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Newfoundland Regulation 2000



Small Scale Operations Regulations
under the
Mining Act
(O.C. 2000-228)

(Filed June 22, 2000)

Under the authority of section 17 of the Mining Act, the Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. Johnís, June 9, 2000.

John R. Cummings, Q.C.
Clerk of the Executive Council



††††††† 1.†† Short title

††††††† 2.†† Definitions

††††††† 3.†† Criteria prescribed

Short title

††††††† 1. These Regulations may be cited as the Small Scale Operations Regulations.


††††††† 2. In this Act,

†††††††††††† (a)"Act" means the Mining Act; and

†††††††††††† (a)"guidelines" means the guidelines made by the minister under the Act and regulations.

Criteria prescribed

††††††† 3. The minister may, upon application, designate an operation as a small scale operation based on the ministerís consideration of

†††††††††††† (a)the nature of the materials mined or milled;

†††††††††††† (b)the location of operation with respect to surface or underground mining;

†††††††††††† (c)whether the operation requires a tailings impoundment area;

†††††††††††† (d)the total volume or tonnage produced by the operation;

†††††††††††† (e)the size of the area the operation affects; and

††††††††††††† (f)those other particulars that may be described by the minister in the guidelines to the Act.