Review the 35 year old Islands Trust Act
This isNOT the HST Petition
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Whereas matters of concern have arisen from the interpretation and administration of the Islands Trust Act, and ;
Whereas the Act has not been reviewed since coming into force 35 years ago;
We the undersigned, respectfully petition the Government of British Columbia to order a full and independent public core review of the Islands Trust Act, in consultation with members of the legislature, legal and land use experts, and the Island Communities affected, with a view to:
(a) modernizing and streamlining the Act,
(b) balancing the preservation and protection of our vibrant, diverse rural communities, with the security of our natural environment, and
(c) establishing locally accountable and responsible governance structures.
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