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Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, 1985 (No. 13 of 1985).

Country/Territory
Zambia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1985
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to regulate petroleum exploration, development and production in Zambia, to provide for title to and control of petroleum in Zambia; to provide for the establishment of a Petroleum Committee; to define the functions of the Committee; to regulate contracts relating to petroleum operations; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Mineral resources
Keyword
Mining Oil Registration Institution Contract/agreement Environmental planning Environmental standards Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

The Act consists of 51 sections divided into 8 Parts: Preliminary (I); Petroleum Committee (II); Administration (III); Grant of rights to conduct petroleum operations (IV); Type and nature of contracts (V); Areas of operation and surface rights (VI); Government revenues (VII); General provisions (VIII).

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References - Legislation

Amended by

Petroleum (Exploration and Production) (Amendment) Act, 1996 (No. 15 of 1996).

Legislation | Zambia | 1996 | Repealed

Keyword: Mining, Oil, Contract/agreement

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, 2008 (No. 10 of 2008).

Legislation | Zambia | 2008

Keyword: Mining, Oil, Registration, Institution, Contract/agreement, EIA, Environmental standards, Special fund, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX