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Volume 64, No. 5
52/2021
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
March 9, 2021

B.C. Reg. 52/2021, deposited March 1, 2021, under the OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES ACT [section 112 (1)]. Regulation of the board of the Oil and Gas Commission, dated February 26, 2021.

The board of the Oil and Gas Commission orders that, effective June 1, 2021, the Service Regulation, B.C. Reg. 199/2011, is amended as set out in the attached Schedule.

— F. MIHLAR, Chair, Board of Directors.

Schedule

1 Section 1 of the Service Regulation, B.C. Reg. 199/2011, is repealed and the following substituted:

Definitions

1 In this regulation:

"Act" means the Oil and Gas Activities Act;

"local authority" means a municipality or a regional district;

"local Indigenous nation" means, as applicable, a local Indigenous nation as defined in

(a) section 1 of the Dormancy and Shutdown Regulation, or

(b) section 1 of the Oil and Gas Road Regulation.

2 Section 2 is amended

(a) in subsection (1) by striking out "or authorization holder" and substituting "or an authorization holder, other than a local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation",

(b) by repealing subsection (1) (c) and substituting the following:

(c) by sending a copy by electronic transmission using the contact information provided by that person; ,

(c) in subsections (1) (d) and (2) (c) by striking out "mail box" and substituting "mailbox",

(d) by adding the following subsection:

(1.1) In addition to the methods of service set out in section 79 (1) (a) and (c) of the Act, the following methods of service are prescribed for the service of documents under the Act on a local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation that is not a permit holder or an authorization holder:

(a) by leaving a copy with

(i) an agent of the local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation, or

(ii) a contact person specified by the local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation;

(b) by sending a copy by ordinary mail or registered mail to

(i) the address of a contact person specified by the local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation, or

(ii) if no contact person is specified, the address at which the local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation carries on business;

(c) by sending a copy by electronic transmission

(i) using the contact information of a contact person specified by the local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation, or

(ii) if no contact person is specified, to the local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation, using the contact information provided by that local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation;

(d) by leaving a copy in a mailbox or mail slot for

(i) the address of a contact person specified by the local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation, or

(ii) if no contact person is specified, the address at which the local authority, local Indigenous nation or First Nation carries on business. ,

(e) in subsection (2) by striking out "by a method described in subsection (1)" and substituting "in accordance with subsection (1) or (1.1)",

(f) in subsection (2) (a) by striking out "5th" and substituting "14th", and

(g) in subsection (2) (b) by striking out "electronic mail" and substituting "electronic transmission".


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