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(Last revised on: November 30, 2011)

NOTE: If there is no "In force date" entry for an item, then the provision is not in force.


OCEAN FALLS CORPORATION REPEAL [1983-7] REPEAL

SBC 2007 Chapter 14 — Bill 33

Type: repeal

Relevant Sections: 225 (k)

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective May 31, 2007

OCCUPIERS LIABILITY

SBC 2004 Chapter 37 — Bill 46

Type: consequential amendment - see Highway (Industrial) Amendment Act, 2004

Relevant Sections: 15

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective May 13, 2004

OCCUPIERS LIABILITY AMENDMENT ACT, 1998

SBC 1998 Chapter 12 — Bill 16

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 1-2

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: Act effective May 13/98

OFFENCE

SBC 1997 Chapter 28 — Bill 42

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 13-16

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 235/99] sections 13, 14 & 16 effective July 19/99

OFFENCE

SBC 1997 Chapter 31 — Bill 40

Type: consequential amendment - see M.V. Am. Act (No. 2), 1997

Relevant Sections: 45-46

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 413/97] effective December 14/97

OFFENCE

SBC 1997 Chapter 37 — Bill 16

Type: consequential amendment - see Police Am. Act, 1997

Relevant Sections: 66

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 205/98] effective July 1/98

OFFENCE

SBC 1997 Chapter 43 — Bill 41

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 37-47

How effective: sections 37-46 regulation;
section 47 Royal Assent

In force dates: section 47 effective July 28/97;
[B.C. Reg. 282/97] sections 39, 41 (a), 45 effective August 1/97;
[B.C. Reg. 368/97] section 37 effective December 15/97;
[B.C. Reg. 179/98] sections 40 (b) & (c), 41 (b)-(d), 43 & 44 effective June 15/98;
[B.C. Reg. 215/99] sections 38 & 46 effective July 15/99

OFFENCE

SBC 1998 Chapter 34 — Bill 31

Type: consequential amendment - see Local Gov't Statutes Amendment Act, 1998

Relevant Sections: 290

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 311/98] effective September 23/98

OFFENCE

SBC 1999 Chapter 15 — Bill 62

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 15-17

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective June 29/99

OFFENCE

SBC 2000 Chapter 7 — Bill 14

Type: consequential amendment - see Local Government Statutes Amendment Act, 2000

Relevant Sections: Schedule

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective June 12, 2000

OFFENCE

SBC 2001 Chapter 32 — Bill 11 [2nd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 26

How effective: Regulation

In force dates:

OFFENCE

SBC 2002 Chapter 37 — Bill 46 [3rd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 3-12

How effective: Regulation;

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 217/2003] sections 4-12 effective July 1, 2003; section 3 effective January 1, 2004;
[B.C. Reg. 363/2003] date in B.C. Reg. 217/2003 changed: section 3 effective February 1, 2004

OFFENCE

SBC 2003 Chapter 37 — Bill 66

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 33-37

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective May 29, 2003

OFFENCE

SBC 2003 Chapter 37 — Bill 66

Type: transitional

Relevant Sections: 46

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective May 29, 2003

OFFENCE

SBC 2003 Chapter 52 — Bill 76

Type: consequential amendment to Community Charter

Relevant Sections: 462

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 465/2003] effective January 1, 2004

OFFENCE

SBC 2003 Chapter 60 — Bill 65

Type: consequential amendment - see Local Government Bylaw Notice Enforcement Act

Relevant Sections: 35-36

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 175/2004] section 35 effective May 3, 2004; section 36 effective January 1, 2005

OFFENCE

SBC 2004 Chapter 57 — Bill 62

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 19

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective October 21, 2004

OFFENCE

SBC 2005 Chapter 1 — Bill 04

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 7

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective February 22, 2005

OFFENCE

SBC 2007 Chapter 8 — Bill 12

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 57

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective April 1, 2007

OFFENCE

SBC 2007 Chapter 14 — Bill 33

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 51-54, 162

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 354/2007] section 162 effective December 1, 2007;
[B.C. Reg. 122/2008] section 51 (a) effective June 6, 2008;
[B.C. Reg. 2/2010] sections 51 (b), 52 & 54 (a) effective January 14, 2010

OFFENCE

SBC 2008 Chapter 30 — Bill 33

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 41

How effective: Regulation

In force dates:

