- Which laws are on BC Laws?
- How current is the data on BC Laws.ca?
- What is a consolidation?
- Is there a user guide available for the Table of Legislative Changes?
- How do I find the law I need?
- What does the green underlined text in some of the Acts signify?
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- What does repeal mean? What does spent mean?
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- How can I find out which provisions in an Act have been amended?
- How can I find out which Acts have been enacted or affected during a legislative session?
- Where can I find the wording of an Act prior to an amendment?
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- Are government forms available on BC Laws?
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- Can I print legislation from the website?
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- How can I create a bookmark link to an Act or regulation, and ensure the link will remain active?
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Sources: Legislation Made Easy, 3rd edition, 2010; Legislative Assembly website at www.leg.bc.ca; e-Laws Ontario at www.e-laws.gov.on.ca.