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Recreational Facility Act

[RSBC 1996] CHAPTER 399

Contents
1Definition
2Grants for facility
3Grants for planning
4Advisory committee
5Power to make regulations

Definition

1  In this Act, "public recreational facility" means a recreational facility available to any individual who wishes to use it for its intended purposes.

Grants for facility

2  (1) The minister may pay a grant to a municipality, regional district or an organization approved by the minister, that will sponsor the renovation, construction or equipping of a public recreational facility.

(2) A grant under subsection (1) must not be greater than 1/3 of the cost of the renovation, construction or equipping of the public recreational facility or $400 000, whichever is less.

Grants for planning

3  (1) The minister may pay a grant to a municipality or regional district for preparing a comprehensive plan for the provision of recreational facilities in the municipality or regional district.

(2) A grant under subsection (1) must not be greater than 33 1/3¢ for each person in the municipality or regional district, or $25 000, whichever is less.

Advisory committee

4  (1) The minister may appoint a person or persons to advise the minister on matters relating to this Act.

(2) A person appointed under subsection (1) may be paid reasonable and necessary travelling and out of pocket expenses incurred by the person in carrying out duties.

Power to make regulations

5  The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations referred to in section 41 of the Interpretation Act.