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Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)

  • April 29, 2019

The Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8) has passed First Reading.

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Local Government Act, R.S.B.C. 2015, c. 1

  • April 25, 2019

The High-Speed Internet Regulation is created (effective April 25, 2019, B.C. Reg. 95/2019).

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Container Trucking Act, S.B.C. 2014, c. 28

  • April 23, 2019

The Container Trucking Regulation (B.C. Reg. 248/2014) is amended (effective June 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. xx/2019).

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

  • April 19, 2019

The Transfer Regulation (B.C. Reg. 351/2004) is amended (effective April 11, 2019, B.C. Reg. 76/2019).

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 36 (Bill 36)

  • April 16, 2019

Section 7 of Bill 36 is in force May 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 86/2019).

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Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 492

  • April 16, 2019

The Mental Disorder Presumption Regulation (B.C. Reg. 136/2018) is amended (effective April 16, 2019, B.C. Reg. 92/2019).

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Local Government Statutes (Housing Needs Reports) Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 20 (Bill 18)

  • April 16, 2019

Regulations are created (effective April 16, 2019, B.C. Regs. 90/2019 and 91/2019).

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Taxation (Rural Area) Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 448

  • April 16, 2019

The Taxation (Rural Area) Act Regulation (B.C. Reg. 387/82) is amended (effective April 15, 2019, B.C. Reg. 89/2019).

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

  • April 16, 2019

The Designated Accommodation Area Tax Regulation (B.C. Reg. 93/2013) is amended (effective May 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 88/2019).

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Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Statutes Amendment Act, 2016, S.B.C. 2016, c. 11 (Bill 12)

  • April 16, 2019

Section 43, 47, 48 and section 49, as it enacts section 108(2)(r.1) of the Wildlife Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 488, of Bill 12 and regulations are in force April 15, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 85/2019).

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