30. October 2019 - 9:00
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Mining Law | UWA Law School | Wednesday, 30. October 2019

This workshop will provide an intensive course of study on Mining Law in Western Australia. It is designed to be a comprehensive review for lawyers, for professionals and nosiness people, non-government organisations and government administrators working in or with Mining Law. The three day workshop will comprise of six sessions, each morning and afternoon, comprising a lecture followed by a tutorial discussion of a problem raising the issues of law presented in the lecture.
Topics include:
• Economics and geology of natural resources in Western Australia• Land open for mining and native title• The constitutional framework• Public and private ownership of minerals• History, theory and systems of resource disposition• The disposition regime of minerals with respect to exploration and production• Dealing in resources titles• Environmental aspects
This course will be led by Professor Richard Bartlett. Richard is the Co-Director of the Centre for Mining, Energy and Natural Resources Law and teaches Mining and Energy Law. Richard has taught and practised in the area of native title, mining, oil and gas and natural resources law in Canada and Australia for over 35 years. Richard’s research interests include native title, water law and mining law, with particular reference to resource development and native title, and the law in relation to water resources of Western Australia.