[40] Bill 43 Original (PDF)

Bill 43 2013

An Act to amend the Mining Act to require resources to be processed in Ontario

Note: This Act amends the Mining Act.  For the legislative history of the Act, see the Table of Consolidated Public Statutes – Detailed Legislative History at

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:

   1.  Subsection 91 (1) of the Mining Act is amended by striking out "Canada" and substituting "Ontario".


   2.  This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

Short title

   3.  The short title of this Act is the Mining Amendment Act (Resources Processed in Ontario), 2013.



The Bill amends the Mining Act which currently provides that all ores or minerals raised or removed from lands, claims or mining rights that are patented, leased or otherwise disposed of must be treated and refined in Canada.  The amendment of subsection 91 (1) changes this by providing that all such ores or minerals must be treated and refined in Ontario.