O. Reg. 117/11: PROHIBITED DEVELOPMENTS: OPENING A MINESkip to content
|revoked or spent December 9, 2021|
|April 14, 2011 – December 8, 2021|
Far North Act, 2010
Prohibited Developments: Opening a Mine
Historical version for the period April 14, 2011 to December 8, 2021.
Note: This Regulation is revoked on the day section 100 of the Mining Amendment Act, 2009 comes into force. See: O. Reg. 117/11, s. 2.
Last amendment: 117/11.
Legislative History: 117/11.
This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.
Opening a mine
1. (1) In this section,
“mine production” means mining that is producing any mineral or mineral-bearing substance for immediate sale or stockpiling for future sale, and includes the development of a mine for such purposes. O. Reg. 117/11, s. 1 (1).
(2) Paragraph 1 of subsection 12 (1) and paragraph 2 of subsection 14 (2) of the Act prohibit the opening of a mine if,
(a) a person is required to file a certified closure plan for the mine under section 141 of the Mining Act in order to commence or recommence mine production; and
(b) before the day the Act comes into force, the Director has not acknowledged receipt of a certified closure plan for the mine under section 141 of the Mining Act. O. Reg. 117/11, s. 1 (2).
2. This Regulation is revoked on the day section 100 of the Mining Amendment Act, 2009 comes into force. O. Reg. 117/11, s. 2.
3. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 117/11, s. 3.