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HYDRO AND POWER AUTHORITY ACT

[RSBC 1996] CHAPTER 212

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 June 3, 2010

  Section 1 definition of "power" BEFORE amended by 2010-22-53, effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).

"power" includes energy, light and heat however developed or produced, and includes electricity and natural, manufactured or mixed gas, or liquefied petroleum gas;

  Section 1 definition of "owner" BEFORE amended by 2017-10-20(a), effective November 2, 2017 (Royal Assent).

"owner"

(a) in relation to land, means a person registered in the books of a land title office as owner of land or of a charge on land, whether entitled to it in the person's own right or in a representative capacity or otherwise and includes a lessee in possession for a term of 3 years or less and a person who is the owner, although unregistered, of an estate less than the fee simple granted by the Crown, and

(b) in relation to other property, includes a mortgagee, person entitled to a limited estate or interest and a guardian, executor, administrator or trustee in whom any property or interest in any property is vested;

  Section 1 definition of "supply" BEFORE amended by 2017-10-20(b), effective November 2, 2017 (Royal Assent).

"supply" as a noun means reservation, transmission, distribution, capacity to provide, dealing in and sale; and as a verb has a corresponding meaning.

  Section 3 (2) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(2)  The Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations is the fiscal agent of the authority.

  Section 7 (a) BEFORE repealed by 2001-31-1, effective August 16, 2001 (Royal Assent).

(a) hold, acquire or become interested in any share, stock, bond, debenture or other security of a company that generates or supplies power,

  Section 12 (9) to (13) were added by 2003-1-2, effective February 27, 2003 (Royal Assent).

  Section 12 (1) (i) BEFORE repealed by 2004-23-14(a), effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

(i) require a person who owns, operates or controls a power site, power project or power plant to furnish to the authority, within the time specified in the demand, the particulars specified in the demand of the power site, power project or power plant;

  Section 12 (2) (c) BEFORE amended by 2004-23-14(b), effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

(c) amalgamates in any manner with or enters into partnership with a firm or person, or

  Section 12 (3) BEFORE amended by 2004-23-14(c), effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

(3)  If the authority amalgamates with or enters into partnership with a firm or person, this Act applies as if the amalgamated corporation or the partnership were the authority.

  Section 12 (5) BEFORE amended by 2004-23-14(d), effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

(5)  If the authority acquires all of the property, assets or undertaking of or amalgamates in any manner with or enters into partnership with a firm or person, then despite the Land Title Act, all of the interests of that firm or person registered in a land title office are deemed to be registered interests of the authority, or the amalgamated corporation, or the partnership, as the case may be, and the registrar must accordingly make all necessary amendments to the register, and the amendments constitute registration under the Land Title Act in favour of the authority, the amalgamated corporation or the partnership, as the case may be.

  Section 12 (13) BEFORE repealed by 2004-23-14(e), effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

(13)  Subsections (3) and (5) do not apply to any partnership created by, under or in furtherance of an agreement designated under subsection (9).

  Section 12 (1) BEFORE amended by 2010-22-54, effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).

(1)  Subject to the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council, which may be given by order of the Lieutenant Governor in Council, the authority has the power to do the following:

(a) generate, manufacture, distribute and supply power;

(b) develop power sites, power projects and power plants;

(c) [Repealed RS1996 (Supp)-212-1.]

(d) flood and overflow land, purchase, otherwise acquire, accumulate and store water, raise or lower the level of rivers, lakes, streams and other bodies of water, and purchase and otherwise acquire water records and water privileges;

(e) manufacture and deal in all articles and things required for exercising the powers and duties of the authority;

(f) acquire, maintain, develop, replace, alter, administer, manage, operate and dispose of property;

(g) build, make, construct and establish every kind of structure, excavation or installation and install every kind of equipment or facility;

(h) acquire and protect, prolong and renew patents, patent rights, trade marks, designs, licences, franchises, concessions, and use, exercise, develop, manufacture under or grant licences or privileges in respect of those acquisitions and experiment with, test and improve patents, rights, inventions, discoveries, processes or information;

(i) [Repealed 2004-23-14.]

