The ACPBC is a registered Society in BC and its Constitution and Bylaws are filed annually with the Registrar of Societies.
The Constitution lists the Purposes of the ACPBC which include:
- To provide promote a greater understanding of the role of chemistry in the economic, social and environmental well-being of the people of British Columbia;
- To promote the recognition of members of the Society as qualified professionals in statute and regulation in British Columbia;
- To promote and increase the knowledge, skill, and proficiency of its members in other activities relating to chemical sciences and ensure high standards of competence, integrity and ethics within the chemical profession in British Columbia;
- To develop an appreciation of the chemical profession and the scope of practice of the professional chemist among other professions, industry, government and the public of the province;
The By-Laws provide mechanisms for the annual election of a Board of Directors and Officers of the Association, constitute standing committees of the ACPBC, and set out standards for the eductaional and experience standards to be met by applicants seeking registration by the ACPBC.
The Bylaws and Constitution are given in full at this link.