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Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 14)

  • March 04, 2014

For your information, the Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 14) has passed First Reading.

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BC Court of Appeal Consultation Paper On E-Filing Factums And Statements

  • February 07, 2014

The BC Court of Appeal requests comment on its proposal to require mandatory factums and statements for civil and criminal appeals through Court Services Online by January 2016. The deadline for comment is April 30, 2014.

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Proposed BC Water Sustainability Act

  • October 18, 2013

The BC Ministry of Environment requests comments from the profession regarding its proposed Water Sustainability Act which it proposes to enact in the Spring of 2014. See the attached memo for how to respond to this Request for Comment.

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Wills, Estates and Succession Act, S.B.C. 2009, c. 13 (BILL 4)

  • October 04, 2013

Section 266 of the Wills, Estates And Succession Act, S.B.C. 2009, c. 13 (Bill 4) is in force March 14, 2014 (B.C. Reg. 208/2013).

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Proposed BC Local Elections Campaign Financing Act

  • September 10, 2013

Request for Comment

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Supply Act, 2013‐2014, S.B.C. 2013, C. 3 (Bill 3)

  • July 30, 2013

For your information, the Supply Act, 2013­-2014, S.B.C. 2013, C. 3 (Bill 3) has passed First, Second and Third Reading, all on July 25, 2013.

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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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BC Ministry of Finance White Paper to modernize the Society Act.

The BC Ministry of Finance has issued a White Paper to modernize the Society Act. The Ministry of Finance’s deadline for comment is: October 15, 2014.

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Private Training Act (Bill 7)

The Private Training Act (Bill 7) has passed First Reading.

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