232.1. The following persons must submit a rehabilitation and restoration plan to the Minister for approval and carry out the work provided for in the plan:
(1) every holder of mining rights who engages in exploration work determined by regulation or agrees that such work be carried out on the land subject to his mining rights;
(2) every operator who engages in mining operations determined by regulation in respect of mineral substances listed in the regulations;
(3) every person who operates a concentration plant in respect of such substances;
(4) every person who engages in mining operations determined by regulation in respect of tailings.
The obligation shall subsist until the work is completed or until a certificate is issued by the Minister under section 232.10.
1991, c. 23, s. 6; 2013, c. 32, s. 86.