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PRKS 3110 - Law and Its Administration Part 1

Parks Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course is the first of two courses designed to take a learner from the definition of law and its governing bodies through to the elements and procedures of law enforcement within a park environment. Topics covered: introduction to law; code and statue offenses common to BC Parks; authorities and powers; and duties and responsibilities.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$346.06

Fall 2016

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2016 term.

CRN 31395

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This is a distance learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Tom Saare

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$346.06

Notes

  1. Correspondence format.
  2. You have 52 weeks from the date of registration to complete the course. Students must provide an active email account upon registration to receive information on course material and to get started in this course. For more information, please contact Program Assistant, dee_morita@bcit.ca.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you immediately after registering. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

Module 1 - Introduction to Law

  • Define common, statute, case, criminal and civil law.
  • Explain the hierarchy of the Court System in BC.
  • Explain the impact that the Charter of Rights has had on the court system in BC.
  • Explain the differences between Federal and Provincial laws.
  • Describe the elements of a Criminal Code offence.
  • List the elements necessary to obtain a conviction for a Criminal Code offence.
  • Discuss the evidence required to prove a Criminal Code offence.

Module 2 - Code and Statute Offences Common to BC Parks

  • List the key elements of the offences listed below:
    • Causing a disturbance
    • Theft under $1000
    • Speeding
    • Driving without a license
    • Consuming liquor in a public place
    • Hunting illegally
  • Describe the evidence necessary to prove, in court, the points or elements for the above offences.

Module 3 - Authorities and Power

  • Describe the powers of arrest available to a Park Official under the Criminal Code and Federal statutes.
  • Describe the powers of arrest available to a Park Official under Provincial statutes.
  • Describe the special authorities available to Park Officials and the responsibilities that accompany those authorities.

Module 4 - Duties and Responsibilities

  • List five legal duties of a Park Ranger under Federal and Provincial statutes.
  • Complete a violation ticket as required by a Provincial statute.

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