M-13.1 - Mining Act

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306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other act referred to in section 13 and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or mining right and any fee or rental payable;
(2.1)  (paragraph repealed);
(3)  determine the conditions for renewing a mining right or a licence and, if applicable, the fee or rental payable;
(4)  (paragraph repealed);
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or mining right;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  determine the documents and information that must accompany notices of staking, notices of map designation, applications for amalgamation and applications for replacement of claims, and prescribe the applicable fees, and for the purpose of prescribing the fee that must accompany a map designation notice, define person for the purposes of the first paragraph of section 307;
(8.1)  prescribe the fee payable by an applicant for a mining right in the case of a referral to the Minister under section 53;
(8.2)  determine how the notification under section 65 is to be given;
(8.3)  prescribe the fee payable under section 69;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in sections 70 and 144;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(10.1)  determine, for the purposes of the first paragraph of section 72, what constitutes property examination and technical assessment work;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(12.1)  define the prospecting work that may be applied, in a report, to the first term of a claim or the first term following conversion of a claim, in accordance with section 81;
(12.1.1)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a mining right who submits an application to abandon the right in accordance with the first paragraph of section 83 or sections 122 and 156;
(12.2)  determine the information that must be contained in an application for the conversion of mining rights referred to in subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III and specify, in the case of an application for conversion, the documents that must be submitted with it;
(12.3)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of all the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced in order to determine the date of expiry of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims;
(12.4)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner in which and the conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on all the parcels of land subject to the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced are to be distributed;
(12.5)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of determining the number of terms of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims in order to establish the minimum cost of the work to be performed for further renewals of claims after the first renewal following conversion, amalgamation or replacement;
(12.6)  determine the cases in which and the conditions according to which a mining right may be converted into map designated claims and claims may be amalgamated or replaced pursuant to subdivisions 5, 7 and 8 of Division III of Chapter III, and the effects of such conversion, amalgamation or replacement on rights granted to third persons and evidenced in an instrument relating to the converted, amalgamated or replaced mining right recorded in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(12.7)  (paragraph repealed);
(12.8)  (paragraph repealed);
(12.9)  (paragraph repealed);
(12.10)  determine the qualification requirements concerning the engineer or geologist certifying the report required pursuant to section 101;
(12.11)  determine the manner in which the public consultation required under sections 101.0.1 and 140.1 is to be held;
(12.12)  determine the particulars relating to the monitoring committee established under section 101.0.3, in particular with respect to the independence of committee members, the information and documents a lessee must provide to the committee so that it can carry out its mandate, the nature of the committee costs to be reimbursed by the lessee, the number of meetings the committee must hold each year and the production of an annual report;
(13)  (paragraph repealed);
(13.1)  fix the amount of the duties to be paid by a person authorized to extract a fixed quantity of surface mineral substances pursuant to the second paragraph of section 140, and the amount of the duties to be paid by the holder of an exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances who applies under section 146 for an increase in the area of the territory subject to the lease;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 140 or the first paragraph of section 155;
(14.1)  fix the dates on which the report referred to in section 155 must be transmitted to the Minister and prescribe the cases in which the Minister may, in accordance with the second paragraph of that section, allow one yearly report or require the holder of a non-exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances to transmit monthly reports;
(14.2)  prescribe the payment of an additional amount, that it fixes, to be added to royalties, payable by the holder of a lease to mine surface mineral substances or by an operator or a person referred to in section 223.1, in particular for a failure to forward to the Minister the report referred to in section 155 within the specified time, or for any other failure to fulfil the requirements of that section that it determines;
(15)  (paragraph repealed);
(15.1)  (paragraph repealed);
(16)  (paragraph repealed);
(17)  (paragraph repealed);
(18)  (paragraph repealed);
(19)  (paragraph repealed);
(20)  (paragraph repealed);
(21)  (paragraph repealed);
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under section 207, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(26.3)  prescribe the fee payable for the assessment of a rehabilitation and restoration plan with a view to its approval or revision;
(26.4)  prescribe the fee payable for the assessment and inspections conducted for the purpose of issuing a certificate of release under section 232.10;
(26.5)  prescribe the fee payable when applying for an approval under sections 240 and 241;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany an application for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(29.1)  prescribe the fee payable for searching the public register of real and immovable mining rights, the fee payable for copies of documents, or extracts from the register, and any other related fees;
(29.2)  prescribe the fee payable by a person to whom an inspector has given a written notice of non-compliance with this Act or the regulations;
(29.3)  prescribe the fee payable for the issue of an attestation respecting mining rights provided for in section 32 of the Groundwater Catchment Regulation (chapter Q-2, r. 6);
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9; 1997, c. 43, s. 359; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2001, c. 12, s. 17; 2003, c. 15, s. 32; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2013, c. 16, s. 20; 2013, c. 32, s. 109; 2016, c. 35, s. 23.
