45-6C-44Operator currently in violation--Filing notice of intent prohibited.

Any operator who is currently found to be in violation of the provisions of this chapter with respect to any operation in this state may not file a notice of intent to conduct an exploration operation. The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources shall return any such attempted filing. Such notice is null and void.

Source: SL 1982, ch 306, § 44; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 53, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.