13 March 2017 - NW183
Schmidt, Adv H to ask the Minister of Mineral Resources
(1) How many mining companies do not have sufficient resources for rehabilitation activities? (2) What steps are being taken to ensure that mining companies comply with the statutory requirements for rehabilitation activities? (3) What steps will his department take against mining companies that do not comply with the law?
2. The Department issues Pre-compliance Notice in terms of section 31 of NEMA following review of report and outcome of the compliance inspections
3. The Department will issue compliance Notice as part of administrative enforcement. However, if non-compliance persist, criminal enforcement will be persued.
Mr MJ Zwane, MP
Minister of Mineral Resources