Crown Minerals Act 1991

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Crown Minerals Act 1991

Public Act1991 No 70
Date of assent22 July 1991


This Act is administered in the Ministry of Commerce



Interpretation and application

Functions, powers, and duties of Minister

Duties and restrictions

Minerals owned by the Crown

Minerals programmes


Conditions of permits

Work programmes in respect of subsequent permits

Access to land

Access to land for minimum impact activity

Access to land other than for minimum impact activity

Notation on land titles

Registers and records

Miscellaneous provisions

Offences and legal proceedings


Existing privileges

Existing applications

Transitional arrangements regarding access to land

Miscellaneous provisions

An Act to restate and reform the law relating to the management of Crown owned minerals

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows: