land' and the Mines and Minerals Act of 1976, Chapter 329 of the Laws of Zambia.2 The Mines and Minerals Act repealed pre-colonial legislation which had inhibited the fullest possible exploration and development of the country's mineral resources. The Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development is responsible for the development and management of mineral resources in a sustainable manner for the benefit of the people of Zambia. DATE OF ASSENT: 29th March, 2016. 14, 2016 Mines and Minerals Act No. You are at Home 2016 November 3 Resources Reference Materials Acts of Parliament - 2016 Mines and Minerals Act No. PASSED by Parliament and assented to by the President: Minerals Development Fund Establishment of the Minerals Development Fund Environmental project brief 4. Mine … Country/Territory Zambia Document type Legislation Date 1995 (2006) Source FAO, FAOLEX Long title An Act to make provision with respect to prospecting for and mining minerals; to repeal the Mines and Minerals Act; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing. In line with its stated Mining Policy, the Government of Zambia has enacted new legislation – the Mines and Minerals Act (1995) – which greatly simplifies licensing procedures, places minimum reasonable constraints on prospecting and mining activities, and creates a very favourable investment environment, whilst allowing for international arbitration to be written into … THE MINES AND MINERALS ACT THE MINES AND MINERALS (ENVIRONMENTAL) REGULATIONS ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS PART I PRELIMINARY Regulations 1. Can mining promote industrialization? ANNEXURE EXTRACTS FROM THE MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) A CT, 1957 (67 OF 1957) 3. Environmental impact statement procedure 5. Prior to indepen-dence, mineral rights were held as private property by a small number ***** (6) The transfer of mineral … 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. The definition of norm value under the new legislation is essentially the same as that under the 2008 Act; the gross value is “the realised price for a sale … at the point of export from Zambia or point of delivery within Zambia,” with no conditions included about the realized price. Title 2. On this front, the Zambian government is making progress through an updated Mines and Minerals Act (2015) and implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which they began implementing in 2009 and advanced to … The Mines and Minerals Act provides for the granting of mining rights, prospecting, mining, disposal of minerals, conservation and protection of air, water, soil, flora, fisheries and scenic attractions in or on the land over which the mining right is sought. (1) The provisions of this section shall not apply to minerals specified inPart A or Part B of the First Schedule. Contents of environmental impact statement 6. ... Zambia’s Mines and Minerals Development Act mandates that a holder of a mining or mineral processing licence should give preference to Zambian products, materials, contractors, suppliers A comparative analysis of policy frameworks in three Southern African countries. (The Mines and Minerals Development (Amendment) Bill, 2016, § 2.) (2016). Read More… Latest Speeches and Press Releases Interpretation PART II ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT 3. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,— (a) "minerals" includes all minerals except mineral oils;12A. of the Environmental Protection and Pollution Control Act of 1990. 14, 2016 …