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other act referred to in section 13 and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or mining right and any fee or rental payable;
(2.1)  fix the amount of the annual fees payable for an authorization to produce brine;
(3)  determine the conditions for renewing a mining right or a licence and, if applicable, the fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or mining right;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  determine the documents and information that must accompany notices of staking, notices of map designation, applications for amalgamation and applications for replacement of claims, and prescribe the applicable fees, and for the purpose of prescribing the fee that must accompany a map designation notice, define person for the purposes of the first paragraph of section 307;
(8.1)  prescribe the fee payable by an applicant for a mining right in the case of a referral to the Minister under section 53;
(8.2)  determine how the notification under section 65 is to be given;
(8.3)  prescribe the fee payable under section 69;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in sections 70 and 144;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(10.1)  determine, for the purposes of the first paragraph of section 72, what constitutes property examination and technical assessment work;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(12.1)  define the prospecting work that may be applied, in a report, to the first term of a claim or the first term following conversion of a claim, in accordance with section 81;
(12.1.1)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a mining right who submits an application to abandon the right in accordance with the first paragraph of section 83 or sections 122 and 156;
(12.2)  determine the information that must be contained in an application for the conversion of mining rights referred to in subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III and specify, in the case of an application for conversion, the documents that must be submitted with it;
(12.3)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of all the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced in order to determine the date of expiry of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims;
(12.4)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner in which and the conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on all the parcels of land subject to the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced are to be distributed;
(12.5)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of determining the number of terms of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims in order to establish the minimum cost of the work to be performed for further renewals of claims after the first renewal following conversion, amalgamation or replacement;
(12.6)  determine the cases in which and the conditions according to which a mining right may be converted into map designated claims and claims may be amalgamated or replaced pursuant to subdivisions 5, 7 and 8 of Division III of Chapter III, and the effects of such conversion, amalgamation or replacement on rights granted to third persons and evidenced in an instrument relating to the converted, amalgamated or replaced mining right recorded in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(12.7)  (paragraph repealed);
(12.8)  (paragraph repealed);
(12.9)  (paragraph repealed);
(12.10)  determine the qualification requirements concerning the engineer or geologist certifying the report required pursuant to section 101;
(12.11)  determine the manner in which the public consultation required under sections 101.0.1 and 140.1 is to be held;
(12.12)  determine the particulars relating to the monitoring committee established under section 101.0.3, in particular with respect to the independence of committee members, the information and documents a lessee must provide to the committee so that it can carry out its mandate, the nature of the committee costs to be reimbursed by the lessee, the number of meetings the committee must hold each year and the production of an annual report;
(13)  (paragraph repealed);
(13.1)  fix the amount of the duties to be paid by a person authorized to extract a fixed quantity of surface mineral substances pursuant to the second paragraph of section 140, and the amount of the duties to be paid by the holder of an exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances who applies under section 146 for an increase in the area of the territory subject to the lease;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 140 or the first paragraph of section 155 or under the second paragraph of section 204;
(14.1)  fix the dates on which the report referred to in section 155 must be transmitted to the Minister and prescribe the cases in which the Minister may, in accordance with the second paragraph of that section, allow one yearly report or require the holder of a non-exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances to transmit monthly reports;
(14.2)  prescribe the payment of an additional amount, that it fixes, to be added to royalties, payable by the holder of a lease to mine surface mineral substances or by an operator or a person referred to in section 223.1, in particular for a failure to forward to the Minister the report referred to in section 155 within the specified time, or for any other failure to fulfil the requirements of that section that it determines;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the fee payable and the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of a licence to explore for petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of a licence to explore for petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under section 207, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(26.3)  prescribe the fee payable for the assessment of a rehabilitation and restoration plan with a view to its approval or revision;
(26.4)  prescribe the fee payable for the assessment and inspections conducted for the purpose of issuing a certificate of release under section 232.10;
(26.5)  prescribe the fee payable when applying for an approval under sections 240 and 241;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany an application for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(29.1)  prescribe the fee payable for searching the public register of real and immovable mining rights, the fee payable for copies of documents, or extracts from the register, and any other related fees;
