Artisanal and Small Scale-Mining Policy 2022
Updated: Apr 8
The Artisanal and Small Scale-Mining Policy, 2022 was published in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002
under general notice 1938 in government gazette 46124 on 30 March 2022. The document is available at:
“The objective of the ASM policy is to foster the creation of a formalised Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Industry that can operate optimally in a sustainable manner while contributing to the economy in the form of taxes and royalties and through job creation, and for the elimination of illegal ASM operations.”
The policy came in operation on 30 March 2022.
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Posted: 7 April 2022