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Volume 64, No. 3
22/2021
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
February 9, 2021

B.C. Reg. 22/2021, deposited February 1, 2021, under the ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT [section 138]. Order in Council 52/2021, approved and ordered February 1, 2021.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that the Administrative Penalties (Environmental Management Act) Regulation, B.C. Reg. 133/2014, is amended as set out in the attached Schedule.

— G. HEYMAN, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy; N. SIMONS, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Schedule

1 Section 12 of the Administrative Penalties (Environmental Management Act) Regulation, B.C. Reg. 133/2014, is amended

(a) in subsection (1) by striking out "72 (1) or (2) or 76.2" and substituting "72 (1) or (2), 76.2, 91.11 (1) (a) or (4), 91.2 (2) or 91.41 (4)",

(b) in subsection (2) by striking out "107 (3), 109 (6) or 111 (2.1)" and substituting "91.11 (1) (b) or (c) or (2) or (3) (a), (c) or (d), 91.2 (1) (a) or (b) or (c) (i) or (ii) or (6) (a) (i) or (ii) or (b), 91.31 (6) (b), 91.51 (1) or (2), 91.71 (1) (a), (b), (c) or (d), 109 (6) or 111 (2.1)", and

(c) by adding the following subsection:

(2.1) A person who contravenes section 91.11 (1) (d) or (e) or (3) (b), 91.2 (6) (c), 91.31 (6) (a) or (c) or 91.71 (2) of the Act is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $10 000.

2 The following sections are added:

Prescribed provisions of Spill Contingency Planning Regulation

37.1 (1) A person who contravenes section 3 of the Spill Contingency Planning Regulation is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $40 000.

(2) A person who contravenes section 4, 5 (1) or (2), 6 (1) or (2), 7 (1) or (2), 8, 9 (1), 10, 11 (1) or 12 (1), (2), (3) or (4) of the Spill Contingency Planning Regulation is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $10 000.

Prescribed provisions of Spill Preparedness, Response and Recovery Regulation

37.2 A person who contravenes section 6, 9, 10 or 11 of the Spill Preparedness, Response and Recovery Regulation is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $10 000.

Prescribed provisions of Spill Reporting Regulation

37.3 (1) A person who contravenes section 4 (1) of the Spill Reporting Regulation is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $75 000.

(2) A person who contravenes section 7 (3) of the Spill Reporting Regulation is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $40 000.

(3) A person who contravenes section 4 (2), 5 or 6 of the Spill Reporting Regulation is liable to an administrative penalty not exceeding $10 000.


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