You will need this licence if you intend to explore for minerals in the Northern Territory. It enables you to occupy the title area and provides the exclusive right to explore minerals in the title area, using any or all of the following methods:
- digging pits, trenches and holes, and sinking bores and tunnels in the mineral title area
- drilling to find out the quality, quantity or extent of other material in the title area
- extracting and removing samples of ore and other substances from the title area in amounts necessary to evaluate the potential for mining in the title area - large samples need ministerial approval.