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Interpretation Amendment Act, 2019(BILL 40)

  • October 31, 2019

The Interpretation Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 40) has passed First Reading.

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Miscellaneous Statutes (Minor Corrections) and Statute Revision Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 39)

  • October 28, 2019

The Miscellaneous Statutes (Minor Corrections) and Statute Revision Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 39) has passed First Reading.

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Hiring Children

  • October 09, 2019

The Ministry of Labour requests comment on hiring children.

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Medicare Protection Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 286

  • August 01, 2019

The Medical and Health Care Services Regulation (B.C. Reg. 426/97) is amended (effective September 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 188/2019).

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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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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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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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Ministry of Labour

  • June 06, 2019

The BC Ministry of Labour is seeking submissions on its review of the Workers Compensation Act.

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