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Advanced Education Statute Repeal Act (Bill 41)

  • October 18, 2018

The Advanced Education Statute Repeal Act (Bill 41) has passed First Reading.

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Budget Measures Implementation (Speculation And Vacancy Tax) Act, 2018 (Bill 45)

  • October 18, 2018

The Budget Measures Implementation (Speculation And Vacancy Tax) Act, 2018 (Bill 45) has passed First Reading.

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Cannabis Regulations in Force

  • October 18, 2018

Specified regulations are created and in force (effective October 17, 2018, Ministerial Order M413/2018, October 16, 2018 in part and November 30, 2018 in part, B.C. Reg. 214/2018).

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Trespass Act, R.S.B.C. 2018, c. 3

  • October 10, 2018

A revised Trespass Act and specified regulations are in force October 1, 2018 (B.C. Reg. 193/2018).

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WorkSafeBC

  • October 09, 2018

WorkSafeBC has initiated a consultation regarding section 55 of the Workers Compensation Act and mental disorders.

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Opioid Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act (Bill 38)

  • October 06, 2018

The Opioid Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act (Bill 38) has passed First, Second and Third Reading.

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BC Law Institute

  • September 14, 2018

The BC Law Institute (BCLI) has released its Consultation Paper on Insurance Issues for Stratas.

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Human Rights Code, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 210

  • August 03, 2018

BC intends to amend Human Rights Code in Fall 2018.

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Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 29 (Bill 30) and Cannabis Distribution Act, S.B.C. 2018, C. 28 (Bill 31)

  • July 06, 2018

Sections 1 and 3, Part 2, Divisions 1 to 3 of Part 4, sections 122 and 126, Part 8 and Division 1 of Part 9 of the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 29 (Bill 30) and regulations are in force July 9, 2018 (B.C. Regs. 139/2018 and 142/2018). The Cannabis Distribution Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 28 (Bill 31) and regulations are in force July 9, 2018 (B.C. Regs. and 142/2018 and 143/2018).

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Business Practices and Consumer Protection (Payday Loans) Amendment Act, 2007, S.B.C. 2007, c. 35 (Bill 27)

  • June 29, 2018

Section 4, as it enacts sections 112.12 to 112.15 of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, S.B.C. 2004, c. 2 and section 8, as it enacts section 189(4)(f.6) of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, in the Business Practices and Consumer Protection (Payday Loans) Amendment Act, 2007, S.B.C. 2007, c. 35 (Bill 27)(effective September 1, 2018, B.C. Reg. 127/2018).

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