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BC Ministry of Environment

The BC Ministry of Environment is seeking comment regarding its Intentions Paper: Spill Preparedness and Response in BC: Proposed Amendments to the Environmental Management Act and Proposed Regulations.

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Building Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 2 (Bill 3)

Sections 31 to 34 of Bill 3 and the Building Act Administrative Regulation are in force June 10, 2016 ( B.C. Reg. 133/2016). Also, the Building Act General Regulation is created (effective June 8, 2016, B.C. Reg. 131/2016).

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 361

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Drilling Licence and Lease Regulation (B.C. Reg. 10/82) is amended (effective November 7, 2016, B.C. Reg. 267/2016).

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Safety Standards Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 39

The Electrical Safety Regulation (B.C. Reg. 100/2004) is amending (effective 90 days after deposit on February 28, 2017, B.C. Reg. 50/2017).

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Red Tape Reduction Regulation Reform

The government has repealed or amended over 50 regulations as part of its Red Tape Reduction Regulation Reform.

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Insurance Corporation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 228

The Special Direction IC2 to the British Columbia Utilities Commission (B.C. Reg. 307/2004) is amended (effective August 31, 2017, B.C. Reg. 165/2017).

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations is consulting the public regarding the government’s proposal to increase the amount of Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystem protected on southeastern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations has initiated a consultation on proposed hunting regulations.

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy has initiated a consultation regarding livestock watering regulations under the Water Sustainability Act.

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Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 15)

The Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 15) passed First Reading.

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