The Board of Minerals and Environment may require the
alleged violator to appear before the board no sooner than twenty days after the issuance of such
cease and desist order; except that an earlier date for hearing may be requested by the alleged
violator. If a hearing is held pursuant to the provisions of this section, it shall be open to the public
and conducted in accordance with the provisions of chapter 1-26. The board shall permit all parties
to respond to the notice served, to present evidence and arguments on all issues, and to conduct
cross-examination required for a full disclosure of the facts.
Source: SL 1982, ch 305, § 50.