31. Subject to sections 32 to 34, the holder of an exploration licence must, each year, perform the minimum work determined by regulation in the territory subject to the licence.
The exploration licence holder must, within six months after the anniversary date of the awarding of the licence, report to the Minister on all the work performed in the year.
In addition to the minimum work, the Government determines, by regulation, the nature of the eligible work, the related expenses, the form and content of any report to be sent to the Minister and the documents that must accompany it. The nature of the work and the minimum amount of work may vary according to the area of the territory and the region it is situated in.