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Time Period for Review Regulation (TPRR)

The Time Period for Review Regulation was brought into effect September 15, 2015 (B.C. Reg. 164/2015).

On April 6, 2020, housekeeping changes were made consequential to implementing the Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 2019, c. 1.

1 Definition

In this regulation, "Act" means the Workers Compensation Act.

2 Prescribed time period

For the purposes of section 270(1) [shorter time period for requesting review] of the Act, the prescribed time period is 45 days for a review of the following:

(a) a Board decision or order referred to in section 268(1)(c) [occupational health and safety matters] of the Act;

(b) a Board decision referred to in section 268(1)(a) [decisions in relation to employer obligations] of the Act respecting a payment under section 251 [levy of contribution from specific employer] of the Act.

Disclaimer: The Workers' Compensation Board of B.C. (WorkSafeBC) publishes the online versions of the Workers Compensation Act (Act) and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (Regulation) in accordance with its mandate under the Act to provide information and promote public awareness of occupational health and safety matters. The online Act and Regulation are not the official versions, which may be purchased from Crown Publications. WorkSafeBC endeavours to update the online Act and Regulation as soon as possible following any legislative amendments. However, WorkSafeBC does not warrant the accuracy or the completeness of the online Act or Regulation, and neither WorkSafeBC nor its board of directors, employees or agents shall be liable to any person for any loss or damage of any nature, whether arising out of negligence or otherwise, arising from the use of the online versions. Employers are legally obligated to make a copy of the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation readily available for review by workers. The circumstances under which WorkSafeBC may consider an employer's providing access to electronic versions of the Act and Regulation to have satisfied this obligation are described in OHS guideline G-P2-21(2)(f).