Legislation

Land Surveyors Act

Survey Legislation

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 Kelly Stofer.

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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 Acts. 13
2. Agricultural Land Commission ActAll of Act
3. Agricultural Land Commission Act


Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation

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


Expropriation Act General Regulation

s. 3
13. Fish Protection Act


Riparian Areas Regulation

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


Forest Planning and Practices Regulation

s. 4
16. Geothermal Resources Act


Geothermal Resources Administrative Regulation

s. 4
17. Geothermal Resources Act


Geothermal Drilling and Production Regulation

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


Land Act Crown Land Fees Regulation

s. 2
22. Land Act


Integrated Land and Resource Registry Regulation

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


Subdivision Plan Regulation

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


Land Title Act Regulation

All of Regulation
28. Land Title Act


Torrens System Application Regulation

Appendix
29. Land Title Act


Application for Subdivision Approval Regulation

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


Subdivision Parkland Valuation Regulation

s. 1 to 3
33. Local Services Act


Subdivision Regulations

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


Mineral Tenure Act Regulation

All of Regulation
36. Mineral Tenure Act


Mineral Title Online Grid Regulation

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


Bill 20 – not yet in force

s. 23, 112(1)(g), 200
39. Park Acts. 7.1
40. Petroleum and Natural Gas Acts. 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


Petroleum and Natural Gas Grid Regulation

 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 ActAll of Act
48. Protected Areas of British Columbia Acts. 3
49. Railway Acts. 14 to 28, 32 to 63
50. Strata Property ActAll of Act
51. Strata Property Act


Bare Land Strata Regulations

All of Regulation
52. Strata Property Act


Bare Land Strata Plan Cancellation Regulation

All of Regulation
53. Strata Property Act


Strata Property Regulation

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


Transportation Act Regulation

s. 4
57. Vancouver Charters. 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


Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation

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


Land Title Act Regulation

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


Bare Land Strata Regulation

s. 18, 19 and 21
Strata Property Act


Strata Property Regulation

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