Acts, Bylaws & Governance

Professional Governance Act

The Professional Governance Act establishes the Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance within the Ministry of the Attorney General responsible for increasing government oversight over professionals practicing within the province.

Professional Governance Act - adopted Nov. 27, 2018

Bill 49 - Professional Governance Act - 3rd Reading

Agrologists Act

The Act provides a legislative framework for those practicing agrology in the province to regulate their qualifications, conduct and practice. The British Columbia Institute of Agrologists is recognized. Application procedures for membership are described under Members.  The composition of the council for the Institute and the terms of the councillors are stated.

Agrologists Act adopted May 2004

BCIA Bylaws

The Agrologists Act gives the Institute the authority to make regulatory and administrative bylaws, which are approved by the Institute’s members.

The BCIA Bylaws were adopted May 12, 2004.  Recent ammendments to the Bylaws (including Schedules) were approved by Council on Dec. 22, 2017, effective January 1, 2018.

Printable versions of the current BCIA Bylaws and Schedules are available below. (Schedule A amended November 24, 2018)

BCIA Bylaws with Schedules A & B included

Schedule A  - Dues and Fees

Schedule B - Code of Ethics

Governance Manual

The BCIA Governance Manual is divided into 12 sections and includes the Bylaws and Schedules A and B.

The Strategic Plan 2019-2023 forms part of the Governance Manual. 

Governance Manual Table of Contents