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Review of prospecting and mining appeals and litigation

4 March 2011 at 3:46 pm

The Centre for Environmental Rights and the School of Law at the University of the Witwatersrand are undertaking a review of administrative appeals and litigation pertaining to prospecting and mining, with a particular focus on environmental issues in mineral rights decision-making, environmental compliance, consultation and access to information. The project is funded by the Ford Foundation.

For the purpose of the review, we seek information and legal documentation (objections to the Regional Mining Development and Environment Committee, notices of administrative appeals (including to the Water Tribunal), court pleadings, heads of argument, court judgments) on past and pending cases. Once complete, the review will be published on

Please contact Louis Snyman at [email protected] or contact him on (011) 717 9999.