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General Purpose Lease (WA)

  • The maximum area is 10 hec, unless the Minister approves a greater area
  • GPL must be marked out and are limited of a depth of 15 metres or such other depth that may be specified.
  • GPL is for the purposes such as operating machinery, depositing or treat tailings.
  • An applcation may be made at the Mining Registrar's Office; or via the MTO
  • An application fee and rental is payable
  • A statement must accompany the application to include either a development and construction proposal or a statement setting out specific intentions for the lease (s87 and s90)
  • The the term of the GPL is 21 years and may be renewed for a further term.

General Purpose Leases