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Deregulation Backgrounder - Bill 84 Parks & Protected Areas Amend Act

Subject: 
Environmental Deregulation, Parks, Protected Areas,
Author: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Summary: 

The BC government introduced Bill 84 – the Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 2003 -- on November 18, 2003. The Bill does three things:

  • It weakens the Park Act provisions regarding recreational and tourism development in parks;
  • It authorizes the removal of petroleum and natural gas from the subsurface of parks and protected areas; and
  • It changes the boundaries to seven parks.
Publication Date: 
November 1, 2003
Publication Pages: 
2
Publisher: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Publication City: 
Vancouver
Publication Format: 
PDF