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Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment 2013

Bill Number: B15-2013
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Bill Status
Draft Bill

Draft bill full text

Published in GG 36037 of 27 December 2012

Year of publication

2012

Publication for comment (draft bill)

Published in GG 36037 of 27 December 2012

Explanatory Summary

Published in GG 36523 of 31 May 2013

Parliamentary Documents
DateTypeTitle
2013-07-31Briefing PaperHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Department Briefing
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Tracy Humby
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Impact Africa
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Agri SA
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: OPASA
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: PetroSA
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Anglo American
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Sasol
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: National Union of Mineworkers
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: South African Maritime Safety Authority
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Glencore
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: FSE
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Centre for Environmental Rights
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Implats
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: BBP Law
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: IDC
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Sanlam
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: South African Institute of Race Relations
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: CNR International
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Total SA
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: LRC
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: NUMSA
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: FMF
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Webber Wentzel
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: CALS
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Eskom
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Anadarko SA
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Thombo Petroleum
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: ExxonMobil
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Cairn SA
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: CCS
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Chamber of Mines
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Actionaid
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Northam Platinum
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Western Cape
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: MEJCON-SA
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Enginmetsa
2013-09-12SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Shell South Africa
2013-09-13SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: ONPASA
2013-09-18SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: BHP Billiton
2013-09-18SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: AngloGold Ashanti
2013-09-18SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Lonmin
2013-09-18SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: SAOGA
2013-09-18SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Solidarity
2013-09-18SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Allan Gray
2013-09-23SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Ben Turok
2013-09-23SubmissionHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013]: Gold Fields
2013-10-23Briefing PaperHearings on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-1013]: Department Response
2014-02-18Committee ReportReport in terms of Rule 238 of the Rules of the National Assembly by the Portfolio Committee on Water and Environmental Affairs, dated 17 February 2014
2014-03-12Committee ReportReport of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15-2013], dated 11 March 2014
2016-05-04Briefing PaperMineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15B-2013]: NHTL
2016-05-05Briefing PaperMineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15B-2013]: Department Response
2016-10-21Committee ReportReport of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources on President's reservation on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15B-2013], dated 19 October 2016
2016-11-09Briefing PaperMineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill [B15D-2013]: Department Briefing
Further Information
Sabinet Monitoring Articles
DMR Weighing Options on MPRDA Bill2018-08-28
MPRDA Bill Under the Spotlight2017-12-13
DMR Gives Update on Shale Gas Development2017-04-26
NCOP Seeks Comment on MPRDA Bill2017-03-07
Final Mining Charter on Track2017-02-07
Mineral Resources Highlights Lessons Learnt From Court Cases2016-11-04
MPRDA Bill Sent to NCOP2016-11-02
President Zuma's Reservations on MPRDA Bill Under the Spotlight2016-10-20
Responses to NHTL Submissions on MPRDA Bill Provided2016-08-30
NHTL Provides Submission on MPRDA Bill2016-05-09
MPRDA Bill Referred to House of Traditional Leaders2016-03-03
Guidelines on Codes of Practice for Mine Owners Drawn Up2016-02-08
Mining Charter Review Findings on Track2015-02-10
MPRDA Bill Back in Parliament2015-01-19
Decision on MPRDA Bill Imminent2014-10-09
MPRDA Regulations to be Widely Consulted2014-07-16
Parliament Passes MPRDA Bill2014-03-31
MPRDA Bill Sent to NCOP2014-03-13
No Beneficiation Unless Value Added2013-10-29
Integration of Water, Mining and Environmental Authorisation Process Presented2013-09-13
MPRDA Bill to Boost Investment2013-08-28
Parliament Seeks Comment on MPRDA Bill2013-08-05
Parliament Briefed on MPRDA Bill2013-07-31
MPRDA Bill Tabled in Parliament2013-06-24
MPRDA Bill in Parliament in June2013-06-04
MPRDA Act in Effect in June2013-05-31
Cabinet Gives Green Light to MPRDA Bill2013-05-30
MPRDA Amendment Bill on Track2013-05-28
Integrated Mining Licence on Track2013-02-06
MPRDA Amendment Bill Published for Comment2013-01-07
Cabinet Approves Draft MPRDA Amendment Bill for Tabling2012-12-07
MPRDA Amendments on Track2012-08-31
Mineral Resources Targets Environmental Management Plans2011-11-29
MPRDA Amendment Bill in the Pipeline2011-05-24
Constitutional Court Ruling Gives Department of Mineral Resources Guidance on Legislative Amendments2011-01-13
Overhaul of Mining Regulations Imminent2010-08-18
News Articles
ENS Africa unpacks amendments to the MPRDAMining Weekly2020-04-02
Mantashe: Minerals Amendment Bill had to be withdrawn, it became irrelevantFin242018-10-31
Law firms see benefits of gazetted Mining Charter 3, MPRDA amendment Bill removalEngineering News2018-09-28
Radebe contradicts Mantashe on withdrawal of resources billBusiness Day2018-09-10
'No need to change mining act'Business Day2018-08-23
Gwede seeks to axe mineral billThe Herald2018-08-23
SA may scrap long-delayed mining mill, Mantashe saysMoneyweb2018-08-23
Scrapping the draft mining bill would be 'sensible' - Minerals CouncilFin242018-08-23
Mantashe wants to axe long-delayed MPRDA Amendment BillBusiness Day2018-08-22
'Mining Charter and MPRD Bill Key to Vision of NDP'Parliament2018-05-16
The great Minerals Amendment Bill mysteryFin242018-04-10
MPRDA Amendment Bill to be finalised imminently says President RamaphosaMining Review Africa2018-02-19
Activists warn of elites' land grabBusiness Day2017-12-13
MPRDA should be entirely withdrawn says Peter LeonMining Review Africa2017-11-28
Parliament delays passing key mining lawEyewitness News2017-11-22
Zwane: Mining law is constitutionalFin242017-09-08
MPRDA heading for same legal wrangling as Mining Charterminingmx.com2017-08-22
Gigaba sets December deadline for MPRDA, re-opens Charter talksminingmx2017-07-13
New mining law headed for the bin or courtFin242017-07-07
Legal experts clash over constitutionality of minerals billFin242017-06-29
MPs asked to reject changes to law on mineralsBusiness Day2017-06-29
Petroleum industry appeals to MPs not to mess with 'win-win' measures in contested billBusiness Day2017-06-29
Minerals bill: More delays expectedFin242017-06-28
Mineral bill faces more delaysBusiness Day2017-06-19
The latest twist in the mining law snafu explainedBusiness Day2017-06-14
Department of Mineral Resources says door is open to add new provisions to law Zuma sent backBusiness Day2017-06-13
Shale gas producers want state carry interest in bill to be adjustedBusiness Day2017-06-13
Another dead end for Mineral BillCape Times2017-05-21
Mining legislation: too much, too lateFinancial Mail2017-04-26
Proposed MPRDA amendment on small mining unconstitutionalminingmx2017-03-15
Affected communities have little say in proposed mining amendment billBusiness Day2017-03-13
Oil industry nod for bill changeBusiness Day2017-02-07
More amendments to minerals billBusiness Day2017-02-06
Constitutional process preservation overshadows clarity of BillMining Weekly2017-01-27
Zwane: Redrafted mining bill sure to pass muster this timeFin242016-11-01
Mineral resources minister's powers backedBusiness Day2016-10-20
Parliamentary committee approves draft minerals lawFin242016-10-20
Decision to refer MPRDA Bill to National Council of Provinces laudedMining Weekly2016-09-09
ANC defies Zuma on constitutionality of MPRDAminingmx2016-08-25
Substantive mineral law issues still far from resolved - Herbert Smith FreehillsPolity.org.za2016-06-27
'Govt has heard mining industry's calls on regulatory, policy certainty'Eyewitness News2016-02-08
Wrap-up of MPRDA matter of urgency - MinisterPolity.org.za2016-02-08
Delayed MPRDA Amendment Bill unfavourableMining Weekly2016-01-29
Proposed MPRDA amendments lack clarityMining Weekly2016-01-29
