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199 In this Part:

  • “ground lease” means a registered lease of land
  • (a) granted by a leasehold landlord for the purposes of this Part, and
  • (b) to which a model strata lot lease is attached;
  • “leasehold landlord” means the government of British Columbia, the government of Canada, a municipality, a regional district, a Nisga’a Village or the Nisga’a Nation, a treaty first nation or another public authority as defined by a regulation made under this Act;
  • leasehold strata plan” means a strata plan in which the land shown on the strata plan is subject to a ground lease;
  • leasehold tenant” means a person, including an owner developer, registered in the land title office as a tenant under a strata lot lease, whether entitled to it in the person’s own right, in a representative capacity or otherwise, and includes a subtenant;
  • strata lot lease” means a lease of a strata lot arising from the conversion of a ground lease under section 203(1), and includes an assignment or transmission of a strata lot lease;
  • termination”, in respect of a strata lot lease, means
  • (a) the expiry of the strata lot lease without renewal, or
  • (b) the termination of the strata lot lease under section 213(2).

1998-43-199, effective July 1, 2000 (B.C. Reg. 43/2000); 2002-22-12, effective June 21, 2002 (B.C. Reg. 149/2002); 2007-36-166, effective April 3, 2009 (B.C. Reg. 55/2009).


See s. 12.1 of the Strata Property Regulation, B.C. Reg. 43/2000, at chapter 58 (Strata Property Regulations), for the definition of “public authority” for the purpose of defining “leasehold landlord” in s. 199 of the Act.