Sustainable Mining - Policy and Legislative Framework

Written by  Prof. Tracy Humby. Wits Law School. Monday, 12 April 2010 11:28
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For most of its history, the mining industry in South Africa has not been subjected to comprehensive environmental regulation.

In recent years, however, this has changed significantly and the industry is now required to comply with a complex web of mining and environmental policy and legislation. This chapter outlines the most relevant legislation and policy documents that govern sustainable mining in South Africa.

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