RENEWABLE ENERGY —
SECTION 91 LICENCES
1060. Hon NEIL THOMSON to the minister representing the
Minister for Lands:
refer to question without notice 1041, asked yesterday, concerning the section
91 licence issued to Province Resources.
(1) Can minister
provide a map outlining the location and curtilage of the licence area?
(2) If no to (1),
can the minister describe the location so that it can be identified?
(3) What is the
term of the section 91 licence in years?
(4) Can the minister
provide a copy of the licence, including all terms; and, if not, why not?
requirements are on Province Resources to provide information on renewable
energy prospectivity in the public domain?
(6) Are there any
native title claimants over the site on which the licence has been issued; and,
if so, who are the claimants and has the state sought approval from the native
ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:
I thank the
member for the question. The Minister for Lands has provided the following
(2) I table the
attached tenure information.
[See paper 948.]
(3) The term is
(4) No. Under the
Land Administration Act 1997, the section 91 licence is a statutory right
granted by the Minister for Lands on behalf of the state of Western Australia
to Province Resources Ltd. The licence can be released only with the prior
agreement of all parties.
(5) There is no
requirement for Province Resources to provide this information.