These Regulations implement provisions of the Mines and Minerals Development Act, 2008 with respect to a wide variety of matters such as: organization of mining cadastre offices; application for, or grant or renewal of a mining right or a mineral processing licence; transfer of a mining right or a mineral processing licence; permission for the abandonment of a mining area; alteration of or prospecting in a mining area; various matters relating to survey, mapping and certification.The central mining cadastre office in Lusaka shall administer mining rights and mineral processing licences. Large scale mining rights may also regard radioactive materials. Non-mining rights shall include the right to acquire, store, transport or sell radioactive materials.
Implements: Mines and Minerals Development Act, 2008 (No. 7 of 2008). (2008-03-27)
Amended by: Mines and Minerals Development (General) (Amendment) Regulations, 2013 (S.I. No. 17 of 2013). (2013-02-01)
Amended by: Mines and Minerals Development (General) (Amendment) Regulations, 2012 (S.I. No. 34 of 2012). (2012-05-05)
Repeals: Mines and Minerals (Application for Mining Rights) Regulations (Cap.213). (2006)
Authors and Publishers
AZMEC is the Association of Zambian Mineral Exploration Companies.
The aims and objectives of AZMEC are to provide a discussion forum and dedicated lobby group for mineral exploration companies and mining companies carrying out exploration as well as government representatives, NGO’s, service providers, academic institutions and other interested parties in Zambia with the view to contributing to the growth, promotion, and sustainable development of the sector in this country.