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B.C. Reg. 244/2011
O.C. 637/2011
Deposited December 15, 2011
effective January 9, 2012
This consolidation is current to October 15, 2019.
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Teachers Act

Fees Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 14/2012, June 30, 2012]

Contents
1Definition
2Certification fee
2.1Repealed
3Reconsideration fee
4Certification appeal fee
5Letter of permission fee
6Annual practice fee
7Teacher education programs
8Fees for other services under the Act

Definition

1   In this regulation, "Act" means the Teachers Act.

Certification fee

2   (1) The following are the prescribed fees for the purposes of section 30 (1) (b) [issuance of certificate] of the Act that must accompany an applicant's application for a certificate of qualification or an independent school teaching certificate:

(a) $245 for an applicant who has a degree in education from a post-secondary institution established in Canada;

(b) $395 for an applicant who has a degree in education from a post-secondary institution established outside Canada;

(c) $245 for an applicant who applies for a certificate of qualification or an independent school teaching certificate for which a degree in education from a post-secondary institution is not required by the certification standards or the independent school teaching certification standards.

(2) The following are the prescribed fees for the purposes of section 30 (1) (b) of the Act that an applicant must pay when the director of certification issues a certificate of qualification or an independent school teaching certificate:

(a) $40 if the certificate of qualification or independent school teaching certificate is issued on or after December 1 and on or before May 31;

(b) $80 if the certificate of qualification or independent school teaching certificate is issued on or after June 1 and on or before November 30.

[am. B.C. Reg. 14/2012, s. 1.]

Repealed

2.1   Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 244/2011, s. 2.1 (3).]

Reconsideration fee

3   The prescribed reconsideration fee for the purposes of section 32 (3) (b) [reconsideration and appeal] of the Act is $140.

Certification appeal fee

4   The certification appeal fee for the purposes of Division 5 [Certification Appeals] of Part 6 [Disciplinary and Professional Conduct Inquiries and Certification Appeals] of the Act is $300.

Letter of permission fee

5   The prescribed letter of permission fee for the purposes of section 35 (1) (a) [issuance of letter of permission] of the Act is $200.

Annual practice fee

6   The following are the prescribed fees for the purposes of section 37 [annual practice fee] of the Act:

(a) the annual practice fee is $80;

(b) the late fee under section 37 (2) of the Act is $30;

(c) the additional late fee under section 37 (3) (b) of the Act is $30.

[en. B.C. Reg. 14/2012, s. 3.]

Teacher education programs

7   The fee for determining if a teacher education program meets the teacher education program approval standards is $12 000.

Fees for other services under the Act

8   The fee set out in Column 2 of the Table is prescribed for the service set out opposite in Column 1:

ItemColumn 1
Service
Column 2
Prescribed Fee
1verification of a certificate of qualification$35
2re-evaluation of requirements for a certificate of qualification$35
3statement of standing in relation to a certificate of qualification$35
4issuance of a replacement certificate of qualification$35
5fee for forwarding a document in relation to a certificate of qualification$35
6application for extension of a certificate of qualification$35

[am. B.C. Reg. 14/2012, s. 4.]

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Teachers Act, S.B.C. 2011, c. 19, section 83]