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Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act, S.B.C. 2014, c. 29 (Bill 2)

  • December 29, 2015

The Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act, S.B.C. 2014, c. 29 (Bill 2), except Division 4 of Part 4, section 53(1)(f) and item 1 of the schedule, and related regulations are in force January 1, 2016 (B.C. Regs. 247/2015, 248/2015, 249/2015 and 250/2015).

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Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 6 (Bill 6)

  • December 29, 2015

Sections 18 to 27 of the Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 6 (Bill 6) are in force December 18, 2015 (B.C. Reg. 251/2015).

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Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015. c. 6 (Bill 6)

  • December 23, 2015

Sections 1 to 13 of the Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015. c. 6 (Bill 6) and related regulations are in force April 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 231/2015).

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BC Court of Appeal Civil Rules Reform

  • November 26, 2015

The BC Court of Appeal is seeking comment from the profession and the public regarding reform to its civil rules. The BC Court of Appeal’s deadline for comment is: March 18, 2016.

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BC LEGISLATURE ENDS 2015 FALL SESSION

  • November 19, 2015

On November 17, 2015, the BC Legislature ended its Fall Session. Its notable bills are listed.

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BC Ministry of Justice Franchises Regulation

  • November 02, 2015

The BC government is considering submissions on the Franchises Act (Disclosure) Regulation. The government’s deadline is: January 15, 2016.

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2015 (Bill 41)

  • October 20, 2015

The Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2015 (Bill 41) has passed First Reading.

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Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No. 2), 2015 (Bill 35)

  • October 10, 2015

The Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No. 2), 2015 (Bill 35) has passed First Reading.

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Franchises Act (Bill 38)

  • October 07, 2015

The Franchises Act (Bill 38) has passed First and Second Reading.

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 23 (Bill 23)

  • August 03, 2015

Sections 33 to 40 of Bill 23 and regulations are in force July 30, 2015 (B.C. Regs. 160/2015 and 161/2015).

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