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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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Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 17 (Bill 22)

  • July 11, 2019

Provisions and regulations are in force in part retroactively from January 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 150/2019), in part July 8, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 150/2019) and in part July 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 151/2019).

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Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008, c. 28

  • June 28, 2019

The Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation is created (effective in part, July 1, 2019 and in part September 1, 2020, B.C. Reg. 146/2019).

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Oil and Gas Activities Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 54 (Bill 56)

  • June 24, 2019

Sections 13, 16 and 18 of the Oil and Gas Activities Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 54 (Bill 56) and a regulation are in force January 1, 2020 (B.C. Reg. 134/2019).

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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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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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Financial Services Authority Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 14 (Bill 26)

  • June 10, 2019

Sections 1 to 3, 4(a), 5 to 11, 13 to 25, 27, 32(a), 34, 36, 37(a), 41 to 43, 47(a), 48, 52, 53 and 55 to 57 of the Financial Services Authority Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 14 (Bill 26) are in force June 4, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 116/2019).

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COMMUNITY CARE AND ASSISTED LIVING ACT, S.B.C. 2002, C. 75, HEALTH CARE (CONSENT) AND CARE FACILITY (ADMISSION) ACT, R.S.B.C. 1996, C. 181, HEALTH STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT, 2007, S.B.C. 2007, C. 19, HOSPITAL ACT, R.S.B.C.

  • June 09, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are in force effective November 4, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 114/2019).

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Coastal Ferry Amendment Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 9 (Bill 25)

  • May 27, 2019

Sections 2 and 4 of Bill 25 are in force May 22, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 110/2019).

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Professional Governance Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 47 (Bill 49)

  • May 25, 2019

Specified provisions and regulation of Bill 49 are in force in part June 1, 2019 and in force in part December 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 107/2019).

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