English translation of the Mining Act etc.
The original versions of the Mining Act, the Mining Decree and Mining Regulation have been translated into English. These English versions have no legal status, but have been prepared to enlarge the accessibility for non-Dutch speakers. Translation was done bij J.L. den Dulk, prepared for Dorhout Advocaten at Groningen:
- Mining Act, effective 1st January 2003 (as amended up to 1st January 2019)
- Mining Decree, effective 1st January 2003 (as amended up to 1st January 2017)
- Mining Regulation, effective 1st January 2003 (updated up to 1st September 2018).
With the help of the hyperlinks in the table below, current legislation related to mining may be obtained from the site overheid.nl (only available in Dutch).
Contact: Ministry of Economic Affairs and State Supervision of Mines see contacts