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2 The Schedule to this Act establishes definitions for terms used in this Act and rules of interpretation that apply in relation to this Act.

2003-52-163, effective January 1, 2004 (B.C. Reg. 465/2003); 2007-6-14, effective July 1, 2006; 2007-24-42; 2007-14-201, effective December 1, 2007 (B.C. Reg. 354/2007); 2008-5-75; 2008-23-11; 2008-42-34; 2007-36-115, effective April 3, 2009 (B.C. Reg. 55/2009); 2014-14-28; 2014-19-19; RSBC 2015-1-2, effective January 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 257/2015).


Interpretation of Words and Phrases

Section 2 of the Schedule to the Community Charter adopts the definition of terms used in s. 1 of the Schedule to the Local Government Act.

See also the discussion on the “Interpretation of Words and Phrases” at the Introduction located in the front material of this Manual and s. 40 of the Interpretation Act, which extends the application of terms defined in the Local Government Act and the Community Charter (other than the term “municipality”) to all enactments relating to municipal and regional district matters.