1561.05 Administration of laws relating to mines and mining and duties and functions of the division of mineral resources management.

The laws relating to mines and mining and duties and functions of the division of mineral resources management shall be administered by the chief of the division of mineral resources management, and through and by deputy mine inspectors. If a vacancy occurs in the office of a deputy mine inspector, it may be filled by the chief, who shall select a person from the eligible list for deputy mine inspectors that is prepared under section 124.24 of the Revised Code.

The chief shall adopt, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, all necessary rules for conducting examinations and for governing all other matters requisite to the exercise of the chief's powers and the performance of the chief's duties under this chapter and Chapters 1509., 1563., 1565., and 1567. of the Revised Code relating to mines and mining.

Effective Date: 09-05-2001