Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002 No 129
108 Revocation or variation of permits
(1) The Minister:
(a) may revoke a permit if a condition to which the permit is subject
is breached or if the Minister is satisfied that persons cannot enter the mine
to which the permit relates:
(i) without risk to their safety or health that is higher than that
which is reasonably acceptable for tourist or educational activities,
(ii) without risk to their health or safety that is not properly
managed by the holder of the permit, and
(b) may from time to time attach conditions or additional conditions
to a permit or vary the conditions to which a permit is
(2) A revocation of a permit, a variation of conditions to which a
permit is subject or the attachment of conditions or additional conditions to
a permit does not take effect until notice of the revocation, variation or
attachment is served on the occupier of the mine to which the permit relates.
However, if the Minister forms the view that an emergency exists, the Minister
is not required to give notice and the revocation or variation or attachment
of conditions takes effect immediately.
(3) A variation may be made under subsection (1) (b) by way of
addition, amendment or deletion of conditions.
(4) The regulations may provide that a permit is taken to be
automatically revoked during any period of non-compliance with specified
conditions or conditions of a specified class.