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Medical and related benefit statutes

  • July 28, 2019

Specified regulations are amended and effective on various dates (B.C. Regs. 180/2019 and 181/2019).

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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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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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Family Maintenance Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 127

  • June 25, 2019

The Family Maintenance Enforcement Act Regulation (B.C. Reg. 346/88) is amended (effective June 17, 2019, B.C. Reg. 129/2019).

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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

  • June 25, 2019

Specified regulations are amended all effective July 1, 2019 (B.C. Regs. 122/2019 and 123/2019).

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

  • May 28, 2019

The BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking submissions on the management of private forests.

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