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Auditor General for Local Government Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 5

  • March 24, 2018

The Audit Council Regulation (B.C. Reg. 94/2012) is amended (effective March 20, 2018, B.C. Reg. 44/2018).

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Legal Profession Amendment Act, 2012, S.B.C. 2012, c. 16 (Bill 40)

  • December 18, 2017

Specified provisions are in force April 1, 2018 (B.C. Reg. 230/2017).

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Election Amendment Act, 2017 (Bill 3)

  • September 18, 2017

The Election Amendment Act, 2017 (Bill 3) passed First Reading.

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 22) and the Insurance (Vehicle) Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 20)

Companion statutes, the Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 22) and the Insurance (Vehicle) Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 20) have passed First Reading.

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Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy

The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy has initiated a consultation regarding Clean Growth Future.

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Cannabis Provisions and Regulations in Force

Various statutes and regulations are amended (effective various dates in October 2018, by B.C. Regs. 200/2018, 201/2018, 202/2018, 203/2018, 204/2018, 205/2018, 206/2018, 207/2018, 208/2018, 209/2018, 210/2018, 211/2018, 212/2018 and 213/2018).

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Motor Vehicle Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 318

The Designation of Motorcycle Safety Helmets Regulation (B.C. Reg. 97/2012) is amended (effective July 19, 2019, B.C. Reg. 179/2019).

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Ministry of Finance

The BC Ministry of Ministry of Finance Gender Equity Office is seeking submissions on providing for paid leave regarding domestic or sexual violence for employees under the Employment Standards Act.

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Income Tax Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 10)

The Income Tax Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 10) has passed First Reading.

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2019 (Bill 35)

The Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2019 (Bill 35) has passed First and Second Reading.

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