oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - The requirement of domestic participation in new mining ventures in Zambia

Volume 10, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



The Mines and Minerals Act (1969), Zambia, makes mandatory domestic participation a pre-condition for the establishment of any mining enterprise by a foreign investor and the law fixes the conditions of the requisite domestic capital participation. This article examines the background to this policy decision, the terms of participation, the objectives of the policy and the state's prospects of realising these objectives in practice.

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