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Mines Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 8)

The Mines Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 8) has passed First Reading.

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Great Bear Rainforest (Forest Management) Act (Bill 2)

The Great Bear Rainforest (Forest Management) Act (Bill 2) has passed First Reading.

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Forest Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 157

The Scaling Regulation (B.C. Reg. 446/94) is amended (effective the March 15, 2016, B.C. Reg. 45/2016).

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BC Ministry of Environment

The BC Ministry of Environment is seeking comment regarding its Intentions Paper: Spill Preparedness and Response in BC: Proposed Amendments to the Environmental Management Act and Proposed Regulations.

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Wildlife Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 488

The Limited Entry Hunting Regulation (B.C. Reg. 134/93) is amended (effective April 20, 2016, B.C. Reg. 95/2016).

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 361

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Drilling Licence and Lease Regulation (B.C. Reg. 10/82) is amended (effective November 7, 2016, B.C. Reg. 267/2016).

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The government has repealed or amended over 50 regulations as part of its Red Tape Reduction Regulation Reform.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