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Volume 64, No. 4
42/2021
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
February 23, 2021

B.C. Reg. 42/2021, deposited February 17, 2021, under the ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT, 2015 [section 204], the MANUFACTURED HOME PARK TENANCY ACT [section 89 (2)] and the RESIDENTIAL TENANCY ACT [section 97 (2)]. Order in Council 89/2021, approved and ordered February 17, 2021.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that, effective March 1, 2021,

(a) sections 134, 135 (b), 136 (b), 180, 181 (b) and 182 (b) of the Administrative Tribunals Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 10, are brought into force,

(b) the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Regulation, B.C. Reg. 481/2003, is amended as set out in the attached Appendix 1, and

(c) the Residential Tenancy Regulation, B.C. Reg. 477/2003, is amended as set out in the attached Appendix 2.

— D. EBY, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing; M. DEAN, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Appendix 1

1 The following Part is added to the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Regulation, B.C. Reg. 481/2003:

Part 9 – Giving and Serving Documents

Other means of giving or serving documents

59 (1) For the purposes of section 81 (j) [how to give or serve documents generally] of the Act, the documents described in section 81 of the Act may be given to or served on a person by emailing a copy to an email address provided as an address for service by the person.

(2) For the purposes of section 82 (1) (f) [special rules for certain documents] of the Act, the documents described in section 82 (1) of the Act may be given to a person by emailing a copy to an email address provided as an address for service by the person.

(3) For the purposes of section 82 (2) (f) of the Act, the documents described in section 82 (2) of the Act may be given to a tenant by emailing a copy to an email address provided as an address for service by the tenant.

When documents are considered to be received

60 A document given or served by email in accordance with section 59, unless earlier received, is deemed to be received on the third day after it is emailed.

Appendix 2

1 The following Part is added to the Residential Tenancy Regulation, B.C. Reg. 477/2003:

Part 8 – Giving and Serving Documents

Other means of giving or serving documents

43 (1) For the purposes of section 88 (j) [how to give or serve documents generally] of the Act, the documents described in section 88 of the Act may be given to or served on a person by emailing a copy to an email address provided as an address for service by the person.

(2) For the purposes of section 89 (1) (f) [special rules for certain documents]of the Act, the documents described in section 89 (1) of the Act may be given to a person by emailing a copy to an email address provided as an address for service by the person.

(3) For the purposes of section 89 (2) (f) of the Act, the documents described in section 89 (2) of the Act may be given to a tenant by emailing a copy to an email address provided as an address for service by the tenant.

When documents are considered to be received

44 A document given or served by email in accordance with section 43, unless earlier received, is deemed to be received on the third day after it is emailed.


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