Class 8 - Mining

Proceedings in Class 8 involve:


Proceedings in Class 8 are disputes under the Mining Act 1992 and the Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991.

Class 8 matters may be heard by a Commissioner for Mining or a judge.

Fast facts

In 2019, the median completion time was 149 days.

Of the Class 8 matters finalised in 2019:

  • All involved judicial review of a governmental or ministerial decision concerning an application for an exploration licence or mining lease.
  • There were no costs applications.
  • There were no s 56A appeals of a decision of the Mining Commissioner.
Class 8 Mining
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In 2019, Class 8 matters were less than  1% of the Court's finalised caseload.
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