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Nisga’a Final Agreement Amendment Act (Bill 7)

  • November 01, 2014

The Nisga’a Final Agreement Amendment Act (Bill 7) has passed First Reading.

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BC Government Temporary Education Support For Parents

  • September 15, 2014

Regulations regarding the BC Government Temporary Education Support For Parents are effective September 8, 2014 (B.C. Regs. 171/2014 and 172/2014).

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Public Guardian and Trustee Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 383

  • August 02, 2014

The Public Guardian and Trustee Fees Regulation (B.C. Reg. 312/2000) is amended to repeal the fee schedule and replace it with a new fee schedule (effective August 1, 2014, B.C. Reg. 154/2014).

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Liquor Control and Licensing Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 267

  • August 01, 2014

The Liquor Control and Licensing Regulation (B.C. Reg. 244/2002) is amended, including to set minimum prices for beer, cider, liquor, spirits and wine (effective July 25, 2014, B.C. Reg. 148/2014).

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Supreme Court Rules Revision Committee

  • July 09, 2014

The Supreme Court Rules Revision Committee is seeking comment regarding the proposal by the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia to permit a person who is being examined under Rule 7-6 of the Supreme Court Rules, the right, on notice, to audio record the independent medical examination.

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Family Maintenance Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 127

  • July 07, 2014

Under the Family Maintenance Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 127, the Family Maintenance Enforcement Act Regulation (B.C. Reg. 346/88) is amended (effective June 30, 2014, B.C. Reg. 138/2014).

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Court Rules Act, R.S.B.C.1996, c. 80

  • July 01, 2014

Supreme Court Civil Rules (B.C. Reg. 168/2009), Supreme Court Family Rules (B.C. Reg. 169/2009) and the Provincial Court (Family) Rules (B.C. Reg. 417/98) are amended (effective July 1, 2014, B.C. Reg. 120/2014 and B.C. Reg. 121/2014 and effective June 23, 2014, B.C. Reg. 122/2014)

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Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, S.B.C. 2014, c. 9 (Bill 14)

  • June 30, 2014

Sections 1, 3 to 5, 7, 9, 29 and 49 of the Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, S.B.C. 2014, c. 9 (Bill 14) are in force June 23, 2014 and sections 30 to 36 and 43 of Bill 14 and related regulations are in force December 1, 2014 (both by B.C. Reg. 115/2014).

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Liquor Control and Licensing Amendment Act, 2014, S.B.C. 2014, c. 13 (Bill 15)

  • June 30, 2014

Sections 1(b), (d) and (j), as it repeals the definition of “site”, 11, 13, 17(a), 18, 19(b) and (c), 22, 29, 31(a), (c), (m) and (n) and 33 to 35 of the Liquor Control and Licensing Amendment Act, 2014, S.B.C. 2014, c. 13 (Bill 15) and related regulations are in force June 20, 2014 (B.C. Reg. 114/2014).

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, S.B.C. 2014, c. 14 (Bill 17)

  • June 30, 2014

Sections 50 and 51 of the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, S.B.C. 2014, c. 14 (Bill 17) and related regulations are in force June 23, 2014 (B.C. Reg. 127/2014).

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