B.C. Reg. 552/76
O.C. 3029/76
Filed October 19, 1976
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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 area generally known as Porcupine Ridge and situated on the Bonaparte Plateau, north and west of Kamloops, has fragile alpine meadows and is considered to be a key wildlife habitat:

And whereas the quality of the recreational and wildlife values could degenerate if motorized all-terrain vehicle or snowmobile access is permitted in the area:

Vehicle prohibition

1 The use of any all-terrain vehicles or snowmobiles without the issuance of a permit is prohibited within the area outlined in red on the attached reduction of a map recorded in the Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management under No. 10, Tube 608.


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 endless belt or belts driven in contact with the ground;

(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. 15.]


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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