Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 & Related Material; Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act 28 of 2008; Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty (Administration) Act 29 of 2008

 

Further Legislative Developments

  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act 28 of 2008:
    Amended by the Taxation Laws Amendment Act 15 of 2016 with effect from 19 January 2017 (GG 40562 of 19 January 2017)
    Restriction in terms of s. 49 (1) on granting of new applications for technical co-operation permits, exploration rights and production rights in terms of ss. 76, 79 & 83 of the Act published (GN 657 in GG 41743 of 28 June 2018) (p4)

  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty (Administration) Act 29 of 2008:
    Amended by the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act 23 of 2015 with effect from 8 January 2016 (GG 39586 of 8 January 2016)
    Amended by the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act 16 of 2016 with effect from 1 January 2017 (GG 40563 of 19 January 2017)

  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002:
    Declaration of 18-month moratorium on the Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources SA (Pty) Ltd (TEM) application at Xolobeni and against the lodging of any further prospecting or mining applications until such time as the moratorium is lifted (GN 546 in GG 40898 of 9 June 2017) (p75)
    Broad Based Black-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry, 2016 (Reviewed Mining Charter, 2017) published and 2004 and 2010 Mining Charters repealed (GN 581 in GG 40923 of 15 June 2017) (p4)
    Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining And Minerals Industry, 2018 (Mining Charter, 2018) published and 2004 and 2017 Mining Charters repealed (GN 1002 in GG 41934 of 27 September 2018) (p4)

Proposed Future Developments

  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill, 2013 [B15D-2013]
  • Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002:
    Invitation for representations from relevant stakeholders on proposed restriction under s. 49 (1) on the granting or renewal of all applications for prospecting rights and mining rights in terms of ss. 16 and 22; and 18 and 24 respectively published (GN 692 in GG 40989 of 19 July 2017) (p4)
    Notice of intention to declare a 24-month moratorium on the Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources SA (Pty) Ltd (TEM) application at Xolobeni and against the lodging of any further prospecting or mining applications on the approved mine area for the next 24 months, or until the Minister is satisfied that the community conflict and unrest has been resolved and that the application can continue published for comment (GN 781 in GG 41811 of 3 August 2018) (p19)

 

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