MERN- Exploration rights

New Legislative and Regulatory Provisions

Exploration Rights

Extraction Rights

Exploration and Land Reserved to the State

Mining activity and other land uses

Directives and Notices

Conversion, Replacement and Amalgamation

Mining title management system (Gestim)

Mining Taxation



Mining Duties Return

Measures stipulated in other acts


Other acts also contain provisions that prohibit mine exploration activities or mining operations in specific areas of Québec. The boundaries of these areas are shown on the map of mining titles published in GESTIM, together with a note of the prohibited activities. For example, the Natural Heritage Conservation Act prohibits mine exploration and mining operations in aquatic reserves and biodiversity reserves.