27 July ARELJ - Comment - New Powers to Disqualify Persons from holding Resource Authorities in Queensland July 27, 2020 By AMPLA Admin ARELJ, Resources and Energy ARELJ, Queensland, Resources 0 James Minchinton Partner, Sparke Helmore Lawyers With rights to minerals vested in the Crown, so it has always been that the Crown has reserved to itself the right to determine who may receive the grant of licences to explore for and extract those minerals. The credentials and standing of persons to whom resource authorities in Queensland may be granted and the processes for obtaining the grant of such resource authorities are set out in a number of pieces of legislation depending on the type of resource authority being sought. Member Login Required to Access Comment Read More Related Articles Submission - DISER Consultation Paper December 2020 ‘Enhancing Australia’s decommissioning framework for offshore oil and gas activities’ ARELJ Recent Development - Industrial Manslaughter in the Queensland Resources Sector ARELJ - Article - Foreign Investors' Increasing Awareness of Investor-State Arbitration – View from Australia ARELJ Article - Public Duties on the Disposal of Australia's Non-Renewable Resources: The Case for Regulatory Reform ARELJ Case Note - Health And Safety: Duties Of Persons Conducting A Business Or Undertaking The impact of coronavirus on the energy and resources industry The last few weeks have seen the world face an unprecedented disruption with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). First reported in China, we’re now seeing many countries shutting down for periods of time to try to contain the spread of the virus. Australia is facing a particularly difficult year given the bushfires that ravaged the country recently. Now with COVID-19 adding to the pain, the energy and resources industry is being impacted in several ways outlined below. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.