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B.C. Reg. 318/2004
O.C. 721/2004
Deposited July 8, 2004
effective July 8, 2004
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Environmental Management Act

Conservation Officer Service
Authority Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 193/2005, April 15, 2005]

Powers and duties of members of the Conservation Officer Service

1(1)  For the purposes of section 107 (1) (a) (ii) of the Environmental Management Act, a member of the Conservation Officer Service may exercise the powers and perform the duties of the official listed in Column 1 of the Table under the enactment listed opposite in Column 2 of the Table.

(2)  For the purposes of section 107 (1) (b) of the Environmental Management Act, the following enactments are prescribed as enactments that a member of the Conservation Officer Service may enforce:

(a)Ecological Reserve Act;

(b)Forest and Range Practices Act;

(c)Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act;

(d)Land Act;

(e)sections 40 and 44 of the Liquor Control and Licensing Act;

(f)sections 13 (1), 24, 33, 70, 71, 73, 84, 177 and 204 of the Motor Vehicle Act.

References to Act include regulations

2In section 1 (2) and the Table, except as otherwise indicated, a reference to an Act includes regulations made under the Act and a reference to a portion of an Act includes regulations that apply in relation to that portion of the Act.

Table

[am. B.C. Reg. 193/2005, App. B.]

Column 1
Official
Column 2
Enactment
an officer of the management authority Creston Valley Wildlife Act
a person authorized under section 33 of the Environmental Assessment Act Environmental Assessment Act
inspector Fish Inspection Act
a member of the Provincial police force Land Act, section 67 (3)
peace officer Liquor Control and Licensing Act, sections 41, 67, 69, 70 and 72
peace officer Motor Vehicle Act, sections 13 (2) to (4), 71, 73, 84 and 123
peace officer Offence Act
park officer Park Act
inspector Transport of Dangerous Goods Act
park ranger Park Act

[Provisions of the Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 53 relevant to the enactment of this regulation: section 119 (1) (c)]