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CBABC Submission

Update on legal professions regulatory modernization in BC

  • October 20, 2023

On October 19, the Ministry of Attorney General announced that the proposed legislation setting out the creation of a single legal regulator has been delayed to next spring to allow more time for external consultations, including with CBABC.

Professional Notice

PD - 5: Class Proceedings

  • October 17, 2023

Summary: This Practice Direction sets out the procedure to be followed by a party to a proceeding commenced under the Class Proceedings Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 50, who is seeking to schedule a certification application. It also sets out the requirements for submission of originating process and other documents to the National Class Action Database.