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Ministry of Finance

  • March 20, 2018

The Ministry of Finance has initiated a consultation regarding the statutory review of the Financial Institutions Act and the Credit Union Incorporation Act.

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Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2018 (Bill 2)

  • February 22, 2018

The Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2018 (Bill 2) passed First Reading.

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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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Motor Dealer Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 6 (Bill 9)

  • November 08, 2017

Various regulations amended (effective January 1, 2018 and April 1, 2018 as specified, effective B.C. Regs. 200/2017, 201/2017, 202/2017 and 203/2017).

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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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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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