Mines and Minerals Law in Canada
By: Brenda-Jean Currie, B.A., LL.B.
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-9130-6
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: Approx. 250 pages
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2019-06-24
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $198.00

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Mines and Minerals Law in Canada provides a comprehensive and contemporary outlook on mining law in Canada. This text gathers together current legislation covering the topic of mines and minerals from nine of the Canadian provinces and all the territories. It includes significant case law which interprets topics from mineral acquisition to claims.

This publication exposes students to the legal structure for the development of mineral resources and delves into the complex ways mines and minerals law intersects with environmental and natural resource law.

Mines and Minerals Law in Canada features commentary and in-depth analysis on a range of practice areas including property law, Aboriginal law and Environmental Law. As such, it is a very resourceful title for lawyers, students and professionals.

Summary Table of Contents:

  • I – Definitions
  • II – Ownership and Reservation
  • III – Free Entry System
  • IV – Discretionary System
  • V – Exploration Permits or Plans
  • VI – Resolution of Disputes
  • VII – Transfer of Mineral Interests under Legislation
  • VIII – Surface Rights
  • IX – Liability of Mining Operators
  • X – Royalties
  • XI – Mining Taxation
  • XII - Mining Agreements
  • XIII – Lien Claims
  • XIV – Aggregates, Pits and Quarries
  • XV – Miscellaneous
About the Author

Brenda-Jean Currie, B.A., LL.B., has been the author of The Annotated Business Corporations Act of Alberta, 3rd Edition since 1989. She is also the author of Mines and Minerals (Western) and Municipal and School Taxation (Western) – Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, 4th Edition, the associate editor of Western Practice Digest (1981-1993), and author of Mines and Minerals Law in Canada (publishing June 2019). She is a frequent contributor to the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest and a former member of its editorial board.

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