• Danielle Geldenhuys

Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines 2022


The Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines 2022 was published on 30 March 2022 under general notice 1939 in government gazette number

46125. The guideline is available at https://www.gov.za/documents/mineral-and-petroleum-resources-development-act-mine-community-resettlement-guidelines-30


The Guidelines came into operation on 30 March 2022.


The purpose of the Guidelines is described by the document as follows:

“The Guidelines outline the process and requirements to be complied with by an applicant or holder of a prospecting right, mining right, or mining permit when such application or right will result in physical resettlement of landowners, lawful occupiers, holders of informal or communal land rights, mine communities and host communities, from their land.”


This information was also referred to in our weekly Energy, Mining, and Engineering Law Alert. A sample copy of this newsletter may be requested from alert@lexinfo.co.za


Date posted: 7 April 2022


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