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Bill Introduced: Court of Appeal Act

  • March 16, 2021

The BC government has introduced a Bill to amend the Court of Appeal Act to consolidate and simplify procedures for filing an appeal.

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Bill Introduced: Insurance Corporation Amendment Act, 2021

  • March 04, 2021

Bill 5-2021 introduces the role of the fairness officer to address complaints; powers include the ability to investigate a decision or recommendation, an act done or omitted. or a procedure used.

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Regulation: Evidence Act

  • February 12, 2021

New regulations have now been introduced to the Evidence Act that will place a limit on the amount recoverable from an unsuccessful party for disbursements related to motor vehicle personal injury litigation in Supreme Court, at 6% of the overall judgment or settlement.

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Amendment: COVID-19 Related Measures Act – Limitation Periods

  • December 21, 2020

On December 21, 2020, Order in Council 655/2020 was made; it provides that, effective March 25, 2021, the suspension of every mandatory limitation period and any other mandatory time period that is established in an enactment or law of British Columbia within which a civil or family action, proceeding, claim, or appeal must be commenced in the Provincial Court, Supreme Court, or Court of Appeal will end.

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COVID-19 Related Measures Act (Bill 19)

  • July 09, 2020

COVID-19 Related Measures Act (Bill 19)

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BC Liquor Policy Review Final Report (January 2014)

The Ministry of Justice has released the BC Liquor Policy Review Final Report with recommendations.

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