2003 Legislative Session: 4th Session, 37th Parliament
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HONOURABLE GRAHAM BRUCE
MINISTER OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:
1 Section 1 of the Railway and Ferries Bargaining Assistance Act, S.B.C. 1976, c. 48, is amended
(a) by adding the following definition:
"Code" means the Labour Relations Code; ,
(b) in the definition of "collective agreement" by striking out everything after "Part II," and substituting "means a collective agreement between an employer and a trade-union", and
(c) by striking out the definition of "employer" and substituting the following:
"employer" means BC Rail Ltd. or British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.; .
2 Sections 4 (a) and 18 (3) (b) are amended by striking out "sections 7, 10 and 11 of the Public Inquiries Act," and substituting "sections 12, 15 and 16 of the Inquiry Act,".
3 Section 19 is amended
(a) by repealing subsections (1) and (2) and substituting the following:
(1) The Code and the regulations made under it apply in respect of the matters to which this Act applies, but if there is a conflict or inconsistency between this Act and those enactments, this Act applies. , and
(b) in subsection (3) by striking out "Labour Code of British Columbia or the Public Service Labour Relations Act, as the case may be." and substituting "Code."
SECTION 1: [Railway and Ferries Bargaining Assistance Act, amends section 1]
(a) adds a definition,
(b) removes unnecessary language in the definition of "collective agreement", and
(c) updates references in the definition of "employer".
SECTION 2: [Railway and Ferries Bargaining Assistance Act, amends sections 4 and 18] updates references to the Inquiry Act.
SECTION 3: [Railway and Ferries Bargaining Assistance Act, amends section 19]
(a) simplifies, updates and combines 2 subsections, and
(b) is consequential to the new definition of "Code".
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