Submissions and Legislative Updates

Today
Today

Member Resolution

  • September 26, 2018

Member resolution for the Annual General Meeting of the Law Society of BC, which will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

Appellate Advocacy, Business Law, Children's Law and 45 more..., Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Justice - Kamloops, Criminal Justice - Nanaimo, Criminal Justice - Okanagan, Criminal Justice - Prince George, Criminal Justice - Prince Rupert, Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Criminal Justice - Victoria, Employment Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Legal Research, Pensions & Benefits, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Social Justice, Taxation Law, Unbundled Legal Services, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria

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

  • September 05, 2018

The Ministerial Order is created (effective November 1, 2018, Ministerial Order M350/2018).

Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Criminal Justice - Kamloops, Criminal Justice - Nanaimo and 21 more..., Criminal Justice - Okanagan, Criminal Justice - Prince George, Criminal Justice - Prince Rupert, Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Criminal Justice - Victoria, Elder Law, Health Law, Human Rights Law, Legal Research, Public Sector Lawyers, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria

Property Transfer Tax Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 378

  • August 01, 2018

The Information Collection Regulation is created (effective September 17, 2018, Ministerial Order M287).

Aboriginal Law - Vancouver, Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Island, Administrative Law and 35 more..., Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law, Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Corporate Counsel, Freedom of Information, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Securities Law, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Taxation Law, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster

Community Care And Assisted Living Act, S.B.C. 2002. C. 75, Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2003, C. 53 and Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008, C. 28

  • August 01, 2018

Specified regulations are amended or created (effective July 27, 2018 in part and effective January 1, 2019 in part, B.C. Reg. 167/2018).

Administrative Law, Animal Law, Banking Law and 42 more..., Business Law, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Justice - Kamloops, Criminal Justice - Nanaimo, Criminal Justice - Okanagan, Criminal Justice - Prince George, Criminal Justice - Prince Rupert, Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Criminal Justice - Victoria, Elder Law, Environmental Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, Freedom of Information, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Health Law, Human Rights Law, Immigration Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Children's Law, Unbundled Legal Services

Regulations Regarding The British Columbia College Of Nursing Professionals

  • July 16, 2018

Regulations related to the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals are amended (effective September 4, 2018, B.C. Reg. 152/2018).

Administrative Law, Appellate Advocacy, Business Law and 25 more..., Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Corporate Counsel, Elder Law, Employment Law, Freedom of Information, Health Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster

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

  • July 16, 2018

Sections 2 and 11 of the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 23 (Bill 24) are in force December 3, 2018 (B.C. Reg. 154/2018). Section 9 of Bill 24 and regulations are in force July 16, 2018 (B.C. Reg. 155/2018).

Administrative Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law and 38 more..., Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, Freedom of Information, Labour Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Pensions & Benefits, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Children's Law

Ministry of Finance

  • June 20, 2018

The Ministry of Finance has initiated a consultation regarding its Land Owner Transparency Act White Paper.

Administrative Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law and 46 more..., Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Construction Law, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Justice - Kamloops, Criminal Justice - Nanaimo, Criminal Justice - Okanagan, Criminal Justice - Prince George, Criminal Justice - Prince Rupert, Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Criminal Justice - Victoria, Elder Law, Freedom of Information, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Human Rights Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Securities Law, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Taxation Law, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Unbundled Legal Services

Protection Of Public Participation Act (Bill 32)

  • May 15, 2018

The Protection Of Public Participation Act (Bill 32) has passed First Reading.

Aboriginal Law - Vancouver, Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Island, Administrative Law and 60 more..., Animal Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law, Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Class Action Law, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, Environmental Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, Freedom of Information, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Health Law, Human Rights Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section, International Law, Labour Law, Legal Research, Maritime Law, Municipal Law, Natural Resources Law, Pensions & Benefits, Products Liability Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Securities Law, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Taxation Law, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Children's Law, Unbundled Legal Services

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018 (Bill 24)

  • April 26, 2018

The Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018 (Bill 24) passed First Reading, Second Reading, Third Reading and passed, without amendment.

Administrative Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law and 37 more..., Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Corporate Counsel, Employment Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, Freedom of Information, Labour Law, Legal Research, Municipal Law, Pensions & Benefits, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Children's Law