Recently, Brazil’s National Mining Agency ("ANM") published Ordinances No. 22 and No. 24, which aim to speed up the regulatory agency´s analysis of mining matters. Ordinance No. 22 regulates Articles 11 and 18 of Federal Decree No. 10,178/2018 in relation to a time limit to be fixed to indicate tacit approval of public acts related to economic activities within ANM’s authority, which are outlined in Annex I of this rule.