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Ministry of Labour

  • June 06, 2019

The BC Ministry of Labour is seeking submissions on its review of the Workers Compensation Act.

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Public Inquiry Act, S.B.C. 2007, c. 9

  • May 15, 2019

Order is made effective May 15, 2019 (Order in Council 238/2019).

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Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)

  • April 29, 2019

The Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8) has passed First Reading.

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Local Government Act, R.S.B.C. 2015, c. 1

  • April 25, 2019

The High-Speed Internet Regulation is created (effective April 25, 2019, B.C. Reg. 95/2019).

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 36 (Bill 36)

  • April 16, 2019

Section 7 of Bill 36 is in force May 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 86/2019).

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Local Government Statutes (Housing Needs Reports) Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 20 (Bill 18)

  • April 16, 2019

Regulations are created (effective April 16, 2019, B.C. Regs. 90/2019 and 91/2019).

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Taxation (Rural Area) Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 448

  • April 16, 2019

The Taxation (Rural Area) Act Regulation (B.C. Reg. 387/82) is amended (effective April 15, 2019, B.C. Reg. 89/2019).

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Provincial Sales Tax Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 35

  • April 16, 2019

The Designated Accommodation Area Tax Regulation (B.C. Reg. 93/2013) is amended (effective May 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 88/2019).

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Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 15 (Bill 15)

  • April 07, 2019

Provisions of Bill 15 and regulation are in force in part March 29, 2019 and in part April 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 62/2019).

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Voluntary Blood Donations Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 30 (Bill 29)

  • April 07, 2019

The Voluntary Blood Donations Regulation is created (effective April 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 72/2019).

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