Legislation & regulations

Code of practice for mineral exploration

New mineral industries regulations commence on 1 July 2019. This page is being reviewed and may require updates.

A man in a forest exploring rocks.

The Code of Practice for Mineral Exploration has been varied under section 89E of the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990, to reflect the amended definition of low impact exploration, which came into effect on 1 November 2014.

Download a copy of the Code of Practice for Mineral Exploration below.

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For any queries regarding the revised definition of low impact exploration, please contact us.

Page last updated: 21 Jun 2019