(1) The Minister may cancel an extractive industry work authority by instrument served on the holder of the work authority if at the end of 28 days the Minister is satisfied that the holder—
(a) has not substantially complied with—
(i) this Act or the regulations; or
(ii) any condition to which the authority is subject; or
(iii) a condition of a work plan under section 77G; or
(1)(a)(iv) amended by No. 10/2014 s. 31.
(iv) a condition on the approval of a variation of a work plan under section 77HB; or
(v) any relevant planning scheme or planning permit; or
(b) has endangered an employee or a member of the public on or near land to which the extractive industry work authority applies; or
(c) has undertaken work on the land other than in accordance with the work plan.
(2) Before cancelling an extractive industry work authority under subsection (1), the Minister must give the holder of the work authority 28 days written notice of his or her intention to cancel and, in the notice, request the holder to provide reasons why the work authority should not be cancelled.
S. 77OA inserted by No. 6/8/2014 s. 47.