OFM - 19(1)

PART VI - Subsection 19.(1)

PART VI
FPPA Opinions & Applications

Subsection 19.(1) Inspectors

SUBSECTION 19.(1)

"The Fire Marshal, an assistant to the Fire Marshal or a fire chief is an inspector for the purposes of this Part."
 

INTENT:

To identify who has right of entry for inspections of land or premises.
 

APPLICATION:

 

Q1:

Can a community fire safety officer conduct inspections?
 

A1:

There is nothing in the legislation to restrict a community fire safety officer from conducting inspections, so long as they have been appointed as an assistant to the Fire Marshal.
The inspector should have the necessary expertise and experience in order to carry out his/her duties.