47. A lease to mine surface mineral substances may be entered into or renewed only if, at the time of presentation of the application, the applicant does not fail to perform any obligation referred to in section 155 of the Act he is bound to comply with in respect of a lease to mine surface mineral substances including that of paying the additional amount referred to in section 62 of this Regulation, or does not fail to comply with any of the obligations referred to in the second paragraph of section 140 of that Act that he is bound to comply with in respect of an authorization to extract such substances.
O.C. 1042-2000, s. 47; O.C. 74-2005, s. 10.