Niger's 2010 Constitution

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Mining
Country Niger
Year 2010
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 1: Strategy, Consultation and Institutions, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 4: Taxation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies, Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 8: Revenue Volatility, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Local impact
RGI Questions 1.1a: How does the country legally define the ownership of subsoil extractive resources?,
1.1.5c: Following the licensing process, is the licensing authority required to publicly disclose the list of areas or blocks allocated?,
1.2.3a: Is the government required to publicly disclose data on payments from extractive companies to the government?,
1.3.1a: Are extractive companies required to prepare an EIA and/or SIA prior to development?,
1.4.7d: Are there rules that require the SOE or government to publicly disclose information on the sale of production by the SOE?,
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?,
2.3b: If there are multiple natural resource funds, which is the largest?,
2.3.6c: From 2015 onwards, has the legislature reviewed the sovereign wealth fund's annual financial reports?
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Are the RGI questions here tagged with law and/or practice Law and
Practice (Both)
Publisher Niger Government
Author
Source or API link http://www.gouv.ne/docpdf/constitution.pdf
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute