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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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Climate Change Accountability Amendment Act, 2019 (BILL 38)

  • October 31, 2019

The Climate Change Accountability Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 38) has passed First Reading.

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Modernizing the Emergency Program Act

  • October 29, 2019

The Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General has initiated a consultation to modernize the Emergency Program Act.

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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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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2008, c. 23 (Bill 24)

  • July 27, 2019

The Riparian Areas Regulation (B.C. Reg. 376/2004) is repealed and replaced by the Riparian Areas Protection Regulation (effective November 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 178/2019).

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Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Statutes Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 11 (Bill 12)

  • April 16, 2019

Section 43, 47, 48 and section 49, as it enacts section 108(2)(r.1) of the Wildlife Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 488, of Bill 12 and regulations are in force April 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 85/2019).

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, C. 25 and Insurance (Vehicle) Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 20)

  • April 07, 2019

Various regulations are amended (effective in part March 29, 2019 in part March 30, 2019 and in part April 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 60/2019)

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Information Management (Documenting Government Decisions) Amendment Act, 2017, S.B.C. 2017, c.7 (Bill 6)

  • April 06, 2019

Bill 6 and regulation are in force (March 31, 2019, B.C. Reg. 65/2019).

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Land Owner Transparency Act (Bill 23)

  • April 02, 2019

The Land Owner Transparency Act (Bill 23) has passed First Reading.

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Civil Forfeiture Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 11)

  • March 06, 2019

The Civil Forfeiture Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 11) has passed First Reading.

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