Special arrangements will be in place for tenement applications and renewals transactions via over-the-counter and online, which will be unavailable from 25 December 2019 to 1 January 2020.
|Date:||Wednesday, 18 December 2019|
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety will close all its offices (Perth and Regional) from Wednesday 25 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020. Normal services will resume on Thursday 2 January 2020.
During this period special arrangements are being implemented to ensure the integrity of the priority provisions for tenement applications and renewals under the Mining Act 1978. These arrangements apply to over-the-counter and online transactions.
Letters have been mailed to holders of tenements that expire or are due for renewal during the period Wednesday
25 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020, advising them to submit relevant applications and documents prior to this period. According to departmental records, there are 10 tenements in this category.
Online transactions including tenement applications:
During the period, online transactions (see screen capture) will not be possible.
- Sections 1, 2 and 3 will be disabled (greyed out). Tenement searches and rental payments will still be available.
- Section 4, incomplete transactions will be disabled. This is to stop incomplete transactions from being processed after 4:30pm (AWST), 24 December 2019.
- Section 5, ‘Your cart’ will be cleared (for all affected users) at 4:30pm (AWST), 24 December 2019.
The changes above will automatically come into effect at 4:30pm (AWST), 24 December 2019 and revert at 8:30am (AWST), 2 January 2020.
Over-the-counter hard copy transactions
These will not be available from Wednesday 25 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020. Normal office services will resume from 8:30am (AWST) on Thursday 2 January 2020.