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Egypt

Summary: Egypt

The primary mining code for Egypt is the Mining Law of 2014. This repealed the previous primary law on mining, that is the Mining Law of 1956. The official version of the law is in the language of Arabic and has an English translation. The regulatory authority known as the Authority or the Governorate regulates and supervises the exploration for and exploitation of minerals for their optimal use.

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Last updated on the 10 May 2019.

The provisions of these regulations shall apply to the licenses of exploration and exploitation of the ores of mines, quarries and salt pans, issued by the Competent Authority, as the case may be. The proceeds of rental values, royalties and fees determined under these Regulations in respect of mines, quarries and salt pans shall be remitted to the State Public Treasury.

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On amending the Mineral Resources Law, the provisions of the attached Law shall apply to the mineral exploration licenses and exploitation agreements issued by means of a law, regardless of the validity date thereof, where these provisions do not contradict the texts of such agreements.

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REGULATION NO.1966 / 2015 ISSUED FOR THE PROCEDURES FOR THE SALE OF MINERALS. (Arabic)

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LAW NUMBER 4 of 1994 PROMULGATING THE ENVIRONMENT LAW Amended By Law No. 9 for 2009

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The provisions of the annexed Law shall govern investments within the Arab Republic of Egypt. The provisions of this Law shall apply to local and foreign investments, regardless of their size, and said investments shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this Law, either under the Inland Investment, Investment Zone, Technological Zone, or Free Zone regimes.

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