Mining Amendment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 No 75

An Act to amend the Mining Act 1992 so as to regulate access to private land by holders of mineral claims or opal prospecting licences, to establish management funds for mineral claims districts and opal prospecting areas, to control mining subleases and to make provision with respect to other matters.
1   Name of Act
This Act is the Mining Amendment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004.
2   Commencement
This Act commences on a day or days to be appointed by proclamation.
3   Amendment of Mining Act 1992 No 29
The Mining Act 1992 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Section 3)
[1]–[5]   (Repealed)
[6]   Section 171
Omit the section. Insert instead:
171   Certain claims for damages prohibited
No action lies against the Crown, the Minister or any person administering this Act in respect of any injury or loss suffered or incurred in relation to the exercise of any right conferred by an authority.
[7]–[25]   (Repealed)
[26]   Section 228 Power of mining registrar in relation to applications
Insert after section 228 (2):
(2A)  An opal prospecting licence may not be granted until the appropriate opal prospecting licence fee (as determined under section 382A) has been paid for the grant of the licence.
[27]–[37]   (Repealed)
[38]   Section 382A Minister to determine certain fees
Insert at the end of section 382A (b):
, and
(c)  the opal prospecting licence fees payable for the purposes of section 228 (2A).
[39]–[43]   (Repealed)
sch 1: Am 2005 No 64, Sch 3; 2006 No 58, Sch 4.