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B.C. Reg. 155/2004
O.C. 347/2004
Deposited April 1, 2004
This consolidation is current to September 27, 2022.

Railway Safety Act

Railway Safety Act Transition Regulation


1   In this regulation:

"Act" means the Railway Safety Act;

"recreational railway" has the same meaning as in the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation, B.C. Reg. 101/2004;

"regulations" means the Occupational Safety and Health Regulation, B.C. Reg. 74/93 and the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Regulation (Railways), B.C. Reg. 277/88.

Application of regulations

2   (1) Subject to subsection (2), the regulations do not apply to railway companies.

(2) The regulations apply to the British Columbia Railway Company until its authorization under the Railway Act becomes invalid under section 24 of the Act.

Authorizations for recreational railways

3   If a railway company is issued an operating permit under the Safety Standards Act for a recreational railway, the company's authorization under the Railway Act with respect to recreational railways is invalid on and after the date the permit is issued.

[Provisions of the Railway Safety Act, S.B.C. 2004, c. 8, relevant to the enactment of this regulation: section 23]