(225 ILCS 710/11) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 4218)
    Sec. 11. Refusal to allow inspection; court order. If the operator of any mine within the State shall fail or refuse to permit, or shall impede such inspection as is provided in Sections 9.01, 9.02 and 10 of this Act, the Department of Natural Resources may file its affidavit setting forth such refusal before any judge of the circuit court of the judicial circuit in which said mine is situated, or at the option of the Department of Natural Resources, in the county in which is situated the general office of the corporation owning or operating the mine and obtain an order directed to such operator so refusing as aforesaid, commanding him or her to permit and furnish all necessary facilities for the entering, examination, or inspection of such mine or to be adjudged to stand in contempt of court and be punished accordingly.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)