Archive for August, 2012

Revised Free and Prior Informed Consent Rules – New Obstacles for Resource Developers

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Informed Consent (“FPIC”) Guidelines of 2006 also known as NCIP Administrative Order 1, Series of 2006 in accordance with the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act of 1997(“IPRA”). In drafting the new guidelines, the NCIP is reportedly assisted by an anti-mining interest group. Without the benefit of consultations between the NCIP and private industry, the proposed revised FPIC […]


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