Madagascar

Ministère de l’Energie et des Mines (PATESP)

  • Research, advice and legal assistance in preparing: (1) Mining Policy Decree; and (2) New Mining Code; Result: Décret No. 98/384 portant Déclaration de la Politique Minière, adopted May 1998. Loi No. 99/022 portant Code Minier, enacted August 1999
  • Antananarivo, Madagascar - [1997-1998]

Ministère de l’Energie et des Mines (PSRM)

  • Research, advice and assistance in preparing: (1) Implementing Regulation for the new Mining Code; (2) Environmental regulations for the mining sector; and (3) Law on Major Investments in the Mining Sector, and related implementing regulations; Result: Décret d’Application No. 2000/170, adopted March 2000. Interministerial Environmental regulations for the mining sector adopted November 2000. Law on Major Investments in the Mining Sector (LGIM) enacted October 2002.
  • Antananarivo, Madagascar - [1999- 2001]

Ministère de l’Energie et des Mines (PGRM)

  • Advice and representation for purposes of resolution of a dispute between a multinational mining company and the Central Bureau of the Mining Cadastre of Madagascar (BCCM) involving annual payment obligations and preemptive rights, also affecting another foreign mining company; Result: Dispute resolved within ten months on a basis acceptable to the BCCM, without litigation or arbitration.
  • Antananarivo, Madagascar - [2004]

Ministère de l’Energie et des Mines (PGRM)

  • Advice and assistance in preparing: (1) Amendment to the Mining Code of 1999; and (2) Amendment to the Law on Major Investments in the Mining Sector of 2003; Result: Loi No. 2005-025 portant modification de la Loi No. 99/022 portant Code Minier, adopted July 13, 2005 ; Loi No. 2005-026 modifying the Law on Major Investments in the Mining Sector of 2003, adopted July 13, 2005.
  • Antananarivo, Madagascar - [2004 - 2005]

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