Statutes: The Queen’s Printer provides an early consolidation of the BC Statutes. QP LegalEze content includes Private, Special and Local Statutes, with highlighted green text showing updated amendments made since the last official printed consolidation. These changes are easily searchable using the Search for Amendments option.
Point-in-Time Table: This table links users to an on-going list showing how sections of an Act read prior to an amendment. It includes data from September 2000.
Tables of Legislative Change: This table identifies “Changes Not in Force” and “Changes in Force”. The table includes the Section of the Act affected by changes; the nature of these changes; the enactment making the changes; “Changes Not in Force”, and also, how the changes are to come into force. The first edition table provides details on changes made from January 1, 1997 to December 31, 2004. The second edition table provides details on changes from January 1, 2005 to present.
Historical Table: This table provides similar information as the Tables of Legislative Change for the Acts from 1979 to the 1996 Revision.
Supplement (where applicable): Shows all amendments enacted but not in force on December 31, 1996; the date of the last Statute Revision.
Archived Consolidations of Statutes: All loose-leaf consolidations since 1991 are available in a searchable format within QP LegalEze.
Consolidated Provisions-in-Force: A complete, cross-referenced, alphabetical listing of Acts passed during a particular sitting of the Legislative Assembly, includes the following information: Act title, Bill number, citation, which provisions of the Bill affect the named Act, whether the legislation comes into force on Royal Assent or by Regulation, and the corresponding effective dates. This listing includes data from 1997 to January 2012.
Table of Statutes — Repealed, Replaced and Renamed: This table assists with tracking outdated legislation. It covers public statutes since 1897 to December 2011 that have been repealed and not replaced; repealed and replaced by a statute with a different title; or statutes that have been retitled either by amendment of the Legislature or during revision.
Table of Private, Local, Special and Unconsolidated Public Acts:Table of Private, Local, Special and Unconsolidated Public Acts: This table is a complete listing of citations for Private, Local, Special and Unconsolidated Public Acts from 1872 to December 31, 2008.
Regulations: QP LegalEze provides an unofficial early consolidation of regulations as provided by the Registrar of Regulations.
Regulations Point-in-Time Table: This table links users to an on-going list showing how sections of a regulation read prior to an amendment. It includes data from September 19, 2009.
Regulation Bulletins: The Bulletins provide a weekly summary of the Regulations deposited with the Registrar of Regulations under the Regulations Act. The Cumulative Bulletin lists all regulations deposited to date, in alphabetical order by statute name. As well there are hyperlinks to the full text Order-in-Council or Ministerial Order and BC Gazette Part II from the Bulletin listing. Includes data from 1999.
Archived Consolidations of Regulations: All loose-leaf consolidations since April 2003 are available in a searchable format within QP LegalEze.
Defunct Regulations: This listing links users to the full text of all regulations repealed from August 1, 2003 to present.
List of Updated Statutes and Regulations: The list of updated Acts and Regulations since the date of the latest consolidation. Note that this relates to the latest loose-leaf print consolidation.
Full Text Orders-in-Council: The Order-in-Council Administration Office provides Queen’s Printer with the approved Orders-in-Council that have been passed by Cabinet. The Queen’s Printer scans these documents, converts them to PDF and posts them on QP LegalEze daily. This is the only online source to full text Orders-in-Councils. The documents include Orders from November 2001 to present.
Order-in-Council and Ministerial Resumes: These are reports of the decisions of the Lieutenant Governor in Council and Ministers and include the Order-in-Council or Ministerial Order number; the originating Ministry; the name of the Act which provides the authority for the Order; and a brief description of the subject matter. It includes data from January 1999 to present.
Rules of Court: The BC Rules of Court and Related Enactments. Acts and Regulations that govern court procedures in British Columbia. It also includes Supreme Court Rules, Court of Appeals Rules and 19 related Acts.
Bills: The Bills Table provides links to the full text of First Reading, Amended and Third Reading Bills (Government and Private). This table also links to where the Bills are dealt with during debates in the House. It includes Bills from the first Session, 36th Parliament of 1996 to present.
Hansard: The official Report of the Debates of the Legislative Assembly. It includes debates from March 17, 2002 to present.
Acts and Ministry Responsible: Orders made under the Constitution Act designate Ministers responsible for the administration of most public and a few private and local statutes. In a few cases more than one Minister is designated. This section indexes the responsibilities designated both by Act and by Minister responsible.
Gazette Part II: Under the Regulations Act, new Regulations must be published in the BC Gazette Part II. The electronic version of the BC Gazette has the complete text of all new, repealed and amended regulations deposited under the Regulations Act in a fully-searchable format. It includes issues from October 2001 to present.
Gazette Part I: Produced under the authority of the Queen’s Printer Act, the BC Gazette Part I is published every week. It contains published legal notices such as Calling for Tenders, Forest Development Plans, Notice to Creditors, Land Dispositions (non-ministry notices), Public Tenders, Timber Licences Cancelled or Surrendered and Other Miscellaneous Notices. It includes issues from January 2003 to present.
Historical Supreme Court Rules: The Historical Supreme Court Rules provide a full text of BC Regulation 310/76 and BC Regulation 221/90, as originally enacted. These were added because the two regulations were not reproduced in full in the BC Gazette Part II at the time they were enacted; subsequent amendments to them were gazetted.
Corporate Registry Notices: Effective March 29, 2004, the Corporate registry notices of company and extra-provincial company filings are no longer published in the BC Gazette Part I as per the new Business Corporations Act. QP LegalEze is the only online source to Corporate Registry notices. The registry includes data from January 2003 to present.
Minister of Finance full-text Directives and Resumes: The Minister of Finance Directives are issued under Section 47(1) of the Financial Administration Act and are necessary to introduce or change fees when there is no other legislation available; the fee is considered as a temporary measure; the fee is authorized for cross-government purposes; or there is a crisis or urgent situation. The Resumes are summaries of the Minister of Finance directives and for informational purposes only. The documents include Directives from 1983 to present.