(29.2)  prescribe the fee payable by a person to whom an inspector has given a written notice of non-compliance with this Act or the regulations;
(29.3)  prescribe the fee payable for the issue of an attestation respecting mining rights provided for in section 32 of the Groundwater Catchment Regulation (chapter Q-2, r. 6);
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9; 1997, c. 43, s. 359; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2001, c. 12, s. 17; 2003, c. 15, s. 32; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2013, c. 16, s. 20; 2013, c. 32, s. 109.
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other act referred to in paragraph 3 of section 13 and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
(2.1)  fix the amount of the annual fees payable for an authorization to produce brine;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  determine the documents and information that must accompany notices of staking, notices of map designation, applications for amalgamation and applications for replacement of claims, and fix the amount of the applicable fees;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(10.1)  determine, for the purposes of the first paragraph of sections 72, 94, 119 and 137, what constitutes property examination and technical assessment work and, for the fixing of the fees referred to in paragraph 8 of this section that must accompany a map designation notice, define the word “person” as used in the first paragraph of section 307;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 61, 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(12.1)  define the prospecting work that may be applied, in a report, to the first term of a claim or the first term following conversion of a claim, in accordance with section 81;
(12.2)  determine the information that must be contained in an application for the conversion of mining rights referred to in subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III and specify, in the case of an application for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the documents that must be submitted with it;
(12.3)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of all the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced or of the exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted, in order to determine the date of expiry of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims;
(12.4)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner in which and the conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on all the parcels of land subject to the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced or to the exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted, are to be distributed;
(12.5)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of determining the number of terms of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims in order to establish the minimum cost of the work to be performed for further renewals of claims after the first renewal following conversion, amalgamation or replacement;
(12.6)  determine the cases in which and the conditions according to which a mining right may be converted into map designated claims and claims may be amalgamated or replaced pursuant to subdivisions 5, 7 and 8 of Division III of Chapter III, and the effects of such conversion, amalgamation or replacement on rights granted to third persons and evidenced in an instrument relating to the converted, amalgamated or replaced mining right recorded in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(12.7)  determine the information that must be included in an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date and an application for the reduction of the term of a claim, and fix the amount of the fees to be paid with the application;
(12.8)  prescribe, for the purposes of an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of the claims concerned by the application so as to determine the common expiry date;
(12.9)  prescribe the manner in which and conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on the territory subject to a mining exploration licence are to be calculated, in the case referred to in section 92.1;
(12.10)  determine the qualification requirements concerning the engineer or geologist certifying the report required pursuant to section 101;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(13.1)  fix the amount of the duties to be paid by a person authorized to extract a fixed quantity of surface mineral substances pursuant to the second paragraph of section 140, and the amount of the duties to be paid by the holder of an exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances who applies under section 146 for an increase in the area of the territory subject to the lease;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 140 or the first paragraph of section 155 or under the second paragraph of section 204;
(14.1)  fix the dates on which the report referred to in section 155 must be transmitted to the Minister and prescribe the cases in which the Minister may, in accordance with the second paragraph of that section, allow one yearly report or require the holder of a non-exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances to transmit monthly reports;
(14.2)  prescribe the payment of an additional amount, that it fixes, to be added to royalties, payable by the holder of a lease to mine surface mineral substances or by an operator or a person referred to in section 223.1, in particular for a failure to forward to the Minister the report referred to in section 155 within the specified time, or for any other failure to fulfil the requirements of that section that it determines;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the fee payable and the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of a licence to explore for petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of a licence to explore for petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under sections 207 and 207.1, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany an application for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9; 1997, c. 43, s. 359; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2001, c. 12, s. 17; 2003, c. 15, s. 32; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2013, c. 16, s. 20.