(j) apply for and obtain and exercise any franchise, licence, right or privilege that may be conferred or obtained under any Act of Canada or of any province;

(k) acquire in accordance with a statute relating thereto the right to enter on roads, highways, railways, rivers, streams, waterways and other public places to erect on, over or under any of them anything for the generation or supply of power;

(l) integrate existing power plants;

(m) purchase power from or sell power to a firm or person;

(n) purchase, subscribe for, underwrite, guarantee the subscription of and otherwise acquire and deal in, sell and dispose of stock, shares, bonds, debentures, debenture stock, notes, securities and evidences of indebtedness, of any corporation and any stocks, funds and securities of any government, municipality or other authority;

(o) acquire or lease all or part of the property, assets and undertaking, and assume any of the obligations and liabilities of a firm or person carrying on or entitled to carry on any activities that the authority is authorized to carry on or that can be carried on incidental to or in connection with the exercise of the powers and duties of the authority;

(p) assume duties and obligations of a firm or person, reimburse others for payments made and liabilities incurred and indemnify others against liabilities;

(q) issue securities in exchange for obligations assumed by the authority or in exchange for securities of any other firm or person representing those obligations, and enter into any covenants or agreements considered necessary or desirable for that purpose;

(r) amalgamate in any manner with or enter into partnership with a firm or person;

(s) enter into a working arrangement with or cooperate with a firm or person carrying on or proposing to carry on an activity that the authority is empowered to carry on;

(t) by agreement or otherwise, take part in or take over all or part of the management, supervision or control of the business or operations of a firm or person;

(u) enter into agreements with a firm or person for any of the purposes of this Act;

(v) finance the operations of a corporation that has powers the exercise of which, in the opinion of the directors, would be beneficial to the authority;

(w) do immediately anything referred to in this section in contemplation of future requirements;

(x) do anything necessary or desirable for carrying out any of the powers and purposes in this section;

(y) exercise any of the powers in section 22 of the Companies Act, R.S.B.C. 1960, c. 67.

  Section 12 (1.1) and (1.2) were added by 2010-22-54, effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).

  Section 13 BEFORE repealed by 2004-23-15, effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

 Compliance with requirement

13  A person who owns, operates or controls a power site, power project or power plant and who is required to furnish particulars under section 12 (1) must comply with that requirement.

  Section 14 BEFORE repealed by 2009-34-6, effective November 26, 2009 (Royal Assent).

 Tenders

14  The authority must invite tenders by public advertisement, or when impracticable, then by public notice, for the construction and repair of all power plants, except in the case of pressing emergency, if a delay would be injurious to the public interest or if from the nature of the work it can be more expeditiously and economically done by the officers and servants of the authority.

  Section 15 BEFORE repealed by 2009-34-6, effective November 26, 2009 (Royal Assent).

 Opening tenders

15  The authority must open all tenders received in each case in public at a time and place stated in the advertisement or notice inviting the tenders, and the prices must then and there be made known.

  Section 16 (9) BEFORE amended by 2004-61-27, effective March 18, 2005 (BC Reg 95/2005).

(9)  If the authority and a person entitled to compensation fail to agree on the amount of compensation payable under subsection (8), the amount must be determined by the Expropriation Compensation Board established under the Expropriation Act.

  Section 20 (2) BEFORE amended by 2004-61-27, effective March 18, 2005 (BC Reg 95/2005).

(2)  Despite anything in this Act, if a claim is made against the authority for damage to crops, gardens, shrubs, trees or other growing things, or other damage caused by or incidental to the exercise of powers conferred by this section, if the amount of compensation for damage is not agreed on, compensation must be determined by the Expropriation Compensation Board established under the Expropriation Act.

  Section 21 (10), (16) and (20) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(10)  The notes, bonds, debentures and other securities of the authority must be in a form determined by the directors of the authority or on behalf of the authority by the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations as fiscal agent for the authority.

(16)  The Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations, as fiscal agent of the authority, may arrange all details and do, transact and execute all deeds, matters and things that are required during the negotiation of a loan or for placing a loan.

(20)  The sum referred to in subsection (18) must be paid to the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations, who must

(a) act as trustee for the authority,

(b) establish one or more appropriate sinking fund trustee accounts, and

(c) subject to subsection (21), invest that sum and the interest earned on it in investments permitted for a trust fund under section 40 (4) of the Financial Administration Act.

  Section (21) (a) and (b) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(a) the payment by the authority to the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations as trustee for the authority of a sinking fund for the repayment at or before maturity of all or any part of any securities issued by the authority, and

(b) the application by the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations on behalf of the authority of all or any part of the sinking fund paid under paragraph (a) and any interest earnings on it to the purchase, and, in the case of securities issued subject to redemption in advance of maturity, to the redemption by call of the securities.

