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"Point in Time" Regulation Content

South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act

Greater Vancouver Transit Conduct and Safety Regulation

B.C. Reg. 87/99

NOTE: Links below go to regulation content as it was prior to the changes made on the effective date. (PIT covers changes made from September 19, 2009 to "current to" date of the regulation.)
SECTIONEFFECTIVE DATE
Section 1 September 4, 2012
March 27, 2017
Section 2 September 4, 2012
Section 3 September 4, 2012
Section 4 September 4, 2012
Section 8 September 7, 2012
March 27, 2017
Section 8.1 September 7, 2012
Section 9 September 4, 2012
September 7, 2012
March 27, 2017

 Section 1 definitions of "fare paid zone", "tariff", "transit employee", "transit property" and "transit vehicle" BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 187/2012, effective September 4, 2012.

"fare paid zone" means any transit property to which access is restricted by sign to those persons who possess proof of payment;

"tariff" means the applicable fare structure from time to time established by the authority;

"transit employee" means an employee of

(a) the authority,

(b) a subsidiary of the authority,

(c) an agent or contractor of the authority, or

(d) an agent or contractor of a subsidiary of the authority;

"transit property" means property that is used to provide transit services and that is owned or controlled by

(a) the authority,

(b) a subsidiary of the authority,

(c) an agent or contractor of the authority, or

(d) an agent or contractor of a subsidiary of the authority;

"transit vehicle" means any vehicle operated by or on behalf of the authority or one of its subsidiaries for the transportation of passengers, goods or both.

 Section 1 definitions of "ancillary structure", "electronic component" and "fare gate" were added by BC Reg 110/2017, effective March 27, 2017.

 Section 2 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 187/2012, effective September 4, 2012.

 Application

2  Sections 3, 4 and 8 (1) to (3) (h) do not apply to transit employees acting in the course of duty.

[am. B.C. Reg. 124/2004, s. 1.]

 Section 3 BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 187/2012, effective September 4, 2012.

 Requirement to pay fare

3  A person boarding a transit vehicle that is not a fare paid zone must

(a) in the presence of a transit employee pay the fare required by the tariff, or

(b) present proof of payment to a transit employee.

 Section 4 BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 187/2012, effective September 4, 2012.

 Fare paid zones

4  (1)  A person entering a fare paid zone must

(a) pay the fare required by the tariff and obtain proof of payment, or

(b) possess proof of payment.

(2)  A person must, while in a fare paid zone, retain the proof of payment and produce it for inspection at the request of a transit employee.

 Section 8 (3) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 261/2012, effective September 7, 2012.

(3)  A person must not

(a) place any object or obstacle on or in a track, dock, bridge, guideway, tunnel, road or right of way used by a transit vehicle,

(b) damage, tamper with or remove any equipment or device on a transit vehicle or transit property,

(c) prevent or interfere with the operation of a transit vehicle,

(d) in a transit vehicle, occupy any place not intended for public use,

(e) impede a transit employee in the operation of a transit vehicle,

(f) prevent or delay the closing of a transit vehicle door,

(g) extend or project any part of the person's body or any object through the window of a transit vehicle, or

(h) ride or stand on or hold onto the exterior of a transit vehicle.

 Section 8 (4) was added by BC Reg 110/2017, effective March 27, 2017.

 Section 8.1 was enacted by BC Reg 261/2012, effective September 7, 2012.

 Section 9 (1) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 187/2012, effective September 4, 2012.

(1)  A person who contravenes section 3, 4 (1) or (2), 5 (2) or 7 (a) or (c) or 8 (2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $150.

 Section 9 (4) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 261/2012, effective September 7, 2012.

(4)  A person who contravenes section 5 (3), 7 (b) or 8 (1) or (3) (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g) or (h) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $500.

 Section 9 (1) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 110/2017, effective March 27, 2017.

(1) A person who contravenes section 5 (2) or 7 (a) or (c) or 8 (2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $150.