Liquor legislation and regulations

Liquor acts and regulations

For liquor, the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) is regulated under the:

Legislative framework

The LCRB operates within the legislative framework provided by the

Liquor from other provinces

The Liquor Possession Regulation outlines the rules for individuals bringing liquor into B.C. from another province.

Liquor enforcement provisions

The Violation Ticket Administration and Fines Regulation (VTAF) outlines

  • The type of enforcement officers that may enforce provisions of the LCLA and LCLR
  • The provisions they may enforce
  • Details about LCLA offences

Delegation of authority

The LCLA Delegation of Authority (PDF, 403KB) delegates specific General Manager’s powers and duties under the LCLA to peace officers.

Cannabis and liquor licensed businesses and events

Read Cannabis Information for Liquor Licensees and Permittees (PDF, 339KB) to find out how cannabis rules relate to liquor licensed business and events.