Mineral Policy

4. Policy development: Key considerations for government

The following sections outline some key considerations for government in formulating policy. Issues covered include:

  • Mining and development

  • Regulatory consistency and effectiveness

  • Mine ownership

  • Fiscal policy

  • Environmental protection

  • Social development

  • Labour regulation

  • Health and safety regulation

  • Land access and infrastructure

  • Artisanal and small-scale mining development

  • Mine Closure Planning

Please see the associated topics for a more detailed overview of these topics.