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Community Care and Assisted Living Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 13 (Bill 16)

  • August 25, 2019

Act and specified regulations are in force December 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 189/2019).

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

  • July 29, 2019

The BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is seeking submissions on its Plastics Action Plan Policy Consultation Paper.

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

  • July 27, 2019

The Cannabis Licensing Regulation (B.C. Reg. 202/2018) is amended (effective July 19, 2019, B.C. Reg. 173/2019).

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Small Business Venture Capital Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 429

  • July 27, 2019

The Small Business Venture Capital Regulation (B.C. Reg. 390/98) is amended (effective in part July 19, 2019, in part retroactively from February 20, 2019 and in part retroactively from March 2, 2019, B.C. Reg. 182/2019).

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2008, c. 23 (Bill 24)

  • July 27, 2019

The Riparian Areas Regulation (B.C. Reg. 376/2004) is repealed and replaced by the Riparian Areas Protection Regulation (effective November 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 178/2019).

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

  • July 18, 2019

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking submissions on its Interior Forest Sector Review.

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Land Statutes Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 37 (Bill 37)

  • July 18, 2019

Specified provisions of Bill 37 and regulations are amended (effective November 15, 2019, B.C. Reg. 171/2019).

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Business Practices And Consumer Protection Amendment Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 22 (Bill 7)

  • July 18, 2019

Section 9 of Bill 7 is in force July 16, 2019 and a regulation is in force September 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 169/2019).

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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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