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Acts in Force | October 2019

Current from to June 18, 2019 to August 6, 2019

October 2019

BUSINESS PRACTICES AND CONSUMER PROTECTION AMENDMENT ACT, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, C. 22 (BILL 7)
Section 9 is in force July 16, 2019

CIVIL RESOLUTION TRIBUNAL AMENDMENT ACT, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, C. 17 (BILL 22)
Section 34 is in force July 8, 2019. Section 2 as it enacts the definitions of “cooperative association claim” and “society claim”, section 4 as it enacts section 2.1(d) and (e) of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 25, section 30 as it enacts section 93(4)(b) and (c) of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, section 32
as it enacts Divisions 5 and 6 of Part 10 of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act and sections 35 to 37 and 45 are in force July 15, 2019

HEALTH SECTOR STATUTES REPEAL ACT, S.B.C. 2018, C. 50 (BILL 47)
Sections 1 and 2 are in force July 1, 2019

LAND STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, C. 37 (BILL 37)
Sections 3 to 11, 13, 17, 18, 22 and 30 to 35 are in force November 15, 2019

MISCELLANEOUS STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT (NO. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2018, C. 23 (BILL 24)
Sections 31 and 32 are in force November 1, 2019

MOTOR VEHICLE AMENDMENT ACT, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, C. 18 (BILL 17)
Section 5(a), as it enacts the definition of “evaluating officer”, sections 5(d) and (f), 6(a) and (c) and 7, section 13(a), as it enacts section 94.6(1)(a.1), (a.2) and (a.3) of the Motor Vehicle Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 318, sections 13(e) and (f) and 14(d) and (e), section 16(b), as it enacts section 210(3.1)(r), (s) and (u) of the Motor Vehicle Act and sections 16(c), 17 and 20 of Bill 17 are in force July 15, 2019

OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES AMENDMENT ACT, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, C. 54 (BILL 56)
Sections 13, 16 and 18 are in force January 1, 2020

PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION AMENDMENT ACT, 2018, S.B.C. 2018 (BILL 55)
Sections 1(a), (c) to (j) and (m), section 2(a), section 2(b), except as it enacts section 5(2)(b) of the Passenger Transportation Act, sections 2(c) and (d), 3(a) and (b), 10 and 12 to 14 are in force September 3, 2019. Section 1(b), (k) and (I), section 2(b), as it enacts section 5 (2) (b) of the Passenger Transportation Act, sections 3(c) and 4 to 9, section 11(a), except as it enacts section 25(1)(e) of the Passenger Transportation Act, section 11(b) and (c), section 15, except as it enacts section 29(1)(e)(ii) of the Passenger Transportation Act, sections 16 to 18, 19(a) to (d) and 20 to 39, section 40, except as it enacts sections 57.1(2)(a) and 57.3(4)(a) and (6)(a) of the Passenger Transportation Act, sections 41 to 51, 54, 57 to 60, 62 to 65, 67 to 77 and 79 55 are in force September 16, 2019

TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROTECTION ACT, S.B.C. 2018, C. 45 (BILL 48)
Sections 1, 2, 4 to 9, 16(a) and (b), 17(a) and (b), 18, 19, 24, 28(1) and (3), 29(1)(a), 30, 31, 32, 36, 37, 38(1) and (3) to (7), 39, 40, 42 to 49, 54(1), (2) and (4), 60 and 73 to 84  are in force. Sections 3, 22, 23, 25, 26(1), 27, 29(2), 33(1)(c) to (f) and (2), 34, 35, 41(1), 50 to 53, 54(3), 55 to 57, 62 to 72 and 85 are in force October 1, 2019