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B.C. Reg. 165/2011
O.C. 445/2011
Deposited September 19, 2011
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Local Government Act

Volunteer Eligibility
for Office Regulation

Prescribed class of persons excepted from "employee"

1(1) For the purposes of section 67 [disqualification of local government employees] of the Local Government Act, a person who meets both of the following requirements is in a prescribed class of persons that are not employees of a municipality or regional district:

(a) the person provides volunteer services to a municipality or regional district;

(b) the person does not receive monetary compensation from a municipality or regional district for the volunteer services provided to the municipality or regional district.

(2) For certainty and without limiting this section, the following does not constitute monetary compensation:

(a) reasonable and necessary expenses actually incurred and reimbursed that arise directly out of the performance of the volunteer services for a municipality or regional district;

(b) the provision of insurance coverage, workers' compensation coverage, personal clothing, equipment or training directly related to the performance of the volunteer services for a municipality or regional district.

(c) gifts in recognition of long service or exemplary service in the provision of volunteer services to a municipality or regional district.

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Local Government Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 323, sections 67 and 156]