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Safety Standards Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 39

  • July 27, 2019

Various regulations are amended and effective various dates from 2019 and 2022 (B.C. Regs. 183/2019 and 184/2019).

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2008, c. 23 (Bill 24)

  • July 27, 2019

The Riparian Areas Regulation (B.C. Reg. 376/2004) is repealed and replaced by the Riparian Areas Protection Regulation (effective November 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 178/2019).

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Environment and Land Use Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 117

  • July 19, 2019

The Contaminated Soil Landfill Deferral Order is created (effective July 17, 2019, Order in Council 434/2019).

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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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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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Environmental Management Act, S.B .C. 2003, c. 53

  • July 09, 2019

Specified regulations are created, amended or repealed September 15, 2019 (B.C.Regs. 152/2019, 153/2019 and 154/2019).

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Agricultural Land Commission Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 36

  • July 05, 2019

The Agricultural Land Reserve Use Regulation (B.C. Reg. 30/2019) is amended (effective July 4, 2019, B.C. Reg. 147/2019).

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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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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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