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.
The latest revisions to the Agrologist’s Act were adopted in May 2004.
To read the Agrologists Act in its entirety, go to the BC Laws website at http://www.bclaws.ca/EPLibraries/bclaws_new/document/ID/freeside/00_03013_01
Bill 49: Professional Governance Act - implemented Oct. 20, 2018
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)
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
- Section 1 - History of the BCIA
- Section 2 - Vision, Mission, Mandate
- Section 3 - Governance and Management Philosophy
- Section 4 - Councillors & ED/Registrar Code of Conduct
- Section 5 - Committee Policies
- Section 6 - Committee Terms of Reference (Approved Feb 24 2018)
- Section 7 - BCIA Agrologists Act and Bylaws including Schedules A & B
- Section 9 - Council Contact List & Committee Composition
- Section 10 - Staff Organization Chart & Contact List
- Section 11 - BCIA 2019-2023 Strategic Plan Diagram version here