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Volume 64, No. 13
156/2021
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
June 29, 2021

B.C. Reg. 156/2021, deposited June 17, 2021, under the CANNABIS CONTROL AND LICENSING ACT [sections 127 and 134]. Order in Council 352/2021, approved and ordered June 17, 2021.

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

(a) the Worker Qualification Regulation, B.C. Reg. 214/2018, is repealed, and

(b) the Cannabis Licensing Regulation, B.C. Reg. 202/2018, is amended as set out in the attached Appendix.

— M. FARNWORTH, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General; D. EBY, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Appendix

1 Sections 10.1 (a) and 11.2 of the Cannabis Licensing Regulation, B.C. Reg. 202/2018, are amended by striking out "section 20 (6) of the Worker Qualification Regulation" and substituting "section 42.1".

2 Section 11.01 (a) is amended by striking out "section 20 (6) of the Worker Qualification Regulation" and substituting "section 42.1 of this regulation".

3 The following Division is added to Part 4:

Division 3.1 – Training

Matters relating to prescribed training

42.1 (1) In this section, "general training program" means the general training program established by the general manager under section 113 (1) of the Act.

(2) For the purposes of section 113 (5) of the Act, the prescribed period in respect of a training certificate is 2 years after the date the certificate is issued.

(3) For the purposes of section 114 of the Act, the type of training prescribed for a retail store licensee is the general training program.

(4) For the purposes of section 115 (1) of the Act, the type of training prescribed with respect to selling cannabis is the general training program.

(5) For the purposes of section 115 (2) of the Act, the type of training prescribed for adults who supervise the sale of cannabis is the general training program.

(6) For the purposes of section 116 of the Act, the general training program is the type of training prescribed for the following classes of persons:

(a) marketing licensees who are individuals;

(b) designated representatives, within the meaning of section 10.1 of this regulation, of marketing licensees;

(c) adults who work for a marketing licensee;

(d) adults who act as an agent of a marketing licensee.

(7) For the purposes of section 116 of the Act, the activities specified in relation to the classes of persons referred to in subsection (6) of this section are the following:

(a) promoting cannabis for the purpose of selling it;

(b) supervising staff who promote cannabis for the purpose of selling it.

4 The following section is added:

General training program fee

45.1 (1) The fee to take the general training program referred to in section 42.1 (1) is $35 and, subject to subsection (2), must be paid before taking the program.

(2) If an adult who applies to take the general training program works in a government cannabis store, the fee for the training may be paid by the government after the adult takes the training.

5 The following section is added:

Transition – refund of application fee for security verification

47 An application fee for a security verification that was paid under section 18 (1) of the Worker Qualification Regulation, as it read immediately before the coming into force of this section, must be refunded if, before that coming into force, the general manager did not communicate to the applicant a decision in respect of the application.


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