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Poverty Reduction Strategy Act (Bill 39)

  • October 06, 2018

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Act (Bill 39) has passed First Reading and is at Second Reading.

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Land Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 37)

  • October 05, 2018

The Land Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 37) has passed First Reading, Second Reading and Committee Stage.

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Member Resolution

  • September 26, 2018

Member resolution for the Annual General Meeting of the Law Society of BC, which will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

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Human Rights Code, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 210

  • August 03, 2018

BC intends to amend Human Rights Code in Fall 2018.

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Community Care And Assisted Living Act, S.B.C. 2002. C. 75, Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2003, C. 53 and Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008, C. 28

  • August 01, 2018

Specified regulations are amended or created (effective July 27, 2018 in part and effective January 1, 2019 in part, B.C. Reg. 167/2018).

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Employment And Assistance Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 40 and the Employment And Assistance For Persons With Disabilities Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 41

  • July 17, 2018

Specified regulations are amended (all effective July 16, 2018, 2018, B.C. Regs. 150/2018 and 151/2018).

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Child Care Subsidy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 26

  • July 17, 2018

The Child Care Subsidy Regulation (B.C. Reg. 74/97) is amended (effective July 13, 2018 and September 1, 2018, B.C. Reg. 148/2018).

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 23 (Bill 24)

  • July 16, 2018

Sections 2 and 11 of the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 23 (Bill 24) are in force December 3, 2018 (B.C. Reg. 154/2018). Section 9 of Bill 24 and regulations are in force July 16, 2018 (B.C. Reg. 155/2018).

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Agricultural Land Commission Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 36

  • July 16, 2018

The Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation (B.C. Reg. 171/2002) is amended (effective July 13, 2018, B.C. Reg. 147/2018).

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Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 29 (Bill 30) and Cannabis Distribution Act, S.B.C. 2018, C. 28 (Bill 31)

  • July 06, 2018

Sections 1 and 3, Part 2, Divisions 1 to 3 of Part 4, sections 122 and 126, Part 8 and Division 1 of Part 9 of the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 29 (Bill 30) and regulations are in force July 9, 2018 (B.C. Regs. 139/2018 and 142/2018). The Cannabis Distribution Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 28 (Bill 31) and regulations are in force July 9, 2018 (B.C. Regs. and 142/2018 and 143/2018).

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