ghana minerals and mining act

  • Mining in Ghana

     · Under the principal Act, the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), every mineral in its natural state in, under or upon any land in Ghana, rivers, streams, water-courses throughout the country, the exclusive economic zone or any area covered by the territorial sea or continental shelf is the property of the Republic of Ghana.

  • P.N.D.C.L. 153. MINERALS AND INING LAW, 1986

    act as its agent for the exercise of the right of pre-emption conferred by subsection (1) of this section. ... prospecting of mining of minerals the ... mineral in Ghana unless he has been granted a mineral right by the Secretary in the form of a licence or

  • MINERALS COMMISSION ACT, 1993 (ACT 450)

    1. Establishment of the Commission. (1) There is established by this Act a Minerals Commission. (2) The Commission is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in its corporate name. (3) The Commission may, for the purposes of its functions, acquire, hold or dispose of movable or immovable property.

  • Minerals And Mining (General) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2173)

    Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), these Regulations are made this day 20th of March, 2012. Recruitment of expatriates, training of Ghanaians and preference for local products Regulation 1—Recruitment of expatriates and employment and training of Ghanaians

  • President assents to amended Mining and Mineral law

     · The Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2015 (Act 900) and the Minerals Commission Act, 1993 (Act 450) are the main enactments setting out the guidelines for mining in Ghana.

  • MINERALS AND MINING POLICY OF GHANA Ensuring …

    Ghana‟s flagship mineral, gold had declined to about 283,000 ounces per annum. 2.0 Overview of Ghana''s Minerals and Mining Sector Ghana is well endowed with substantial mineral resources, the major ones being gold, diamonds, manganese and bauxite. Gold is the predominant mineral produced in the country accounting for over 90% of

  • z&FCsf

    MINERALS AND MINING LAW, 1986 [b) where it has not bew prwidcd for in a writtbn agree* Inenty th%rbl icly quoted market rate prevailing for the min s or products as delivered at the mine or plant where the right of prsepptioa i respect of the minerats or products was exerused. (2) %we there is no such agreomont or prevailing market ate, the pm shall be decided upon by an arbitration appomted

  • Ghana''s Minerals Development Fund Act: addressing the ...

    Despite a large mining sector and a well-structured mineral revenue distribution system, mining communities are among the poorest in Ghana. To promote socio-economic development in the mining communities, in 2016, the Parliament of Ghana passed the Minerals Development Fund Act.

  • Minerals And Mining (Explosives) Regulations, 2012 (Li 2177)

    Minerals and Mining Act, (Act 703), 2006, these Regulations are made this day 20th of March, 2012. Application and general administration Regulation 1—Application (1) These Regulations apply to (a) the conveyance, storage, possession, manufacture and use of explosives for mining…

  • minerals and mining act ghana

    GHANA276 Кб. 2010 Minerals Yearbook GHANA U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey August 2012 The Mineral Industry of Ghana By OmayraGovernment Policies and Programs The legislative framework for the mineral sector in Ghana is provided by the Minerals and Mining Act (703) of …

  • PMMC Website

    Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC) Ltd was established in 1963 as Ghana Diamond Marketing Board charged with the sole responsibility for the purchase and marketing of Ghana''s diamonds. In 1965, by Legislative Instrument (LI) 401, the Company was incorporated as a State Owned Enterprise (SOE).

  • Mineworkers'' Union urges Gov''t to operationalize Mineral ...

     · The Ghana Mineworkers'' Union has commended government for providing the legislative framework for the sector but called for its operationalization to address

  • Resources Minister on Ghana''s Minerals and Mining Act

     · Promulgated in 2006, Ghana''s Minerals and Mining Act is aimed at highlighting the country''s mining sector as attractive to investors, while at …

  • 3. The Mining Act, 2003.

    3. THE MINING ACT, 2003. An Act to repeal and replace the Mining Act, Cap. 148, with a new legislation on mining and mineral development which conforms, and otherwise gives effect, to the relevant provisions of the Constitution; to vest the ownership and control of all minerals in

  • "Amended Mining Act Proffers Stiffer Punishment For ...

     · The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has disclosed to the Chairperson and Members of the Council of State that, on Monday, 19th August, 2019, he gave his assent to Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2019. The Act has amended the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act …

  • The Mines and Minerals Act, 2015

    Mines and Minerals Development [No. 11 of 2015 159 THE MINES AND MINERALS DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2015 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I PRELIMINARY Section 1. Short title and commencement 2. Interpretation 3. Ownership of minerals 4. General principles for mining and minerals development PART II ADMINISTRATION 5. Director and other officers 6. Mining ...

  • Galamsey: Our demand for $1000 to provide information is ...

     · The Commission explains that "the sum in question is the fee approved by Parliament under regulation 4 of the Minerals and Mining (Licensing) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2176). Regulation 4 of LI 2176 is also based on section 103 of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703)."

  • Mining and Sustainable Development: The Case of Ghana

    The Legislative Framework for mining in Ghana is currently laid down in the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703). Within this Legal Framework, the state is the owner of all minerals occurring in their natural state within Ghana''s land and sea territory, including its exclusive economic zone.

  • Ghana Minerals Commission To Amend Current Minerals ...