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other act referred to in paragraph 3 of section 13 and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
(2.1)  fix the amount of the annual fees payable for an authorization to produce brine;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  determine the documents and information that must accompany notices of staking, notices of map designation, applications for amalgamation and applications for replacement of claims, and fix the amount of the applicable fees;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(10.1)  determine, for the purposes of the first paragraph of sections 72, 94, 119 and 137, what constitutes property examination and technical assessment work and, for the fixing of the fees referred to in paragraph 8 of this section that must accompany a map designation notice, define the word “person” as used in the first paragraph of section 307;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 61, 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(12.1)  define the prospecting work that may be applied, in a report, to the first term of a claim or the first term following conversion of a claim, in accordance with section 81;
(12.2)  determine the information that must be contained in an application for the conversion of mining rights referred to in subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III and specify, in the case of an application for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the documents that must be submitted with it;
(12.3)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of all the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced or of the exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted, in order to determine the date of expiry of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims;
(12.4)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner in which and the conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on all the parcels of land subject to the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced or to the exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted, are to be distributed;
(12.5)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of determining the number of terms of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims in order to establish the minimum cost of the work to be performed for further renewals of claims after the first renewal following conversion, amalgamation or replacement;
(12.6)  determine the cases in which and the conditions according to which a mining right may be converted into map designated claims and claims may be amalgamated or replaced pursuant to subdivisions 5, 7 and 8 of Division III of Chapter III, and the effects of such conversion, amalgamation or replacement on rights granted to third persons and evidenced in an instrument relating to the converted, amalgamated or replaced mining right recorded in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(12.7)  determine the information that must be included in an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date and an application for the reduction of the term of a claim, and fix the amount of the fees to be paid with the application;
(12.8)  prescribe, for the purposes of an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of the claims concerned by the application so as to determine the common expiry date;
(12.9)  prescribe the manner in which and conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on the territory subject to a mining exploration licence are to be calculated, in the case referred to in section 92.1;
(12.10)  determine the qualification requirements concerning the engineer or geologist certifying the report required pursuant to section 101;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(13.1)  fix the amount of the duties to be paid by a person authorized to extract a fixed quantity of surface mineral substances pursuant to the second paragraph of section 140, and the amount of the duties to be paid by the holder of an exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances who applies under section 146 for an increase in the area of the territory subject to the lease;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 140 or the first paragraph of section 155 or under the second paragraph of section 204;
(14.1)  fix the dates on which the report referred to in section 155 must be transmitted to the Minister and prescribe the cases in which the Minister may, in accordance with the second paragraph of that section, allow one yearly report or require the holder of a non-exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances to transmit monthly reports;
(14.2)  prescribe the payment of an additional amount, that it fixes, to be added to royalties, payable by the holder of a lease to mine surface mineral substances or by an operator or a person referred to in section 223.1, in particular for a failure to forward to the Minister the report referred to in section 155 within the specified time, or for any other failure to fulfil the requirements of that section that it determines;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of a licence to explore for petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of a licence to explore for petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under sections 207 and 207.1, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany an application for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9; 1997, c. 43, s. 359; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2001, c. 12, s. 17; 2003, c. 15, s. 32; 1998, c. 24, s. 128.
