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Legislation Affecting the Practice of Land Surveying

This table of legislation and regulation identifies the applicable legislation or regulation and the sections that relate to the Practise of Land Surveying. Each statute or regulation is hyperlinked for easy access to the particular document located on the legislation website. All land surveyors, land surveyors in training, land surveyor associates and survey students should make themselves aware of this legislation as it may affect their daily practice. Please provide any updates or recommended changes to Chuck Salmon.

This table may also be downloaded as a pdf file.

LEGISLATION RELEVANT TO THE PRACTICE OF CADASTRAL LAND SURVEYING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

(AS OF MARCH 2009)

Statutes and Regulations

Relevant Sections

1. Access to Abortion Services Act s. 13
2. Agricultural Land Commission Act All of Act
3. Agricultural Land Commission Act

All of Regulation
4. Boundary Act All of Act
5. Coal Act s. 17 and 24
6. Community Charter s. 26 to 46
7. Criminal Code of Canada s. 442, 443(1) and 443(2)
8. Drainage, Ditch and Dike Act s. 113
9. Engineers and Geoscientists Act s. 2
10. Escheat Act s. 14
11. Expropriation Act s. 2
12. Expropriation Act

s. 3
13. Fish Protection Act

s.1
14. Forest Act s. 121
15. Forest and Range Practices Act

s. 4
16. Geothermal Resources Act

s. 4
17. Geothermal Resources Act

s. 3 to 8
18. Hydro and Power Authority Act s. 20
19. Interpretation Act s. 29 and 30
20. Land Act All of Act
21. Land Act

s. 2
22. Land Act

s. 1 to 5
23. Land Survey Act All of Act
24. Land Survey Act

s. 1
25. Land Surveyors Act All of Act
26. Land Title Act All of Act
27. Land Title Act

All of Regulation
28. Land Title Act

Appendix
29. Land Title Act

s. 1 and 2
30. Land Title and Survey Authority Act s. 1 to 5; s. 33 and 34
31. Local Government Act
s. 7, 12-16, 27, 41-45, 188, 191, 251(1)(h), 252(4), 278-283, 289, 292, 298, 300, 302, 304, 313-314, 327, 330, 456, 460, 489(a), 490(1)(a), 503, 506-507, 510-514, 516, 519-521, 528, 530, 533, 535, 540-541, 543, 546, 550, 563, 567, 572-573, 576-582, 585, 594, 604, 615, 620, 640-641, 561, 656, 662-663, 665, 669, 670-672, 675-677, 697-698, 700-705, 716, 723, 725-726, 755, 783
32. Local Government Act

s. 1 to 3
33. Local Services Act

All of Regulation
34. Mineral Tenure Act All of Act
35. Mineral Tenure Act

All of Regulation
36. Mineral Tenure Act

All of Regulation
37. Nisga’a Final Agreement Act s. 1 and Schedule A
38. Oil and Gas Activities Act

  • Bill 20 – not yet in force
s. 23, 112(1)(g), 200
39. Park Act s. 7.1
40. Petroleum and Natural Gas Act s. 1, 37, 55, 65 to 71, 110 to 125
41. Petroleum and Natural Gas Act

  • Geophysical Exploration Regulation
 s. 1 and 7
42. Petroleum and Natural Gas Act

 All of Regulation
43. Petroleum and Natural Gas Act

  • Drilling and Production Regulation
s. 5 to 18
 44. Petroleum and Natural Gas Act

  • Petroleum Development Road Regulation
 s. 6 to 8
 45. Pipeline Act  s. 24 and 25
 46. Pipeline Act

  • Pipeline Regulation
 

S. 4 and 5

47. Property Law Act All of Act
48. Protected Areas of British Columbia Act s. 3
49. Railway Act s. 14 to 28, 32 to 63
50. Strata Property Act All of Act
51. Strata Property Act

All of Regulation
52. Strata Property Act

All of Regulation
53. Strata Property Act

All of Regulation
54. Taxation (Rural Area) Act s. 44
55. Transportation Act S 1, 7 to 14, 42 to 61
56. Transportation Act

s. 4
57. Vancouver Charter s. 292, 488

Bills

Relevant Sections

Oil and Gas Activities Act

  • Bill 20 – 2008
s 23, 112(1)(g), 200
Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act

  • Bill 12 – 2007
s. 50
Final Agreement Consequential Amendments Act

  • Bill 41 – 2007
s. 25 to 30
 Maa’Nulth First Nations Final Agreement Act

  • Bill 45 –  2007
 Schedule 1

Certificates

Relevant Sections

Agricultural Land Commission Act

s. 11
Land Title Act s. 84(1)
Land Title Act

s. 10 and Schedule A
Local Government Act s. 946
Strata Property Act

s. 18, 19 and 21
Strata Property Act

S. 14.4, 14.10 and Forms Q,S,T,U and V (non-residential part, and residential and non- residential part)