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Schedule 12: Application for Renewal of Retention Licence

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 - Section 29(1)
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2013 - Regulation 29

Application for renewal of Retention Licence No.

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

Name: Name:
Postcode: Postcode:
Telephone:

Telephone:

       
Name: Name:
Postcode: Postcode:
Telephone: Telephone:

2. Postal and email Addresses:

Postal address:
Postcode
Email Address

3. Contact name

4. Reason for renewal, including (see note 1) -

(a) demonstration that mining for the mineral resources is not yet economically viable but would be economically viable in the future; and

(b) if the application is for the second renewal of the retention licence, any matters that the applicant considers are exceptional circumstances to warrant renewal.

5. Area of land applied for in hectares and information to demonstrate that the area of land applied for is that land which may be required for the purpose of mining a mineral resource in the future.

6. Details of proposed program of work, including:

  1. intensive mineral exploration;
  2. mineral resource assessment;
  3. technical and economic studies related to-
    1. the development of the mineral resource in accordance with the principles of sustainable development;
    2. demonstrating the economic viability of the mineral resource;
  4. a time schedule for the work program including key milestones and proposed expenditure against each milestone; and
  5. demonstration that the planned scale of mining is commensurate with the efficient development of the mineral resource with consideration to its size.

7. Demonstration that the proposed work program of work is suitable to establish the economic viability of the mineral resource .

8. Estimated expenditure for the term of the licence and demonstration that the expenditure is appropriate to the proposed program of work.:

$

9. Term of renewal required:

year/s

10. Signature of applicant(s) see notes 1 and 2 below:

 

……………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………

 

……………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………

11. Date of Application:

NOTES:
1.The Minister may only renew a retention licence twice (see further 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.