     · Ghana''s mining sector is set to undergo a major change in its regulatory framework as the Minerals Commission has initiated and proposed some key changes to the current Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703). The Commission has proposed amendments to the current Act, which has been in operation for 13 years, key of which…

  • Ghana

     · Ghana. >. Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act No. 703 of 2006). Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-11-18) Revises and consolidates the law on mines and minerals. Provides that all mineral resources are the property of the nation of Ghana.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    mining legislation in Ghana. While it was regarded as a trailblazer in terms of mining legislation in sub-saharan Africa, changes in the international mining scene necessitated its revision. After a protracted review from the early 2000s, the current Minerals and Mining Act, Act 703 of 2006 became the governing legislation for Ghana''s ...

  • Operationalize Mining Development Fund

    2  · Ghana has enacted the Mineral Development Fund Act 2016 (Act 912) and set up of the Mineral Development Fund Secretariat, a substantial step towards responding to …

  • Parliament passes Minerals, Mining Law

     · The payment of royalty is in respect of minerals obtained from mining operations. Just like Act 703, the law criminalises illegal small scale mining, …

  • Mining In Ghana

    Minerals And Mining (General) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2173)

  • Operationalize Mining Development Fund-Mineworkers Union ...

     · Ghana has enacted the Mineral Development Fund Act 2016 (Act 912) and set up of the Mineral Development Fund Secretariat, a substantial step towards responding to …

  • MINERALS AND MINING ACT, 2006 (ACT 703)

    (1) Despite a right or title which a person may have to land in, upon or under which minerals are situated, a person shall not conduct activities on or over land in Ghana for the search,reconnaissance, prospecting, exploration or mining for a mineral unless the person has been granted a mineral right in accordance with this Act.

  • "Amended Mining Act Proffers Stiffer Punishment For ...

     · The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has disclosed to the Chairperson and Members of the Council of State that, on Monday, 19th August, 2019, he gave his assent to Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act, 2019. The Act has amended the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), and has increased the penalties for a person who ...

  • Minerals and Mining Act, 1986 (P.N.C.D.I. 153).

    Mineral riches present in the territory, EEZ and Continental Shelf of Ghana are vested in the President (sect. 1). Section 2 allows for compulsory acquisition of land for development of mineral resources. Section 4 secures a right of the Government of pre-emption. A Chief Inspector of Mines shall be appointed under section 9. Functions of this officer are outlined in section 10.

  • Ownership of minerals and cadastral system

    OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA ENTITLED THE MINERALS AND MINING ACT, 2006 AN ACT to revise and consolidate the law relating to minerals and mining and to provide for connected purposes. DATE OF ASSENT: 22nd March, 2006. ENACTED by the President and Parliament: Ownership of minerals and cadastral system Minerals property of Republic 1.

  • Galamsey is illegal, the fight against it cannot be based ...

     · "The Act further provides that a non-Ghanaian who illegally mines or abets illegal mining attracts a large fine and imprisonment between 20 and 25 years, and shall be …

  • Mineral Development Fund

    Act 912 J u S TICE REPUBLIC OF GHANA THE NINE HUNDRED AND TWELFTH ACT OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA ENTITLED MINERALS DEVELOPMENT FUND ACT, 2016 AN ACT to establish the Minerals Development Fund, to provide financial resources for the benefit of mining communities and for related matters. DATE OF ASSENT: 29th March, 2016.

  • Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 Act 703

    Act 703 Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 Qualification for grant of mineral right 10. Unless otherwise provided in this Act, a mineral right shall not be granted to a person unless the person is a body incorporated under the Companies Code 1963 (Act 179), under the Incorporated Private Partnerships Act 1962 (Act 152) or under an enactment in force.

  • Mining Of Gold In Ghana Overview

     · Under the principal Act, the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), every mineral in its natural state in, under or upon any land in Ghana, rivers, streams, water-courses throughout the country, the exclusive economic zone or any area covered by the territorial sea or continental shelf is the property of the Republic of Ghana and is vested in ...

  • Minerals and Mining (Support Services) Regulations, 2012 ...

    Private Partnerships Act, 1962 (Act 152) or registration under the Registration of Business Names Act, 1962 (Act 151); "Mining List" means the catalogue of mining machinery, equipment and consumables agreed upon by the Minerals Commission, Ghana Revenue Authority, Value Added Tax Service and the Ghana

  • Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources – MLR.

    OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA ENTITLED MINERALS AND MINING (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015 AN ACT to amend the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) to provide for Regulations to be made to prescribe the manner for the payment of royalties; the confiscation of equipment used in illegal small scale mining and for related matters.

  • Operationalize Mining Development Fund

     · Legal largescale miners in Ghana The Ghana Mineworkers'' Union has commended government for providing the legislative framework for the sector, but called for its operationalization to address the poor infrastructural development in mining communities. Ghana has enacted the Mineral Development Fund Act 2016 (Act 912) and set up of the Mineral Development Fund Secretariat, a […]

  • GHANA''S mINING AND FOREST lAwS

    for a mining lease for one or more of the minerals covered by the licence. As long as a licence holder has complied with Ghana''s Minerals and Mining Act, the mining lease should be granted. The term of the lease will be for a maximum of 30 years the first time around, renewable for a further 30 years.