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

Country/Territory
Zambia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to revise the law relating to the exploration for, and the development and production of, petroleum in Zambia; to provide for title to and control of petroleum in Zambia; to provide for the continuation of the Petroleum Committee and revise its functions; to provide for the constitution of the Petroleum Technical Committee and define its functions; to establish a Petroleum Environmental Protection Fund; to provide for the registration of the National Petroleum Company; to establish the Petroleum Trust Fund; to repeal and replace the Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, 1985; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Mineral resources
Keyword
Mining Oil Registration Institution Contract/agreement EIA Environmental standards Special fund Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

This Act provides rules relative to petroleum exploration and exploitation and related matters such as the right to access and use water and protection of the environment. The Act also establishes the Petroleum Environmental Protection Fund.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Repeals

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

Legislation | Zambia | 1985 | Repealed

Keyword: Mining, Oil, Registration, Institution, Contract/agreement, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX