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Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Version of section 31.1 from 2021-06-01 to 2021-11-30:

  •  (1) If an unauthorized deposit of a deleterious substance occurs, the owner or operator of a mine shall, without delay, collect a grab sample of effluent at the place where the deposit occurred and determine whether the effluent is acutely lethal by conducting tests on aliquots of each effluent sample in accordance with sections 14.1 to 14.3.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), the owner or operator of a mine is not required to conduct those tests if they notify an inspector, without delay, that the deposit is an acutely lethal effluent.

  • SOR/2018-99, s. 27

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