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Response to BCLI Consultation Paper: Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act

  • January 18, 2021

CBABC responds to a call for public comment on a consultation paper from BC Law Institute to modernize the Child, Family and Community Service Act (CFCSA) for the government to reform BC’s main child protection law.

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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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Amendment: Provincial Court (Family) Rules

  • December 08, 2020

Effective December 7, 2020, the Provincial Court (Family) Rules, B.C. Reg. 417/98, are amended as set out in Schedule 1, and the Provincial Court Family Rules, B.C. Reg. 120/2020, are amended as set out in Schedule 2.

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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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Letter to Law Society of British Columbia

  • December 07, 2018

Letter to Law Society of BC re: 2018 Law Society Annual General Meeting Resolution 3 for family law licensed paralegals and the Legal Professions Act amendments in the Attorney General Statutes Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 49 (Bill 57).

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Letter to Attorney General

  • November 23, 2018

Letter to Attorney General regarding the Legal Profession Act amendments in the proposed Attorney General Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 57).

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Provincial Government

The Provincial Court (Family) Rules

  • October 06, 2011

The Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (CBABC) Provincial Court (Family) Rules Working Group’s submission regarding the Provincial Court (Family) Rules

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