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"Point in Time" Regulation Content

Public Health Act

Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation

B.C. Reg. 146/2019

NOTE: Links below go to reg content as it was prior to the changes made on the effective date. (PIT covers changes made from September 19, 2009 to present)
Section 7 September 1, 2020
Section 8 September 1, 2020

 Section 7 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 146/2019, effective September 1, 2020.

If student not vaccinated

7   If a student has not been vaccinated with a scheduled vaccine because of a medical contraindication, a medical health officer may

(a) confirm, in writing, that the student will not be vaccinated due to the medical contraindication, or

(b) refuse to confirm the non-vaccination of the student.

 Section 8 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 146/2019, effective September 1, 2020.

Deemed non-vaccination

8   For the purpose of taking an action under the Act or the School Act in respect of a communicable disease that is preventable by a scheduled vaccine, a student is deemed not to have been vaccinated with the scheduled vaccine if any of the following circumstances apply:

(a) a vaccination status report or proof of vaccination with respect to that scheduled vaccine is not provided as required under section 5 [guardian's duty to report];

(b) a vaccination status report is provided as required but

(i) does not meet a requirement of section 6 [content of vaccination status report] in respect of that scheduled vaccine, or

(ii) is incomplete with respect to, or otherwise fails to address, that scheduled vaccine;

(c) a medical health officer refuses to confirm the student's non-vaccination with that scheduled vaccine under section 7 (b) [if student not vaccinated].