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PADM 203

PADM 203 Municipal Law in BC
3 Credits

This program is designed with and for professionals currently employed in a Municipality, Regional District, Improvement District, First Nations Government or Supporting Agencies in British Columbia. The purpose of the program is to provide opportunities for participants to gain increased knowledge of the polical and organizational realities of local governments in BC and to identify opportunities for change within these systems. It is expected that participants will be more effective managers, leaders and change agents as a result of their involvement in the program. This program focuses on legal priciples pertaining to municipal government, with particular emphasis on its status, functions, and legal powers and contraints. It will also introduce the principles of administrative law, how legislation is created, and the powers and duties of administrative agencies. This course will examin the legal aspects affecting services that municipalities and regional districts provide to their citizens in British Columbia.

Prerequisites
PADM 200

Transfer Credits
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