  Section 21 (22) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(22)  The Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations must apply the sinking fund referred to in subsection (21) in accordance with the provisions approved under that subsection, and any securities purchased or redeemed may be retained in the sinking fund, and, if retained, may be cancelled on the authorization of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

  Section 21 (18) to (23) BEFORE repealed by 2004-23-15, effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

(18)  The authority, except in the case of temporary loans of a term not exceeding 5 years and of issues of securities repayable in installments of principal, must set aside a sum that, together with interest compounded annually on it at a rate determined by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, would be sufficient, irrespective of the date or dates of maturity of the securities being issued, to provide a sinking fund for the repayment in full of any securities issued by the authority

(a) within a period not exceeding 50 years from the date of them, or

(b) in the case of securities issued by the authority under subsection (5) (a) other than for repaying or renewing a temporary loan in whole or in part, within a period not exceeding 50 years from the date of original issue of the securities being repaid, refunded or renewed.

(19)  The authority must set aside the sum referred to in subsection (18) in each year of the maximum period 50 years referred to in subsection 18 (a) and (b).

(20)  The sum referred to in subsection (18) must be paid to the Minister of Finance, who must

(a) act as trustee for the authority,

(b) establish one or more appropriate sinking fund trustee accounts, and

(c) subject to subsection (21), invest that sum and the interest earned on it in investments permitted for a trust fund under section 40 (4) of the Financial Administration Act.

(21)  Despite anything in this Act, the authority may make other provisions approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council for

(a) the payment by the authority to the Minister of Finance as trustee for the authority of a sinking fund for the repayment at or before maturity of all or any part of any securities issued by the authority, and

(b) the application by the Minister of Finance on behalf of the authority of all or any part of the sinking fund paid under paragraph (a) and any interest earnings on it to the purchase, and, in the case of securities issued subject to redemption in advance of maturity, to the redemption by call of the securities.

(22)  The Minister of Finance must apply the sinking fund referred to in subsection (21) in accordance with the provisions approved under that subsection, and any securities purchased or redeemed may be retained in the sinking fund, and, if retained, may be cancelled on the authorization of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

(23)  When authorized by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, the authority may defer for a period not exceeding 10 years its payments for sinking fund purposes required under subsections (18) and (19), and the sums required for the sinking fund account are payable during the remainder of the maximum period of 50 years referred to in those subsections.

  Section 21 (5) (e) BEFORE amended by 2007-14-201,Sch, effective December 1, 2007 (BC Reg 354/2007).

(e) the exercise of a power, right, function or duty conferred or imposed on the authority by or under this or any other Act or law.

  Section 21 (1) and (14) BEFORE amended by 2008-10-33, effective May 1, 2008 (Royal Assent).

(1)  Subject to the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council and within the borrowing limitation set out in section 25, the authority, for any of the purposes of the authority, may

(14)  Subject to the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council and within the borrowing limitation set out in section 25, the authority may also borrow by way of temporary loans from any person the sums on the terms, for the purposes and on the conditions the directors of the authority determine, by way of bank overdraft or line of credit, or by the pledging as security for the temporary loans of notes, bonds, debentures or other securities of the authority pending the sale of them or in place of selling them, or in whatever other manner the directors of the authority determine.

  Section 22 BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

22  Despite anything in this Act, the authority may, in the bylaw or resolution under section 21, authorize the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations or, with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations, authorize the Minister of Finance of Canada to determine any matter required to be determined under section 21 for

  Section 22 BEFORE amended by 2004-23-16, effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

22  Despite anything in this Act, the authority may, in the bylaw or resolution under section 21, authorize the Minister of Finance or, with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance, authorize the Minister of Finance of Canada to determine any matter required to be determined under section 21 for

(a) borrowing money from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Fund established under the Canada Pension Plan, and

(b) issuing and selling to the Receiver General and Minister of Finance of Canada for the credit of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Fund debentures as security for the loans.

  Section 22 (a) BEFORE amended by 2017-10-21, effective November 2, 2017 (Royal Assent).

(a) borrowing money from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Fund established under the Canada Pension Plan, and

  Section 23 (2) and (3) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A and B, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(2)  The guarantee under subsection (1) must bear the manual, engraved, lithographed or printed signature of the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations, or the manual, engraved, lithographed or printed signature or signatures of the other officer or officers of the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations of British Columbia designated by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

(3)  The engraved, lithographed or printed signature of the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations or of any other officer is for all purposes the signature of that person, and is binding on the government even though the person whose signature is reproduced may not have held office at the date of the notes, bonds, debentures or other securities or at the date of the delivery of them, and despite any change in any of the persons holding the office between the time when the signature is affixed and the date of delivery of the notes, bonds, debentures or other securities.

  Section 24 (2) (a) and (b) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A and B, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(a) the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations, or

(b) an officer of the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations,

  Section 25 (g) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(g) the value, as determined by the Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations, of sinking fund balances attributable to the authority.

