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

  • May 25, 2019

The Supreme Court Civil Rules (B.C. Reg. 168/2009) and the Supreme Court Family Rules (B.C. Reg. 169/2009) are amended (July 1, 2019, B.C. Regs. 104/2019 and 105/2019).

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Professional Governance Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 47 (Bill 49)

  • May 25, 2019

Specified provisions and regulation of Bill 49 are in force in part June 1, 2019 and in force in part December 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 107/2019).

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Business Corporations Amendment Act (No. 2), 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 20 (Bill M209)

  • May 19, 2019

The Business Corporations Amendment Act (No. 2), 2019, S.B.C. 2019, c. 20 (Bill M209) has been given Royal Assent.

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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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Mineral Tax Act, R.S .B.C. 1996, c. 291

  • May 15, 2019

The Mineral Tax Costs and Expenditures Regulation (B.C. Reg. 405/89) is amended (effective May 13, 2019, B.C. Reg. 101/2019).

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Provincial Sales Tax Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 35

  • May 15, 2019

The Designated Accommodation Area Tax Regulation (B.C. Reg. 93/2013) is amended (effective in part June 1, 2019 and in part September 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 102/2019).

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Food and Agricultural Products Classification Act, S.B.C. 2016, c. 1

  • May 15, 2019

The Wines of Marked Quality Regulation (B.C. Reg. 168/2018) is amended (effective May 13, 2019, B.C. Reg. 100/2019).

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Insurance Corporation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 228 and Utilities Commission Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 473

  • May 14, 2019

Specified regulations are made (effective May 10, 2019, OIC 222/2019 and B.C. Reg. 99/2019).

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Arbitration Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 55 and Enforcement of Canadian Judgments and Decrees Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 29

  • May 08, 2019

Specified regulations are repealed and created (effective May 3, 2019, B.C. Regs. 96/2019 and 97/2019).

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Labour Relations Code Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 30)

  • April 30, 2019

The Labour Relations Code Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 30) has passed First Reading.

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