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Summary

The Tenement Administration Branch is headed by the Manager Tenement Administration, who is also the Registrar of Tenements. The Registrar's Office administers and implements the PNG Mining Act 1992 as a guideline for regulating the Mining Industry.

Core Function

  • Processes applications for mining and exploration leases.
  • Provide legal and technical advice on mineral tenement applications, renewals and other tenement dealings to the Mining Advisory council.
  • Maintain the Register of Tenements containing details of all registered applications for tenements and all details of their subsequent grants , refusal and other particulars’ as prescribed in relation to those tenements
  • Maintaining the database of current mineral tenement reporting.
  • Ensuring licence compliance by lease holders.
  • As part of the application process, conduct warden hearings to gauge stakeholders’ views.
  • Receives payments for tenement rental fees, security deposits and other fees as prescribed in the Mining Act (1992)

For tenement enquiries; please contact The Registrar,
Mr. Stan Nekitel .
Phone: 321 3511
Facsimile: 3200188
Email: snekitel@mra.gov.pg