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Health Professions Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 183

  • September 05, 2018

The Ministerial Order is created (effective November 1, 2018, Ministerial Order M350/2018).

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Community Care And Assisted Living Act, S.B.C. 2002. C. 75, Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2003, C. 53 and Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008, C. 28

  • August 01, 2018

Specified regulations are amended or created (effective July 27, 2018 in part and effective January 1, 2019 in part, B.C. Reg. 167/2018).

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Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46

  • July 16, 2018

The Order in Council 299/2005 is rescinded (effective July 16, 2018, Order in Council 394/2018).

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Agricultural Land Commission Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 36

  • July 16, 2018

The Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation (B.C. Reg. 171/2002) is amended (effective July 13, 2018, B.C. Reg. 147/2018).

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Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 29 (Bill 30) and Cannabis Distribution Act, S.B.C. 2018, C. 28 (Bill 31)

  • July 06, 2018

Sections 1 and 3, Part 2, Divisions 1 to 3 of Part 4, sections 122 and 126, Part 8 and Division 1 of Part 9 of the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 29 (Bill 30) and regulations are in force July 9, 2018 (B.C. Regs. 139/2018 and 142/2018). The Cannabis Distribution Act, S.B.C. 2018, c. 28 (Bill 31) and regulations are in force July 9, 2018 (B.C. Regs. and 142/2018 and 143/2018).

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Business Practices and Consumer Protection (Payday Loans) Amendment Act, 2007, S.B.C. 2007, c. 35 (Bill 27)

  • June 29, 2018

Section 4, as it enacts sections 112.12 to 112.15 of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, S.B.C. 2004, c. 2 and section 8, as it enacts section 189(4)(f.6) of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, in the Business Practices and Consumer Protection (Payday Loans) Amendment Act, 2007, S.B.C. 2007, c. 35 (Bill 27)(effective September 1, 2018, B.C. Reg. 127/2018).

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Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 492

  • June 28, 2018

The Mental Disorder Presumption Regulation is created (effective June 26, 2018, B.C. Reg. 136/2018).

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Constitution Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 66

  • June 21, 2018

Order in Council 213/2017 is amended (effective June 13, 2018, Order in Council 285/2018).

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Ministry of Finance

  • June 20, 2018

The Ministry of Finance has initiated a consultation regarding its Land Owner Transparency Act White Paper.

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BC Law Institute

  • June 20, 2018

The BC Law Institute (BCLI) has initiated a consultation regarding the Employment Standards Act.

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