Minerals (Amendment) Act 2009

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AN ACT
TO AMEND THE MINERALS ACT

BE IT ENACTED by the King and Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the
Legislature of the Kingdom as follows:

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Minerals (Amendment) Act 2009.

(2) This Act shall come into force on the same day as the Maritime Zones
Act 2009.

(3) The Minerals Act (Cap. 133) shall be referred to in this Act, as the
Principal Act.

2. Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended by deleting the definition of “land”
and replacing it with the following:

““land” includes all submerged lands lying within the maritime zones of the
Kingdom”;”.

Passed in the Legislative Assembly this 29th day of October, 2009.

Tonga. No. 11 of 2009.

I assent,

PRINCESS SALOTE PILOLEVU TUITA,

20th January, 2010

GEORGE TUPOU V,

30th October, 2009

HRH PRINCESS SALOTE PILOLEVU TUITA

13th August, 2009.