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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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Act In Force: Arbitration Act

  • September 01, 2020

The new Arbitration Act came into effect on September 1, 2020. The renamed Vancouver International Arbitration Centre maintains a prominent position in the new Act. The new Act no longer applies to family law matters.

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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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