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Interpretation Amendment Act, 2019(BILL 40)

  • October 31, 2019

The Interpretation Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 40) has passed First Reading.

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Modernizing the Emergency Program Act

  • October 29, 2019

The Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General has initiated a consultation to modernize the Emergency Program Act.

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Amendments to the Court Of Appeal Act and the Court Of Appeal Rules

  • October 28, 2019

The Ministry of Attorney General has initiated a consultation regarding amendments to the Court Of Appeal Act and the Court Of Appeal Rules.

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Financial Institutions Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 37)

  • October 28, 2019

The Financial Institutions Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 37) has passed First Reading.

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Miscellaneous Statutes (Minor Corrections) and Statute Revision Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 39)

  • October 28, 2019

The Miscellaneous Statutes (Minor Corrections) and Statute Revision Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 39) has passed First Reading.

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Statute Revision: Workers Compensation Act

  • October 21, 2019

Effective April 6, 2020, the revised Workers Compensation Act, the official copy of which has been deposited with Legislative Assembly, will be brought into force as a limited revision under Statute Revision Act (B.C. Reg. 207/2019).

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Insurance Corporation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 228 and Utilities Commission Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 473

  • August 27, 2019

Specified regulations are made (effective September 1, 2019, OIC 467/2019 and B.C. Reg. 190/2019).

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Community Care and Assisted Living Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 13 (Bill 16)

  • August 25, 2019

Act and specified regulations are in force December 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 189/2019).

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

  • July 29, 2019

The BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is seeking submissions on its Plastics Action Plan Policy Consultation Paper.

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Medical and related benefit statutes

  • July 28, 2019

Specified regulations are amended and effective on various dates (B.C. Regs. 180/2019 and 181/2019).

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