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Natural Gas Development Statutes Amendment Act, 201 (Bill 12)

  • February 27, 2014

The Natural Gas Development Statutes Amendment Act, 201 (Bill 12) has passed First Reading.

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Park Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 4)

  • February 14, 2014

The Park Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 4) 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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Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 53

  • December 06, 2013

Under the Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 53, the Mushroom Composting Pollution Prevention Regulation (B.C. Reg. 413/98) is amended,(effective November 28, 2013, B.C. Reg. 236/2013).

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Clean Energy Act, S.B.C. 2010, c. 22

  • December 06, 2013

Under the Clean Energy Act, S.B.C. 2010, c. 22, the Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Clean Energy) Regulation (B.C. Reg. 102/2012), is amended (effective November 28, 2013, B.C. Reg. 235/2013).

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Proposed BC changes to the Columbia River Treaty

  • October 18, 2013

The BC Ministry of Energy and Mines requests comments from the profession regarding BC’s proposed changes to the Columbia River Treaty between Canada and the United States.

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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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Oil and Gas Activities Act, S.B.C. 2008, c. 36

  • October 11, 2013

Under the Oil And Gas Activities Act, S.B.C. 2008, c. 36, specified regulations are in force September 26, 2013 and October 1, 2014 (B.C. Reg. 204/2013).

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Proposed amendments to the Integrated Pest Management Regulation (B.C. Reg. 604/2004) under the Integrated Pest Management Act, S.B.C 2003, c. 58

  • October 10, 2013

Proposed amendments to the Integrated Pest Management Regulation (B.C. Reg. 604/2004) under the Integrated Pest Management Act, S.B.C 2003, c. 58.

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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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