Control and Management of Tanzanian Carbon Trading Regulations 2022

The objective of these Regulations is to provide for the control and management of carbon trading projects in Tanzania, providing the legal framework necessary for ensuring sustainable environmental development by enhancing environmental conservation and Tanzania’s contribution towards global efforts on greenhouse gases emissions reduction. The Minister responsible for the Environment shall have the overall responsibility for matters … Read more

Mining State Participation Regulations 2022

The recently enacted Mining (State Participation) Regulations 2022 revoked the Mining (State Participation) Regulations 2020 as of 23 September 2022 and, in brief, include the following provisions: Government participation in mining activities through direct equity interests in any mining venture (see Regulation 6(1)). Any entity holding a Mining License or Special Mining Licence shall by 22 December … Read more

Employment Regulations Tanzania – proposed changes (June 2021)

Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No 4) Bill 2021 includes proposed changes to the Employment Regulations as outlined briefly below: Amendment to ensure that there is a simplified and improved manner of issuing work permits to non-citizen workers as incentive to foreign and local investors who have decided to employ non-citizens. Amendment to extend time limit … Read more

Mining Act Tanzania – proposed changes (June 2021)

Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No 4) Bill 2021 includes proposed changes to the Mining Act RE 2019 (CAP 123) as outlined briefly below: Amended to strengthen the Government’s participation in the management of its 16% free carried interest shares in mining companies holding mining licences or special mining licences. Amended to facilitate establishment of special arrangements … Read more

Shareholder Beneficial Ownership – BRELA notification

Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) extended the time for submission of information on beneficial ownership of shares for 12 months to 31 December 2021 and gave Notice in April 2021 that it was in the last stages of completing the Companies (Beneficial Ownership) Regulations to specify the modality of submission and keeping of Beneficial Ownership … Read more