  Section 25 BEFORE repealed by 2008-10-34, effective May 1, 2008 (Royal Assent).

 Borrowing limitation

25  The aggregate of the sums that may be borrowed under this Act, after payment of discount, commission, brokerage and all other expenses of all such loans, must not exceed the aggregate net sum of $8 billion 800 million, and in calculating the aggregate net sum the following must be deducted:

(a) sums borrowed by the authority for any of the purposes referred to in section 21 (5) (a) and (b);

(b) sums borrowed by the authority that have been repaid by the authority otherwise than out of the proceeds of the sale of securities of the authority issued for the purpose or out of a sinking fund;

(c) sums borrowed by the authority to repay all or part of any outstanding temporary loans of the authority;

(d) the amount of debt of another firm or person assumed by the authority or money borrowed to repay the debt assumed;

(e) the total amount of indebtedness under securities exchanged for obligations or securities of another firm or person;

(f) securities of the authority hypothecated or pledged by the authority as collateral security for temporary loans of the authority, except to the extent that the net sum realized on any subsequent sale by the authority of the securities exceeds the amount of the temporary loan paid or to be repaid from the proceeds of the sale;

(g) the value, as determined by the Minister of Finance, of sinking fund balances attributable to the authority.

  Section 26 BEFORE repealed by 2004-23-15, effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

 United States dollars

26  For calculating the sum to be set aside for sinking fund under section 21 (18) and (19) for securities payable in United States dollars, one dollar in lawful money of Canada may be deemed to be the equivalent of one dollar in lawful money of the United States of America.

  Section 28 (1) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-27,Sch A, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(1)  The Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations may direct the Comptroller General of British Columbia to examine and report to the Treasury Board on any or all of the financial and accounting operations of the authority.

  Section 28 (2) BEFORE amended by 2004-23-17, effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

(2)  The accounts of the authority must at least once in every year, be audited and reported on by an auditor or auditors appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, and the costs of the audit must be paid by the authority.

  Section 28 (3) BEFORE repealed by 2004-23-15, effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

(3)  The Lieutenant Governor in Council must appoint the auditors and the bankers of the authority, who hold office during pleasure.

  Section 28 (2) BEFORE amended by 2012-12-118, effective May 14, 2012 (Royal Assent).

(2)  The accounts of the authority must at least once in every year, be audited and reported on by an auditor or auditors, and the costs of the audit must be paid by the authority.

  Section 28 (2.1) was added by 2012-12-118, effective May 14, 2012 (Royal Assent).

  Section 29 BEFORE repealed by 2004-23-15, effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

 Annual report

29  (1)  The authority must make to the Lieutenant Governor in Council an annual report containing clear and comprehensive financial statements made up to March 31 last preceding.

(2)  If the Legislature is then in session, the report must be laid before it at once, otherwise within 15 days after the opening of the next session.

(3)  The Financial Information Act applies to the authority.

  Section 32 (7) (d) BEFORE repealed by 2001-30-16, effective September 1, 2002 per 2001-30-17 as amended by 2002-10-34.

(d) the Corporation Capital Tax Act;

  Section 32 (7) (v.1) was added by 2002-64-8, effective October 31, 2002 (Royal Assent).

  Section 32 (7) (f) BEFORE repealed by 2003-46-22, effective May 29, 2003 (Royal Assent).

(f) the Economic Development Electricity Rate Act;

  Section 32 (8) was added by 2003-44-18, effective July 25, 2003 (BC Reg 306/2003).

  Section 32 (7) (c) BEFORE amended by 2003-70-170, effective March 29, 2004 (BC Reg 64/2004).

(c) section 128 of the Company Act;

  Section 32 (7) (k) BEFORE amended by 2003-54-22, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 11/2004).

(k) sections 4.1, 52 to 55, 77 and 79 of the Financial Administration Act;

  Section 32 (7) (w.1) was added by 2003-39-93, effective April 1, 2004 (BC Reg 136/2004).

  Section 32 (7) (k.1) was added by 2004-23-18, effective April 29, 2004 (Royal Assent).

  Section 32 (7) (i) BEFORE amended by 2003-53-154(a), effective July 8, 2004 (BC Reg 317/2004).

(i) the Environment Management Act;

  Section 32 (7) (y) BEFORE repealed by 2003-53-154(b), effective July 8, 2004 (BC Reg 317/2004).

(y) the Waste Management Act;

  Section 32 (7) (z) BEFORE repealed by 2001-9-84, effective November 1, 2004 (BC Reg 299/2004).

(z) sections 1 to 26, 29, 31 to 42, 44, 45, 46, except subsection (2) (c), and 47 to 49 of the Water Act.

