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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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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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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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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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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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Business Corporations Amendment Act (No. 2), 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 20 (Bill M209)

  • May 19, 2019

The Business Corporations Amendment Act (No. 2), 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 20 (Bill M209) has been given Royal Assent.

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Public Inquiry Act, S.B.C. 2007, c. 9

  • May 15, 2019

Order is made effective May 15, 2019 (Order in Council 238/2019).

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Arbitration Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 55 and Enforcement of Canadian Judgments and Decrees Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 29

  • May 08, 2019

Specified regulations are repealed and created (effective May 3, 2019, B.C. Regs. 96/2019 and 97/2019).

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Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)

  • April 29, 2019

The Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8) has passed First Reading.

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