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Time Period for Review Regulation (TPRR)

1 Definition

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

2 Prescribed time period

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

(a) a Board decision or order referred to in section 268(1)(a) [decision or order respecting an occupational health or safety matter] of the Act;

(b) a Board decision referred to in section 268(1)(c)(iii)(A) [decision respecting levy of contribution from specific employer] of the Act.

[Enacted September 15, 2015 by B.C. Reg. 164/2015.]

[Housekeeping changes April 6, 2020, consequential to changes to the Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 2019, c. 1.]

[Amended March 22, 2021 by B.C. Reg. 89/2021.]

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).