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Volume 64, No. 4
43/2021
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
February 23, 2021

B.C. Reg. 43/2021, deposited February 22, 2021, under the SAFETY STANDARDS ACT [sections 86 and 88 (2)]. Ministerial Order M72/2021, dated February 21, 2021.

I, David Eby, Q.C., Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, order that

(a) the Safety Standards General Regulation, B.C. Reg. 105/2004, is amended as set out in the attached Schedule 1, and

(b) effective September 6, 2022, the Safety Standards General Regulation is amended as set out in the attached Schedule 2.

— D. EBY, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing.

Schedule 1

1 The following Part is added to the Safety Standards General Regulation, B.C. Reg. 105/2004:

Part 9 – Miscellaneous Matters

Removal of records from registry

36 (1) A person against whom an enforcement action has been taken may apply to the registrar for a review of the person's enforcement action records.

(2) An application must

(a) be in the form and manner required by the registrar, and

(b) be accompanied by the applicable fee, if any.

(3) On completing a review, the registrar may remove from the registry information about an enforcement action taken against the applicant if satisfied of all of the following:

(a) the applicant has complied with all requirements imposed under the enforcement action;

(b) at least 7 years have passed since the enforcement action was taken;

(c) no further enforcement action was taken against the applicant within the 7-year period referred to in paragraph (b).

Schedule 2

1 The following section is added to the Safety Standards General Regulation, B.C. Reg. 105/2004:

Offering or advertising to do regulated work

37 (1) This section applies with respect to regulated work that may be done by a licensed contractor

(a) under the Electrical Safety Regulation, the Gas Safety Regulation or the Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation, or

(b) holding a licence of Class A, RA, M, C, H, AM or IC under the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation.

(2) Unless a waiver is given under subsection (4), a person who offers or advertises to do regulated work must include with the offer or advertisement both of the following:

(a) the name of the licensed contractor, as stated on the licensed contractor's licence, who will do the regulated work;

(b) the licence number of the licensed contractor who will do the regulated work.

(3) A person referred to in subsection (2) must ensure that the information required under that subsection is provided in a manner that is clear.

(4) A provincial safety manager may waive a requirement under subsection (2) if satisfied that a person or class of persons cannot practicably comply with the requirement because of the form of the intended offer or advertisement.


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