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other act referred to in paragraph 3 of section 13 and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
Not in force
(2.1)  fix the amount of the annual fees payable for an authorization to produce brine;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  determine the documents and information that must accompany notices of staking, notices of map designation, applications for amalgamation and applications for replacement of claims, and fix the amount of the applicable fees;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(10.1)  determine, for the purposes of the first paragraph of sections 72, 94, 119 and 137, what constitutes property examination and technical assessment work and, for the fixing of the fees referred to in paragraph 8 of this section that must accompany a map designation notice, define the word “person” as used in the first paragraph of section 307;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 61, 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(12.1)  define the prospecting work that may be applied, in a report, to the first term of a claim or the first term following conversion of a claim, in accordance with section 81;
(12.2)  determine the information that must be contained in an application for the conversion of mining rights referred to in subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III and specify, in the case of an application for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the documents that must be submitted with it;
(12.3)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of all the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced or of the exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted, in order to determine the date of expiry of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims;
(12.4)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner in which and the conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on all the parcels of land subject to the claims to be converted, amalgamated or replaced or to the exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted, are to be distributed;
(12.5)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under sections 83.2 and 83.6, or for amalgamation or replacement of claims, the manner of determining the number of terms of the converted, amalgamated or replaced claims in order to establish the minimum cost of the work to be performed for further renewals of claims after the first renewal following conversion, amalgamation or replacement;
(12.6)  determine the cases in which and the conditions according to which a mining right may be converted into map designated claims and claims may be amalgamated or replaced pursuant to subdivisions 5, 7 and 8 of Division III of Chapter III, and the effects of such conversion, amalgamation or replacement on rights granted to third persons and evidenced in an instrument relating to the converted, amalgamated or replaced mining right recorded in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(12.7)  determine the information that must be included in an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date and an application for the reduction of the term of a claim, and fix the amount of the fees to be paid with the application;
(12.8)  prescribe, for the purposes of an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of the claims concerned by the application so as to determine the common expiry date;
(12.9)  prescribe the manner in which and conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on the territory subject to a mining exploration licence are to be calculated, in the case referred to in section 92.1;
(12.10)  determine the qualification requirements concerning the engineer or geologist certifying the report required pursuant to section 101;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(13.1)  fix the amount of the duties to be paid by a person authorized to extract a fixed quantity of surface mineral substances pursuant to the second paragraph of section 140, and the amount of the duties to be paid by the holder of an exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances who applies under section 146 for an increase in the area of the territory subject to the lease;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 140 or the first paragraph of section 155 or under the second paragraph of section 204;
(14.1)  fix the dates on which the report referred to in section 155 must be transmitted to the Minister and prescribe the cases in which the Minister may, in accordance with the second paragraph of that section, allow one yearly report or require the holder of a non-exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances to transmit monthly reports;
(14.2)  prescribe the payment of an additional amount, that it fixes, to be added to royalties, payable by the holder of a lease to mine surface mineral substances or by an operator or a person referred to in section 223.1, in particular for a failure to forward to the Minister the report referred to in section 155 within the specified time, or for any other failure to fulfil the requirements of that section that it determines;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of an exploration licence for petroleum and natural gas or of an exploration licence for brine may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of an exploration licence for underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under sections 207 and 207.1, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany an application for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9; 1997, c. 43, s. 359; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2001, c. 12, s. 17; 2003, c. 15, s. 32.
In paragraph 21.1 of this section, the words “sections 207 and 207.1, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots” are not in force with respect to applications for a licence or lease relating to petroleum, natural gas, brine or underground reservoirs. (1998, c. 24, s. 128, par. 12; Order in Council 1041-2000 dated 30 August 2000, (2000) 132 G.O. 2, 4508).
