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Small-scale Gold Mining Act, 1989 (P.N.C.D.I. 218).

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Regulation
Date
1989
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official publication, pp. 1-5.
Subject
Mineral resources
Keyword
Mining Institution Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Africa, North Atlantic, Western Africa
Abstract

Section 1 concerns licensing of small gold mining operations as defined in section 21. Licenses are not transferable and may be revoked for reasons stated in section 7. The Minerals Commission shall for purposes of monitoring small-scale gold mining operations establish for each operation area a district Small-Scale Gold Mining Centre. Functions of such Centres are outlined in section 8. For every area designated by the Secretary responsible for land and natural resources a small-scale gold mining Committee shall be established. The Committee shall assist the Centre in monitoring and developing small-scale gold mining in the designated area. (21 sections)

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Concessions Act, 1962 (Act No. 124).

Legislation | Ghana | 1962

Keyword: Land tenure, Traditional rights/customary rights, Concession, Court/tribunal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Minerals Act, 1962 (Act 126).

Legislation | Ghana | 1962

Keyword: Mining, Institution, Minerals, Inland waters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

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