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Amendments to MPRDA Regulations in Effect

June 23, 2022

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy

Amendments to Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act Regulations are in effect.

The mineral resources and energy department announced implementation of the amendmentsĀ  in Government Gazette 46587.

The amendments were published for comment in Gazette 45982 in February 2022.

A new Regulation 2(1) is proposed.

It proposes the insertion of reference to ā€œarea, block or blocksā€ and ā€œPetroleum Agency of South Africaā€™s official websiteā€ in applications for permission, right or permit made in terms of the act.

The amendments came into effect on the date of publication.