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Northern Territory


The administration of mineral tenure is primarily through the Mineral Titles Act and Mineral Titles Regulations by the Minister for Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources, carried out by the Department of Mines and Energy, Northern Territory Government.

Mineral Tenure Types

  • Mineral Exploration Licences (EL)
  • Mineral Exploration Licences in retention (ELR)
  • Extractive Mineral Exploration Licences (EMEL)
  • Mineral Leases (ML)
  • Extractive Mineral Permits (EMP)
  • Extractive Mineral Leases (EML)
  • Mineral Authorities on Reserved Land (MA)

Actions, Forms, Fees, Document Execution

Tenement Action Guide

References and Legislation, Warden Courts, Courts