EXPLANATORY NOTES REGARDING THE BUSINESS EXPENSES POLICY
Issued May 2022 by the Office of the University Counsel
The Office of the University Counsel has issued these Explanatory Notes to provide information regarding the Business Expenses Policy and any associated Procedures, Rules, or Guidelines.
Pursuant to the Regulatory Framework Policy (GA2), the Policy and any associated Procedure and Rules set out requirements that must be adhered to by members of the UBC community. However, Guidelines are non-binding and are merely intended to provide guidance to the UBC community. Guidelines may include illustrative examples, best practices, or recommendations. Similarly, these Explanatory Notes are informational only and do not have any regulatory effect.
The Responsible Executive(s) have primary responsibility for the implementation and administration of the Policy and any associated Procedures and Rules. Any questions regarding implementation and administration should be directed to the Responsible Executive(s). Any questions regarding the interpretation of the Policy and any associated Procedures and Rules may be directed to the Office of the University Counsel.
(If you wish to link to the current version of the Business Expenses Policy or any associated Procedures, Rules, or Guidelines, please link to this page (i.e., these Explanatory Notes). This will always provide access to the most current version of those documents. Please do not make a copy of the documents themselves or their direct links, since they may change from time to time.)
Policy Short Title: Business Expenses Policy
Policy Long Title: Travel and Other Business-Related Expenses
Policy Number: FM8
View the Business Expenses Policy and Related Documents:
Business Expenses Policy and Associated Procedures
Business Expenses Rules
Policy Date: April 2022
Procedures Date: April 2022
Rules Date: Issued April 1, 2022 [last updated April 25, 2023]
Responsible Executive(s): Vice-President, Finance and Operations
Responsible Board Committee: Audit Committee
Regulatory Framework Policy (GA2)
Alcohol Policy (SC9)
Related Legislation: N/A