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DMR Clarifies Intention to Issue Moratorium on Applications

Department of Mineral Resources

The mineral resources minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, has confirmed in a statement that the intention to issue a moratorium on applications for prospecting and mining rights was necessitated by the urgent interdict lodged by the Chamber of Mines.

The mineral resources department published a notice in Government Gazette 40989 in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act earlier this week seeking comment on the proposal.

Comment Called on Proposed Restriction on Mining Rights Applications

Department of Mineral Resources

The mineral resources department seeks comment from stakeholders on a proposed restriction of the granting of any new application for prospecting and mining rights.

The invitation for comment was published in Government Gazette 40989 in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act.

Amendment Regulations on Petroleum Products Specifications and Standards Repealed

Department of Energy

Amendment Regulations Regarding Petroleum Products Specifications and Standards have been repealed.

The amendments were originally published in Notice 431 in Government Gazette 35410 in June 2012.

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