Loi N° 15/012 du 1er Août 2015 portant regime générag des hydrocarbures et Decret N°16010 du 19 avril 2016 portant Règlement d'Hydrocarbures

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Sector Oil and Gas
Country Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Year
RGI Edition Year 2021
Topic Beneficial ownership, Contract transparency and monitoring, Economic diversification, Legislation and regulation, Licensing and negotiation, Mandatory payment disclosure, Measurement of environmental and social impacts, Open data, Revenue management, Sovereign wealth funds, State-owned enterprises, Tax policy and revenue collection
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RGI Questions 1.1c: What licensing process does the licensing authority follow?,
1.1.5a: Following each licensing process, is the licensing authority required to disclose the list of companies that submitted license applications (in the case of a first-come, first served; or negotiation round) or bids (in the case of an auction)?,
1.1.5b: Following each licensing process, is the licensing authority required to publicly disclose the identity of the winning bidder or applicant?,
1.1.10d: Is the legislature required to ratify licenses/contracts?,
1.2.5c: Do rules specify the level of state equity (or options for state equity such as carried interest) in extractive companies ?,
1.2.6a: Is the government required to make all payments to the national treasury or deposit them into a national resource account, aside from amounts legally retained by SOEs?,
1.3.5a: Do rules require the government to set penalties (i.e. fines, license suspension or license revocation) for non-compliance with environmental mitigation management plans?,
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?,
1.3.7b: Are there specific procedures governing the resettlement of land users when project development interferes with their access to or use of land?,
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?,
1.4b: Does the SOE receive a production share or in-kind payments from extractive companies?,
2.3a: Does the country have a natural resource fund which is funded by extractive resource revenues?,
2.3.1a: Are there numeric rules governing the size of withdrawals from the sovereign wealth fund?,
2.3.2c: From 2015 onwards, has the government adhered to the numeric rules governing the size of withdrawals from sovereign wealth funds?,
2.3.1b: Do rules require that withdrawals and spending from the sovereign wealth fund pass through the national budget?,
2.3.1c: Are there numeric rules governing the size of deposits into the sovereign wealth fund?,
2.3.2d: From 2015 onwards, has the government adhered to the numeric rules governing the size of deposits into the sovereign wealth fund?,
2.3.3a: Is the sovereign wealth fund prohibited from investing in domestic assets without budgetary approval?,
2.3.3b: Is the sovereign wealth fund prohibited from investing in certain asset classes or investment types?,
2.3.4e: From 2015 onwards, has the sovereign wealth fund adhered to rules limiting asset class or investment types?,
2.3.5a: Is the sovereign wealth fund required to produce annual financial reports?,
2.3.5b: Is the sovereign wealth fund required to publicly disclose these annual financial reports?,
2.3.6a: Does the sovereign wealth fund publicly disclose its annual financial reports?,
2.3.2a: Does the sovereign wealth fund's most recent publicly available annual financial report specify the size of the fund?,
2.3.2b: Does the sovereign wealth fund's most recent publicly available annual financial report disclose?,
2.3.4a: Does the sovereign wealth fund's most recent publicly available annual financial report specify the rate of return made on its investments?,
2.3.4b: Does the sovereign wealth fund's most recent publicly available annual financial report include a list of assets held?,
2.3.4c: Does the sovereign wealth fund's most recent publicly available annual financial report specify the fund's asset allocation by asset class?,
2.3.5c: Do rules require an external body to periodically audit the sovereign wealth fund's annual financial reports?,
2.3.6b: Were these annual financial reports audited over the most recently completed audit timeframe?,
2.3.5d: Is the legislature required to review the sovereign wealth fund's annual financial reports?,
2.3.6c: From 2015 onwards, has the legislature reviewed the sovereign wealth fund's annual financial reports?,
4.1a: Is local content promoted in laws or policies?,
4.1b: Which areas does the law or policy governing the requirement or incentive for local content in the extractive industries cover?,
4.1c: Is the development of forward linkages promoted in laws, policies or by state equity?,
4.1d: Which areas does the law, policy or state equity promoting forward linkages from extractive industries cover?,
4.1.1b: Are there rules in law or public policy which require public reporting of local employment statistics?,
4.1.3b: Are there rules in law or public policy which require public reporting of domestic supply statistics?,
4.1.5a: Are there rules which require publication of information about extractive industry suppliers' identities?,
4.1.5b: Are there rules which require beneficial ownership disclosure for extractive industry suppliers?,
5.4a: Do rules require environmental inspection reports to be publicly disclosed?,
5.6a: Are there rules governing compensation when project development interferes with people's livelihoods (aspects of both tangible and intangible value)?,
5.6c: Are there rules requiring the disclosure of the Resettlement Action Plan or the Livelihood Restoration Plan, in the event that they are required when a project interferes with people's livelihoods?,
5.11a: Do rules require that funds transferred to/from the sovereign wealth fund are transferred via the government's general unified account (e.g. treasury account)?,
5.12a: Does the sovereign wealth fund publicly disclose its governance structure?,
5.12b: Does the sovereign wealth fund publicly disclose its corporate structure?,
5.12c: Does the sovereign wealth fund publicly disclose the names of external asset managers, along with their assets under management and fees?
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