Municipalities enabling and validating act
The current Final Agreement Act authorizes Maa-nulth First Nations to enforce their foreshore laws, but does not provide the Provincial Court with the authority to issue and enforce orders related to prosecutions under Maa-nulth foreshore laws.Municipalities Enabling and Validating Act: Amendments to the Municipalities Enabling and Validating Act (MEVA) enable the District of Port Edward and Pacific Northwest LNG (PNW) to enter into a municipal property tax agreement regarding the property tax revenue to be generated from the proposed PNW LNG facility on Lelu Island.
Liquor Distribution Act: Administrative changes will help to continue modernizing the province’s liquor industry pursuant to changes stemming from B. The amendments will allow BC Liquor Stores to operate more consistently with other licensees – for example, by simplifying the administrative process for setting operating hours.Select [View Change] to see how the actual text reads before and after the amendment.You must first log in to Quickscribe Online prior to viewing the change. Details: section 10 added 2015-23-23 in force by Royal Assent [2015 Bill 23] View Change This section was Added on 2015-05-14.Repealing this act eliminates unnecessary red tape, making it easier to manage the Shelter Assistance for the Elderly Renters program.The changes do not affect the benefits for seniors or how the program is operated – benefits will continue to be calculated through regulation.This streamlined process is designed to attract new investment for value-added production and facilitate economic growth.
Pension Benefits Standards Act: Minor housekeeping amendments were proposed.
This will save both time and money while eliminating red tape.
Queen’s Printer Act: The amendments to the Queen’s Printer Act introduced today support the expansion of government printing to external printing suppliers instead of an in-house print shop.
Public Agency Accommodation Act: Amendments to the Public Agency Accommodation Act introduced today streamline procedures for the release of unused and surplus government properties.
The change removes the requirement to transfer administration of land twice, first to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, then to the Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services before surplus properties can be sold.
VICTORIA – Bill 23, the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2015, was introduced in the legislature today by Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton.