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