The Rapporteur welcomes suggestions on mining on indigenous lands until the 24th

 

15/10/2011 18: 18

The Rapporteur welcomes suggestions on mining on indigenous lands until the 24th

Ann Lee: text takes into account the interest of the Indians.
Dep. Edio Lopes (PMDB-RR)
The Rapporteur of the draft which regulates mining on indigenous lands, Mr. Nathanael Lee (PMDB-RR), provides his opinion for public consultation and suggestions on the text until October 24. Replacement of the Rapporteur of the project (PL 1610/96) will be voted by a Special Committee of the Board.
Revise the text submitted by the rapporteur.
Leonard Lee said that the main objective of his replacement is to ensure a balance between the economic interests of the country and the rights of indigenous peoples.
The Congressman explained that its text regulates article 231 of the Constitution, which recognizes indigenous rights. “What are regulating and, of course, the new mining code could not handle, is the regulation of paragraph 3 of article 231, whose three fundamentals are: consultation with indigenous communities for mineral exploration;” participation in results of up to; and the approval of the Congress. “
According to the text of the rapporteur, without the authorization of the National Foundation for the Indian (Funai), they will not be admitted to granting more than one title to research and extraction of minerals in the same indigenous land.
The first part of the project deals with the provisions regulation General. Then, they are limits and obligations of government involvement, violations and deadlines for investigations and mining, as well as the specifications for the extraction of minerals by the indigenous communities.
Indigenous rights
The second edition of Lee, that he had in mind was the interest of the Indians and not the miners. “At any time we take into consideration the interests of the mining companies.” Even because, throughout our work, this was the thread that least sought the Commission, had been less discussed the issue. “
Lee pointed out that, during the discussion of the topic in the Special Committee, held several public hearings to listen to indigenous representatives, as well as visits to Ecuador, Canada and Australia to learn about the experience of these countries.
Top lawyer Lee receives comments and suggestions to the proposal by e-mail midiaediolopes@gmail.com
Full proposal:
PL – 1610 / 1996
Report – camera James Amate/Radio
Editing – Pierre Triboli
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