legislation | Ethiopia | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil rehabilitation, Mining, Exploration, Minerals, EIA, Dispute settlement, Authorization/permit, Water abstraction, Thermal and medicinal waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Mining (Amendment) Proclamation No.22/1996.

Legislation | Ethiopia | 1996

Keyword: Mining, Exploration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Mining (Amendment) Proclamation No.118/1998.

Legislation | Ethiopia | 1998

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX