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This Act is current to April 11, 2018
See the Tables of Legislative Changes for this Act’s legislative history, including any changes not in force.

Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement Implementation Act

[SBC 2008] CHAPTER 39

Assented to May 29, 2008

Contents
1Definition
2Prohibition on private cause of action
3Assigning responsibilities of government
4Repealed
5-77 Consequential and Related Amendments
78Not in force
79Transition – Notaries Act applications, enrolments and appointments
80Commencement

Definition

1   In this Act, "Agreement" means the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement entered into by the governments of British Columbia and Alberta on April 28, 2006 and includes amendments to the Agreement.

Prohibition on private cause of action

2   (1) Subject to subsection (2), no legal proceeding lies or may be brought or continued against the government or another person to enforce or determine a right or obligation that is claimed or arises solely under the Agreement or the Agreement as interpreted by a joint decision issued under Article 34 (4) of the Agreement.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a proceeding that is contemplated by Part IV of the Agreement.

(3) No legal proceeding lies or may be brought or continued against the government for compensation, damages or any other remedy for anything arising as a consequence of a joint decision issued under Article 34 (4) of the Agreement.

Assigning responsibilities of government

3   The Lieutenant Governor in Council by order may assign to the minister the responsibility of

(a) carrying out on behalf of the government any of its powers or duties under the Agreement, or

(b) exercising on behalf of the government any discretion it has under the Agreement.

Repealed

4   [Repealed 2008-39-4.]

Consequential and Related Amendments

[Note: See Table of Legislative Changes for the status of sections 5 to 77.]

Section(s) Affected Act
5 Accountants (Management) Act
6 Architects Act
7–24 Business Corporations Act
25 Commercial Arbitration Act
26–29 Community Care and Assisted Living Act
30–34 Cooperative Association Act
35–49 Credit Union Incorporation Act
50–51 Employee Investment Act
52–53 Enforcement of Canadian Judgments and Decrees Act
54–55 Financial Institutions Act
56 Land Title Act
57 Liquor Control and Licensing Act
58–70 Notaries Act
71–75 Partnership Act
76 Small Business Venture Capital Act
77 Transportation Act

Transitional Provisions

Not in force

78   [Not in force.]

Transition – Notaries Act applications, enrolments and appointments

79   (1) An application of a person for enrolment as a member under the Notaries Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 334, that was commenced before the coming into force of this section and the amendments made by this Act to sections 5, 6 and 11 of the Notaries Act is deemed to be an application for enrolment without a limitation on the member's practice relating to a notarial district or area.

(2) The practice of a member who was enrolled under section 11 of the Notaries Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 334, as it read immediately before the coming into force of this section and amendments made by this Act to section 11 of the Notaries Act, is deemed not to be limited to the notarial district or area recorded by the registrar on the roll.

(3) An appointment made under section 15 (1) (a) of the Notaries Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 334, as it read immediately before the coming into force of this section and amendments made by this Act to section 15 of the Notaries Act, remains in force in accordance with its terms until the appointment expires, is rescinded or amended or another is made in its place.

Commencement

80   The provisions of this Act referred to in column 1 of the following table come into force as set out in column 2 of the table:

ItemColumn 1
Provisions of Act
Column 2
Commencement
1Anything not elsewhere covered by this tableThe date of Royal Assent
2Sections 1 and 2April 1, 2007
3Sections 3 to 24By regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council
4Section 25 April 1, 2007
5Sections 26 to 51By regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council
6Sections 52 and 53April 1, 2007
7Sections 54 to 79By regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council