158. Not later than at the end of the thirtieth month following 19 January 2006, the operator of a site referred to in section 157 must send a notice to the Minister informing the Minister that the operator intends to
(1) permanently cease the operation of the site on or before the expiry date of the 3-year period provided for in that section; or
(2) continue to operate the site after the 3-year period.
If the operator chooses to continue the operations, the notice must be sent with a report of an independent expert establishing that the disposal areas or trenches in which residual materials will be landfilled after the expiry date of the three-year period comply with the provisions of this Regulation that apply to those areas or trenches under section 161. The report must contain certification by the expert of that compliance.