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Small Business Venture Capital Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 429

  • July 27, 2019

The Small Business Venture Capital Regulation (B.C. Reg. 390/98) is amended (effective in part July 19, 2019, in part retroactively from February 20, 2019 and in part retroactively from March 2, 2019, B.C. Reg. 182/2019).

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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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Land Statutes Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 37 (Bill 37)

  • July 18, 2019

Specified provisions of Bill 37 and regulations are amended (effective November 15, 2019, B.C. Reg. 171/2019).

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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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Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 17 (Bill 22)

  • July 11, 2019

Provisions and regulations are in force in part retroactively from January 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 150/2019), in part July 8, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 150/2019) and in part July 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 151/2019).

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Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008, c. 28

  • June 28, 2019

The Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation is created (effective in part, July 1, 2019 and in part September 1, 2020, B.C. Reg. 146/2019).

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Family Maintenance Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 127

  • June 25, 2019

The Family Maintenance Enforcement Act Regulation (B.C. Reg. 346/88) is amended (effective June 17, 2019, B.C. Reg. 129/2019).

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Health Sector Statutes Repeal Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 50 (Bill 47)

  • June 24, 2019

Sections 1 and 2 of the Health Sector Statutes Repeal Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 50 (Bill 47) and regulations are in force July 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 130/2019).

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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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