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other act referred to in paragraph 3 of section 13 and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
Not in force
(2.1)  fix the amount of the annual fees payable for an authorization to produce brine;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  determine the information that must be contained in notices of staking and notices of map designation and the documents and fees that must accompany each notice;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(10.1)  determine, for the purposes of the first paragraph of sections 72, 94, 119 and 137, what constitutes property examination and technical assessment work and, for the fixing of the fees referred to in paragraph 8 of this section that must accompany a map designation notice, define the word “person” as used in the first paragraph of section 307;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 61, 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(12.1)  define the prospecting work that may be applied, in a report, to the first term of a claim or the first term following conversion of a claim, in accordance with section 81;
(12.2)  determine the information that must be contained in an application for the conversion of mining rights referred to in subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III and specify, in the case of an application for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the documents that must be submitted with it;
(12.3)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of all the claims or exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted in order to determine the date of expiry of the claims converted into map designated claims;
(12.4)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the manner in which and the conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on all the parcels of land subject to the claims or exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted are to be distributed;
(12.5)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the manner of determining the number of terms of a claim in order to establish the minimum cost of the work to be performed for further renewals of claims converted into map designated claims after the first renewal following conversion;
(12.6)  determine the cases in which and conditions according to which a mining right may be converted into one or more map designated claims pursuant to subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III, and the effects of conversion on rights granted to third persons evidenced in an instrument relating to the converted mining right registered in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(12.7)  determine the information that must be included in an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date and an application for the reduction of the term of a claim, and fix the amount of the fees to be paid with the application;
(12.8)  prescribe, for the purposes of an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of the claims concerned by the application so as to determine the common expiry date;
(12.9)  prescribe the manner in which and conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on the territory subject to a mining exploration licence are to be calculated, in the case referred to in section 92.1;
(12.10)  determine the qualification requirements concerning the engineer or geologist certifying the report required pursuant to section 101;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(13.1)  fix the amount of the duties to be paid by a person authorized to extract a fixed quantity of surface mineral substances pursuant to the second paragraph of section 140, and the amount of the duties to be paid by the holder of an exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances who applies under section 146 for an increase in the area of the territory subject to the lease;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 140 or the first paragraph of section 155 or under the second paragraph of section 204;
(14.1)  fix the dates on which the report referred to in section 155 must be transmitted to the Minister and prescribe the cases in which the Minister may, in accordance with the second paragraph of that section, allow one yearly report or require the holder of a non-exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances to transmit monthly reports;
(14.2)  prescribe the payment of an additional amount, that it fixes, to be added to royalties, payable by the holder of a lease to mine surface mineral substances or by an operator or a person referred to in section 223.1, in particular for a failure to forward to the Minister the report referred to in section 155 within the specified time, or for any other failure to fulfil the requirements of that section that it determines;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of an exploration licence for petroleum and natural gas or of an exploration licence for brine may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of an exploration licence for underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under sections 207 and 207.1, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany an application for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9; 1997, c. 43, s. 359; 1998, c. 24, s. 128; 2001, c. 12, s. 17.
In paragraph 21.1 of this section, the words “sections 207 and 207.1, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots” are not in force with respect to applications for a licence or lease relating to petroleum, natural gas, brine or underground reservoirs. (1998, c. 24, s. 128, par. 12; Order in Council 1041-2000 dated 30 August 2000, (2000) 132 G.O. 2, 4508).
