(1) An operator shall comply with the provisions of its permit, this subchapter, and the Act. 

(2) A permittee may allow another person to mine and process mine materials at the permitted operator's site only if the permittee retains control over that person's activities and ensures that no violations of the Act, this subchapter, or the permit occur. If a violation of the provisions of the Act, this subchapter, or the permit occurs, the permittee is responsible for the violation and the department may require abatement pursuant to (1) or initiate an enforcement action under the Act. 

History: 82-4-422, MCA; IMP, 82-4-402, 82-4-422, 82-4-423, 82-4-431, 82-4-432, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 317, Eff. 2/13/04; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 513, Eff. 3/19/16.