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Section 102 EMPR Amendment Applications (MPRDA)

In terms of Section 102) of the MPRDA, a mine may not amend a Mining Right, a Mining Works Programme, Environmental Management Programme or an Environmental Authorisation without the written consent of the Minister. In practice, the DMR expects the holder of a mining right to conduct and submit an EIA and EMP prior to the mentioned consent being granted for the EMP amendment.