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This Act is current to February 27, 2024
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Forest Act

[RSBC 1996] CHAPTER 157

Part 18 — Expropriations and Deletions Under the Park Act

Definitions for Part 18

277   In this Division:

"forest tenure" has the same meaning as in section 11 (3) [minister's power to acquire land] of the Park Act;

"Park Act deletion" means a deletion under section 11 (2.3) of the Park Act;

"Park Act expropriation" means an expropriation under section 11 (2) (g) of the Park Act.

Purposes of Part 18

278   The purposes of this Part are to provide for the following:

(a) compensation, in respect of Park Act deletions, for holders of forest tenures referred to in section 11 (2.4) of the Park Act;

(b) compensation, in respect of Park Act expropriations, for holders of road permits and holders of special use permits referred to in section 11 (2.21) of the Park Act;

(c) powers and duties that may or must be exercised or performed under this Act in relation to Park Act deletions and Park Act expropriations.

Regulations under Part 18

279   (1) For the purposes of this Part, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations respecting any of the following:

(a) compensation in respect of Park Act deletions and Park Act expropriations, including, without limitation, requirements that must be met for the purposes of determining entitlement to or eligibility for compensation in respect of Park Act deletions and Park Act expropriations;

(b) the exercise of powers and performance of duties under this Act that the Lieutenant Governor in Council considers necessary or advisable in relation to Park Act deletions and Park Act expropriations.

(2) Division 8 [Regulations under Part 16] of Part 16 [Compensation in Relation to Special Purpose Areas] applies for the purposes of making regulations under this Part.

(3) In making a regulation under this Part, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may do any of the following:

(a) specify provisions of Part 15 [Special Purpose Areas] or 16, and the regulations under those provisions, that apply for the purposes of this Part;

(b) set out rules respecting the application of the provisions specified under paragraph (a) of this subsection.

(4) The regulation-making powers referred to in subsection (2) and (3) do not limit subsection (1).

Contents | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 6.1 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 11.1 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 | Part 15 | Part 16 | Part 17 | Part 18 | Part 19