Law 9478 _ 1997

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Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Brazil
Year 1997
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 1: Strategy, Consultation and Institutions, Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Licensing
RGI Questions 1.1a: How does the country legally define the ownership of subsoil extractive resources?,
1.1.9a: Is the government required to publicly disclose all signed licenses/contracts with extractive companies?,
1.1.3c: Prior to each license process, is the licensing authority required to disclose the rules governing the licensing process, such as auction or negotiation rules?,
1.1.5c: Following the licensing process, is the licensing authority required to publicly disclose the list of areas or blocks allocated?,
1.3.7a: Are there rules governing compensation to landowners or land users when project development interferes with their access to or use of land?,
2.2b: Are there specific rules governing the transfer of extractive resource revenues (i.e. are these rules distinct from those governing other types of transfers)?
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Publisher Planalto
Author Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Source or API link http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/leis/L9478.htm
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute