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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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Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 15)

The Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 15) passed First Reading.

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Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy

The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy has initiated a consultation regarding Clean Growth Future.

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Ministry of Finance

The BC Ministry of Ministry of Finance Gender Equity Office is seeking submissions on providing for paid leave regarding domestic or sexual violence for employees under the Employment Standards Act.

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