Category Archives: Governance

A little employment law for regulators

Regulatory bodies do more than simply regulate the activities of their members; they are also corporate bodies that may employ staff, enter into contracts, acquire and dispose of property, and otherwise engage in activities that involve legal considerations. In the…

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Regulator Watch: The new Teachers Act

The new Teachers Act that will dissolve the BC College of Teachers and replace it with the BC Teachers’ Council has now received Royal Assent. The majority of the new Act will not come into effect, however, until the Lieutenant…

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Regulator policies must comply with enabling provisions

Where a statutory provision provides for a matter to be in accordance with the policies of a board, the policy must still be within the jurisdiction conferred by statute. This principle was applied to invalidate an unduly restrictive policy in…

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