Second Amendment to the Myanmar Gemstone Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No 23/2016)

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Mining
Country Myanmar
Year 2016
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Licensing
RGI Questions 1.1c: What licensing process does the licensing authority follow?,
1.1.3a: Is the government required to set pre-defined criteria by which companies become qualified to participate in a licensing process?,
1.1.5b: Following each licensing process, is the licensing authority required to publicly disclose the identity of the winning bidder or applicant?,
1.1.5d: Are there rules that companies can follow to appeal licensing decisions?,
1.3.5b: Are there rules governing rehabilitation and closure of extractive projects?,
1.4.3a: Is the SOE required to publicly disclose annual reports containing information on its finances and operations?,
1.4.3c: Is the SOE required to submit annual reports to the legislature on its commercial, non-commercial (i.e. regulatory) and non-operational activities (i.e. activities not related to resource extraction)?
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Publisher Pyidaungsu Hluttaw
Author Pyidaungsu Hluttaw
Source or API link http://rgi.nrgi-assessment.org/api/public/documents/MMR-2016-MI
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute