RBCM Archives

British Columbia. Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry

Identity area

Type of entity

Government

Authorized form of name

British Columbia. Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1976-1978

History

The Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry was established in 1976 as the successor to the Dept. of the Provincial Secretary and the Dept. of Recreation and Travel Industry (OIC 3199/76). The Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry was statutorily responsible for all the powers, duties and functions held by provincial secretaries and registrars in other provinces of the Dominion of Canada. They included being the keeper of the Great Seal of the Province, with the authority to issues letters patent and commissions, being the keeper of all registers and archives of the province and previous governments of the province, and serving as the Provincial Registrar of British Columbia. The ministry was also responsible for all travel and tourism functions that were previously performed by the Dept. of Recreation and Travel Industry. In 1978, the ministry was replaced by the Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services and the Ministry of Tourism and Small Business Development. Travel and tourism functions were transferred to the Ministry of Tourism and Small Business Development. The other functions were transferred to the Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services (OIC 3018/78).

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

A Government Name

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

British Columbia. Special Services Branch (1977-1983)

Identifier of the related entity

4230

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1977-1978

Description of relationship

Related entity

British Columbia. Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Government Services (1978-1988)

Identifier of the related entity

104

Category of the relationship

temporal

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Related entity

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary (1872-1976)

Identifier of the related entity

102

Category of the relationship

temporal

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Control area

Description identifier

103

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Michael Carter 2008-10-22

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Central Name Authority Files

Maintenance notes

Created by: Michael Carter