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1 The purposes of this Act are

  • (a) to provide a legal framework and foundation for the establishment and continuation of local governments to represent the interests and respond to the needs of their communities,
  • (b) to provide local governments with the powers, duties and functions necessary for fulfilling their purposes, and
  • (c) to provide local governments with the flexibility to respond to the different needs and changing circumstances of their communities.

2003-52-162, effective January 1, 2004 (B.C. Reg. 465/2003); RSBC 2015-1-1, effective January 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 257/2015).