The Mineral Sector is governed by the Mines and Minerals Act, Chapter 226, Substantive Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2000-2003 and the associated Regulations: the Mines and Minerals (General) Regulations, and the Mines and Minerals (Safety, Health and Environmental) Regulations.
The Act and the Regulations are administered by the Inspector of Mines. The authorized government agency is The Mining Unit. The type of Mineral Right required is dependent on the nature of activities to be undertaken and the scale of these activities.

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