  Section 32 (7) (t) BEFORE amended by 2003-58-44, effective December 31, 2004 (BC Reg 599/2004).

(t) the Pesticide Control Act;

  Section 32 (7) (z.1) was added by 2004-31-99, effective March 31, 2005 (BC Reg 38/2005).

  Section 32 (7) (q.1) was added by 2003-74-6, effective February 1, 2006 (BC Reg 357/2005).

  Section 32 (7) (w.2) was added by 2006-31-4, effective June 23, 2006 (BC Reg 190/2006).

  Section 32 (7) (p) BEFORE amended by 2003-94-43,Sch, effective June 1, 2007 (BC Reg 166/2006).

(p) the Insurance (Motor Vehicle) Act;

  Section 32 (1) BEFORE amended by 2007-14-201,Sch, effective December 1, 2007 (BC Reg 354/2007).

(1)  Despite any specific provision in any Act to the contrary, except as otherwise provided by or under this Act, the authority is not bound by any statute or statutory provision of British Columbia.

  Section 32 (7) (m.1) BEFORE amended by 2007-41-67, effective November 30, 2007 (BC Reg 399/2007).

(m.1) the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Act;

  Section 32 (7) (c.1) was added by 2007-42-13, effective January 1, 2008 (BC Reg 407/2007).

  Section 32 (7) (s) BEFORE amended by 2009-21-5,Sch 2, effective October 29, 2009 (Royal Assent).

(s) the Ombudsman Act;

  Section 32 (7) (c.2) was added by 2008-32-46, effective November 25, 2009 (BC Reg 272/2009).

  Section 32 (7) (k) BEFORE amended by 2010-2-41, effective April 1, 2010.

(k) sections 4.1, 53, 53.1, 54, 56, 56.3, 56.4, 63, 77 and 79 of the Financial Administration Act;

  Section 32 (7) (c.3) was added by 2010-21-60, effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).

  Section 32 (7) (c) BEFORE amended by 2010-22-55(a), effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).

(c) Division 5 of Part 5 of the Business Corporations Act;

  Section 32 (7) (c.01) was added by 2010-22-55(b), effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).

  Section 32 (7) (x) BEFORE amended by 2010-22-55(c), effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).

(x) the Utilities Commission Act, except sections 50, 51 (c), 52, 57 (2), 95 and 98;

  Section 32 (8) BEFORE repealed by 2010-22-55(d), effective July 5, 2010.

(8)  The Transmission Corporation Act applies to the authority in the manner and to the extent contemplated by that Act.

  Section 32 (7) (c.2) BEFORE amended by 2014-29-63, effective January 1, 2016 (BC Reg 247/2015 as am by BC Reg 260/2015).

(c.2) the Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Cap and Trade) Act;

  Section 32 (7) (z) BEFORE amended by 2014-15-174, effective February 29, 2016 (BC Reg 35/2016).

(z) Part 1, Part 2, except sections 27, 28, 30, 43 and 50, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6, except section 101 (3) (b), of the Water Act;

  Section 32 (7) (c.1) BEFORE amended by 2018-32-5,Sch, effective November 9, 2018 (BC Reg 235/2018).

(c.1) the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act;

  Section 32 (7) (m.2) was added by 2018-46-154, effective November 27, 2018 (Royal Assent).

  Section 32 (7) (x) BEFORE amended by 2019-24-9, effective May 16, 2019 (Royal Assent).

(x) the Utilities Commission Act, except sections 44.1, 50, 51 (c), 52, 57 (2), 95 and 98;

  Section 32 (7) (f.1) was added by 2021-18-21, effective January 1, 2019 [retro from June 17, 2021 (Royal Assent)].

  Section 34 (0.1) and (0.2) were added by 2018-4-13(a), effective December 31, 2019.

  Section 34 (2) BEFORE amended by 2018-4-13(b), effective December 31, 2019.

(2) Except as provided by order of the Lieutenant Governor in Council, land and improvements of the authority as defined by the School Act must be included for the calculation of Provincial grants to school districts and the net taxable value of land and improvements of the authority as defined in the School Act must be assessed and taxed in each year.

  Section 34 (2.1) was added by 2018-4-13(b), effective December 31, 2019.

  Section 34.1 was enacted by 2013-17-19, effective July 25, 2013 (Royal Assent).

  Section 34.2 was enacted by 2014-32-34, effective December 31, 2014 (BC Reg 228/2014).

  Section 38 was renumbered to 38 (1) by 2010-22-56, effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).

  Section 38 (2) was added by 2010-22-56, effective June 3, 2010 (Royal Assent).