Welcome to the Independent Commission for Mines and Minerals (ICMM), Kosovo
The Independent Commission for Mines and Minerals
(ICMM) originally established pursuant to Regulation No. 2005/2 of January 21 2005 (as amended by Regulation No. 2005/38 of 29 July 2005 and Law 03/L-081 of 13 June 2008) is hereby designated as an independent agency within the meaning of Articles 119, paragraph 5, and 142 of the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo.
The ICMM shall regulate mining activities in Kosovo in accordance with the present law, the subnormative acts issued pursuant to the Law on Mines and Minerals, and the Mining Strategy.
The ICMM shall act in the public interest and independently exercise the powers and carry out the functions assigned to it by the Law on Mines and Minerals
The ICMM shall comply with the Law on Access to Official Documents, the Law on Public Procurement, the Law on Public Financial Management and Accountability, and all other laws governing the conduct and management of public authorities in Kosovo.
The ICMM shall have the general authority and responsibility to ensure:
- the orderly exploration and exploitation of mineral resources in Kosovo and the optimal utilization of mineral resources at all mining operations in accordance with the Law on Mines and Minerals and the Mining Strategy;
- the general compliance of mining operations with the Law on Mines and Minerals, the subnormative acts issued
pursuant to the Law on Mines and Minerals, and the terms of Licenses and Permits issued by the ICMM pursuant to the Law on Mines and Minerals.
The ICMM shall have the competence and responsibility to perform the following functions in accordance with the Law on Mines and Minerals:
- The issuance, transfer, extension, suspension and revocation of Licenses and Permits;
- The establishment and maintenance of a mining cadastre and a GIS database containing geographical data, geological data, other relevant economical data and all existing minerals titles and mining rights; and
- The issuance of rules on the internal organization and operation of the ICMM.
The ICMM shall provide technical assistance to the Government in all matters related to mines and minerals in Kosovo when requested by the Government
ICMM office in Prishtina, Kosovo - Front side
ICMM office in Prishtina, Kosovo - Back side
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