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Volume 48, No. 6
B.C. Reg. 88/2005
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
March 22, 2005

B.C. Reg. 88/2005, deposited March 18, 2005, pursuant to the EMPLOYMENT AND ASSISTANCE ACT [Section 35]. Order in Council 284/2005, approved and ordered March 17, 2005.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that the Employment and Assistance Regulation, B.C. Reg. 263/2002, is amended according to the schedule to this order.

— S. BRICE, Minister of Human Resources; G. CAMPBELL, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Schedule

1 The Employment and Assistance Regulation, B.C. Reg. 263/2002, is amended in section 1 of Schedule C by

(a) repealing the definition "basic dental service" and substituting the following:

"basic dental service" means a dental service that

(a) if provided by a dentist,

(i) is set out in the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Dentist that is effective April 1, 2005 and is on file with the office of the deputy minister, and

(ii) is provided at the rate set out for the service in that Schedule, and

(b) if provided by a denturist,

(i) is set out in the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Denturist that is effective April 1, 2005 and is on file with the office of the deputy minister, and

(ii) is provided at the rate set out for the service in that Schedule; ,

(b) repealing the definitions "dental technician" and "denture services" and substituting the following:

"denture services" means services and items that

(a) if provided by a dentist

(i) are set out under fee numbers 51101 to 51302 in the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Dentist that is effective April 1, 2005 and is on file with the office of the deputy minister, and

(ii) are provided at the rate set out for the service or item in that Schedule, and

(b) if provided by a denturist

(i) are set out under fee numbers 31310 to 31331 in the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Denturist that is effective April 1, 2005 and is on file with the office of the deputy minister, and

(ii) are provided at the rate set out for the service or item in that Schedule; , and

(c) amending the definition "emergency dental service"

(i) in paragraphs (a) (i) and (b) (i) by striking out "July 1, 2002" and substituting "April 1, 2005", and

(ii) in paragraph (b) (i) by striking out "Dental Mechanic" and substituting "Denturist".

2 Schedule C is amended in section 4

(a) in subsection (3) (c) by adding "or disability assistance" after "income assistance",

(b) by repealing subsection (5) and substituting the following:

(5) The dental supplements that may be provided to a person described in subsection (3) (b), or to a person described in subsection (3) (c) who requires a partial denture, are limited to services under

(a) fee numbers 52101 to 52402 in the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Dentist referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition "basic dental service" in section 1 of this Schedule, or

(b) fee numbers 41610, 41612, 41620 and 41622 in the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Denturist referred to in paragraph (b) of the definition "basic dental service" in section 1 of this Schedule. , and

(c) in subsection (6) by repealing paragraphs (a) and (b) and substituting the following:

(a) fee numbers 51101 and 51102 in the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Dentist referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition "basic dental service" in section 1 of this Schedule, or

(b) fee numbers 31310, 31320 or 31330 in the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Denturist referred to in paragraph (b) of the definition "basic dental service" in section 1 of this Schedule.

3 Schedule C is amended in section 4.1

(a) in subsection (1) (a) by striking out "a general practice dentist or dental surgeon" and substituting "a dentist",

(b) in subsection (1) (b) by striking out "was effective December 1, 2003" and substituting "is effective April 1, 2005", and

(c) in subsection (2) (a) by striking out "on pages 5 to 7 of the Schedule of Fee Allowances — General Practice" and substituting "under the Restorative Services section of the Schedule of Fee Allowances — Dentist".


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