OFFENCE

SBC 2010 Chapter 6 — Bill 11

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 75, 97, 98

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: sections 75, 97 & 98 effective July 1, 2010

OFFENCE

SBC 2011 Chapter 4 — Bill 06

Type: consequential amendment - see Civil Forfeiture Amendment Act, 2011

Relevant Sections: 14

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective June 2, 2011

OFFENCE

SBC 2011 Chapter 24 — Bill 10

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 18

How effective: Regulation

In force dates:

OFFENCE AMENDMENT ACT (NO. 2), 1997

SBC 1997 Chapter 33 — Bill 27

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 1-7

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 242/98] sections 2-5, 6 (2) & (3) effective August 1/98;
[B.C. Reg. 344/99] sections 1 & 6 (1) effective October 22/99

OFFENCE AMENDMENT ACT, 1997

SBC 1997 Chapter 10 — Bill 07

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 1-30

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 214/97] sections 1-15 & 27-29 effective July 1/97;
[B.C. Reg. 258/97] sections 16-26 effective July 25/97

OFFENCE AMENDMENT ACT, 1997

SBC 1999 Chapter 39 — Bill 97

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 50

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective July 15/99

OFFENCE SUPPLEMENT

SBC 2001 Chapter 32 — Bill 11 [2nd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 27

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective August 16, 2001

OFFENCE SUPPLEMENT REPEAL

SBC 2006 Chapter 33 — Bill 26

Type: repeal

Relevant Sections: 1 (2) (m)

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective May 18, 2006

OFFICE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

SBC 2004 Chapter 60 — Bill 45

Type: consequential amendment - see Community Living Authority Act

Relevant Sections: 110

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 231/2005] effective July 1, 2005

OFFICE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH [S.B.C. 2002-50] REPEAL

SBC 2006 Chapter 29 — Bill 34

Type: consequential repeal - see Representative for Children and Youth Act

Relevant Sections: 37

How effective: Regulation, by Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 88/2007] section 37 and repeal effective March 30, 2007

OFFICE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH ACT

SBC 2002 Chapter 50 — Bill 43 [3rd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: new Act

Relevant Sections: 1-23

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 266/2002] Act effective September 30, 2002

OICS 1827/73, 2751/78, 194/96, 523/2001 & 636/2004 RESCINDED

SBC 2008 Chapter 26 — Bill 38

Type: rescissions

Relevant Sections: 13

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective May 29, 2008

OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES

SBC 2010 Chapter 9 — Bill 08

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 15-48

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: sections 15-48 effective June 3, 2010

OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES ACT

SBC 2008 Chapter 36 — Bill 20

Type: new Act

Relevant Sections: 1-207

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 194/2008] sections 152 (b), (g)-(i) & (k)-(m), 163, 174-181, 185, 190, 191 & 195 (b), (d) & (f) effective June 27, 2008;
[B.C. Reg. 274/2010] sections 1-123, 125-130, 131 (a), (b) & (c), 143 (b), 144-151, 152 (a), (c)-(f) & (j), 153, 158-162, 164-170, 172, 173, 182-184, 186-189, 192-194, 195 (a), (c), (e) & (g) & 196-206 effective October 4, 2010

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 1998 Chapter 38 — Bill 37

Type: consequential amendment - see Muskwa-Kechika Management Area Act

Relevant Sections: 21

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 66/99] effective March 15/99

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2000 Chapter 6 — Bill 11

Type: consequential amendment - see Forests Statutes Amendment Act, 2000

Relevant Sections: 54

How effective: Regulation

In force dates:

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2001 Chapter 9 — Bill 20 [5th Sess, 36th Parl]

Type: consequential amendment - see Drinking Water Protection Act

Relevant Sections: 86

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 299/2004] effective November 1, 2004

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2002 Chapter 26 — Bill 36 [3rd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 15-24

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 233/2003] sections 21-24 effective June 20, 2003;
[B.C. Reg. 261/2003] sections 15-20 effective June 23, 2003

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2003 Chapter 31 — Bill 45

Type: consequential amendment - see Forest (Revitalization) Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 82

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 403/2003] effective November 4, 2003

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2003 Chapter 46 — Bill 40

Type: consequential amendment - see Utilities Commission Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 23

