Government Regulation No.25/2023 regarding mining territory

Last updated: 12 December 2023

To implement the provisions of Article 12, Article 17B, Article 19, Article 25, Article 33, Article 89 and Article 104B of Law Number 4 of 2009 concerning Mineral and Coal Mining as amended by law Number 3 of 2020 concerning Amendments to Law Number 4 of 2009 concerning Mineral and Coal Mining, it is necessary to stipulate Government Regulations on Mining Areas. This Government Regulation standardise Mining Area (WP), which is an area that has Mineral and/or Coal potential and is not bound by government administrative boundaries which are part of the national spatial planning. Investigation and Research activities in the context of discovery and inventory of geological data and information as well as the potential of Mineral and Coal are carried out in the Mining Law Area (WHP). This regulation lays out the guidelines to prepare the research study for potential mining territories appointed by either governor or minister, depending on which jurisdiction they fall on. It is also utilised to determine the magnitude and the dimension of the mining territory. WP as part of WHP is the basis for establishment of Mining Business activities.

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