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Insurance Corporation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 228 and Utilities Commission Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 473

  • August 27, 2019

Specified regulations are made (effective September 1, 2019, OIC 467/2019 and B.C. Reg. 190/2019).

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Community Care and Assisted Living Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 13 (Bill 16)

  • August 25, 2019

Act and specified regulations are in force December 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 189/2019).

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

  • July 29, 2019

The BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is seeking submissions on its Plastics Action Plan Policy Consultation Paper.

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Medical and related benefit statutes

  • July 28, 2019

Specified regulations are amended and effective on various dates (B.C. Regs. 180/2019 and 181/2019).

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Financial Administration Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 138 and the Forest Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 157

  • July 28, 2019

Specified regulations are amended effective July 19, 2019 (B.C. Regs. 175/2019, 176/2019 and Order in Council 444/2019).

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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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Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 29 (Bill 30)

  • July 27, 2019

The Cannabis Licensing Regulation (B.C. Reg. 202/2018) is amended (effective July 19, 2019, B.C. Reg. 173/2019).

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

  • July 27, 2019

Various regulations are amended and effective various dates from 2019 and 2022 (B.C. Regs. 183/2019 and 184/2019).

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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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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2008, c. 23 (Bill 24)

  • July 27, 2019

The Riparian Areas Regulation (B.C. Reg. 376/2004) is repealed and replaced by the Riparian Areas Protection Regulation (effective November 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 178/2019).

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