Petroleum Mining Code for JPDA

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Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Timor-Leste
Year 2003
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 5: Local Effects
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Licensing
RGI Questions 1.1.9a: Is the government required to publicly disclose all signed licenses/contracts with extractive companies?,
1.1.7a: Are senior public officials required to publicly disclose their financial holdings in extractive companies?,
1.1.3a: Is the government required to set pre-defined criteria by which companies become qualified to participate in a licensing process?,
1.1.3b: Prior to each licensing process, is the licensing authority required to disclose a list of biddable terms or negotiable terms?,
1.1.4b: From 2015 onwards, and prior to each licensing process, did the licensing authority actually disclose a list of biddable or negotiable terms?,
1.1.2c: Does the publicly available registry of licenses/contracts cover areas/blocks?,
1.3.3a: Are extractive companies required to prepare environmental mitigation management plans prior to development?,
1.3.3b: Is there a requirement for environmental mitigation management plans to be publicly disclosed?,
1.3.5b: Are there rules governing rehabilitation and closure of extractive projects?
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Publisher ANPM
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Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute