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B.C. Reg. 318/2004
O.C. 721/2004
Deposited July 8, 2004
effective July 8, 2004
This consolidation is current to February 11, 2020.
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Environmental Management Act

Conservation Officer Service Authority Regulation

[Last amended December 16, 2019 by B.C. Reg. 247/2019]

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(a) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 34/2012, s. (a).]

(a.1) Dike Maintenance Act;

(a.2) Ecological Reserve Act;

(a.3) Environmental Management Act;

(a.4) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 41/2016, s. 7.]

(a.5) Fisheries Act;

(a.6) Forest Act;

(b) Forest and Range Practices Act;

(c) Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act;

(c.1) Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act;

(c.2) Integrated Pest Management Act;

(d) Land Act;

(e) sections 44 (6), 73 (1), 74 (1) and 76 (2) of the Liquor Control and Licensing Act;

(e.1) sections 65 (1) (a) and (b) and (2), 67, 73 (1) and (2), 74 (1), 78 (1), 81 (1) and 102 (4) of the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act;

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

(g) Off-Road Vehicle Act;

(h) Water Sustainability Act;

(i) Water Protection Act;

(j) Wildfire Act.

[am. B.C. Regs. 204/2006; 34/2012; 193/2015, App. 2; 41/2016, s. 7; 291/2016, Sch. 2, s. 5; 88/2018; 209/2018, s. (b).]

References to Act include regulations

2   In 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. Regs. 193/2005, App. B; 291/2016, Sch. 2, s. 6; 247/2019.]

Column 1
Official
Column 2
Enactment
an officer of the management authorityCreston Valley Wildlife Act
compliance and enforcement officerEnvironmental Assessment Act, section 49 (3)
inspectorFish Inspection Act
a member of the Provincial police forceLand Act, section 67 (3)
peace officerLiquor Control and Licensing Act, sections 44 (2) and (5), 45, 47 and 74 (2)
peace officerMotor Vehicle Act, sections 13 (2) to (4), 71, 73, 84 and 123
peace officerOffence Act
park officerPark Act
inspectorTransport of Dangerous Goods Act
park rangerPark Act

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