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Civil Forfeiture Act, S.B.C. 2005, c. 29

  • July 28, 2019

The Civil Forfeiture Regulation (B.C. Reg. 164/2006) is amended (effective July 19, 2019, B.C. Reg. 174/2019).

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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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Child Care Subsidy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 26 and Child, Family and Community Service Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 46

  • July 12, 2019

Specified regulations are amended (both effective July 8, 2019, B.C. Regs. 148/2019 and 149/2019).

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DIVORCE ACT CHANGES EXPLAINED

  • July 10, 2019

DIVORCE ACT CHANGES EXPLAINED

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Passenger Transportation Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018 (Bill 55)

  • July 08, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are effective September 3, 2019 in part and September 16, 2019 in part (B.C. Regs. 159/2019, 160/2019, 161/2019, 162/2019, 163/2019, 164/2019, 165/2019 and 1669/2019).

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Waiver or Adjournment Form

  • June 24, 2019

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued a Waiver or Adjournment form for use in detention review proceedings under s. 525 of the Criminal Code.

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Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 18 (Bill 17)

  • June 15, 2019

Specified provisions of the Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 18 (Bill 17) and regulations are in force July 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 125/2019) and effective July 4, 2019, B.C. Reg. 133/2019). Other regulations are amended (effective July 4, 2019, B.C. Reg. 133/2019 and June 17, 2019, B.C. Reg. 132/2019).

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Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46

  • June 11, 2019

The Ministerial Order M206/2019 is created (effective June 7, 2019).

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Residential Tenancy Amendment Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 30 (Bill M206)

  • June 10, 2019

The Residential Tenancy Amendment Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 30 (Bill M206) has been given Royal Assent.

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2019 Judicial Compensation Commission

  • May 26, 2019

The 2019 Judicial Compensation Commission is requesting comment.

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