|80||POLICE COMPLAINT COMMISSIONER ENABLING AND VALIDATING ACT||c. 78|
|2||Appointment of police complaint commissioner|
|3||Enabling and validating provisions|
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:
1 In this Act, "commissioner" means the individual referred to in section 2.
2 Dirk Ryneveld is conclusively deemed to have been appointed under section 47 of the Police Act as police complaint commissioner effective February 13, 2003.
3 (1) All decisions, proceedings, appointments and other actions of the commissioner that would have been valid had the commissioner in fact been appointed as referred to in section 2 are conclusively deemed to have been validly done.
(2) Order in Council 930/2003, under section 50.1 [remuneration of commissioner] of the Police Act, is conclusively deemed to have come into force on February 13, 2003.
(3) Section 5 [pension entitlement] of the Auditor General Act applies to the commissioner effective February 13, 2003, except that the references in subsection (2) of that section to the coming into force of that Act are deemed to be references to the coming into force of this Act.
(4) All payments made to or for the benefit of the commissioner in accordance with the retroactive application of subsections (2) and (3) are conclusively deemed to have been validly made.
4 This Act is retroactive to the extent necessary to give full force and effect to its provisions and must not be construed as lacking retroactive effect in relation to any matter by reason that it makes no specific reference to that matter.
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