236. A holder of mining rights or owner of mineral substances who is working a mine may on land other than land subject to mining rights or that is a cemetery within the meaning of the Act respecting Roman Catholic cemetery companies (chapter C-40.1) or established as a cemetery in accordance with the Non-Catholic Cemeteries Act (chapter C-17), acquire by agreement or by expropriation
(1) a right of way to construct, use or maintain roads, cableways, railways, pipelines, electric transmission lines required for his mining activities and the conduits used to supply the water required for the operation of the mine;
(2) any parcel of land intended for the storage of tailings.
No holder of mining rights or owner of mineral substances who is working a mine may, on land leased by the State, exercise those rights unless he obtains the lessee’s consent or pays compensation to him. If there is no agreement on the amount of compensation, it will be fixed by the competent court.
1987, c. 64, s. 236; 1999, c. 40, s. 178.