Statutory Interpretation

Posted by Johannes Schenk on September 17th, 2014 — Posted in Employment Law, Labour Law

British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority v. Workers’ Compensation Board of British Columbia has the BC Court of Appeal dealing with a matter of statutory interpretation. Two statutory sections dealing with employer duties had to be read in the context of each other and the legislative scheme as a whole. The section dealing with specific employer duties was to be relied on in determining the scope of an employer’s reporting obligations.