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other act referred to in paragraph 3 of section 13 and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
Not in force
(2.1)  fix the amount of the annual fees payable for an authorization to produce brine;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  determine the information that must be contained in notices of staking and notices of map designation and the documents and fees that must accompany each notice;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(10.1)  determine, for the purposes of the first paragraph of sections 72, 94, 119 and 137, what constitutes property examination and technical assessment work and, for the fixing of the fees referred to in paragraph 8 of this section that must accompany a map designation notice, define the word “person” as used in the first paragraph of section 307;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 61, 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(12.1)  define the prospecting work that may be applied, in a report, to the first term of a claim or the first term following conversion of a claim, in accordance with section 81;
(12.2)  determine the information that must be contained in an application for the conversion of mining rights referred to in subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III and specify, in the case of an application for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the documents that must be submitted with it;
(12.3)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of all the claims or exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted in order to determine the date of expiry of the claims converted into map designated claims;
(12.4)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the manner in which and the conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on all the parcels of land subject to the claims or exploration licences for surface mineral substances to be converted are to be distributed;
(12.5)  prescribe, for the purposes of applications for conversion under section 83.2 or 83.6, the manner of determining the number of terms of a claim in order to establish the minimum cost of the work to be performed for further renewals of claims converted into map designated claims after the first renewal following conversion;
(12.6)  determine the cases in which and conditions according to which a mining right may be converted into one or more map designated claims pursuant to subdivision 5 of Division III of Chapter III, and the effects of conversion on rights granted to third persons evidenced in an instrument relating to the converted mining right registered in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(12.7)  determine the information that must be included in an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date and an application for the reduction of the term of a claim, and fix the amount of the fees to be paid with the application;
(12.8)  prescribe, for the purposes of an application for the determination of a common claim expiry date, the manner of calculating the average unexpired portion of the terms of the claims concerned by the application so as to determine the common expiry date;
(12.9)  prescribe the manner in which and conditions according to which the excess amounts disbursed for work performed on the territory subject to a mining exploration licence are to be calculated, in the case referred to in section 92.1;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(13.1)  fix the amount of the duties to be paid by a person authorized to extract a fixed quantity of surface mineral substances pursuant to the second paragraph of section 140, and the amount of the duties to be paid by the holder of an exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances who applies under section 146 for an increase in the area of the territory subject to the lease;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 140 or the first paragraph of section 155 or under the second paragraph of section 204;
(14.1)  fix the dates on which the report referred to in section 155 must be transmitted to the Minister and prescribe the cases in which the Minister may, in accordance with the second paragraph of that section, allow one yearly report or require the holder of a non-exclusive lease to mine surface mineral substances to transmit monthly reports;
(14.2)  prescribe the payment of an additional amount, that it fixes, to be added to royalties, payable by the holder of a lease to mine surface mineral substances or by an operator or a person referred to in section 223.1, in particular for a failure to forward to the Minister the report referred to in section 155 within the specified time, or for any other failure to fulfil the requirements of that section that it determines;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of an exploration licence for petroleum and natural gas or of an exploration licence for brine may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of an exploration licence for underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under sections 207 and 207.1, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany an application for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9; 1997, c. 43, s. 359; 1998, c. 24, s. 128.
In paragraph 21.1 of this section, the words “sections 207 and 207.1, and prescribe the conditions to be complied with by a person who intends to take part in the drawing of lots” are not in force with respect to applications for a licence or lease relating to petroleum, natural gas, brine or underground reservoirs. (1998, c. 24, s. 128, par. 12; Order in Council 1041-2000 dated 30 August 2000, (2000) 132 G.O. 2, 4508).
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other instrument respecting mining rights and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  prescribe the form and content of notices of staking and of map designation and the documents and fees that must accompany each notice;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 155 or 204;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of an exploration licence for petroleum and natural gas or of an exploration licence for brine may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of an exploration licence for underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under section 207;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany an application for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9; 1997, c. 43, s. 359.
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other instrument respecting mining rights and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  prescribe the form and content of notices of staking and of map designation and the documents and fees that must accompany each notice;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 155 or 204;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of an exploration licence for petroleum and natural gas or of an exploration licence for brine may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of an exploration licence for underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under section 207;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(26.1)  determine the work and operations contemplated in section 232.1 and, where expedient, list the mineral substances referred to therein;
(26.2)  determine the term, form and amount of the guarantee required under section 232.4 and the conditions of such a guarantee;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany a motion for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16; 1991, c. 23, s. 9.
