This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, require applicants and permit holders to supply certain information.
Part 1 relates to applications for permits, applications to change or transfer permits and notices related to permits. Regulations 4 to 21 specify the form of an application must be in or the information an applicant or permit holder needs to supply to have an application or notice received and to enable its evaluation in accordance with the Crown Minerals Act 1991.
Part 2 requires certain information to be supplied in royalty returns.
Part 3 requires prospecting and exploration permit holders to supply various records, reports, core and samples related to prospecting and exploration. The permit holders are also required to supply an annual statement of expenditure and an annual summary report of prospecting and exploration activities.
Schedule 1, Forms 1 to 6 are the prescribed forms for application under section 23 of the Act.
Form 7 is the prescribed form for a notice of surrender under section 40(1) of the Act.
Form 8 is the prescribed form for a notice to the District Land Register of an access arrangement under section 83 of the Act.
Form 9 is the prescribed form of a notice of appeal against an increase in the amount of bond or monetary deposit in respect of a coal mining right under section 109(3) of the Act.
Schedule 2 contains the annual royalty return form and final royalty return form required by regulations 23 and 24 respectively.