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Health Professions Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 183

  • August 04, 2016

The Nurses (Registered) and Nurse Practitioners Regulation (B.C. Reg. 284/2008) and the Pharmacists Regulation (B.C. Reg. 417/2008) are amended effective July 26, 2016, B.C. Reg. 201/2016).

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Human Rights Code Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 27)

  • July 25, 2016

The Human Rights Code Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 27) has passed First Reading.

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 25 (Bill 44)

  • July 21, 2016

Various provisions of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 25 (Bill 44), Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 16 (Bill 19), Natural Gas Development Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 40 (Bill 40) and regulations are in force July 13, 2016 (B.C. Regs. 171/2016, 172/2016 and 173/2016).

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Private Training Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 5 (Bill 7)

  • June 22, 2016

The Act, except sections 83 and 86 to 89, and the Fees and Student Tuition Protection Fund Regulation are in force September 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 140/2016). Also, related regulations are effective on various dates in 2016, 2017 and 2018 (B.C Regs. 141/2016, 148/2016 and 153/2016).

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Health Professions Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 183

  • June 09, 2016

The Medical Practitioners Regulation (B.C. Reg. 416/2008) is amended (effective June 6, 2016, B.C. Reg. 129/2016).

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Societies Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 18 (Bill 24)

  • May 06, 2016

The Societies Transitional Interim Regulation (B.C. Reg. 217/2015) is repealed and the Societies Transitional Interim Regulation is created (effective November 28, 2016, B.C. Reg. 99/2016).

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Sexual Violence And Misconduct Policy Act (Bill 23)

  • April 27, 2016

The Sexual Violence And Misconduct Policy Act (Bill 23) has passed First Reading.

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Societies Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 18 (Bill 24)

  • November 27, 2015

Sections 1 to 263, 265 to 268, 270 to 274, 276, 279, 281 to 288, 291 to 295, 297 to 299, 301 to 322, 324, 325, 327 to 338, 340 to 349, 351 to 354 and 356 to 365 of the Societies Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 18 (Bill 24) and related regulations are in force November 28, 2016 (B.C. Regs. 211/2015, 214/2015, 216/2015, 217/2015)). Under the Society Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 433 adding fees to Schedule C (effective August 29, 2016, B.C. Reg. 218/2015).

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BC LEGISLATURE ENDS 2015 FALL SESSION

  • November 19, 2015

On November 17, 2015, the BC Legislature ended its Fall Session. Its notable bills are listed.

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 23 (Bill 23)

  • August 03, 2015

Sections 33 to 40 of Bill 23 and regulations are in force July 30, 2015 (B.C. Regs. 160/2015 and 161/2015).

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