F-4.1 - Forest Act

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24.9. Where the Minister considers that the exercise of a mining right referred to in section 8 of the Mining Act (chapter M-13.1), within the boundaries of an exceptional forest ecosystem, may have an adverse effect on the maintenance of biological diversity, the Minister may order that all work cease and either enter into an agreement with the holder of the mining right providing for the abandonment of the right according to the procedure set out in the said Act, or expropriate the right in accordance with the Expropriation Act (chapter E-24).
2001, c. 6, s. 20.