The following persons are exempt from the requirement under section 184 of the Act to wear a bicycle safety helmet:
[am. B.C. Reg. 305/99, s. 2.]
(a) a person for whom the wearing of a helmet would interfere with an essential religious practice;
(b) the operator of, and each passenger carried by, a pedicab or quadricycle;
(c) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 305/99, s. 2 (b).]
(d) a person who is in possession of, and produces on request to a peace officer, a valid and subsisting certificate issued by the superintendent on the recommendation of a medical practitioner certifying that the person is, for the period stated in the certificate, unable for medical reasons to wear a bicycle safety helmet;
(e) a person under the age of 12 years who operates a non-chain driven 3 or 4 wheeled cycle which is designed for recreational use by children.
[Provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 318, relevant to the enactment of this regulation: section 184 (6)]