Moratorium likely beyond Zwane’s power – law firm

July 24, 2017

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The controversial proposed mineral rights moratorium may very well be beyond the scope of Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. Zwane last week gazetted an invitation to comment on a proposal to restrict the grating of new mining and prospecting rights applications and to restrict the renewal and transfer of any existing prospecting and mining rights, stating that it was in the national interest and promoted the sustainable development of the nation’s mineral resources.

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