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

The Electrical Safety Regulation (B.C. Reg. 100/2004) is amending (effective 90 days after deposit on February 28, 2017, B.C. Reg. 50/2017).

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Red Tape Reduction Regulation Reform

The government has repealed or amended over 50 regulations as part of its Red Tape Reduction Regulation Reform.

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy has initiated a consultation regarding livestock watering regulations under the Water Sustainability Act.

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Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 15)

The Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 15) passed First Reading.

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Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 15 (Bill 19)

Sections 1(a) and (d), 3, 4, 6, 8 and 11 to 13 of the Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 15 (Bill 19) and regulations are in force June 4, 2018 (B.C. Reg. 107/2018).

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Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy

The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy has initiated a consultation regarding Clean Growth Future.

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Ministry of Finance

The BC Ministry of Ministry of Finance Gender Equity Office is seeking submissions on providing for paid leave regarding domestic or sexual violence for employees under the Employment Standards Act.

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Income Tax Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 10)

The Income Tax Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 10) has passed First Reading.

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Forest Amendment Act (Bill 22)

The Forest Amendment Act (Bill 22) has passed First Reading.

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