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 advocacy@cbabc.org.

Note: Legislative Updates are archived after one year.

Amendment: Family Law Act Regulations

  • March 02, 2022

Family Law Act regulations regarding child support recalculation (“Part 5”) have been amended by the government and take effect Mar 1, 2022.

Amendment: Supreme Court Civil Rules and Wills, Estates And Succession Amendment Act, 2020

  • October 04, 2021

The Supreme Court Civil Rules will be amended effective December 1, 2021; the changes will include updated provisions to address electronic wills, the forms used in locating an electronic will and forms for applications to administer an estate. In addition, sections 2 and 4 – 10 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Amendment Act, 2020 are brought into force effective October 1, 2021.