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Interpretation Amendment Act, 2019(BILL 40)

  • October 31, 2019

The Interpretation Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 40) has passed First Reading.

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Modernizing the Emergency Program Act

  • October 29, 2019

The Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General has initiated a consultation to modernize the Emergency Program Act.

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Miscellaneous Statutes (Minor Corrections) and Statute Revision Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 39)

  • October 28, 2019

The Miscellaneous Statutes (Minor Corrections) and Statute Revision Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 39) has passed First Reading.

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Statute Revision: Workers Compensation Act

  • October 21, 2019

Effective April 6, 2020, the revised Workers Compensation Act, the official copy of which has been deposited with Legislative Assembly, will be brought into force as a limited revision under Statute Revision Act (B.C. Reg. 207/2019).

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The Riparian Areas Regulation (B.C. Reg. 376/2004) is repealed and replaced by the Riparian Areas Protection Regulation (effective November 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 178/2019).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