232.11. The Minister may, if applicable, with the consent of the person referred to in the second paragraph of section 7, enjoin a person who, before 9 March 1995, carried out work or operations referred to in subparagraph 1, 2 or 3 of the first paragraph of section 232.1 and who is not covered by that section, to submit, within the time indicated by the Minister, a rehabilitation and restoration plan for the land affected by tailings, in accordance with the requirements of section 232.3, to the extent that the tailings result from the person’s activities, and to perform the rehabilitation and restoration work required by the presence of the tailings. The Minister shall prescribe the nature of the work and the time within which it must be carried out, after consultation with the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks.
If the person concerned fails to comply with the prescriptions of the Minister within the time fixed, the Minister may cause the plan to be prepared or the work to be performed at that person’s expense.
The second paragraph of section 232.5 and sections 232.9 and 232.10, adapted as required, apply for the purposes of this section.
1991, c. 23, s. 6; 1994, c. 17, s. 75; 1999, c. 36, s. 158; 2003, c. 15, s. 28; 2006, c. 3, s. 35.