Mining & Petroleum Law – NSW legislative changes update #2

Maximum term of exploration licences extended from 5 to 6 yearsOn 1 March 2016 the Mining and Petroleum Legislation Amendment (Harmonisation) Act 2015 (NSW) (Harmonisation Act) commenced by proclamation (except Schedule 2(23) which commenced on 18 December 2015). The object… Read more

Mining & Petroleum Law – NSW legislative changes update #1

Renewal application for exploration licences: onus to justify larger than default area shifts to applicantOn 1 March 2016 the Mining and Petroleum Legislation Amendment (Harmonisation) Act 2015 (NSW) (Harmonisation Act) commenced by proclamation (except Schedule 2(23) which commenced on 18… Read more