§22-1-8a. General powers and duties of the director of the division of mines and minerals.

The director of the division of mines and minerals is hereby empowered and it shall be his duty to execute and carry out, administer and enforce such provisions of this chapter and chapter twenty-two-a of the code relating to surface and underground mining permits and coal mine reclamation inspections as are expressly conferred upon him by such provisions or delegated to him by the commissioner relating to mines and minerals.