Legislation

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:

 

Proposed Bill for amendment of the Mijnbouwwet (26-11-2015)

The proposed Bill for amendment of the Mijnbouwwet (26-11-2015) and accompanying documents may be obtained from the site overheid.nl 
The proposed amendment is also translated in English.

This English version has no legal status, but has been prepared to enlarge the accessibility for non-Dutch speakers. Translation by J.L. den Dulk. 

With the help of the hyperlinks in the table below (only available in Dutch), current legislation related to mining may be obtained from the site overheid.nl. As the official text of the Dutch Act is in Dutch only, we provide an unofficial translation of the Mining Act (in pdf format) at the bottom of this page.

NATIONAL    
  Mining Mijnbouwwet 
    Mijnbouwbesluit 
    Mijnbouwregeling 
  Surroundings Wet algemene bepalingen omgevingsrecht (Stb. 2010,142)
    Besluit omgevingsrecht
    Ministeriële regeling omgevingsrecht (Stb. 2010, 231)
    Omgevingswet (2019)
  Spatial planning Wet Ruimtelijke Ordening
  Environment Wet milieubeheer
    Barmm
    Besluit algemene regels milieu mijnbouw (Staatsblad 125, 3 april 2008)
  Nature Natuurbeschermingswet
    Flora en Fauna wet
  Water Waterwet
  External safety Regeling externe veiligheid inrichtingen (REVI)
    Besluit externe veiligheid inrichtingen (Bevi)
    Besluit externe veiligheid buisleidingen (Bevb)
  Other Regeling investeringsaftrek marginale gasvoorkomens Nederlands continentaal plat (Staatscourant 13093, 25 augustus 2010)
INTERNATIONAL Policy regulations  
  EUR-LEX Het portaal voor het recht van de Europese Unie
  OSPAR Beleidsregels arbeidsomstandighedenwetgeving

 

 

Contact: Ministry of Economic Affairs and State Supervision of Mines see contacts