To provide for the assessment, development and utilisation of mineral resources to the maximum extent practicable consistent with sound economic and land use management.
The Act makes provision for the issuing of permits, licences and leases relating to prospecting, exploration, mining and mineral development and the granting of mining claims. It also provides for compensation to landowners affected by these provisions.
The following Subordinate Legislation should be examined:
- Mineral Resources Regulation 2003.