- The Islands Trust Regulation (B.C. Reg. 119/90) applies many
provisions of other local government legislation to the bodies of the Islands Trust.
The Islands Trust Regulation was amended by B.C. Reg. 469/2003 to reflect an application of Community
Charter and Local Government Act provisions that is
consistent with the approach taken in the legislation for regional
districts. The Islands Trust Regulation is authorized under
section 53 of the Islands Trust Act. The amendments apply the
Community Charter’s ethical standards (e.g., rules
regarding gift disclosure, use of insider information) to members
of the Islands Trust Council and local trust committees and apply
the Community Charter rules on the establishment of reserve
funds and restrictions on use of municipal funds to the Islands
- The Regional District Tax Regulation (B.C. Reg. 439/2003) and
the Improvement District Tax Regulation (B.C. Reg. 438/2003)
prescribe the relationships between tax rates for each of the nine
property classes and the rate of interest for tax over-payment on
taxation on behalf of regional districts and improvement
districts. The Regional District Tax Regulation is authorized under section
806.1 of the Local Government Act and section
20 of the Taxation (Rural Area) Act, while the
Improvement District Tax Regulation is authorized under sections
756, 757 and 767 of the Local Government Act.
Please direct questions or comments to
Advisory Services Branch.