(1) A person who intends to apply for a mining licence, prospecting licence or retention licence must survey the boundaries of the land proposed to be covered by the licence in the manner required by the regulations.
The survey must be included in the licence application—see section 15(1BH).
(2) A person is not entitled to enter land for the purpose of surveying boundaries as required by subsection (1), unless—
(a) the person—
(i) has, in the case of private land, the written consent of the owner or occupier of the land to the entry; or
(ii) has, in the case of occupied Crown land, the written consent of the occupier of the land to the entry; or
(iii) has, in the case of any other Crown land, given the person responsible for the management of the land written notice of the intended entry; or
(b) the Department Head grants an authority in writing to the person under section 26AS.
(3) For the purposes of subsection (2), "occupied Crown land" means any Crown land on which a person is undertaking an activity that is authorised by a lease, licence, permit or other authority granted in respect of that land by, or under, an Act.
S. 26AS inserted by No. 68/2014 s. 30.