Submissions and Legislative Updates

Today
Today

Insurance Corporation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 228 and Utilities Commission Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 473

  • August 27, 2019

Specified regulations are made (effective September 1, 2019, OIC 467/2019 and B.C. Reg. 190/2019).

Administrative Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law and 29 more..., Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Pensions & Benefits, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations

Safety Standards Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 39

  • July 27, 2019

Various regulations are amended and effective various dates from 2019 and 2022 (B.C. Regs. 183/2019 and 184/2019).

Administrative Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law and 29 more..., Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Construction Law, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Health Law, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations

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).

Administrative Law, ADR - Nanaimo, ADR - Okanagan and 37 more..., ADR - Vancouver, ADR - Victoria, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law, Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Construction Law, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, Freedom of Information, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Health Law, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Pensions & Benefits, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Unbundled Legal Services, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations

Passenger Transportation Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018 (Bill 55)

  • July 08, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are effective September 3, 2019 in part and September 16, 2019 in part (B.C. Regs. 159/2019, 160/2019, 161/2019, 162/2019, 163/2019, 164/2019, 165/2019 and 1669/2019).

Administrative Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law and 35 more..., Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Class Action Law, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Justice - Kamloops, Criminal Justice - Nanaimo, Criminal Justice - Okanagan, Criminal Justice - Prince George, Criminal Justice - Prince Rupert, Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Criminal Justice - Victoria, Employment Law, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Human Rights Law, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Unbundled Legal Services, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations

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).

Administrative Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law and 34 more..., Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Children's Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Social Justice, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations

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).

Aboriginal Law - Vancouver, Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Island, Administrative Law and 57 more..., Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law, Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Children's Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Class Action Law, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Justice - Kamloops, Criminal Justice - Nanaimo, Criminal Justice - Okanagan, Criminal Justice - Prince George, Criminal Justice - Prince Rupert, Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Criminal Justice - Victoria, Employment Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, Freedom of Information, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Health Law, Human Rights Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Pensions & Benefits, Products Liability Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Taxation Law, Unbundled Legal Services, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations

Financial Institutions Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 141

  • June 15, 2019

The Trust And Deposit Business Exemption Regulation (B.C. Reg. 173/2008) is amended (effective June 14, 2019, B.C. Reg. 124/2019).

Administrative Law, Banking Law, Business Law and 20 more..., Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Public Sector Lawyers, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations

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.

Aboriginal Law - Vancouver, Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Island, Administrative Law and 56 more..., Animal Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law, Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Children's Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Justice - Kamloops, Criminal Justice - Nanaimo, Criminal Justice - Okanagan, Criminal Justice - Prince George, Criminal Justice - Prince Rupert, Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Criminal Justice - Victoria, Elder Law, Employment Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, Freedom of Information, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Health Law, Human Rights Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Law Practice Management, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Unbundled Legal Services, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations

Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 4 (Bill 2) and Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 7 (Bill 5)

  • June 10, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are in force (in part retroactively effective April 1, 2013 and in part June 3, 2019, B.C. Reg. 113/2019).

Administrative Law, Banking Law, Business Law and 13 more..., Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Corporate Counsel, Insurance Law, Legal Research, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Taxation Law, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria

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).

Administrative Law, Banking Law, Business Law and 26 more..., Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, Freedom of Information, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Pensions & Benefits, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Securities Law, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Taxation Law, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations