Regulation - LGIC

Prescribed Conditions for Testing Mineral Content

Regulation Number(s):
Ontario Regulation 192/06
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Mining Act
Summary of Decision:
The proposal was approved.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
May 23, 2006
Summary of Proposal:
Section 52(1) of the Mining Act states:
The Minister may give written permission, subject to such conditions as are prescribed, to mine, mill and refine mineral bearing substance from an unpatented mining claim for the purpose of testing content.

The regulation will establish these prescribed conditions. One of the conditions requires a minimum financial assurance payment to require the applicant submit a final report and clean up the site after the testing.
Contact Address:
Mines Group
Mineral Development and Lands Branch
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
B6 - 933 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury ON P3E 6B5
Effective Date:
August 8, 2006