Amendment: Divorce Act

  • March 01, 2021

The new amendments to the Divorce Act take effect on March 1, 2021. Some changes to the Supreme Court Family Rules and forms will also come into effect on March 1, 2021 to reflect these new amendments.

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Amendment: Family Law Act Regulation, Family Maintenance Enforcement Act Regulation and Interjurisdictional Support Orders Regulation

  • February 08, 2021

Order in Council 51/2021 dated February 1, 2020 amends the following: Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2020, S.B.C. 2020, c. 14, s. 74; Family Law Act, S.B.C. 2011, c. 25, ss. 245 (1), 247 and 248 (2) and (3); Family Maintenance Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 127, s. 51; Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 29, s. 44 (2)

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Order in Council (Canada): Quarantine Exemptions for Child Custody and Access

  • January 27, 2021

The Government of Canada has issued an Order in Council to waive quarantine requirements when crossing the border if the travel pertains to the custody and access of a dependent child pursuant to a written agreement or court order.

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Response to BCLI Consultation Paper: Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act

  • January 18, 2021

CBABC responds to a call for public comment on a consultation paper from BC Law Institute to modernize the Child, Family and Community Service Act (CFCSA) for the government to reform BC’s main child protection law.

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