TANZANIAN METAL SECTOR CRITICISES DRASTIC MINING LAW REFORMS

ANXIETY has greeted the passage and signing of three sets of laws to regulate the mining sector in Tanzania, even though it could reverse a ban on copper and gold exports imposed in March. The Natural Wealth and Resources Contracts (Review and re-negotiation of unconscionable terms) Act 2017, The Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, No 7 of 2017 and The Natural Wealth and Resources (Permanent Sovereignty) Act 2017 were approved by parliamentarians on July 3 Tanzanian President John Magufuli signed the new bills into law on July 5, despite opposition ...


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