Tydskrif Vie Die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg / Journal of South African Law
Juta & Company Ltd
Place of publication
Kaapstad, South Africa
This decision of the Northern Cape division dealt with competing "old order prospecting rights" and prospecting rights in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 (MPRDA). The decision represents an important contribution to the resolution of tensions between the old mineral law order and the new regime of Act 28 of 2002.