The Uranium Act bans all prospecting, exploration, and exploitation of uranium, and prospecting, exploration, and exploitation of other minerals if the resource that is analysed, explored, exploited contains more than 100 ppm uranium (Uranium Act Explanatory Notes).
Greenland Parliament Act No. 20 of 1 December 2021 to ban uranium prospecting, exploration and exploitation, etc. (the Uranium Act) came into force on December 2nd 2021. The Act is valid.
The Act is intended to ensure that no uranium is to be extracted in Greenland and no uranium extracted in Greenland is to be sold. Furthermore, the Act authorises the Government of Greenland to introduce similar bans on other radioactive elements, and restrict or revoke licenses if exploitation in accordance the Act is not possible.