Veterinarians Act, SBC 2010, c 15 »

The Veterinarians Act provides a legislative framework for those practicing veterinary medicine in the province to regulate their qualifications, standards of conduct and practice, as well as conduct investigations and disciplinary proceedings when required. The British Columbia Veterinary Medical Association…

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Vancouver Charter, SBC 1953, c 55 »

The Vancouver Charter governs the existence and actions of the City of Vancouver. In regard to animals, the Charter grants Vancouver broad authority to enact by-laws respecting  animals and activities in relation to them.

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Security Services Regulation, BC Reg 207/2008 »

The Security Services Regulation prescribes rules for businesses and individuals offering security services. In regard to animals, the Regulation provides special authorization to use a guard dog in offering security service as well as regulates the use of dogs.

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Residential Tenancy Act, SBC 2002, c 78 »

The Residential Tenancy Act regulates the relationship between landlords and tenants in a residential lease. In regard to animals, the Act authorizes the tenancy agreement to prohibit or restrict the size, kind or number of pets a tenant may keep.…

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Range Act, SBC 2004, c 71 »

The Range Act regulates licences and permits regarding the grazing of lands by livestock as well as hay cutting. Associated Regulations: Range Regulation, BC Reg 116/2005

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Park Act, RSBC 1996, c 344 »

The Park Act provides for the establishment and regulation of parks, conservancies and recreation areas. In regard to animals, the Act grants the Minister authority to manage wildlife and its habitats in areas designated under the Act. Associated Regulation: Park,…

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Motor Vehicle Act Regulations, BC Reg 26/58 »

The Motor Vehicle Act Regulations regulate the maintenance and operation of various classes of motor vehicles. In regard to animals, the Regulation restricts the crossing of livestock on prescribed highways. The enabling statute for these Regulations is the Motor Vehicle Act,…

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Motor Vehicle Act, RSBC 1996, c 318 »

The Motor Vehicle Act regulates the operation of motor vehicles, including licensing and registration requirements. In regard to animals, the Act profits the transportation of an animal on the runningboard, fender, hood or other exterior part of a motor vehicle…

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Motion Picture Act, RSBC 1996, c 314 »

The Motion Picture Act regulates the classification of films and video games, as well as the licensing of exhibitors. The Act mandates that the director, before approving a motion picture, remove or require the removal of any part that depicts…

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Milk Industry Act, RSBC 1996, c 289 »

The Milk Industry Act ensures the safety and quality of all milk and milk products by requiring certification of dairy farms and licensing of dairy plants. The Act ensures that all milk sold comes from certified dairy farms and that…

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Nanaimo Regional District Regulation, BC Reg 194/91 »

The Nanaimo Regional District Regulation provides additional powers to the Nanaimo Regional District. In regard to animals, the Regulation authorizes the District to prohibit wild and exotic animal acts. The enabling statute for this Regulation is the Local Government Act, RSBC…

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Capital Regional District Regulation, BC Reg 65/90 »

The Capital Regional District Regulation provides additional powers for the Capital Regional District. In regard to animals, the Regulation authorizes the District to enact bylaws regulating or prohibiting the keeping of domestic cats and define areas in which domestic cats…

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Local Government Act, RSBC 1996, c 323 »

The Local Government Act provides for the establishment and regulation of local governments in BC. In regard to animals, the Act grants the board broad jurisdiction to regulate animals. Specifically, the board may regulate or prohibit the keeping of dogs,…

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