Mining Regulations - Western Australia

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Mining
Country Australia
Year 1981
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies, Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 8: Revenue Volatility, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Policy Document
RGI Sub-component State-owned enterprises
RGI Questions 1.1.5d: Are there rules that companies can follow to appeal licensing decisions?,
1.4a: What proportion of equity shares does the government own in extractive companies?,
1.4c: What is the name of the largest company in which the government has a controlling share (i.e. an SOE)?,
1.4.1a: Are there rules governing fiscal transfers between the government and the SOE?,
1.4.2a: Does the government publicly disclose how much revenue it receives from the SOE?,
1.4.2b: Does the SOE publicly disclose how much revenue it transfers to the government?,
1.4.3a: Is the SOE required to publicly disclose annual reports containing information on its finances and operations?,
1.4.5b: Has the SOE publicly disclosed annual reports on its finances and operations?,
1.4.5c: Does the SOE's most recent public annual report include a balance sheet statement?,
1.4.5d: Does the SOE's most recent public annual report include a cash flow statement?,
1.4.5e: Does the SOE's most recent public annual report include an income statement?,
1.4.9a: Does the SOE publicly disclose its participation in joint ventures?,
1.4.9b: Does the SOE publicly disclose its levels of ownership in joint ventures?,
1.4.9c: Does the SOE publicly disclose the costs and revenues deriving from its participation in joint ventures?,
1.4.9d: Does the SOE publicly disclose a list of its subsidiaries?,
1.4.9e: Does the SOE publicly disclose the costs and revenues deriving from its subsidiaries?,
2.2a: Does the central government transfer extractive resource revenues to subnational governments?,
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)?,
2.2c: Do rules specify that subnational governments of producing areas should receive a higher share of extractive resource revenues than those of non-producing areas?,
2.3a: Does the country have a natural resource fund which is funded by extractive resource revenues?,
2.3b: If there are multiple natural resource funds, which is the largest?
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Publisher Western Australian State Govt
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