MPRDA due in parliament after re-draftminingmx2016-01-08
Legislative changes to be supportive of offshore oil, gas drilling - ZumaEngineering News2015-08-13
SA parliament mum on MPRDA limbominingmx2015-04-15
Mining bill faces another hurdleFin242015-03-01
Barrage of new laws alarms US firms in SABusiness Day2015-02-20
Parliamentary minerals law review limited to four pointsEngineering News2015-02-18
Industry holds its breath over MPRDAMoneyweb2015-01-29
Parliament free to decline changes to MPRDA BillPolity.org.za2015-01-29
Review of minerals Bill could prove a 'legislative procedural nightmare'Mail and Guardian2015-01-26
Social aspects of MPRDA 'likely unconstitutional', Presidency explainsPolity.org.za2015-01-26
Zuma returns SA resource law after insufficient talksMoneyweb2015-01-26
Oil bill constitutionally flawed - DAFin242015-01-23
Mining bill referral could open up reviewFin242015-01-20
Mineral Resources Bill referred back to ParlySAnews.gov.za2015-01-18
Zuma asks Parliament to reconsider Resources BillMoneyweb2015-01-18
Zuma says resources bill may be unconstitutional, wants revisionBiznews2015-01-18
MPRDA sent back to National AssemblyPolity.org.za2015-01-16
Radebe: Zuma must not sign mining billFin242014-10-16
Minerals amendment Bill may be sent back to Parliament - MinisterPolity.org.za2014-10-08
Mineral bill: Zuma holds fireFin242014-10-07
MPRDA sidelining artisanal miners in favour of 'big boys' - professorPolity.org.za2014-09-04
MPRDA Amendment Bill could present legal ambiguity for oil & gas sectorPolity.org.za2014-08-27
Miners in the dark over passage of billBusiness Day2014-08-14
Mining bill won't help black communitiesBusiness Report2014-08-12
Force local beneficiation through quota, say MPsBusiness Day2014-07-14
Maimane warns on 'job-killing' BillsPolity.org.za2014-07-09
Growing opposition to new mineral resources lawMoneyweb2014-06-19
Ramatlhodi raises MPRDA Amendment Bill concernsPolity.org.za2014-06-19
Leon warns of MPRDA Amendment Bill consequencesPolity.org.za2014-06-03
Frequent changes to mining law a cause for concern among investorsMining Weekly2014-05-16
Environment groups mull challenge to minerals billBusiness Day2014-04-01
Controversial MPRDA Amendment approved by NCOP, awaiting Zuma's signatureMining Weekly2014-03-28
New Bill gives mines carte blancheMail and Guardian2014-03-28
State's 'grab' powers worry private sectorThe Citizen2014-03-17
CoM welcomes, supports passing of MPRDA Amendment BillEngineering News2014-03-13
Contentious resources bill passedBusiness Day2014-03-13
Contested mining legislation approved by Parliament to give State free 20% stakePolity.org.za2014-03-13
MPRDA bill chops 'developmental pricing'miningmx2014-03-13
MPRDA's controversial changes get mixed receptionMoneyweb2014-03-13
Sparks fly over oil, gas exploration legislationDaily News2014-03-13
Govt pushes through contentious mineral law changesMail and Guardian2014-03-12
NA passes contentious oil and gas amendment billThe Citizen2014-03-12
Parliament to vote on oil and gas lawBusiness Report2014-03-12
State wants free stake in energy projectsFin242014-03-12
Oil and gas rules 'could cause boom to again pass SA by'Business Day2014-03-11
SA oil-stake demand risks derailing new industryMoneyweb2014-03-11
Rushed through parliament, the MPRD Amendment Bill will severely impact petroleum industryPolity.org.za2014-03-10
SA oil law to choke investment, industry group saysMoneyweb2014-03-10
ANC dismisses claims new oil bill will scare investorsSABC News2014-03-07
Industry concerned about portfolio committee's MPRDA approvalEngineering News2014-03-07
ANC denies plan to nationalise oil, gas industriesSABC News2014-03-06
ANC wants right to take over oil, gas venturesBusiness Day2014-03-06
Crucial details hamper amendment billminingmx2014-02-24
Controversial minerals Bill stalls abruptlyMail and Guardian2014-02-21
Delay in MPRDA implementation better than inadequately considered legislationEngineering News2014-02-21
Parliament's time is short to change mining, oil lawBusiness Report2014-02-19
ANC fast forwards vote-catching BillsMail and Guardian2014-02-14
SA won't force mines to beneficiate - ShabanguMoneyweb2014-02-04
Splitting oil and gas out of MPRDA makes sense - DA shadow minister of mineral resourcesEngineering News2014-02-04
Still serious problems with mining Bill - LeonPolity.org.za2014-02-04
Committee ponders splitting bill on mining and gasBusiness Day2014-01-30
Business objects to extent of minister's power in billBusiness Day2013-11-08
Still concerns over mineral billBusiness Day2013-11-07
Parliament postpones mining, oil law changesMail and Guardian2013-11-06
Minister confident of consensus on Amendment Bill issuesPolity.org.za2013-11-05
Miners find common ground against billBusiness Day2013-09-19
Anglo, BHP play cards in MPRDA re-thinkminingmx2013-09-18
Mineral act changes 'unconstitutional'Business Day2013-09-16
