Mining Legislation

The following links are Statutes, Regulations and other laws by which Free Miners are to conduct their business:

Government Statutes and Regulations are available from the BC Laws website.

Mineral Tenure Act

The Mineral Tenure Act (MTA) is the primary statute that authorizes the registration of mineral and placer titles with the Province and provides the policy framework for Mineral Titles administration.

Mineral Tenure Act Regulation
The Regulation provides the details to give effect to the policy set out in the MTA.

Mines Act

The Mines Act and the Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia (the Code) protect workers and the public through provisions for minimizing the health, safety and environmental risks related to mining activities.

Mines Regulation

Mining Right of Way Act

Mining Rights Compensation Regulation

Water Sustainability Act