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, amend the Crown Minerals (Minerals and Coal) Regulations 2007 (the principal regulations).
Regulation 4(1) inserts a definition of permit into the principal regulations, the effect of which is to make clear that the principal regulations apply only to permits for minerals other than petroleum.
The other amendments replace references in the principal regulations to the Minerals Programme for Minerals (Excluding Petroleum) 2007 with references to the Minerals Programme for Minerals (Excluding Petroleum) 2008.
Date of notification in Gazette: 14 May 2009.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.