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Disputes about mining can be dealt with by the Land and Environment Court. The Court can hear and dispose of civil proceedings under the Mining Act 1992 and the Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991 and criminal proceedings for certain offences under the Mining Act 1992. Criminal proceedings for more minor offences are dealt with by the Local Court.
Criminal proceedings for more minor offences are dealt with by the Local Court.
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In NSW, there are a number of places where you can get specialised legal advice on the sorts of legal problems heard by the Land and Environment Court. Find out where to get legal advice and information.
08 May 2023
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