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Volume 65, No. 3
19/2022
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
February 15, 2022

B.C. Reg. 19/2022, deposited February 7, 2022, under the INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT ACT [section 39]. Regulation of the Administrator under the Integrated Pest Management Act, dated February 7, 2022.

I, Christa Zacharias-Homer, Administrator under the Integrated Pest Management Act, order that the Integrated Pest Management Regulation, B.C. Reg. 604/2004, is amended as set out in the attached Schedule.

— C. ZACHARIAS-HOMER, Administrator under the Integrated Pest Management Act.

Schedule

1 Sections 45 (f) and 59 (1) (i) of the Integrated Pest Management Regulation, B.C. Reg. 604/2004, are amended by striking out "a year" and substituting "per year".

2 Section 46 (3) (a) (ii) is amended by striking out "with the respect to" and substituting "with respect to".

3 Section 48 (b) is amended by striking out "under 5 (3)" and substituting "under section 5 (3)".

4 Section 54 (d) is amended by striking out "his or her" and substituting "the certificate holder's".

5 Section 60 (1) (a) is repealed and the following substituted:

(a) publish a notice of the application containing the information set out in subsection (2) in the manner specified by the administrator, or

6 Section 61 is repealed and the following substituted:

Public consultation – pest management plan

61 (1) At least 45 days before submitting a pesticide use notice to the administrator, an applicant for a confirmation must publish, in the manner specified by the administrator, the first of 2 notices containing the information set out in subsection (2), that must be published in a 2 week period.

(2) A notice for the purpose of subsection (1) must contain all the following:

(a) the heading "DEVELOPMENT OF A PEST MANAGEMENT PLAN" in block letters;

(b) a reference number or other identifier unique to the proposed pest management plan;

(c) the applicant's name, address and telephone number;

(d) a statement that the use of pesticides is intended within the area to which the pest management plan applies;

(e) a description, with reference to communities, of the area to which the pest management plan applies;

(f) the proposed duration of the pest management plan;

(g) the trade name and active ingredient of the pesticides proposed to be used under the pest management plan;

(h) the proposed manners of applying the pesticides identified under paragraph (g);

(i) a location where copies of the proposed pest management plan and maps of the proposed treatment area may be examined;

(j) the following paragraph:

A person wishing to contribute information about a proposed treatment site, relevant to the development of the pest management plan, may send copies of the information to the applicant at the address above within 30 days of the publication of this notice.

(3) If a proposed pesticide use under a pest management plan has the potential to significantly impact an individual or member of an organization or community, the confirmation holder must make reasonable efforts, starting at least 45 days before submitting a pesticide use notice to the administrator, to contact and consult those individuals.

7 Section 64 (3) (a) (i) is repealed and the following substituted:

(i) published in the manner specified by the administrator, .

8 Section 71 (1) (d) is amended by striking out "he or she" and substituting "the pilot".

9 Section 74 (1) is amended by striking out "section 24 (2) (a), (b) (f) or (g)" and substituting "section 24 (2) (a), (b), (f) or (g)".


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