Agrologists Act, Bylaws & Governance

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 Membership. 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’s Act in its entirety, go to the Ministry of Agriculture’s website at

BCIA Bylaws

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

BYLAWS were adopted May 12, 2004  Amended: May 7, 2015

Bylaws and Schedules

Printable versions of the BCIA Bylaws and Addendums are available below.

BCIA Bylaws (updated May 2015)

Schedule A  - Fees

Schedule B  - Travel and other expenses

Schedule C  - Code of Ethics and Code of Practice guidelines


The BCIA Governance Manual is divided into 12 sections in addition to Schedules A, B, and C.

The Strategic Plan 2013-2018 forms part of the Governance Manual. 

Governance Manual Table of Contents