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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
11th Assembly


09/04/2010

99. Titles Division

Mr Westra van Holthe to MINISTER for Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources

QUESTION
    In relation to the Titles Division, in the 2009 year:

    1. How many applications were received for all mining related tenements and further:
        (a) How many applications were received for mining exploration (EL) tenements;

        (b) How many applications were received for extractive mining (EML and EMP) tenements; and

        (c) How many applications were received for mining (ML) tenements

    2. How many applications were received for petroleum tenements.

    3. How many applications were received for geothermal tenements.

    As at 1 April 2010:

    1. How many applications for mining related tenements had not been granted and further:
        (a) How many applications for mining exploration (EL) tenements had not been granted;

        (b) How many applications for extractive mining (EML and EMP) tenements had not been granted; and

        (c) How many applications for mining tenements (ML) had not been granted.
    2. How many applications for petroleum tenements had not been granted.

    3. How many applications for geothermal tenements had not been granted.

    4. In addition as at 1 April 2010, please advise, for the years 2006, 2007 and 2008, how many mining related tenement applications had not been granted.

    5. Further, as of 1 April 2010:
        (a) How many extractive mineral tenement applications and granted extractive mineral titles were –
          i Within town boundaries;

          ii Within an area zoned for urban or urban rural land use; and

          iii Within an area identified for future urban or urban rural use.

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ANSWER


Answered on 28/05/2010
No. 99
DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES

TITLES DIVISION

ANSWER

In relation to the Titles Division, in the 2009 calendar year:
1.How many applications were received for all mining related tenements?
A total of 636 applications were received.
(a)Applications received Mining Exploration (Exploration Licence - EL) tenements504
(b)Applications received Extractive (Extractive Mineral Lease - EML and Extractive Mineral Permit - EMP) tenements111
(c)Applications received Mining (Mineral Lease - ML) tenements21
2.Applications received Petroleum tenements16
3.Applications received Geothermal tenements22
As at 1 April 2010:
1.How many applications for mining tenements that have not been granted?
A total of 1207 applications are being assessed.
(a)Applications for Mining Exploration (EL) tenements which had not been granted, (including 200 in moratorium)1048
(b)Applications for Extractive (EML and EMP) tenements which had not been granted82
(c)Applications for Mining (ML) tenements which had not been granted.77
2.Applications for Petroleum tenements which had not been granted.44
3.Applications for Geothermal tenements which had not been granted.22
4.In addition as at 1 April 2010, please advise, for the years 2006, 2007 and 2008 how many mining related tenement applications had not been granted:
Mineral Title (MT) applications as at 31/12/2006595
MT applications as at 31/12/2007727
MT applications as at 31/12/2008820
5.Further, as at 1 April 2010:
(a)How many extractive mineral tenement applications and granted extractive mineral titles were:
i.within town boundaries0
ii.within an area identified for future urban or rural land use; and11
iii.within an area zoned for rural land use.209
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