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A new mining code for Timor-Leste

After almost five years in preparation, the Council of Ministers of Timor-Leste approved earlier this month the country's first draft mining code.

A new mining code for Timor-Leste A new mining code for Timor-Leste A new mining code for Timor-Leste A new mining code for Timor-Leste A new mining code for Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste's Council of Ministers approved the country's first draft mining code on August 9

Since 2002, when Timor-Leste regained its independence after a long period of military occupation by Indonesia, the country had no legal framework for the licensing of mining activities.