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B.C. Reg. 249/2019
O.C. 614/2019
Deposited November 29, 2019
effective December 16, 2019
This consolidation is current to June 9, 2020.
See the Cumulative B.C. Regulations Bulletin 2020
for amendments effective after June 9, 2020.
Link to consolidated regulation (PDF)
Link to Point in Time

Environmental Assessment Act

Environmental Assessment Transition Regulation

[Last amended March 26, 2020 by B.C. Reg. 65/2020]

Definitions

1   In this regulation:

"Act" means the Environmental Assessment Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 51;

"former Act" means the Environmental Assessment Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 43, as it read on the date immediately before the date this section comes into force.

Transition

2   (1) If an order under section 10 (1) (a) or (c) of the former Act has been issued with respect to a project, but an order under section 11 of the former Act has not been issued with respect to the project by the date this section comes into force, the chief executive assessment officer may not make a decision under section 18 of the Act respecting the project unless the proponent of the project has complied with sections 13 and 15 of the Act respecting the project.

(2) If an application for a determination under section 10 (1) (b) of the former Act has been made and a decision under that section has not been made before December 16, 2019, the former Act applies to that application.

[am. B.C. Reg. 65/2020, s. 1.]

Chief executive assessment officer

3   The chief executive assessment officer may exercise the powers and perform the duties of the executive director under the former Act in relation to projects that, under section 78 of the Act, are subject to the former Act.

[en. B.C. Reg. 65/2020, s. 2.]

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Environmental Assessment Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 51, s. 79.]