(1) The property in minerals passes from the Crown to the holder of a licence or a person searching under a miner's right or tourist fossicking authority when the minerals are separated from the land in accordance with the licence, miner's right or tourist fossicking authority.
(2) The property in minerals which are separated from the land otherwise than in accordance with a licence, miner's right or tourist fossicking authority remains in the Crown.
(3) Subsection (2) does not apply to minerals in respect of which a minerals exemption is current.
S. 11A inserted by No. 6/2009 s. 12.