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Original name: قانون مواد معدنى افغانستان
Name: Mineral Law of Afghanistan.
Country: Afghanistan
Subject(s): Mining and quarrying workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005
Entry into force:
ISN: AFG-2005-L-86571
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC),, Kabul, Afghanistan, 62 p. PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-05-13)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for State ownership and control of mineral substances, as well as the procedures for the protection, management, use, utilization, and attraction and promotion of private investment in mineral activities. In particular contains provisions which oblige a Mining licencee to establish and implement an occupational safety and health plan (article 77) and prohibits the employment of child labour in mines (article 79).

Repeals the Minerals Law, dated 15/01/1375 [1996], published in Official Gazette No. 782.
Repealing text(s):

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