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Volume 65, No. 14
171/2022
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
July 19, 2022

B.C. Reg. 171/2022, deposited July 11, 2022, under the TENANCY STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT, 2018 [section 14] and the RESIDENTIAL TENANCY ACT [section 97 (2)]. Order in Council 402/2022, approved and ordered July 11, 2022.

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

(a) section 8 of the Tenancy Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 is brought into force, and

(b) section 13.1 of the Residential Tenancy Regulation, B.C. Reg. 477/2003, is amended

(i) by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the following:

(2) For the purposes of section 97 (2) (a.1) of the Act [prescribing circumstances when landlord may include term requiring tenant to vacate], a circumstance in which a landlord may include in a fixed term tenancy agreement a requirement that the tenant vacate the rental unit at the end of the term is that the landlord is an individual who, or whose close family member, will occupy the rental unit at the end of the term. , and

(ii) by adding the following subsection:

(3) For the purposes of section 97 (2) (a.2) [prescribing period of time for which a circumstance prescribed under paragraph (a.1) must be satisfied] of the Act, the period of time for which the circumstance prescribed under paragraph (a.1) [prescribing circumstances when landlord may include term requiring tenant to vacate] must be satisfied is 6 months.

— D. EBY, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing; M. MARK, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.


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