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Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2012-03-02 to 2018-05-31:

  •  (1) These Regulations apply in respect of mines and recognized closed mines that

    • (a) at any time after June 6, 2002, exceed an effluent flow rate of 50 m3 per day, based on effluent deposited from all the final discharge points of the mine; and

    • (b) deposit a deleterious substance in any water or place referred to in subsection 36(3) of the Act.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), these Regulations do not apply in respect of mines that stopped commercial operation before June 6, 2002, unless they are reopened after the registration of these Regulations, or in respect of placer mining operations.

  • SOR/2012-22, s. 2

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