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Minerals Development Act 2017 (No. 23 of 2017).

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An Act to make further and better provision for the development of minerals in the State and for that purpose to repeal the Minerals Company Acts 1941 to 1950 and certain provisions of the Minerals Development Acts 1940 to 1999, to make consequential amendments to other Acts, to give effect to Article 3.3 of the Minamata Convention on Mercury done at Geneva on 19 January 2013, to amend the Continental Shelf Act 1968, and to provide for related matter.
Environnement gén., Ressources minérales, Mer, Eau, Déchets et substances dangereuses
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Préservation de l'écosystème Pollution de la mer EIA Législation de base Minéraux Exploitation minière Exploration Autorisation/permis Infractions/sanctions Lutte contre la pollution Substances dangereuses Développement durable Pollution des eaux douces
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Îles de l'Océan Atlantique, Europe, Europe et Asie Centrale, Pays de l'Union Européenne, Atlantique Nord, Atlantique du Nord-Est, Europe du Nord

This Act makes provision for the development of Minerals in Ireland and related matters. The main purposes of the Act are: (a) to provide a modern regulatory regime for exploration and development of state minerals, (b) to provide for regulating in accordance with the principles of social justice the exercise of private rights in respect of minerals and ancillary rights with a view to reconciling their exercise with the exigencies of the common good, (c) to provide for the continued vesting in the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the exclusive right of working, selling or otherwise disposing of private minerals which are not in course of development, subject to payment of fair compensation, (d) to provide for preparation and implementation of rehabilitation plans for abandoned mine sites, and (e) to provide for consequential amendments. This Act applies to all minerals within the State or on or within the seabed and subsoil of— (a) the territorial seas (within the meaning of the Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006), or (b) any area standing designated for the time being by order under section 2 of the Continental Shelf Act 1968.

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Références - Législation


Minerals Development Act, 1979 (No. 17 of 1979).

Législation | Irlande | 1979

Mot clé: Exploitation minière, Institution, Enregistrement, Autorisation/permis


Minerals Development Act, 1940 (No. 31 of 1940).

Législation | Irlande | 1940

Mot clé: Législation de base, Minéraux, Exploitation minière, Exploration, Institution, Autorisation/permis


Minerals Development Act, 1995 (No. 15 of 1995).

Législation | Irlande | 1995

Mot clé: Exploration, Infractions/sanctions, Autorisation/permis


Minerals Development Act, 1999 (No. 21 of 1999).

Législation | Irlande | 1999

Mot clé: Hydrocarbures, Exploration, Exploitation minière, Autorisation/permis


European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 477 of 2011).

Législation | Irlande | 2011

Mot clé: Préservation de l'écosystème, Institution, EIA, Inspection, Infractions/sanctions, Gestion/conservation, Aire protégée, Protection de l'habitat, Classement/déclassement, Zones marines protégées, Oiseaux, Protection des espèces


European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations, 1989.

Législation | Irlande | 1989

Mot clé: EIA, Patrimoine culturel, Planification territoriale


Continental Shelf Act, 1968.

Législation | Irlande | 1968 (2000)

Mot clé: Pollution de la mer, Pêche maritime, Zone marine, Plateau continental, Infractions/sanctions, Souveraineté


Waste Management (Management of Waste From the Extractive Industries) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 566 of 2009).

Législation | Irlande | 2009

Mot clé: Lutte contre la pollution, Pollution du sol/qualité, EIA, Exploitation minière, Gestion des déchets, Élimination de déchets, Pollution des eaux douces


Amendé par

Circular Economy and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2022.

Législation | Irlande | 2022

Mot clé: Législation de base, Institution, Inspection, Monitorage, Gaspillage alimentaire, Charbon, Hydrocarbures, Autorisation/permis, Royalties/redevances, Emballage/étiquetage, Infractions/sanctions, Déchets organiques, Politique/planification, Fonds spécial, Restrictions à l'utilisation, Élimination de déchets, Gestion des déchets, Prévention des déchets