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BUILDERS LIEN ACT

[SBC 1997] CHAPTER 45

NOTE: Links below go to act content as it was prior to the changes made on the effective date. (PIT covers changes made from September 6, 2000 to present)
SECTIONEFFECTIVE DATE
1.1April 1, 2003
 July 25, 2003
 December 31, 2004
 March 30, 2006
 November 30, 2007
 June 25, 2008
 January 14, 2010
23July 1, 2010
26July 1, 2010
29March 10, 2016

  Section 1.1(a.1) was added by 2003-14-79 effective April 1, 2003.

  Section 1.1(a) BEFORE amended by 2002-65-29 effective July 25, 2003 (BC Reg 309/2003).

(a) a highway, as defined by the Highway Act, or to any improvement done or caused to be done on it by a municipality, the Minister of Transportation and Highways, the BC Transportation Financing Authority or its subsidiaries or any other public body designated by regulation;

  Section 1.1(a) BEFORE amended by 2004-44-93 effective December 31, 2004 (BC Reg 547/2004).

(a) a highway, as defined by the Highway Act,or to any improvement done or caused to be done on it by a municipality, the Minister of Transportation and Highways, a concessionaire as defined by the Transportation Investment Act, the BC Transportation Financing Authority or its subsidiaries or any other public body designated by regulation;

  Section 1.1(b) BEFORE amended by 2006-13-35, Schedule C effective March 30, 2006 (Royal Assent).

(b) a forest service road, as defined in the Forest Act, or any improvement done or caused to be done by or for the Minister of Forests.

  Section 1.1(a) BEFORE amended by 2007-41-57 effective November 30, 2007 (BC Reg 399/2007).

(a) a highway, as defined by the Transportation Act, or to any improvement done or caused to be done on it by a municipality, the Minister of Transportation and Highways, a concessionaire as defined by the Transportation Investment Act, the BC Transportation Financing Authority or its subsidiaries or any other public body designated by regulation;

  Section 1.1(a) BEFORE amended by 2008-42-2 effective June 25, 2008 (BC Reg 157/2008).

(a) a highway, as defined by the Transportation Act, or to any improvement done or caused to be done on it by a municipality, the Minister of Transportation, a concessionaire as defined by the Transportation Investment Act, the BC Transportation Financing Authority or its subsidiaries, the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority or its subsidiaries or any other public body designated by regulation;

  Section 1.1(a) and (a.1) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 5/2010 under RS1996-238-11(3) effective January 14, 2010 (BC Reg 5/2010).

(a) a highway, as defined by the Transportation Act, or to any improvement done or caused to be done on it by a municipality, the Minister of Transportation, the Transportation Investment Corporation, a concessionaire as defined by the Transportation Investment Act, the BC Transportation Financing Authority or its subsidiaries, the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority or its subsidiaries or any other public body designated by regulation;

(a.1) continuing highway properties, as defined in section 30 (1) of the Coastal Ferry Act, or any improvement done or caused to be done on them by a municipality, the Minister of Transportation or BC Transportation Financing Authority or its subsidiaries or by the ferry operator, within the meaning of the Coastal Ferry Act, to which those properties are leased under that Act;

  Section 23(4)(part) BEFORE amended by 2010-6-23 effective July 1, 2010.

(4)  An application under subsection (1) or (3) may be brought by interlocutory application in proceedings that have been commenced to enforce a claims of lien, or by an originating application, and the court may

  Section 26 BEFORE amended by 2010-6-97,Sch 7 effective July 1, 2010.

 Enforcement of claim

26  A claim of lien may be enforced by an action according to the Rules of Court.

  Section 29 BEFORE amended by 2016-5-39,Sch 1 effective March 10, 2016 (Royal Assent).

Evidence of delivery of material

29  If a person to whom material is supplied signs an acknowledgment of receipt of the material stating that it is received for inclusion in an improvement at a named address, the acknowledgment is proof, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, that the material was delivered to the land described by the address.