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective May 29, 2003

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2003 Chapter 53 — Bill 57

Type: consequential amendment - see Environmental Management Act

Relevant Sections: 166

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 317/2004] effective July 8, 2004

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2003 Chapter 54 — Bill 59

Type: consequential amendment - see Financial Administration Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 27 (1)

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 11/2004] effective April 1, 2004

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2003 Chapter 55 — Bill 69

Type: consequential amendment - see Forest and Range Practices Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 106-107

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 7/2004] section 107 effective January 31, 2004

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2003 Chapter 66 — Bill 73

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 53

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective October 23, 2003

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2003 Chapter 88 — Bill 71

Type: consequential amendment - see Public Service Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 20

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 443/2003] effective December 1, 2003

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2005 Chapter 35 — Bill 16

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 22-25

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 3/2006] sections 22-25 effective April 1, 2006

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION

SBC 2006 Chapter 24 — Bill 30

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 47

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 211/2006] section 47 effective September 4, 2006

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION [S.B.C. 1998-39] REPEAL

SBC 2008 Chapter 36 — Bill 20

Type: conseq. repeal - see Oil and Gas Activities Act

Relevant Sections: 150

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 274/2010] section 150 effective October 4, 2010

OIL AND GAS COMMISSION ACT

SBC 1998 Chapter 39 — Bill 32

Type: new Act

Relevant Sections: 1-73

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 278/98] sections 1-7, 11-16, 22-26 effective July 31/98;
[B.C. Reg. 352/98] sections 8-10, 17-21, 27-67, 69-72 effective October 23/98

OKANAGAN VALLEYTREE FRUIT AUTHORITY

SBC 1999 Chapter 44 — Bill 95

Type: consequential amendment - see Public Sector Pension Plans Act

Relevant Sections: 88

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 66/2000] effective April 1, 2000

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 1997 Chapter 52 — Bill 45

Type: consequential amendment

Relevant Sections: 58

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 287/97] effective August 1/97

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 1998 Chapter 30 — Bill 36

Type: consequential amendment - see Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Act

Relevant Sections: 122

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 84/99] effective March 31/99

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 1998 Chapter 34 — Bill 31

Type: consequential amendment - see Local Gov't Statutes Amendment Act, 1998

Relevant Sections: 291

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 311/98] effective September 23/98

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 1999 Chapter 44 — Bill 95

Type: consequential amendment - see Public Sector Pension Plans Act

Relevant Sections: 89

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 66/2000] effective April 1, 2000

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2000 Chapter 7 — Bill 14

Type: consequential amendment - see Local Government Statutes Amendment Act, 2000

Relevant Sections: Schedule

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective June 12, 2000

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2000 Chapter 26 — Bill 24

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 33-34

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective July 6, 2000

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2002 Chapter 35 — Bill 50 [3rd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 11

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective on repeal of sections 3 & 4 of Technical University of British Columbia Act

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2002 Chapter 61 — Bill 60 [3rd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: consequential amendment - see Health Authorities Amendment Act, 2002

Relevant Sections: 18

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 78/2003] effective March 31, 2003

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2003 Chapter 52 — Bill 76

Type: consequential amendment to Community Charter

Relevant Sections: 463

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 465/2003] effective January 1, 2004

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2003 Chapter 62 — Bill 49

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 3

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective October 23, 2003

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2003 Chapter 72 — Bill 56

Type: consequential amendment - see Flood Hazard Statutes Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 21

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective November 17, 2003

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2003 Chapter 88 — Bill 71

Type: consequential amendment - see Public Service Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 21

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 443/2003] effective December 1, 2003

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2003 Chapter 90 — Bill 55

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 13

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective November 20, 2003

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2005 Chapter 17 — Bill 02

Type: consequential amendment - see Thompson Rivers University Act

Relevant Sections: 23

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 201/2005] effective March 31, 2005

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2007 Chapter 14 — Bill 33

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: Schedule 1, Item 45

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 354/2007] effective December 1, 2007

OMBUDSMAN

SBC 2007 Chapter 41 — Bill 43

Type: consequential amendment - see Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority Amendment Act, 2007

Relevant Sections: 89

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 399/2007] effective November 30, 2007

OMBUDSMAN [OLD TITLE]

SBC 2009 Chapter 21 — Bill 12

Type: old title - see now Ombudsperson

Relevant Sections: 1

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: Act effective October 29, 2009

