B.C. Reg. 119/78
O.C. 634/78

Filed March 20, 1978

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Land Act; Motor Vehicle (All Terrain) Act


[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 546/2004, December 31, 2004]

Whereas the use of all-terrain vehicles during the summer months is causing serious damage to the vegetation and snowmobile use during the winter months is resulting in serious disturbance of deer on critical winter range on the Crown lands outlined in red on the map attached hereto:

Vehicle prohibition

1 Except for public officials in the discharge of their duties and except for the roads shown coloured green on the map attached, the use of any all-terrain vehicle or snowmobile without the issuance of a permit is prohibited on the Crown lands outlined in red on the map attached hereto.


2 For the purpose of this regulation:

(a) "all-terrain vehicle" means any type of vehicle propelled by motorized power and capable of travel on or off a highway as defined in the Transportation Act;

(b) "snowmobile" means a vehicle weighing not more than 1 000 pounds, designed primarily for travel on snow or ice, having one or more steering skis and self-propelled by means of an endless belt or belts driven in contact with the ground;

(c) "permit" is a permit issued by the Lands Management Branch of the Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management, specifying terms and conditions for the use of Crown land.

[am. B.C. Regs. 109/2002, s. 2; 546/2004, App. s. 18.]


[en. B.C. Reg. 401/80.]

Map exempt from publication, may be inspected at the offices of the Land Management Branch, Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management, Victoria, B.C.


[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Land Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 245, sections 66 and 110; Motor Vehicle (All Terrain) Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 319, section 7]

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