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"Point in Time" Regulation Content

Forest and Range Practices Act

Forest Recreation Regulation

B.C. Reg. 16/2004

NOTE: Links below go to reg content as it was prior to the changes made on the effective date. (PIT covers changes made from September 19, 2009 to present)
SECTIONEFFECTIVE DATE
Section 1 March 6, 2019
Section 7 February 28, 2020
Section 20 March 6, 2019
Section 22 March 6, 2019
Section 24 February 28, 2020

 Section 1 (1) definition of "commuter motor vehicle" BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 37/2019, effective March 6, 2019.

"commuter motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle that is used for travelling back and forth from the campsite and that is not used for camping;

 Section 1 (1) definition of "party", paragraph (b) (i) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 37/2019, effective March 6, 2019.

(i) in not more than one motor vehicle, other than motorcycle, unless the additional motor vehicle is a commuter vehicle or is towed,

 Section 1 (1) definition of "recreation site or trail operator" BEFORE amended by BC Reg 37/2019, effective March 6, 2019.

"recreation site or trail operator" means a person or class of persons authorized in writing under section 22 (6) to act as a recreation or trail operator;

 Section 7 BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 37/2020, effective February 28, 2020.

Safety helmet

7   (1) A person must properly wear

(a) a bicycle safety helmet, or

(b) a motorcycle safety helmet

while operating, or riding as a passenger on, a bicycle or motorcycle in a recreation site or interpretive forest site or on a recreation trail.

(2) The provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act and the regulations made under that Act, with respect to bicycle safety helmets and motorcycle safety helmets, apply for the purposes of subsection (1).

 Section 20 (5) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 37/2019, effective March 6, 2019.

(5) A recreation officer may, in writing, authorize a recreation site operator to close all or part of a recreation site to protect the public or site.

 Section 22 (1) (e) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 37/2019, effective March 6, 2019.

(e) provision of similar improvements for recreation purposes included in the list described in subsection (5).

 Section 22 (2) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 37/2019, effective March 6, 2019.

(2) The minister may determine that a fee is required to use a recreation site or trail if he or she is satisfied that the fee is justified by the provision of the service at the site or trail.

 Section 22 (8) (b) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 37/2019, effective March 6, 2019.

(b) provide his or her name and address and any other information reasonably required by the recreation site or trail operator to identify the person or party,

 Section 24 (4) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 37/2020, effective February 28, 2020.

(4) A person who contravenes section 7 (1) (a) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $25.

 Section 24 (5) BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 37/2020, effective February 28, 2020.

(5) A person who contravenes section 7 (1) (b) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $100.