• Danielle Geldenhuys

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.

The above-mentioned document is one of many referred to in our weekly Lexinfo Energy, Mining, and Engineering Law Alert. This newsletter is designed to keep legal professionals up to date on new legal developments in the energy and mining sectors. Contact us for a free copy to evaluate the service at alert@lexinfo.co.za

Posted: 7 April 2022


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