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other instrument respecting mining rights and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  prescribe the form and content of notices of staking and of map designation and the documents and fees that must accompany each notice;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 155 or 204;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of an exploration licence for petroleum and natural gas or of an exploration licence for brine may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of an exploration licence for underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(21.1)  fix the amount of duties payable for taking part in a drawing of lots under section 207;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany a motion for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52; 1990, c. 36, s. 16.
306. The Government may, by regulation,
(1)  prescribe the amount of the fee for the registration of any transfer of mining rights or any other instrument respecting mining rights and of the fee for the issuance of certificates of entry in the public register of real and immovable mining rights;
(2)  prescribe the requirements for obtaining a licence or lease and any fee or rental payable;
(3)  prescribe the requirements for renewal or advance renewal of a claim, and for renewal of a licence or lease and the amount of any fee or rental payable;
(4)  prescribe the criteria to be taken into account by the Minister in fixing the rental for a lease to operate an underground reservoir;
(5)  prescribe the conditions of exercise of a licence or lease;
(6)  prescribe the fee payable by the holder of a prospecting licence to obtain a duplicate of his licence;
(7)  prescribe the conditions of issue, the term and the price of the tags necessary for staking;
(8)  prescribe the form and content of notices of staking and of map designation and the documents and fees that must accompany each notice;
(9)  define the improvements referred to in section 70;
(10)  specify the nature of any work required under this Act, its minimum cost and related expenses, the form and content of any report relating to it and the documents that must accompany the report;
(11)  fix the additional amount referred to in the second paragraph of section 72 and in subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph of sections 104 and 148;
(12)  prescribe the rules governing amendments to an application for renewal for the purposes of section 79;
(13)  define technico-economic studies and testing for the purposes of section 134;
(14)  fix the amount of the royalty payable under the second paragraph of section 155 or 204;
(15)  specify the information to be contained in a report on geophysical surveying or well drilling and the accompanying documents;
(15.1)  determine, for the purposes of section 163, in what circumstances a temporary discontinuation is to be considered permanent;
(16)  prescribe the conditions for the closing of a well;
(17)  determine the trial period during which the holder of an exploration licence for petroleum and natural gas or of an exploration licence for brine may extract that substance and the conditions of the extraction;
(18)  determine requirements concerning the trial period and the use of an underground reservoir that must be met by the holder of an exploration licence for underground reservoirs;
(19)  prescribe the rules governing the computation of the lump sum referred to in section 190;
(20)  prescribe the size of the protected area requiring protection with regard to an underground reservoir;
(21)  prescribe the form of the report referred to in section 204 and the information it must contain;
(22)  prescribe the surveying standards a surveyor must comply with under the second paragraph of section 210;
(23)  prescribe norms governing written notices under section 224;
(24)  prescribe the plans and records to be kept up to date in accordance with section 225 and the plans to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 223;
(25)  prescribe the plans, records and report that the holder of a mining right who performs underground exploration work and an operator are required to transmit to the Minister in accordance with section 226 where the work is discontinued;
(26)  prescribe the protective measures to be taken by the holder of a mining right or an operator where mining operations are temporarily or permanently discontinued;
(27)  prescribe the documents to be transmitted to the Minister in accordance with section 241;
(28)  render the provisions respecting highway traffic and safety in the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) applicable to secondary mining roads;
(29)  fix the costs that must accompany a motion for the suspension or revocation of a mining right;
(30)  fix the terms and conditions of payment of the fees, costs and rentals prescribed in this Act;
(31)  determine which provisions of a regulation it is an offence to contravene.
1987, c. 64, s. 306; 1986, c. 91, s. 655; 1988, c. 9, s. 9, s. 51; 1988, c. 9, s. 52.