The Agricultural Land Commission Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 36, sets the legislative framework for the establishment and administration of the agricultural land preservation program.
The Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation, B.C. Reg. 171/2002, identifies the procedures for submitting applications and notices of intent. The Regulation specifies land uses permitted in the ALR.
The policies of the Commission provide interpretation and clarification of the regulations; outline guidelines, strategies, rules or positions on various issues and provides clarification and courses of action consistently taken or adopted, formally or informally.