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Lease and licence applications

Exploration licences

1. What are the three exploration regulation fee zones and corresponding fees?
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2. What exploration regulation fee zone does my tenement intersect?
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3. What if my tenement intersects more than one exploration regulation fee zone?
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4. What if I already have an exploration licence?
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5. What if I have a tenement currently in the application process?
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Mineral leases

6. Does my tenement intersect a South Australian Council?
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7. What is the meaning of 'reserve' and does my tenement intersect this area?
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8. How is the capital cost of an operation defined and calculated?
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Extractive mineral leases

9. How is planned annual production defined?
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Rent payable

Rent payable under the Mining Act 1971 by tenement holders

1. What if I own a mining tenement and I also am the freeholder landowner?
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2. Am I impacted if I am a freehold owner of land but do not own the tenement?
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3. What if the land under my tenement is owned by a trust or a subsidiary company?
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Programs for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPRs)

PEPR fees

1. How will this fee structure apply to multiple tenements?
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2. Is a fee applicable if I submit a PEPR for assessment prior to 1 January 2020 but it is not approved (still under assessment) when the PEPR fees are introduced?
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3. What if I am combining a new tenement with an existing tenement?
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Exploration PEPRs (E-PEPRs)

4. What is the generic PEPR - low impact mineral exploration in South Australia?
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5. When is an E-PEPR review required?
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6. How is the E-PEPR fee calculated?
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7. When does an E-PEPR (or E-PEPR review) require referral to the Department for Environment and Water
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8. When does an E-PEPR (or E-PEPR review) require approval of the Minister (or delegate) for Environment and Water?
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Mining PEPRs and MOPs

9. What constitutes an administrative change for a mining PEPR review or MOP alteration?
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10. How is annual production rate defined?
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11. When is a mining PEPR review required?
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12. What are new or modified environmental outcomes and/or criteria?
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13. When does an operation fit the requirements to transition to a PEPR in accordance with Regulation 114?
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14. How can I find the value of my bond?
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15. How can I find the value of my approved PEPR rehabilitation liability estimate (RLE)?
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16. How do I determine my fee if my RLE and bond amount are different?
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17. What if there is no RLE or bond applicable to the tenement?
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18. How is the mineral lease PEPR review fee calculated?
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19. How do I calculate a PEPR rehabilitation liability estimate?
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20. What about PEPRs for miscellaneous purposes licences?
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Private mines (MOPs)

21. Will I be charged for a MOP review?
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22. What are considered new operations on a private mine?
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23. What are new or modified environmental objectives and/or criteria?
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24. If I have both a private mine and a production tenement, will I be charged the fee for a MOP or a PEPR?
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Retention lease (RL) PEPRs

25. When is a retention lease PEPR review required?
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Contact us

Mineral Tenements Program

Mail:
GPO Box 320
Adelaide
South Australia 5001

Email:
DEM.tenements@sa.gov.au

Phone:
+61 8 8463 3101