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Provincial Immigration Programs Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 37

  • April 05, 2017

The Provincial Immigration Programs Regulation (B.C. Reg. 20/2017) is amended (effective March 31, 2017, B.C. Reg. 128/2017).

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

  • March 24, 2017

The Property Transfer Tax Regulation (B.C. Reg. 74/88) is amended (effective retroactively from August 2, 2016, March 31, 2017 and August 2, 2017, B.C. Reg. 108/2017).

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Employment And Assistance Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 40 and the Employment And Assistance For Persons With Disabilities Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 41

  • March 09, 2017

The Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Regulation (B.C. Reg. 265/2002) is amended (effective April 1, 2017, B.C. Regs. 95/2017 and 96/2017). The Employment and Assistance Regulation (B.C. Reg. 263/2002) is amended (effective April 1, 2017, B.C. Reg. 96/2017).

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Personal Information Protection Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 63

  • December 21, 2016

The Personal Information Protection Act Regulations (B.C. Reg. 473/2003) are amended (effective December 7, 2016, B.C. Reg. 298/2016).

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Miscellaneous Statutes (Housing Priority Initiatives) Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 27 (Bill 28)

  • September 23, 2016

Sections 18 to 42 of Bill 28 and related regulations are in force September 30, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 217/2016).

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 16 (Bill 19) and Natural Gas Development Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 40 (Bill 40)

  • August 06, 2016

Various provisions of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 16 (Bill 19) and the Natural Gas Development Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 40 (Bill 40) and related regulations are in force July 28, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 206/2016).

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Miscellaneous Statutes (Signed Statements) Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 4 (Bill 5)

  • August 01, 2016

The Miscellaneous Statutes (Signed Statements) Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 4 (Bill 5), except sections 2 to 4, 18 and 34, is in force September 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 191/2016).

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Miscellaneous Statutes (Housing Priority Initiatives) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 28)

  • July 26, 2016

The Miscellaneous Statutes (Housing Priority Initiatives) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 28) has passed First Reading.

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 25 (Bill 44)

  • July 21, 2016

Various provisions of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 25 (Bill 44), Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 16 (Bill 19), Natural Gas Development Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 40 (Bill 40) and regulations are in force July 13, 2016 (B.C. Regs. 171/2016, 172/2016 and 173/2016).

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Private Training Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 5 (Bill 7)

  • June 22, 2016

The Act, except sections 83 and 86 to 89, and the Fees and Student Tuition Protection Fund Regulation are in force September 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 140/2016). Also, related regulations are effective on various dates in 2016, 2017 and 2018 (B.C Regs. 141/2016, 148/2016 and 153/2016).

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