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Monday, 19 February 2018 19:50

Issue Of Illegal Mining Before JSC

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The concern of illegal mining was again raised during Monday's meeting of the Joint Select Committee.

Committee Chairman David Small questioned whether there were sufficient measures in place to bar miners from operating without a license.

Director of Minerals in the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industry said the Ministry was in the process of renewing some licenses, however he clarified that first time applicants for licenses have zero authority to mine.

The legal representative for the Ministry explained that a bill to regulate the sector has been before the Legislation Review Committee for some time now.

The issue of illegal mining was first raised by National Quarries Company officials when the company appeared before the JSC back in January.

Officials said at that time, the police were also assisting by way of investigations, to crack down on these illegal miners.

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