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B.C. Reg. 316/2012
O.C. 731/2012
Deposited November 9, 2012
This consolidation is current to June 28, 2022.
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Utilities Commission Act

Administrative Penalties Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 264/2014, December 22, 2014]

Definition

1   In this regulation, "Act" means the Utilities Commission Act.

2   Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 264/2014.]

Penalties

3   (1) A person who contravenes section 42, 43, 44 or 73 of the Act is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding

(a) $500 000, if the person is a corporation, and

(b) $100 000, if the person is a director, officer or agent of a corporation that contravenes the section.

(2) A person who contravenes an order under section 47 of the Act is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding

(a) $200 000, if the person is a corporation, and

(b) $100 000, if the person is a director, officer or agent of a corporation that contravenes the section.

(3) A person who contravenes section 71 or 71.1 of the Act is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $100 000.

(4) A person who contravenes a reliability standard adopted by the commission is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding

(a) $1 000 000, if the person is a corporation, and

(b) $100 000, if the person is a director, officer or agent of a corporation that contravenes the reliability standard.

(5) A person who contravenes any section of the Act other than those referred to in subsections (1) to (4) of this section is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $25 000.

(6) Section 47 of the Act and all reliability standards adopted by the commission are prescribed for the purposes of section 109.2 (2) of the Act.

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Utilities Commission Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 473, sections 109.2 and 125]