43. Notwithstanding section 42, the monthly site inspections may be omitted for the months of December to April inclusively for a dam in the Very Low, Low or Moderate Consequence category under sections 17 and 18 unless the dam has deficiencies that require that the inspections be maintained. Where the operation of a dam has been temporarily stopped, subject to the conditions of the authorization issued by the Minister, the site inspections and regular monthly inspections may also be omitted for the months during which the stopping of the operation of the dam has been authorized.
O.C. 300-2002, s. 43; O.C. 17-2005, s. 7.