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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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Land Statutes Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 37 (Bill 37)

  • July 18, 2019

Specified provisions of Bill 37 and regulations are amended (effective November 15, 2019, B.C. Reg. 171/2019).

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Financial Institutions Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 141

  • June 15, 2019

The Trust And Deposit Business Exemption Regulation (B.C. Reg. 173/2008) is amended (effective June 14, 2019, B.C. Reg. 124/2019).

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Court Rules Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 80

  • June 10, 2019

The Supreme Court Civil Rules (B.C. Reg. 168/2009) are amended (effective July 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 115/2019).

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COMMUNITY CARE AND ASSISTED LIVING ACT, S.B.C. 2002, C. 75, HEALTH CARE (CONSENT) AND CARE FACILITY (ADMISSION) ACT, R.S.B.C. 1996, C. 181, HEALTH STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT, 2007, S.B.C. 2007, C. 19, HOSPITAL ACT, R.S.B.C.

  • June 09, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are in force effective November 4, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 114/2019).

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Public Inquiry Act, S.B.C. 2007, c. 9

  • May 15, 2019

Order is made effective May 15, 2019 (Order in Council 238/2019).

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 36 (Bill 36)

  • April 16, 2019

Section 7 of Bill 36 is in force May 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 86/2019).

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Land Owner Transparency Act (Bill 23)

  • April 02, 2019

The Land Owner Transparency Act (Bill 23) has passed First Reading.

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Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 24)

  • April 02, 2019

The Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 24) has passed First Reading.

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Civil Forfeiture Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 11)

  • March 06, 2019

The Civil Forfeiture Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 11) has passed First Reading.

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