30 CFR § 44.2
As used in this part, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the
(a) Act means the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, Pub. L.
91-173, as amended by Pub. L. 95-164.
(b) Secretary, operator, agent, person, miner, and coal or other
mine, have the meanings set forth in section 3 of the act.
(c) Assistant Secretary means the Assistant Secretary of Labor for
Mine Safety and Health.
(d) Administrative law judge means an administrative law judge of the
Department of Labor appointed under section 3105 of title 5 of the United
(e) Representative of miners means a person or organization
designated by two or more miners to act as their representative for purposes
of the act and who is in compliance with 30 CFR part 40.
[43 FR 29518, July 7, 1978, as amended at 55 FR 53440, Dec. 28, 1990]