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BC LEGISLATURE ENDS 2015 FALL SESSION

  • November 19, 2015

On November 17, 2015, the BC Legislature ended its Fall Session. Its notable bills are listed.

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BC Ministry of Justice Franchises Regulation

  • November 02, 2015

The BC government is considering submissions on the Franchises Act (Disclosure) Regulation. The government’s deadline is: January 15, 2016.

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2015 (Bill 41)

  • October 20, 2015

The Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2015 (Bill 41) has passed First Reading.

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Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No. 2), 2015 (Bill 35)

  • October 10, 2015

The Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No. 2), 2015 (Bill 35) has passed First Reading.

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Franchises Act (Bill 38)

  • October 07, 2015

The Franchises Act (Bill 38) has passed First and Second Reading.

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 23 (Bill 23)

  • August 03, 2015

Sections 33 to 40 of Bill 23 and regulations are in force July 30, 2015 (B.C. Regs. 160/2015 and 161/2015).

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 25 (Bill 44)

  • July 18, 2015

Sections 62, 63, 78, 83, 84, 87 and 93 are in force July 15, 2015 (B.C. Reg. 133/2015).

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BC LEGISLATURE RECALLED JULY 13, 2015

  • June 23, 2015

The BC Legislature is recalled on July 13, 2015 to debate enabling legislation regarding the Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) project agreement signed between the Province and Pacific NorthWest LNG to develop an LNG facility in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

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Chartered Professional Accountants Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 1 (Bill 4)

  • June 18, 2015

The Chartered Professional Accountants Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 1 (Bill 4) and related regulations are in force June 24, 2015 (B.C. Reg. 114/2015).

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BC Ministry of Justice

  • June 05, 2015

The BC Ministry of Justice is seeking comment from the profession and the public regarding the proposed Enforcement of Money Judgments Act to replace the current Court Order Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c.78. The BC Ministry of Justice's deadline for comment is: July 31, 2015.

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