Legislative Updates

CBABC has curated this select list of Legislative Updates, including new Bills proposed in the Legislative Assembly, new Acts, amendments and regulations in force.

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided here; however, lawyers should rely upon specific legislation and regulations. For a complete list of new Bills proposed, visit Legislative Assembly of BC.

Questions? Contact Jo-Anne Stark, Director of Advocacy at advocacy@cbabc.org.

Note: Legislative Updates are archived after one year.

Amendment: Provincial Court (Family) Rules

  • December 08, 2020

Effective December 7, 2020, the Provincial Court (Family) Rules, B.C. Reg. 417/98, are amended as set out in Schedule 1, and the Provincial Court Family Rules, B.C. Reg. 120/2020, are amended as set out in Schedule 2.

Amendment: Business Corporations Act

  • October 01, 2020

Business Corporations Act amendments require private businesses in BC to keep and maintain a registry of beneficial owners – including those who have direct and indirect control of a company or its shares.