Experts grill proposed changes to SA's mining lawsMail and Guardian2013-09-13
Top lawyers warn of mining Bill's devastating consequencesEngineering News2013-09-13
Exxon: SA oil-law changes will deter investmentMoneyweb2013-09-11
New mining bill looks likely to invoke resource curseBusiness Report2013-09-11
New mining laws could be unconstitutional, committee hearsMail and Guardian2013-09-09
Mining rights: Communities 'not consulted' on billMail and Guardian2013-09-07
SA's fragmented mining law system impacting negatively on industry - directorPolity.org.za2013-09-06
Jitters mount over mining law changesBusiness Day2013-08-28
DA declare war on 'flawed, poisonous' MPRDAminingmx2013-08-16
DA rejects mining law changesEyewitness News2013-08-16
Mineral bill will destroy jobs, warns DAFin242013-08-15
DMR defends MPRDA in fiery parliament debateminingmx2013-07-31
MPRDA Amendment Bill heads to ParliamentPolity.org.za2013-05-30
MPRDA Amendment Bill heads to ParliamentPolity.org.za2013-05-30
Godongwana rules out MPRDA compromiseminingmx2013-01-28
Proposed Bill has serious consequences for SA's oil, gas industryPolity.org.za2013-01-17
Opinion Pieces
Flawed mining bill must be replaced by a more investor-friendly versionBusiness Day2018-06-14
Rocky road ahead for minerals billGroundUp2017-06-14
Positive Legislative Developments afoot for South Africa's Oil and Gas IndustryPolity.org.za2016-11-15
Traction on amendments to MPRDA: re-classification and referral to the National House of Traditional LeadersPolity.org.za2016-03-02
The IRR's Anthea Jeffery: Ignoring the writing on the wallFin242015-03-14
What can we expect from the MPRDA referral?Moneyweb2015-02-11
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill, 2013, passed by the National AssemblyPolity.org.za2014-03-20
Concerns remain over new mining legislation: Peter Leon - partner and head of the African practice, Webber WentzelMoneyweb2014-03-13
Mining Law Amendment neglects clarity, opens door for rent-seekingPolity.org.za2013-09-09
The DMR remains adamant that current version of the MPRDA Amendment Bill will be passedPolity.org.za2013-07-31
The DMR remains adamant that current version of the MPRDA Amendment Bill will be passedPolity.org.za2013-07-31
The remaining rifts between environmental regulation under NEMA and the MPRDAPolity.org.za2013-02-15
Important legal developments influencing the mining sectorPolity.org.za2013-02-07
Important legal developments influencing the mining sectorPolity.org.za2013-02-07
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill, 2012Polity.org.za2013-01-09
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill, 2012Polity.org.za2013-01-09
Speeches and Statements (Non parliamentary)
Gwede Mantashe's proposal to withdraw mining bill supported - SolidarityPoliticsweb2018-08-23
President Zuma still awaiting the MPRDA Bill from ParliamentThe Presidency2017-10-05
Fresh regulatory start needed for MPRDA and Mining Charter III - Peter LeonPoliticsweb2017-02-06
Mineral Resources Portfolio Committee rejects Zuma's advice on Bill - James LorimerPoliticsweb2016-08-25
Parliament discusses recommendations by President on Petroleum Resources Development Amendment BillGCIS2015-02-18
Why the MPRDA Bill was sent back to parliament - The PresidencyPoliticsweb2015-01-26
President Jacob Zuma refers Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill to National AssemblyGCIS2015-01-23
Presidency on referral of Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill to National AssemblyGCIS2015-01-16
Ramatlhodi right that the MPRDA Bill must go back to Parliament - James LorimerPoliticsweb2014-10-10
Why Zuma shouldn't sign these 5 Bills into law - Wilmot JamesPoliticsweb2014-04-25
Statement by James Lorimer, DA Shadow Minister of Mineral Resources, DA will petition President Zuma to send job killing MPRDA Bill back to ParliamentPolity.org.za2014-03-27
ANC govt rushing MPRDA Bill through the NCOP - DAPoliticsweb2014-03-17
ANC suspends parliamentary rules to push MPRDA Bill through - James LorimerPoliticsweb2014-03-12
Committee approves job crushing MPRDA Bill - James LorimerPoliticsweb2014-03-06
New mining bill a charter for bribery - James LorimerPoliticsweb2013-10-24
Statement by the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, update on public hearings on MPRDA BillPolity.org.za2013-09-20
Statement by the Parliamnet of South Africa, Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources holds public hearings on proposed Amendment BillPolity.org.za2013-09-13
MPRDA Amendment Bill will cost thousands of mining jobs - James LorimerPoliticsweb2013-08-15
Statement by Bowman Gilfillan, litigation firm, on consequences for South Africa's oil and gas industry as a result of the proposed Mineral and Petroleum Resources Act Amendment BillPolity.org.za2013-01-17
MPRDA amendments may further damage investor confidence - Peter LeonPoliticsweb2013-01-16
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