Exploration Regulation (Alta. Reg. 284/2006). | Land Portal

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This Regulation concerns the “exploration” intended as any operations on or over land or water to determine geologic conditions underlying the surface of land or water, and any operations that are preparatory to or otherwise connected with such activities and that, in the opinion of the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development, have the potential to cause surface disturbance. The Regulation is divided into 7 Parts and contains provisions on the licensing requirements and procedures. Part 3 is dedicated to the procedure for the approval of exploration by the Minister and Part 4 to the notifications to be made in relation to explorations. Section 41 contains provisions to prevent the contamination of water. Section 45 regulates the clearing of vegetation during the conduct of a program of exploration. The Regulation is completed by 2 schedules.

Implements: Forests Act (RSA 2000, c. F-22). (2014-12-17)
Implements: Public Lands Act (RSA 2000, c. P-40). (2014-12-17)
Implements: Mines and Minerals Act (RSA 2000, c. M-17). (2016-06-13)

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