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Civil Forfeiture Act, S.B.C. 2005, c. 29

  • July 28, 2019

The Civil Forfeiture Regulation (B.C. Reg. 164/2006) is amended (effective July 19, 2019, B.C. Reg. 174/2019).

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

  • July 27, 2019

The Cannabis Licensing Regulation (B.C. Reg. 202/2018) is amended (effective July 19, 2019, B.C. Reg. 173/2019).

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Safety Standards Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 39

  • July 27, 2019

Various regulations are amended and effective various dates from 2019 and 2022 (B.C. Regs. 183/2019 and 184/2019).

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Small Business Venture Capital Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 429

  • July 27, 2019

The Small Business Venture Capital Regulation (B.C. Reg. 390/98) is amended (effective in part July 19, 2019, in part retroactively from February 20, 2019 and in part retroactively from March 2, 2019, B.C. Reg. 182/2019).

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, S.B.C. 2008, c. 23 (Bill 24)

  • July 27, 2019

The Riparian Areas Regulation (B.C. Reg. 376/2004) is repealed and replaced by the Riparian Areas Protection Regulation (effective November 1, 2019, B.C. Reg. 178/2019).

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Environment and Land Use Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 117

  • July 19, 2019

The Contaminated Soil Landfill Deferral Order is created (effective July 17, 2019, Order in Council 434/2019).

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

  • July 18, 2019

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking submissions on its Interior Forest Sector Review.

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Land Statutes Amendment Act, 2018, S.B.C. 2018, c. 37 (Bill 37)

  • July 18, 2019

Specified provisions of Bill 37 and regulations are amended (effective November 15, 2019, B.C. Reg. 171/2019).

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Forest Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 157

  • July 14, 2019

Specified Orders in Council and regulations are effective July 10, 2019 and July 16, 2019 (OIC 421/2019, 422/2019, 423/2019, 424/2019, 425/2019, 426/2019 and B.C. Reg. 170/2019).

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Liquor Control and Licensing Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 19 and Liquor Distribution Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 268

  • July 13, 2019

Regulations are amended (July 8, 2019, B.C. Regs. 155/2019 and 156/2019).

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