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Employment Standards Act

[RSBC 1996]  CHAPTER 113

Table of Legislative Changes (3rd Edition)
(January 1, 2014 - May 15, 2019)

Highlighting indicates legislative changes made January 3, 2019 - May 15, 2019.

This table is provided for convenience. While every effort is made to achieve accuracy,
only the statutes are authoritative. Legal opinion should be sought if interpretation is required.

Changes by Regulation

operation of a provision of an Act or reg may be suspended by reg under RS1996-113-129

Changes Not in Force

Section Change Citation Into force
1  am  2000-26-6  by reg 
  am  2018-45-84  by reg 
12.1  en  2000-26-7  by reg 
127  am  2000-26-10  by reg 

Changes in Force

Section Change Citation Effective date
50  am  2018-7-1  17 May 2018 (RA) 
51  am  2018-7-2  17 May 2018 (RA) 
52.1  am  2018-7-3  17 May 2018 (RA) 
52.3, 52.4  en  2018-7-4  17 May 2018 (RA) 
99  am  2009-13-212  31 Mar 2014 (BC Reg 148/2013) 
102  am  2017-10-62,Sch 3  2 Nov 2017 (RA) 
103  re-en  2015-10-56  18 Dec 2015 (BC Reg 240/2015) 
109  am  2015-10-57  14 May 2015 (RA) 
112  am  2015-10-58  14 May 2015 (RA) 
116  am  2015-10-59  14 May 2015 (RA) 
122  am  2016-5-39,Sch 1  10 Mar 2016 (RA) 

Explanatory Note for Table of Legislative Changes – 3rd Edition

This Table of Legislative Changes (TLC – 3rd Edition) shows any Act provisions and changes

  • enacted or brought into force between January 1, 2014 and the currency date shown on the Act consolidation,
  • enacted between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2013 that are not in force as of the currency date shown on the Act consolidation and were not repealed or superseded as of December 31, 2013, and
  • enacted between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 2004, or consolidated in an RS1996 Act's Supplement, that are not in force as of the currency date shown on the Act consolidation and were not repealed, superseded or inoperative as of December 31, 2013.

See the TLCs – 1st and 2nd Editions for all not-in-force and in-force provisions and changes, if any, from the 1997-2013 period and from RS1996 Act Supplements.

This Table may have 1, 2 or 3 parts: "Changes by Regulation" or "Order" (italics) lists provisions authorizing changes by regulation or order in council, "Changes Not in Force" (italics) identifies changes that are not in force, and "Changes in Force" identifies changes that are effective, as of the currency date shown on the Act consolidation.

The "Section" column identifies sections of the Act affected by changes; sections not changed are not listed. The "Change" column shows the nature of the changes (see abbreviations below). The "Citation" column cites the enactments making the changes. The "Into force" column (under "Changes Not in Force") shows how changes are to come into force. The "Effective date" column (under "Changes in Force") indicates when and how changes have come into force.

Abbreviations commonly used:

am = amended
conseq = consequential
Div = Division
eff = effect(ive)
en = enacted
hdg = heading
per = under, pursuant to
RA = Royal Assent
re-en = re-enacted (repealed and replaced)
reg = regulation
rem = remainder
rep = repealed
retro = retroactive
Supp = Supplement

The Users Guide to the Table of Legislative Changes provides more information on the content and structure of the tables.