No underground stables shall be constructed or used in coal mines after August 12, 1949, and straw for bedding or hay for feeding animals shall not be sent into coal mines. This does not apply to mines stabling animals underground on August 12, 1949. Rules for preventing fires and for maintenance of such stables and for handling straw and hay shall be prescribed in writing by the chief. Failure to comply with these rules shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
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