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Volume 65, No. 13
143/2022
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
July 5, 2022

B.C. Reg. 143/2022, deposited June 23, 2022, under the WILDLIFE ACT [section 108 (2) and (3)]. Order in Council 344/2022, approved and ordered June 22, 2022.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that the Designation and Exemption Regulation, B.C. Reg. 168/90, is amended as set out in the attached Appendix.

— K. CONROY, Minister of Forests; A. KANG, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Appendix

1 Section 2 (1) (a) of the Designation and Exemption Regulation, B.C. Reg. 168/90, is amended by striking out "by that person" and substituting "by the person".

2 Section 3 is amended

(a) in subsection (1) by striking out "sections 11 (8), 33, 37, 44 and 77 (2) and (3)" and substituting "sections 11 (8), 29, 33, 37, 44 and 77 (2) and (3)",

(b) in subsection (3) by adding the following paragraphs:

(a.1) Sylvilagus floridanus – eastern cottontail,

(a.2) Oryctolagus cuniculus – European rabbit, , and

(c) by repealing subsection (4).

3 Section 9 is amended

(a) in subsection (1) by striking out "sections 11 (1) and (8), 21, 22, 26 (1) (h), 27 (4), 33, 35 (2) (b), 37, 75, and 78" and substituting "sections 11 (1), 21, 22, 26 (1) (h), 27 (4), 29, 33, 35 (2) (b), 37, 75 and 78", and

(b) by adding the following subsection:

(3) A person is exempt from sections 21 (1) (b), 22, 33 and 37 of the Wildlife Act where that person possesses a hunted, taken, trapped or wounded animal of the species Sylvilagus floridanus – eastern cottontail or Oryctolagus cuniculus – European rabbit.

4 Section 9.1 (2) is amended by striking out "section 32 of the Act" and substituting "section 32 of the Wildlife Act".

5 Section 11 (3) is repealed and the following substituted:

(3) Despite subsection (1), the exemption from section 11 (1) of the Wildlife Act does not apply to feral pigs within the meaning of section 3.2 of this regulation.

6 Section 11.1 (4) is amended by striking out "section 11 (9) of the Act is exempt from section 41 of the Act" and substituting "section 11 (9) of the Wildlife Act is exempt from section 41 of the Wildlife Act".

7 Section 11.3 (2) is amended by striking out "Schedule C" and substituting "Schedule B or C".

8 Section 4 (o) of Schedule A is repealed and the following substituted:

(o) Sonora semiannulata – ground snake; .

9 Schedule B is amended

(a) by striking out "(sections 10 (1) (a), 4, 2 (1), 6 (1))" and substituting "(sections 2 (1), 3 (1), 4, 6 (1), 10 (1) (a) and 11.3 (2))", and

(b) by adding the following section:

2 Birds of the following species:

(a) all species of the genus Corvus – crows, except Corvus corax – common raven;

(b) Pica pica – black-billed magpie;

(c) Molothrus ater – brown-headed cowbird.

10 Schedule C is amended

(a) by striking out "(sections 10 (1) (a), 11 (1), 4, 2 (1), 6 (1))" and substituting "(sections 2 (1), 3 (1), 4, 6 (1), 10 (1) (a), 11 (1) and 11.3 (2))", and

(b) by repealing section 2 (a), (b) and (f).


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