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Income Tax Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 215

The Training Tax Credits Regulation (B.C. Reg. 243/2007) is amended (effective various dates, B.C. Reg. 159/2014).

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Chartered Professional Accountants Act (Bill 4)

The Chartered Professional Accountants Act (Bill 4) has passed First Reading.

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Building Act (Bill 3)

The Building Act (Bill 3) has passed First Reading.

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BC Ministry of Environment

The BC Ministry of Environment has released a request for comment on its proposed Offsets Regulation and Compliance Framework under the Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act.

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Mines Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 8)

The Mines Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 8) has passed First Reading.

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BC Ministry of Environment

The BC Ministry of Environment is seeking comment regarding its Intentions Paper: Spill Preparedness and Response in BC: Proposed Amendments to the Environmental Management Act and Proposed Regulations.

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Building Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 2 (Bill 3)

Sections 31 to 34 of Bill 3 and the Building Act Administrative Regulation are in force June 10, 2016 ( B.C. Reg. 133/2016). Also, the Building Act General Regulation is created (effective June 8, 2016, B.C. Reg. 131/2016).

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Building Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 2 (Bill 3)

Specified regulations under the Building Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 2 (Bill 3) are effective February 28, 2107 and April 1, 2017 (B.C. Reg. 52/2017).

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

The Electrical Safety Regulation (B.C. Reg. 100/2004) is amending (effective 90 days after deposit on February 28, 2017, B.C. Reg. 50/2017).

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy has initiated a consultation regarding livestock watering regulations under the Water Sustainability Act.

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