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Section 44 of the Mining Act

Reservation notification

A reservation notification shall be submitted to the mining authority. The notification shall include a necessary and reliable account of:

1) the party making the reservation;

2) the area to which the reservation of privilege applies (reservation area);

3) the compilation of an exploration plan and other measures in preparation for an ore prospecting permit application, and the schedule thereof.

The reservation notification may not concern an area that forms part of an ore prospecting area, mining area or gold panning area that belongs to a party other than the applicant under a permit referred to in this Act. In addition, the reservation notification cannot concern an area that has previously been a reservation area until one year has passed since the expiry or cancellation of the reservation decision.