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B.C. Reg. 286/2008
Deposited October 15, 2008
effective October 17, 2008
This consolidation is current to May 14, 2024.
See the Cumulative B.C. Regulations Bulletin 2024
for amendments effective after May 14, 2024.

Health Professions Act

Occupational Therapists Regulation

2College name
3Reserved title
4Scope of practice
5Patient relations program


1   In this regulation:

"Act" means the Health Professions Act;

"occupational performance" means the ability to choose, organize and effectively and safely perform everyday activities necessary for self-care and participation in educational, leisure, home management and work activities.

College name

2   The name "College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia" is the name of the college established under section 15 (1) of the Act for occupational therapy.

Reserved title

3   The title "occupational therapist" is reserved for exclusive use by registrants.

Scope of practice

4   A registrant may assess occupational performance and modify human and environmental conditions to maintain, restore or enhance occupational performance and health.

Patient relations program

5   The college is designated for the purposes of section 16 (2) (f) of the Act.

[Provisions of the Health Professions Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 183, relevant to the enactment of this regulation: section 12 (2)]