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Arbitration Act (Bill 7)

  • March 02, 2020

Request For Comment: The Arbitration Act (Bill 7) has passed First Reading.

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REQUEST FOR COMMENT: EXPERT PANEL ON THE FUTURE OF HOUSING SUPPLY & AFFORDABILITY

  • February 18, 2020

The Expert Panel On The Future Of Housing Supply & Affordability is seeking comment regarding housing supply.

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Implementation of Registry of Corporate Beneficial Ownership in BC

  • January 24, 2020

The Ministry of Finance is seeking comment regarding implementation of a registry of beneficial owners of private BC companies.

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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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