Scheme: 
Case Type Number: 
1
Statute (Common Name): 
Mine Act
Program Area: 
Health & Safety
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
29 C.F.R. Part 2700 Subpart B
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Contest Proceedings (29 C.F.R. Part 2700 Subpart B; Mine Act Sec. 105(d) (30 U.S.C. ยง 815(d)) A contest of a citation or order takes place when a mine operator is issued a citation or order and decides to contest the issuance. An operator may contest a citation, an order, or the reasonableness of the length of time fixed for abatement in a citation or modification thereof issued under section 104 of the act. Also, a miner or miner representative may contest the issuance, modification or termination of any order and the reasonableness of the length of time fixed for abatement in a citation or modification
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Reversal of Finding of Violation/Imposition of Penalty
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified