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Passenger Transportation Act

PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION REGULATION

B.C. Reg. 266/2004

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 April 1, 2013
November 28, 2016
Section 2 July 30, 2010
Section 3 February 27, 2015
Section 4 January 14, 2010
Section 5.1 July 30, 2010
Section 9 January 29, 2010
April 30, 2010
March 17, 2015
Section 26 July 30, 2010
Part 8.1 Section 27-30 April 30, 2010

 Section 1 definition of "ambulance" BEFORE amended by BC Reg 145/2013 effective April 1, 2013.

"ambulance" has the same meaning as in the Health Emergency Act;

 Section 1 definition of "society" BEFORE amended by BC Reg 211/2015 effective November 28, 2016.

"society" has the same meaning as in the Society Act;

 Section 2(4) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 247/2010 effective July 30, 2010.

(4)  The regional districts prescribed for the purposes of paragraph (a) of the definition of "inter-city bus" in the Act are the regional districts incorporated under the Local Government Act.

 Section 2 (5) was added by BC Reg 247/2010 effective July 30, 2010.

 Section 3(1) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 29/2015 effective February 27, 2015.

(1) The number of passengers prescribed for the purposes of paragraph (a) of the definition of "passenger directed vehicle" is 11.

 Section 3(3) to (5) were added by BC Reg 29/2015 effective February 27, 2015.

 Section 4 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 4/2010 effective January 14, 2010.

 Peace officers

4  Persons employed by the Ministry of Transportation as motor carrier inspectors or as passenger transportation inspectors are authorized to exercise the powers conferred on, and perform the duties of, peace officers for the purposes of enforcing the Act and this regulation.

 Section 5.1 was added by BC Reg 247/2010 effective July 30, 2010.

 Section 9(1)(c) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 33/2010 effective January 29, 2010.

(c) one of the following applies:

(i)  the commercial passenger vehicle is a general passenger vehicle and the commercial passenger vehicle is being operated

(A)  during the months of May to October in any year,

(B)  within a park under contract with the parks board having responsibility for that park, and

(C)  at a speed that does not exceed 30 kilometres per hour;

(ii)  the commercial passenger vehicle is an inter-city bus and the licence that authorizes the commercial passenger vehicle to be operated as an inter-city bus expressly authorizes passengers to stand while the commercial passenger vehicle is in motion.

 Section 9(1)(c)(iii) and (iv) BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 33/2010 effective April 30, 2010.

(iii)  the commercial passenger vehicle is operated

(A)  under contract with Gameday Management Group (Canada) Inc.,

(B)  during the period beginning January 29, 2010 and ending March 25, 2010, and

(C)  in the Greater Vancouver Regional District on a highway with a posted speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour or less except when it is operated on the Upper Levels Highway #1/99 and the operation on the Upper Levels Highway #1/99 is between, and in, the interchanges of the Upper Levels Highway #1/99 and Cypress Bowl Road and the Upper Levels Highway #1/99 and Main Street;

(iv)  the commercial passenger vehicle is operated

(A)  under contract with Gameday Management Group (Canada) Inc.,

(B)  during the period beginning January 29, 2010 and ending March 25, 2010, and

(C)  in the Resort Municipality of Whistler provided that if it is operated on Highway #99 it is operated only between, and in, the intersections of Highway #99 and Spring Creek Drive and Highway #99 and Mons Road.

 Section 9(1)(c)(v) was added by BC Reg 44/2015 effective March 17, 2015.

 Section 26 BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 247/2010 effective July 30, 2010.

 Spent

26  Spent as of February 24, 2006.

 Part 8.1, sections 27 to 30 BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 217/2009 effective April 30, 2010.

Part 8.1 - Special Rules Concerning the Olympic/Paralympic Games

 Definitions

27  In this Part:

"Games" means the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games;

"Games period" means

(a) in section 28, the period beginning January 27, 2010, and ending March 25, 2010, and

(b) in section 29, the period beginning February 5, 2010, and ending March 14, 2010;

"Olympic Games" means the XXI Olympic Winter Games being held in British Columbia in 2010;

"Paralympic Games" means the X Paralympic Games being held in British Columbia in 2010.

[en. B.C. Reg. 217/2009, s. 1.]

 Exemption from section 34 (1) of Act

28  On condition that the licence is valid only during the Games period, section 34 (1) of the Act does not apply to the issue of a licence under Part 4 of the Act if the applicant has entered into a contract with Gameday Management Group (Canada) Inc. to operate commercial passenger vehicles during the Games period.

[en. B.C. Reg. 217/2009, s. 1.]

 Temporary operating permit during the Games period

29  Despite section 20 (2), the maximum period for which a temporary operating permit may be issued during the Games period to a person who is not a licensee is 14 days.

[en. B.C. Reg. 217/2009, s. 1.]

 Display of general authorization vehicle identifier

30  Despite section 18 (5), a licensee to whom a licence referred to in section 28 has been issued may display, on each commercial passenger vehicle included in the general authorization, the general authorization vehicle identifier in letters and figures at least 5 cm high on the driver's side window.

[en. B.C. Reg. 217/2009, s. 1.]