OMBUDSMAN AMENDMENT ACT, 2009

SBC 2009 Chapter 21 — Bill 12

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 1-7, Schedule 1-2

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: Act effective October 29, 2009

OMBUDSPERSON [NEW TITLE]

SBC 2009 Chapter 21 — Bill 12

Type: new title - formerly Ombudsman

Relevant Sections: 1

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: Act effective October 29, 2009

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 1997 Chapter 52 — Bill 45

Type: consequential amendment - see School A.A., 1997

Relevant Sections: 59

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 287/97] effective August 1/97

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 1998 Chapter 6 — Bill 04

Type: consequential amendment - see Capital Financing Authority Repeal and Debt Restructuring

Relevant Sections: 15

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: section 15 deemed effective April 1/98

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 1999 Chapter 30 — Bill 87

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 7-9

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 224/99] effective July 19/99

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 1999 Chapter 39 — Bill 97

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 51-53

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 407/99] effective June 1, 2000

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 2000 Chapter 9 — Bill 8

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 39-40

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 242/2000] effective July 7, 2000

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 2003 Chapter 54 — Bill 59

Type: consequential amendment - see Financial Administration Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 27 (1)

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 11/2004] effective April 1, 2004

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 2003 Chapter 70 — Bill 60

Type: consequential amendment - see Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 226-227

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 64/2004] effective March 29, 2004

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 2004 Chapter 33 — Bill 26

Type: consequential amendment - see College and Institute Amendment Act, 2004

Relevant Sections: 24

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 252/2004] effective June 11, 2004

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY

SBC 2007 Chapter 14 — Bill 33

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: Schedule 1, Item 46

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 354/2007] effective December 1, 2007

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY [R.S.B.C. 1996-341] REPEAL

SBC 2002 Chapter 73 — Bill 69 [3rd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: repeal

Relevant Sections: see section 22 of OLA Act as enacted by section 2 of Bill

How effective: Regulation

In force dates:

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY [R.S.B.C. 1996, C. 341] REPEAL

SBC 2007 Chapter 22 — Bill 23

Type: consequential rep. - see Knowledge Network Corporation Act

Relevant Sections: 19

How effective: Royal Assent, Repeal by Regulation

In force dates: section 19 effective May 31, 2007

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY REPEAL [S.B.C. 2002, C. 73] REPEAL

SBC 2007 Chapter 22 — Bill 23

Type: consequential rep. - see Knowledge Network Corporation Act

Relevant Sections: 25

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: section 25 effective May 31, 2007

OPEN LEARNING AGENCY REPEAL ACT

SBC 2002 Chapter 73 — Bill 69 [3rd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 1-3

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: Act effective November 21, 2002

OPTIMUM WEST INSURANCE COMPANY ACT [NEW TITLE]

SBC 2000 Chapter 19 — Bill Pr402

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 1

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective June 29, 2000

OPTOMETRISTS

SBC 1998 Chapter 19 — Bill 20

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 6-7

How effective: Regulation, retro April 21/97

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 261/98] effective July 24/98 (retro April 21/97)

OPTOMETRISTS

SBC 2000 Chapter 24 — Bill 21

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 28

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 280/2000] effective November 1, 2000

OPTOMETRISTS

SBC 2002 Chapter 52 — Bill 51 [3rd Session, 37th Parliament]

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 37

How effective: Regulation

In force dates:

OPTOMETRISTS

SBC 2003 Chapter 70 — Bill 60

Type: consequential amendment - see Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 228

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 64/2004] effective March 29, 2004

OPTOMETRISTS [R.S.B.C. 1996-342] REPEAL

SBC 2003 Chapter 57 — Bill 62

Type: consequential repeal - see Health Professions Amendment Act, 2003

Relevant Sections: 58 (f)

How effective: Regulation

In force dates:

OPTOMETRISTS

SBC 2007 Chapter 14 — Bill 33

Type: amendment

Relevant Sections: 163; Schedule 3, Item 2; Schedule 16, Item 6; Schedule 20, Item 4

How effective: Regulation

In force dates: [B.C. Reg. 354/2007] effective December 1, 2007

ORDER IN COUNCIL 418/2005 VALIDATION

SBC 2008 Chapter 10 — Bill 02

Type: validation

Relevant Sections: 125

How effective: Royal Assent

In force dates: effective February 20, 2008


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