Standard Mining Convention

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Field Value
Sector Mining
Country Mauritania
Year 2012
RGI Edition Year 2017
Topic Contract transparency and monitoring, Licensing and negotiation, Tax policy and revenue collection
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Licensing
RGI Questions 1.1.10a: From 2015 onwards, has the government publicly disclosed signed licences/contracts?,
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?,
1.1.5d: Are there rules that companies can follow to appeal licensing decisions?,
1.2a: What is the fiscal system for extractive resources?
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Are the RGI questions here tagged with law and/or practice Law and
Practice (Both)
Publisher Journal officiel
Author Government
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Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
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