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Schedule 10 Application for Renewal of Exploration Licence

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 - Section 29(1)

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2013 - Regulation 29

2. Name and address of applicant(s) (if the applicant is a company, the registered address of the company):

3. Postal and Email Addresses:

5. Reasons for renewal
including but not limited to (see Note 1):
(a) if the application is for the first renewal of an exploration licence, demonstration that the applicant has identified minerals in the land covered by the licence, and-
(i) additional time is necessary to assess the economic viability of those minerals; or
(ii) mining of the mineral resources is not yet economically viable but may become so in the future; or
(b)if the application is for the second renewal of the exploration licence, or any other renewal provided for by Schedule 8 of the Act in the case of exploration licences granted prior to 1 February 2012, any matters that the applicant considers are exceptional circumstances to warrant the second renewal.

6. Details of proposed program of work, including -
(a) the nature of the work to be undertaken in the following areas-
(i) office-based activities;
(ii) on-ground exploration activities (including, for example, geological mapping, rock and soil sampling (and related geochemistry and mineralogy), ground and airborne geophysical surveys, and remote sensing);
(iii) sub-surface evaluation activities (including, for example, drilling, trenching, bulk sampling, underground development, and related geochemistry, mineralogy and metallurgy);
(b) as far as is practicable, an indication of the location and focus of the proposed activities with location maps;
(c) a description of the nature of the targets that the program seeks to delineate;
(d) a description of the geological rationale behind the proposed program;
(e) a proposed timing schedule of the exploration program, including the proposed timing for preparation of a mineralisation report.

NOTES:

1. The Minister may only renew an exploration licence grated after 1 February 2012 twice (see section 31(5) of the Act).

2. Applications made by a company must be signed by a company director or company secretary or alternatively by a person who provides written evidence that he or she is authorised to act on behalf of the company with respect to the application.

If an application is made and submitted by a person acting on behalf of another party, the applicant must provide written evidence that he or she is authorised to act on behalf of that other party with respect to the application.

3. If an application is made and submitted by a person acting on behalf of another party, the applicant must provide written evidence that he or she is authorised to act on behalf of that other party with respect to the application.