• Minerals And Mining (General) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2173)

    Minerals And Mining (General) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2173) ... Small scale mining operations 24. Obligations under small-scale mining licence 25. Record-keeping and reporting requirements ... with Ghanaian content which shall be procured in Ghana by the holder of a mineral right, a licence ...

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  • LEGISLATION GHANA

    Mining Law. Concessions Act, 1962 Diamonds Act, 1972 Minerals Commission Act, 1993 Minerals and Mining Law 1986 Minerals and Mining Law 1986 Minerals Export Duty (Abolition) Act, 1987 Mining Health Areas Act, 1925 Small-scale Gold Mining Act, 1989. Tax law. Internal Revenue Act 2000 Revenue Agencies (Governing) Board Act 1998 (Act 558)

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  • I will end illegal small-scale mining in Ghana

     · Although Ghana has had a formalised process for engaging in artisanal small-scale mining, more than 85 per cent of small scale miners operate on illegal basis in the country.

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  • Small scale mining in Ghana

     · Small scale mining in Ghana has been listed as illegal due to lack of effective policies made by the Government. The government had recently lifted a ban on all illegal mining activities in Ghana. The government urged the miners to give them ample time to monitor the developments in the sector before implementing the five-year Multilateral ...

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  • Lifting the lid on Ghana''s illegal small-scale mining problem

     · Artisanal and small scale mining accounts for 35% of Ghana''s total gold production. For many years, small-scale mining suffered benign neglect from the state which focused on large-scale mining.

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  • The Fight against Galamsey: How Ghana''s ban on small-scale ...

     · Prior to the implementation of the ban, small-scale miners in Ghana were able to obtain a mining license if they met the requirements set out in the Small-Scale Gold Mining Law. Thus, only unregistered operations (also known as ''Galamsey'') were deemed illegal under the Small-Scale Gold Mining Law. However, as a result of the temporary ban ...

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  • Ghana

    The Government of Ghana does not, however, routinely publish draft bills or regulations online, which inhibits transparency in the approval of laws and regulations. The Government of Ghana has established regulatory bodies such as the National Communications Authority, the National Petroleum Authority, the Petroleum Commission, the Energy ...

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  • Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the ...

    Highlights Examination of Ghana''s small-scale mining sector. Notes the economic importance of the sector to rural Ghana. Finds that the 1989 small-scale mining laws do not capture the activities of miners. Recommends comprehensive reforms to the 1989 laws. Recommends an anti-corruption in law enforcement campaign.

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  • Ghana

     · The government can however obtain further participation in mineral operations upon agreement with the holder. It is important to stress, that under the mining laws of Ghana, a foreign investor is not mandated to have a partner to participate in the mining industry as pertains to the oil and gas, gaming and other sectors of the economy.

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  • (PDF) EFFECTS OF ILLEGAL SMALL SCLALE GOLD MINING ON THE ...

    Parliament therefore passed the Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703), which brought together all the mining laws into one Act of parliament and repealed all the others 21 including the Small Scale Gold Mining Law, 1989 which was the law governing small scale mining activities in Ghana.

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  • THE AGRO-PROCESSING INDUSTRY IN GHANA

    Development of Agro-processing in Ghana •Agro processing in Ghana began in the colonial period, where these activities were performed on a small scale and consumed locally. Okorley and Kwaten (2000), •From industrialization drive: •Establishment of state owned processing factories; directly linked

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  • OPERATIONS OF THE MINISTRY OF MINES AND MINERALS …

    licensing, procedures for exploration, mining and mineral processing, safety, health and environment in the mining sector. The 2015 Act provides: Exploration licence- valid for an initial period of 4 years and may be renewable for 2 further periods of 3 years (except exploration licence for small-scale and gemstone is not renewable).

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  • Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

    ARtISAnAl AnD SMAll-SC AlE GolD MInInG In G hAnA | EID ENCE TO INFORM AN ''ACTION DIALOGU E'' 6 Summary Introduction In Ghana, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has grown in size and significance. Its contribution to wealth creation, employment and the economy makes it one of the nation''s most important livelihood activities,

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  • Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the ...

     · The 1989 laws established a supply chain of registered actors though the market (Ghana Government, 1989a, Ghana Government, 1989b, Ghana Government, 1989c; 2006).However, Ghana''s small-scale gold mining and gold market has become populated by more unregistered market actors than registered ones as actors skirt legislation and fill market gaps.

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  • Ghana''s Mineral Comission

    1994. Jul 1994 Minerals Commission Ghana. Minerals Commission Ghana. The Commission''s primary responsibility is to foster the efficient and effective regulation and management of the utilization of Ghana''s mineral resources.

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  • Ghana: Small-scale mining ban reaches six-month level ...

    Ghanaian government imposed ban as part of efforts to end illegal mining and its negative impact on the environment. Ghana''s Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Peter Amewu, imposed a freeze on the operations of small scale mining (also known as "galamsey") in March 2017.

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  • Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy ...

     · Artisanal and small-scale mining has a long history in Ghana. It was only in 1989, however, that government recognised its legitimacy through the Small-scale Mining …

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  • A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ...

    Support Schemes for Small-scale Mining in Ghana 12 ... processing of these precious minerals has provided thousands of indigenous peoples with employment. These grassroots industries have also made important contributions to ... the government had fully regularized the small-scale mining sector through a series of policies and regulations.

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  • Minerals and Mining Act

    80. Special right of owner or occupier with regard to industrial minerals Small scale mining 81. Application of this Part 82. Licence for small scale mining 83. Qualification of applicant for small scale mining licence 84. Conditions for the grant of a licence 85. Duration of a licence 86. Areas covered by licence 87. Revocation of licence 88.

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  • Ghana: Nation Needs to Rethink Its Small Scale Mining ...

    Government''s intention to formalise the sector has had very little success. More than 85% of all small-scale mining operations in Ghana are carried out by unlicensed operators.. Due to the sector ...

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  • Mining in Ghana

     · Except for small-scale mining rights that can be granted to an individual as provided for under Act 703, only corporate bodies incorporated in Ghana under the laws of the Republic of Ghana shall be given a mineral right in Ghana. A license for small-scale mining is, however, granted only to a citizen of the Republic of Ghana who has attained ...

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  • Ghana: Government Reviewing Mining Laws to Enhance Local ...

    Press Release - The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources is in collaboration with the Minerals Commission reviewing the existing laws governing minerals and mining in the country in order to ...

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  • Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources – MLR.

    OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA ENTITLED MINERALS AND MINING (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2015 AN ACT to amend the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) to provide for Regulations to be made to prescribe the manner for the payment of royalties; the confiscation of equipment used in illegal small scale mining and for related matters.

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  • Ministry of Trade and Industry

    Ministry of Trade and Industry - Laws & Regulations. Doing Business and Applicable Laws in Ghana. Laws applicable to the operation of business in Ghana conform to international standards and best practice. These laws are based on a framework of legislation relating to business activity, copyrights, patents, trademarks, disputes and labour ...

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  • laws governing small scale mining in ghana

     · Table of contents281 Кб. Also, over 650 registered small scale mining groups are engaged in the mining of gold, diamonds and industrial minerals.After a protracted review from the early 2000s, the current Minerals and Mining Act, Act 703 of 2006 became the governing legislation for Ghana''s minerals and mining sector.

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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Handbook of Ghana

    This Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Handbook for Ghana is the result of a training session held in Ghana in September 2017 through the sub-program on ASM under the overall PanAfGeo project. The ASM sub-program is co-funded by the European Commission''s Directorate-General of …

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  • MINERALS COMMISSION

    1.2 Broad Overview of the Small Scale Mining (SSM) Sector in Ghana. Small Scale Mining (SSM) has evolved from the artisanal stage through the use of rudimentary equipment such as; shovels, pick axes and sluice boards to currently semi-mechanised operations involving the use equipment such as excavators, bulldozers and Washing Plants.

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  • A Contextual Analysis of Implementation Challenges of ...

    the implementation of small-scale mining laws in Ghana using the Bekwai Municipality as a case study. Statement of the Problem The importance of small-scale mining in Ghana cannot be overstated. Despite the fact that each small-scale mining operation is very small, the combined economic and social impact is significant in many developing economies.

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  • Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Ghana | ICLG

     · ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - Ghana covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental …

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  • POLICY BRIEF No.5 The Galamsey Menace in Ghana: A ...

    small-scale mining youth engaged in galamsey. The late John Atta Mills, the party''s presidential candidate at the time, continually blamed the leadership of the then ruling NPP for conflicts between small-scale miners and large-scale companies, and reportedly asked why the NPP was treating galamsey operators as if they were ''not Ghanaians''.

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  • PMMC Website

    To buy and sell precious minerals; To perform any functions conferred upon it by the Diamond Decree, 1972 (N.R.C.D. 32) To appoint licensed buying agents for the purchase of precious minerals produced by small scale-miners ; To promote the development of precious minerals and jewellery industry in Ghana

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  • MINERALS AND MINING POLICY OF GHANA Ensuring …

    the time. In 1986 the Minerals and Mining Law (PNDC Law 153) was enacted to promote and regulate the orderly development of the sector. The Small-Scale Gold Mining Law (PNDC Law 218), the Mercury Law (PNDC Law 217) and the Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation Law (PNDC Law 219) were passed in 1989 to regularise and streamline small-

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  • DRAFT NATIONAL MINING POLICY OF GHANA

    also at small-scale mining. The recognition of, and support to, small-scale mining is based on the premise that it offers opportunities to generate employment, support rural livelihoods and foster local entrepreneurship. In this respect, Government recognises that small-scale miners require assistance in their efforts to operate in an economically

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