Government of New Brunswick

Overview

A mining lease is a legal agreement allowing for the production of minerals.

Eligibility

Anyone with a mineral claim who has decided to produce minerals from the mineral claim can apply for a mining lease.

Description

The actual mining lease document is Form 14 under Regulation 86-99. (see form below in Related Links)

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2010/2010NRMineralsApplicationforaMiningLease.pdf,
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2010/2010NRMineralsFeetoTransferaMiningLease.pdf,
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/services/fees-frais/2010/2010NRMineralsTransferorAssignment.pdf

Fees

Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
YYYY-MM-DD
Mining Lease 
  Mining Lease500.002010-01-01
Transfers 2010-01-01
  All or part of a mining lease100.002010-01-01
  Assignment of a mortgage, charge or other security interest on a mining lease or an agreement100.002010-01-01
Rent for a mining lease (per hectare per year)6.001987-01-01