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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 (2nd Edition)
(January 1, 2005 - December 31, 2013)

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 amended by WCB reg under RS1996-492-6(4.1)
Sch D may be amended 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
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 152/02)    
146 to 149  en  1998-50-15  by reg 
199 (part)  en  1998-50-15  by reg 
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  2003-57-57  1 Mar 2009 (BC Reg 420/08) 
  am  2005-41-1  11 Apr 2005 [retro from 9 Dec 2005 (BC Reg 362/05)] 
  am  2009-7-1  18 Mar 2009 (BC Reg 125/09) 
  am  2011-25-472  24 Nov 2011 (RA) 
  am  2011-25-473  1 Mar 2012 (BC Reg 28/12) 
am  2012-23-3  1 Jan 2012 [retro from 31 May 2012 (RA)] 
5.1  re-en  2012-23-1  1 Jul 2012 
6.1  en  2005-41-2  11 Apr 2005 [retro from 9 Dec 2005 (BC Reg 362/05)] 
  am  2009-7-2  18 Mar 2009 (BC Reg 125/09) 
6.2  en  2012-19-15  2 Mar 2013 [30 days after BC Reg 33/13 deposited 31 Jan 2013 (BC Reg 33/13)] 
17  am  2011-25-474  24 Nov 2011 (RA) 
  am  2011-25-475  1 Mar 2012 (BC Reg 28/12) 
  am  2012-23-3  1 Jan 2012 [retro from 31 May 2012 (RA)] 
18  am  2012-23-3  1 Jan 2012 [retro from 31 May 2012 (RA)] 
21  am  BC Reg 353/06 under RS1996-440-12  6 Dec 2006 (BC Reg 353/06), continued by 2007-14-224(n) eff 31 May 2007 (RA) 
22, 29, 33  am  2012-23-3  1 Jan 2012 [retro from 31 May 2012 (RA)] 
33.2  re-en  2012-23-2  1 Jul 2012 
35  am  2011-25-476  24 Nov 2011 (RA) 
  am  2012-23-3  1 Jan 2012 [retro from 31 May 2012 (RA)] 
37  am  2006-7-20  1 Apr 2006 (BC Reg 74/06) 
  am  2007-19-39  31 May 2007 (RA) 
  am  2013-13-30  1 Apr 2013 (BC Reg 145/13) 
73, 75, 77  am  2012-23-3  1 Jan 2012 [retro from 31 May 2012 (RA)] 
94  am  2008-12-29(a),(b)  6 Jun 2008 (BC Reg 139/08) 
  am  2008-12-29(c)  4 Mar 2010 (BC Reg 57/10) 
     •  2008-12-29(c) am by BC Reg 18/10 eff 15 Jan 2010 under RS1996-440-12, continued by 2010-6-99(b) eff 3 Jun 2010 (RA)    
98  am  2011-25-477  24 Nov 2011 (RA) 
  am  2011-25-478  1 Mar 2012 (BC Reg 28/12) 
108  am  2008-28-160  31 Mar 2009 (BC Reg 49/09) 
189  am  2007-14-201,Sch  1 Dec 2007 (BC Reg 354/07) 
196, 217  am  2012-23-3  1 Jan 2012 [retro from 31 May 2012 (RA)] 
224  am  2007-14-215,Sch  1 Dec 2007 (BC Reg 354/07) 
232  am  2007-14-67  18 Oct 2007 (BC Reg 311/07) 
245.1  am  2007-14-68  18 Oct 2007 (BC Reg 311/07) 
247  am  2010-6-97,Sch 7  1 Jul 2010 
Sch B  am  BC Reg 224/10 under RS1996-492-6(4.1)  28 Sep 2010 [90 days after BC Reg 224/10 deposited 30 Jun 2010 (BC Reg 224/10)]  
 

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 amended, under RS1996-492-25.2(1),(2)
Act may be amended 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 RS1996-492-25.2(1),(2):    
3, 17, 18, 22, 29, 33, 35, 73, 75, 77, 196, 217  CPI adj  BC Reg 247/13  1 Jan 2014 (BC Reg 247/13) 
    (389/12 rep)  1 Jan 2014 (BC Reg 247/13) 
 

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 558/04  1 Jan 2005 (BC Reg 558/04) 
     (485/03 rep)  1 Jan 2005 (BC Reg 558/04) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 374/05  1 Jan 2006 (BC Reg 374/05) 
     (558/04 rep)  1 Jan 2006 (BC Reg 374/05) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 366/06  1 Jan 2007 (BC Reg 366/06) 
     (374/05 rep)  1 Jan 2007 (BC Reg 366/06) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 409/07  1 Jan 2008 (BC Reg 409/07) 
     (366/06 rep)  1 Jan 2008 (BC Reg 409/07) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 366/08  1 Jan 2009 (BC Reg 366/08) 
    (409/07 rep)  1 Jan 2009 (BC Reg 366/08) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 315/09  1 Jan 2010 (BC Reg 315/09) 
    (366/08 rep)  1 Jan 2010 (BC Reg 315/09) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 365/10  1 Jan 2011 (BC Reg 365/10) 
     (315/09 rep)  1 Jan 2011 (BC Reg 365/10) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 224/11  1 Jan 2012 (BC Reg 224/11) 
    (365/10 rep)  1 Jan 2012 (BC Reg 224/11) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 389/12  1 Jan 2013 (BC Reg 389/12) 
    (224/11 rep)  1 Jan 2013 (BC Reg 389/12) 
      under RS1996-492-224(2)(k):    
3, 17, 18, 22, 29, 33, 35, 73, 75, 77, 196, 217         
  CPI adj  BC Reg 41/05  11 Feb 2005 (BC Reg 41/05) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 59/06  28 Mar 2006 (BC Reg 59/06) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 87/07  30 Mar 2007 (BC Reg 87/07) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 180/09  17 Jul 2009 (BC Reg 180/09) 
  CPI adj  BC Reg 90/13  28 Feb 2013 (BC Reg 90/13) 
 

Explanatory Note for Table of Legislative Changes – 2nd Edition

This Table of Legislative Changes (TLC – 2nd Edition) shows any Act provisions and changes

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

See the TLC – 1st Edition for all not-in-force and in-force provisions and changes, if any, from the 1997-2004 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 date of this Table.

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 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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