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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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Securities Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 33)

  • October 28, 2019

The Securities Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 33) has passed First Reading.

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Financial Institutions Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 37)

  • October 28, 2019

The Financial Institutions Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 37) has passed First Reading.

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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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Small Business Venture Capital Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 429

  • July 27, 2019

The Small Business Venture Capital Regulation (B.C. Reg. 390/98) is amended (effective in part July 19, 2019, in part retroactively from February 20, 2019 and in part retroactively from March 2, 2019, B.C. Reg. 182/2019).

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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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Land Statutes Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 37 (Bill 37)

  • July 18, 2019

Specified provisions of Bill 37 and regulations are amended (effective November 15, 2019, B.C. Reg. 171/2019).

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Securities Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 418

  • June 12, 2019

The National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations (B.C. Reg. 226A/2009) is amended (effective June 12, 2019, B.C. Reg. 119/2019).

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Financial Services Authority Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 14 (Bill 26)

  • June 10, 2019

Sections 1 to 3, 4(a), 5 to 11, 13 to 25, 27, 32(a), 34, 36, 37(a), 41 to 43, 47(a), 48, 52, 53 and 55 to 57 of the Financial Services Authority Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 14 (Bill 26) are in force June 4, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 116/2019).

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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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