Department of Mineral Resources

Common Minerals Consultation (May 2022)

The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) is proposing to introduce regulations and supporting guidance to allow for the prospecting, exploring and extraction of stone, sand, gravel, chalk, flint and calcified seaweed ("Common Minerals").

DMR is seeking views on the draft policy proposals. Documents may be downloaded here:

Common Minerals proposed policy
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Common Mineral consultation cover
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Written representations to the documents must be submitted in writing by 10th June 2022 to: Director of Mineral Resources, Ross Road, Stanley, Falkland Islands or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Following the consultation, detailed policy proposals seeking approval to establish a regulatory framework will be considered by Executive Council.