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B.C. Reg. 96/2019
O.C. 215/2019
Deposited May 3, 2019
This consolidation is current to June 11, 2019.

Arbitration Act

Arbitration Act Application Regulation

Definitions

1   In this regulation:

"Act" means the Arbitration Act;

"BPM" means Division C of the BPMA;

"BPMA" means the Agreement Among the Parties to the New West Partnership Establishing the Bid Protest Mechanism entered into by the governments of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, effective January 1, 2019, and includes amendments to the agreement;

"CETA" means the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement entered into by the government of Canada and includes amendments to the agreement;

"CFTA" means the Canadian Free Trade Agreement entered into by the governments of Canada, the provinces, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut and includes amendments to the agreement;

"CPTPP" means the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership entered into by the government of Canada and includes amendments to that agreement;

"GPA" means the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement entered into by the government of Canada and includes the Protocol Amending the Agreement on Government Procurement, done at Geneva on March 30, 2012, and amendments to those agreements;

"NWPTA" means the New West Partnership Trade Agreement referred to in section 2 (4) (b) of the Act and includes amendments to the agreement.

Prescribed agreements

2   For the purposes of section 2 (4) (d) of the Act, the following agreements are prescribed:

(a) the NWPTA;

(b) the BPMA;

(c) the CFTA.

Act does not apply to prescribed agreements

3   (1) The Act does not apply to the NWPTA, except as follows:

(a) as provided in section 2 (4) (b) of the Act;

(b) for the purposes of Article 8 (3) of Division A of the BPMA, as provided in Article 41 of the NWPTA as that agreement read at the beginning of the day on December 31, 2018;

(c) as provided in subsection (2) of this section.

(2) The Act does not apply to the BPMA, except as follows:

(a) in the case of the BPM as it relates to a specific procurement covered by any one of the CETA, CFTA, CPTPP, GPA or NWPTA, as provided in Article 9 of the BPM;

(b) in any other case, as provided in Article 31 of the NWPTA, as that Article applies to the BPMA.

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Arbitration Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 55, s. 2.