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Volume 60, No. 5
110/2017
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
March 28, 2017

B.C. Reg. 110/2017, deposited March 17, 2017, under the SOUTH COAST BRITISH COLUMBIA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY ACT [section 46] and the OFFENCE ACT [section 132]. Order in Council 153/2017, approved and ordered March 16, 2017.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that, effective March 27, 2017,

(a) the Greater Vancouver Transit Conduct and Safety Regulation, B.C. Reg. 87/99, is amended as set out in the attached Appendix 1, and

(b) the Violation Ticket Administration and Fines Regulation, B.C. Reg. 89/97, is amended as set out in the attached Appendix 2.

— S. ANTON, Attorney General and Minister of Justice; P. FASSBENDER, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and Minister Responsible for TransLink; S. THOMSON, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Appendix 1

1 Section 1 of the Greater Vancouver Transit Conduct and Safety Regulation, B.C. Reg. 87/99, is amended by adding the following definitions:

“ancillary structure” means one or both of the following:

(a) a structure that supports or is attached to a fare gate;

(b) a barrier that deters persons from bypassing a fare gate;

“electronic component” includes software and hardware;

“fare gate” means a gate or door located at or near an entry or exit point of a fare paid zone;

2 Section 8 is amended by adding the following subsection:

(4) Except as permitted under the Act, a person must not misuse a fare gate by doing any of the following:

(a) forcing the fare gate open or closed;

(b) preventing the fare gate from closing;

(c) damaging, tampering with or removing an electronic component that is in or on the fare gate or an ancillary structure;

(d) going over, under or around the fare gate or an ancillary structure;

(e) going through an open fare gate that was not opened by that person.

3 Section 9 (1) is amended by striking out “section 5 (2) or 7 (a) or (c) or 8 (2)” and substituting “section 5 (2), 7 (a) or (c) or 8 (2) (a) or (b) or (4) (a), (b), (c), (d) or (e)”.

Appendix 2

1 Schedule 2 of the Violation Ticket Administration and Fines Regulation, B.C. Reg. 89/97, is amended by adding the following items, as indicated, under the heading “Greater Vancouver Transit Conduct and Safety Regulation, B.C. Reg. 87/99”:

1 2 3 4 5
Provision Contravention Fine Victim
Surcharge
Levy
Ticketed Amount

section 8 (4) (a) Illegally force fare gate open $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (a) Illegally force fare gate closed $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (b) Illegally prevent fare gate from closing $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (c) Illegally damage electronic component in or on fare gate $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (c) Illegally damage electronic component in or on ancillary structure $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (c) Illegally tamper with electronic component in or on fare gate $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (c) Illegally tamper with electronic component in or on ancillary structure $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (c) Illegally remove electronic component in or on fare gate $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (c) Illegally remove electronic component in or on ancillary structure $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (d) Illegally go over fare gate $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (d) Illegally go under fare gate $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (d) Illegally go around fare gate $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (d) Illegally go over ancillary structure $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (d) Illegally go under ancillary structure $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (d) Illegally go around ancillary structure $150 $23 $173
section 8 (4) (e) Illegally go through open fare gate that was not opened by that person $150 $23 $173

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