All mining activities carried out by local and foreign investors that hold Mineral Rights in the Solomon Islands must comply with the relevant sections of the Mines & Minerals Act that are applicable to the investor’s license, lease or permit and other relevant Solomon Islands legislation. Holders of Mineral Rights are also expected to comply with the objectives of Solomon Islands’ National Minerals Policy and with international and regional standards and practices of conventions, treaties, programs and initiatives that Solomon Islands is a party to.

Mining Standards

pdf The Mines & Minerals (Amendment) Act 1996 (369 KB)

International Mining Obligations

Transparency & Compliance

Contact the Mines Division