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187 (1) The powers conferred on regional districts and their boards under this Act must be interpreted broadly in accordance with the purposes of this Act and in accordance with regional district purposes.

  • (2) If
  • (a) an enactment confers a specific power on a regional district or board in relation to a matter, and
  • (b) the specific power can be read as coming within a general power conferred under this Act,
  • the general power must not be interpreted as being limited by that specific power, but that aspect of the general power that encompasses the specific power may only be exercised subject to any conditions and restrictions established in relation to the specific power.

2003-52-162, effective January 1, 2004 (B.C. Reg. 465/2003); 2007-14-201, effective December 1, 2007 (B.C. Reg. 354/2007); RSBC 2015-1-187, effective January 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 257/2015).