n Without Prejudice - Big stick or hollow threat? : mining law

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



Are directives issued in terms of s93 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (28 of 2002 as amended) valid and enforceable? There are probably very few people in mine management in South Africa who have not encountered that feeling of panic which accompanies the receipt of a s93 directive from the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) ordering the suspension or cessation of operations.

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