B.C. Reg. 12/77
O.C. 102/77

Filed January 13, 1977

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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 motor vehicles is causing severe damage to alpine and subalpine rangelands which are important wildlife habitat within the Crown lands described in the schedule attached hereto:

Vehicle prohibition — June to October

1 Except for public officials in the discharge of their duties, the use of any all-terrain vehicle without the issuance of a permit is prohibited during the period June 1 to October 31 of each and every year on the Crown lands described on the schedule 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;

(c) "permit" is a permit issued by the Land Management Branch specifying terms and conditions for the use of Crown land.

[am. B.C. Reg. 546/2004, App. s. 16.]


All those parcels or tracts of land situated in the Osoyoos Division of Yale Land District more particularly described as follows:

Commencing at the point where the boundaries of Kootenay Land District and Similkameen and Osoyoos Divisions of Yale Land District join; thence in a northerly direction along the boundary between Kootenay Land District and Osoyoos Division of the Yale Land District via Gunward Mountain, Mount Scaia to Galloping Mountain; thence in a westerly direction following the height of land to Lightning Peak; thence following the height of land in a southerly direction to the boundary between Osoyoos and Similkameen Divisions of Yale Land District; thence following that boundary east to the point of commencement (save and except thereout the 40 foot right of way outlined in bold black on the sketch attached to the map notation conveyed to the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority by letter dated April 4, 1975, and the travelled access to Lightning Peak southerly from Highway 6).


[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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