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Workers Compensation Act

[RSBC 1996]  CHAPTER 492

[for consumer price index adjustments, see the next table under Workers Compensation Act]

Table of Legislative Changes (3rd Edition)
(January 1, 2014 - October 3, 2018)

Highlighting indicates legislative changes made December 7, 2017 - October 3, 2018.

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

Sch B may be am by WCB reg under RS1996-492-6(4.1)
Sch D may be am by WCB reg under RS1996-492-7(3.1)
see entries under Workers Compensation Act – Consumer Price Index Adjustments
 

Changes Not in Force

Section Change Citation Into force
1  am  2018-17-48  by reg 
106 (part)  en  1998-50-15  by reg 
141 to 143  en  1998-50-15  by reg 
144, 145  en  1998-50-15  by reg 
     • 1998-50-15 am by 2002-56-49 eff 30 Jun 2002 (BC Reg 152/2002)    
146 to 149  en  1998-50-15  by reg 
<199 (part)  en  1998-50-15>  inoperative [s. 199 rep by 2002-66-30]  
236  re-en  2003-47-66  by reg 
     • 2003-47-66 rep by 2004-45-190 [not in force]    
 

Changes in Force

Section Change Citation Effective date
am  2014-14-144  1 Jan 2015 (BC Reg 257/2014) 
  am  2014-14-149  29 May 2014 (RA) 
5.1  am  2017-15-19  2 Nov 2017 (RA) 
  am  2018-10-1  17 May 2018 (RA) 
6.1  am  2014-14-150  29 May 2014 (RA) 
  am  2018-10-2  17 May 2018 (RA) 
39  am  BC Reg 262/2014 under RS1996-440-12  22 Dec 2014 (BC Reg 262/2014), continued by 2015-23-42 eff 14 May 2015 (RA) 
  am  2016-5-43,Sch 5  10 Mar 2016 (RA) 
  am  2016-5-44,Sch 6  10 Mar 2016 (RA) 
46  re-en  2015-22-1  14 May 2015 (RA) 
47  am  BC Reg 262/2014 under RS1996-440-12  22 Dec 2014 (BC Reg 262/2014), continued by 2015-23-42 eff 14 May 2015 (RA) 
  am  2016-5-43,Sch 5  10 Mar 2016 (RA) 
69  am  2015-38-1  17 Nov 2015 (RA) 
81  am  2015-22-2  15 Sep 2015 (BC Reg 164/2015) 
82.1  am  2015-38-2  17 Nov 2015 (RA) 
86  am  2015-38-3  17 Nov 2015 (RA) 
96.2  am  2015-22-3  14 May 2015 (RA) 
96.4  am  2015-22-4  14 May 2015 (RA) 
106  am  2015-22-5  4 Aug 2015 (BC Reg 164/2015) 
130  am  2015-38-4  1 Jan 2016 
132  am  2015-38-5  1 Jan 2016 
158  am  2015-22-6  4 Aug 2015 (BC Reg 164/2015) 
172  am  2015-38-6  1 Jan 2016 
173  am  2015-22-7  14 May 2015 (RA) 
174  am  2015-22-8  14 May 2015 (RA) 
  am  2015-38-7  1 Jan 2016 
175  re-en   2015-22-9  14 May 2015 (RA) 
  am  2015-38-8  1 Jan 2016 
176  re-en  2015-22-9  14 May 2015 (RA) 
  am  2015-38-9  1 Jan 2016 
186.1  en  2015-22-10  15 Sep 2015 (BC Reg 164/2015) 
191  am  2015-22-11  14 May 2015 (RA) 
196  am  2015-22-12  14 May 2015 (RA) 
196.1  en  2015-22-13  4 Aug 2015 (BC Reg 164/2015) 
198  am  2015-22-14  14 May 2015 (RA) 
225  am  2015-22-15  4 Aug 2015 (BC Reg 164/2015) 
232  am  2015-10-198  18 Dec 2015 (BC Reg 240/2015) 
233  am  2015-10-199  14 May 2015 (RA) 
245.1  re-en  2015-10-200  18 Dec 2015 (BC Reg 240/2015) 
250  am  2015-10-201   14 May 2015 (RA) 
Sch B  am  BC Reg 224/2014 under RS1996-492-6(4.1)  1 Mar 2015 (BC Reg 224/2014) 
  am  BC Reg 212/2017 under RS1996-492-6(4.1)  1 Mar 2018 (BC Reg 212/2017) 
 

WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX ADJUSTMENTS

[RSBC 1996]  CHAPTER 492

Changes by Regulation

dollar amounts in Act [except s. 33 (4),(6),(8),(10)] must be adjusted by WCB reg on 1 Jan of each year, and Act is deemed am, under RS1996-492-25.2(1),(2)
Act may be am by reg, to reflect deemed amendments by WCB reg, under RS1996-492-224(2)(k)
 

Changes Not in Force

Section Change Citation Into force
    under RS1996-492-224(2)(k):   
<196.1  CPI adj  BC Reg 23/2016  16 Feb 2016 (BC Reg 23/2016)> inoperative 
 

Changes in Force

Section Change Citation Effective date
    under RS1996-492-25.2(1),(2):   
3, 17, 18, 22, 29, 33, 35, 73, 75, 77, 196, 217  CPI adj  BC Reg 247/2013  1 Jan 2014 (BC Reg 247/2013) 
    (389/2012 rep)  1 Jan 2014 (BC Reg 247/2013) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 225/2014  1 Jan 2015 (BC Reg 225/2014) 
    (247/2013 rep)  1 Jan 2015 (BC Reg 225/2014) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 220/2015  1 Jan 2016 (BC Reg 220/2015) 
    (225/2014 rep)  1 Jan 2016 (BC Reg 220/2015) 
3, 17, 18, 22, 29, 33, 35, 73, 75, 77, 196, 196.1, 217, 225  CPI adj  BC Reg 273/2016  1 Jan 2017 (BC Reg 273/2016) 
    (220/2015 rep)  1 Jan 2017 (BC Reg 273/2016) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 211/2017  1 Jan 2018 (BC Reg 211/2017) 
    (273/2016 rep)  1 Jan 2018 (BC Reg 211/2017) 
    under RS1996-492-224(2)(k):   
3, 17, 18, 22, 29, 33, 35, 73, 75, 77, 196, 217  CPI adj  BC Reg 61/2014  14 Apr 2014 (BC Reg 61/2014) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 32/2015  3 Mar 2015 (BC Reg 32/2015) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 23/2016  16 Feb 2016 (BC Reg 23/2016) 
3, 17, 18, 22, 29, 33, 35, 73, 75, 77, 196, 196.1, 217, 225  CPI adj  BC Reg 43/2017  20 Feb 2017 (BC Reg 43/2017) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 19/2018  20 Feb 2018 (BC Reg 19/2018) 
 

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

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