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Plant Protection Act

North American Gypsy Moth Eradication Regulation, 2015

B.C. Reg. 55/2015

 Regulation BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 67/2017, effective March 1, 2017.

B.C. Reg. 55/2015
O.C. 129/2015

Plant Protection Act

North American Gypsy Moth Eradication Regulation, 2015

Definitions

1   In this regulation:

"Btk" means the bacterial insecticide Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki;

"gypsy moth" means the North American strain of gypsy moth;

"Delta-Surrey Gypsy Moth Treatment Zone" means the treatment boundary outlined in black and the drift area shaded grey on the attached map referenced as the Delta-Surrey Gypsy Moth Treatment Zone;

"Surrey Gypsy Moth Treatment Zone" means the treatment boundary outlined in black, the drift area shaded grey and the ground spray area cross-hatched on the attached map referenced as the Surrey Gypsy Moth Treatment Zone.

Eradication of gypsy moth

2   (1) Subject to subsection (2), an inspector may do the following in the Surrey Gypsy Moth Treatment Zone and the Delta-Surrey Gypsy Moth Treatment Zone during the period beginning April 15, 2015 and ending June 30, 2015:

(a) enter on land in order to carry out an activity referred to in paragraph (b) or (c);

(b) search for and remove gypsy moth eggs;

(c) apply Btk.

(2) An inspector may apply Btk in a gypsy moth treatment zone only if

(a) the application is done in accordance with the Integrated Pest Management Act and its regulations, and

(b) the inspector is licensed under that Act.

(3) An inspector may do the following in the Surrey Gypsy Moth Treatment Zone and the Delta-Surrey Gypsy Moth Treatment Zone during the period beginning April 15, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016:

(a) enter on land in order to carry out an activity referred to in paragraph (b) or (c);

(b) search for gypsy moths;

(c) set or retrieve traps for gypsy moths.

Maps

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Plant Protection Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 365, sections 3 (d) and 8]