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Environment and Land Use Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 117

  • July 19, 2019

The Contaminated Soil Landfill Deferral Order is created (effective July 17, 2019, Order in Council 434/2019).

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

  • July 18, 2019

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking submissions on its Interior Forest Sector Review.

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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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Business Practices And Consumer Protection Amendment Act, 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 22 (Bill 7)

  • July 18, 2019

Section 9 of Bill 7 is in force July 16, 2019 and a regulation is in force September 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 169/2019).

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Forest Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 157

  • July 14, 2019

Specified Orders in Council and regulations are effective July 10, 2019 and July 16, 2019 (OIC 421/2019, 422/2019, 423/2019, 424/2019, 425/2019, 426/2019 and B.C. Reg. 170/2019).

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Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 45 (Bill 48)

  • July 13, 2019

Specified provisions and regulations are in force effective in part July 8, 2019 and in part October 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 158/2019).

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Liquor Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 19 and Liquor Distribution Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 268

  • July 13, 2019

Regulations are amended (July 8, 2019, B.C. Regs. 155/2019 and 156/2019).

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 17 (Bill 22)

  • July 11, 2019

Provisions and regulations are in force in part retroactively from January 1, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 150/2019), in part July 8, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 150/2019) and in part July 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 151/2019).

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DIVORCE ACT CHANGES EXPLAINED

  • July 10, 2019

DIVORCE ACT CHANGES EXPLAINED

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Environmental Management Act, S.B .C. 2003, c. 53

  • July 09, 2019

Specified regulations are created, amended or repealed September 15, 2019 (B.C.Regs. 152/2019, 153/2019 and 154/2019).

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