Decree 456 / 1997. Modification.

Original Language Title: Decreto 456/1997. Modificación.

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MINING mining law code code 27.111 Decree 456/1997. Modification. Adopted: 17 December 2014 fact promulgated: January 20, 2015 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. sanctioned with force of law: changes to values of CANON article 1 - article 31 of the mining code (text ordered by Decree 456 dated 22 May 1997) be replaced by the following: article 31: where research is conducted from aircraft, the permission may consist of up to twenty thousand (20,000) km square by province, is that the applicant concerned is of the same or different persons and duration does not exceed the hundred twenty (120) days counted from the date of granting of the permit of the mining authority or flight authorization issued by the aeronautical authority, whichever occurs last. The request shall contain the programme of work to be done, indicating also the elements and equipment to be used in the same. In the provinces whose territorial extension exceed two hundred thousand (200,000) square kilometers, permission may consist of up to forty thousand (40,000) square kilometers without modifying the already established term. The permit shall be granted without any other formality and will be published by one (1) day in the Official Gazette. The publication will be of sufficient citation to owners and third. Permission may not affect other mining rights requested or granted previously in the area. The applicant will pay, on a provisional basis, a canon of four pesos ($ 4) per square kilometre, which will be included, in the form, opportunity and with effects that determines article 25 for applications for exploration permits. Within five (5) days of requested permission, the petitioner must include copy of the request for authorisation of flight filed with the aviation authority, under penalty of filing your application without any further formality. Requests that were not met within a period of thirty (30) days from its presentation, by lack of administrative of the interested party, verified by the mining authority, are considered to be automatically desistidas and will be archived without request and notification. The permissions that are granted shall be entered in the registry scans and cadastres for. No successive permissions of this kind on the same area or part of it, and must mediate between the expiration of one and the request of the other, the period of one hundred and fifty (150) days may be granted. The mining authority may demand the presentation of the information and documentation referred to in the last part of article 30, within the period and under the sanction which it establishes.
Article 2 ° - article 215 of the mining code be replaced by the following: article 215: the fee shall be set in the following manner and scale: 1. for substances of the first category set out in article 3 and the productions of rivers and pleasures of article 4, subparagraph to), provided that they explode in fixed establishments according to article 186 of the code , three hundred twenty pesos ($ 320) by membership or unit of measure, of any of the forms listed in them articles 74 to 80. 2. for substances of the second category listed in item 4 °, with the exception of the of subparagraph (b)), sixty hundred pesos ($ 160) per membership, in accordance with the measures of the title 9, section 1, section 2. Also of this provision excluding substances of item 4 °, paragraph to), as soon as they are included in the number above and insofar as they are of common use. 3. temporary concessions for exploration or destruction of the substances of the first and second category, is any time that lasts, according to the provisions of this code, shall pay thousand six hundred pesos ($1,600) per unit of measurement, or fraction, according to the dimensions laid down in article 29. 4. mines whose domain corresponds to the owner of the ground, once transferred to a third party or registered by the owner, be paid in the same way and scale of the previous articles, according to its category.
Article 3 - article 221 of the mining code be replaced by the following: article 221: dealers of tunnels in General, in the case of article 128 and 124, 129 and 135 articles, will pay an annual fee of sixty hundred pesos ($160), in addition to which apply to you, for each membership of new or abandoned mine to acquire in accordance with the provisions of articles 133 and 134; and in the case of the article 135, credited also a canon because of eight hundred pesos ($ 800) by each one hundred (100) meters of the surface that declare as area of exploration to each side of the work. Regarding the obligation to invest capital the shafts shall be subject to the provisions of the present code for common belongings.
Article 4 °-communicate is to the power Executive national.
-REGISTERED UNDER THE N ° 27.111-JULIAN TO. DOMINGUEZ. -JOHN H. ESTRADA. -Lucas Chedrese. -Gerardo Zamora.

Date of publication: 26 / 01 / 2015