Decree No. 2013-902 July 1, 2013

Original Language Title: Décret n° 2013-902 du 1er juillet 2013

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Ministry of economy and finance order No. 2013-902 July 1, 2013 Decree No. 2013-902 July 1, 2013, granting a leave to occupation of land the Sabodala Gold Operations S.A company for the creation of a pool of storage of tailings at Sabodala in the Kédougou Region.

The President of the Republic, pursuant to the Constitution;

Having regard to Act No. 64-46 June 17, 1964 on the domain and the texts adopted for its application;

Pursuant to law No. 2003 - 36 of 24 November 2003 on Mining Code;

Having regard to Decree No. 2004 - 647 of 17 May 2004 laying down detailed rules for the application of the law on Mining Code;

Having regard to Decree No. 2012 - 427 of April 3, 2012 concerning the appointment of the Prime Minister;

Considering Decree No. 2012 - 647 of July 4, 2012 on the powers of the Minister of energy and Mines;

Mindful of Decree No. 2012-1223 of 5 November 2012 on the distribution of the services of the State and control of public institutions, societies and corporations with public participation between the Presidency of the Republic, the Prime Minister's Office and the ministries, amended by Decree No. 2013-11 January 3, 2013.

Considering Decree No. 2013 - 277 of February 14, 2013 concerning the composition of the Government.

Having regard to the mining agreement signed on 23 March 2005 between State and society Sabodala Gold Operations S.A (SGO);

Having regard to the minutes of the Regional Commission for the recognition of places and the favourable opinion of January 11, 2013;

The report of the Minister of energy and Mines, enacts as follows: Article 1. -It is an authorisation given occupation of land for the creation of a pool of storage of tailings at Sabodala Gold Operations S.A (SGO), headquartered building 2 K Plaza Suite B4, 1st floor, road of the Meridien President Almadies, BP. 38385 Dakar Yoff.

S. 2 - the perimeter of land, the area is deemed to be equal to 490 ha, is defined by coordinates UTM WGS 84 following: POINTS X Y A 809 423 1 464 661 B 811 855 1 463 222 C 811 548 1 463 221 D 809 722 1 462 518 E 809 440 1 461 971 F 808 306 1 462 127 G 808 221 1 463 169 s. 3. - the duration of validity of the authorisation of occupation of land is equal to that of the mining concessions including the duration of the rehabilitation of the site.

S. 4 - permission of occupation of the land is granted subject to the accuracy of the statements and information provided by the company OMS, mineral rights previously granted, the rights of third parties and unless error on the maps.

S. 5. - the company OMS will respect and will fund the management plan environmental and social (GGP) the study of social and environmental impact of the storage pond and tailings in accordance with article 83 of the Mining Code.

S. 6. - within a period of six (06) months from the date of signature of this Decree, the company OMS will be required to proceed with the formalities necessary for the registration of the land to the Land Conservation Office.

S. 7 - the company OMS must proceed with the rehabilitation of the site in accordance with article 82 of the Mining Code.

S. 8 - the Minister of economy and finance, the Minister of energy and Mines shall be responsible, each in relation to the implementation of this Decree which shall be published everywhere where need be.
Made in Dakar, July 1, 2013, by the President of the Republic: Macky SALL Prime Minister Abdoul MBAYE.