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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2015 (Bill 37)

  • October 07, 2015

The Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2015 (Bill 37) has passed First Reading.

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Proposed Amendment Wildfire Act

  • September 06, 2015

In the 2016 Spring Legislative Session, the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure advises that it intends to amend the Wildfire Act to increase penalties to prevent drones (unmanned aerial vehicles/UAVs) from flying over fire fighting operations.

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Employment and Assistance Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 40 and Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 41

  • August 27, 2015

The Forms Regulation (B.C. Reg. 95/2012) is repealed and replaced by the Forms Regulation (effective September 1, 2015, B.C. Reg. 166/2015).

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

  • August 03, 2015

Sections 54 to 61 of Bill 23 and regulations are in force August 1, 2015 (B.C. Reg. 149/2015).

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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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Medicare Protection Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 286

  • August 03, 2015

The Medical and Health Care Services Regulation (B.C. Reg. 426/97) is amended effective July 28, 2015 and January 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 154/2015).

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Evidence Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 124

  • July 23, 2015

The Commissioners for Taking Affidavits for British Columbia Regulation is created (effective September 1, 2015 (Ministerial Order M223).

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Police Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 367

  • July 18, 2015

A regulation regarding the Contribution Agreement for Policing and Law Enforcement Services Funding is created (effective July 14, 2015, OIC 397/2015).

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Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 25 (Bill 44)

  • July 18, 2015

Sections 62, 63, 78, 83, 84, 87 and 93 are in force July 15, 2015 (B.C. Reg. 133/2015).

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Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 13 (Bill 15)

  • June 18, 2015

Sections 13 to 17 of Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2015, S.B.C. 2015, c. 13 (Bill 15) and related regulations are in force June 12, 2015 (B.C. Reg. 116/2015).

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