Legal and Policy Issues

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Community Network and Free-Net Associations are registered as non-profit societies and are subject to British Columbia Societies Act legislation requiring a Constitution and By-Laws. Some basic policies are required to ensure the Community Network operates effectively and in harmony with community expectations. Also, larger public policy issues are currently being debated which will impact on the future viability of Community Network services.

Constitutions and By-Laws

Acceptable Use Policies

Commercial Use Policies (Non - BC)

Larger Public Policy Issues

The BC Library Association (BCLA) has an excellent HomePage on Information Policy issues and action in British Columbia and Canada.