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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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Civil Forfeiture Act, S.B.C. 2005, c. 29

  • July 28, 2019

The Civil Forfeiture Regulation (B.C. Reg. 164/2006) is amended (effective July 19, 2019, B.C. Reg. 174/2019).

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

  • July 18, 2019

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking submissions on its Interior Forest Sector Review.

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Business Practices And Consumer Protection Amendment Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 22 (Bill 7)

  • July 18, 2019

Section 9 of Bill 7 is in force July 16, 2019 and a regulation is in force September 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 169/2019).

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Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 45 (Bill 48)

  • July 13, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are in force effective in part July 8, 2019 and in part October 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 158/2019).

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Passenger Transportation Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018 (Bill 55)

  • July 08, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are effective September 3, 2019 in part and September 16, 2019 in part (B.C. Regs. 159/2019, 160/2019, 161/2019, 162/2019, 163/2019, 164/2019, 165/2019 and 1669/2019).

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Oil and Gas Activities Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 54 (Bill 56)

  • June 24, 2019

Sections 13, 16 and 18 of the Oil and Gas Activities Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 54 (Bill 56) and a regulation are in force January 1, 2020 (B.C. Reg. 134/2019).

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Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 18 (Bill 17)

  • June 15, 2019

Specified provisions of the Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 18 (Bill 17) and regulations are in force July 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 125/2019) and effective July 4, 2019, B.C. Reg. 133/2019). Other regulations are amended (effective July 4, 2019, B.C. Reg. 133/2019 and June 17, 2019, B.C. Reg. 132/2019).

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Court Rules Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 80

  • June 10, 2019

The Supreme Court Civil Rules (B.C. Reg. 168/2009) are amended (effective July 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 115/2019).

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COMMUNITY CARE AND ASSISTED LIVING ACT, S.B.C. 2002, C. 75, HEALTH CARE (CONSENT) AND CARE FACILITY (ADMISSION) ACT, R.S.B.C. 1996, C. 181, HEALTH STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT, 2007, S.B.C. 2007, C. 19, HOSPITAL ACT, R.S.B.C.

  • June 09, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are in force effective November 4, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 114/2019).

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