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British Columbia Court Decisions

    Additional Resources
    Court of Appeal DecisionsSupreme Court DecisionsProvincial Court Decisions … The Canadian Legal Information Institute’s interface to the database of decisions linked above.


British Columbia Legislation

  1. Bills and Proceedings

  2. Statutes of British Columbia (S.B.C.) [session laws]
    See also additional links to provincial legislation on the legislative assembly’s web site.
  3. Revised Statutes of British Columbia (R.S.B.C.)
    Note that this database is not kept up-to-date.

    Additional Resources
    Supplements to 1996 Revised Statutes … [Queen’s Printer] — Alternative source.
    Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act … [Electronic Frontier Canada]


British Columbia Rules of Procedure and Practice

  1. Court Rules ♦ Rules of Procedure
  2. Additional Resources
    ¶ Court of Appeal—Practice Directives and Notices to the Profession: CivilCriminal … [B.C. Courts]
    ¶ Supreme Court—Practice Directions: CivilCriminalFamily … [B.C. Courts]


British Columbia Administrative Law Sources

  1. Regulations
    See the list of consolidated statutes for links to regulations. Note that this database is not kept up-to-date.

  2. Opinions ♦ Decisions ♦ Orders ♦ Rulings
  3. Environmental Appeal Board Decisions


British Columbia Ordinances and Home-Rule Charters

These are charters (that is, organic laws, however denominated) and bylaws of municipalities — cities, towns, etc. —, which either are available on the municipality’s web site or can be freely accessed on the web site of a commercial publisher or other provider.

  1. Charters
    Note that a charter could be included in a collection of bylaws (see below) instead of being separately accessible.

  2. Bylaws


British Columbia Law-Related Periodicals

Periodicals providing on-line articles are linked here. See also links to web sites of all Canadian-published law reviews and periodicals as well as links to all U.S.-published law-review web sites.


Other British Columbia Commentary

  1. A Guide to Doing Business in British Columbia. Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP. … [Lex Mundi]


British Columbia Law-Related Topical Web Sites


British Columbia Court Information

  1. Web Sites
  2. Addresses ♦ Names ♦ Numbers (see also Home Pages, above)


British Columbia Forms


Other British Columbia Resources

  1. Provincial Government
  2. Additional Resources
    ¶ Vital Records — Contact Information
    ¶ Workers’ Compensation — Staff Contact Information … [Robert W. McDowell / North Carolina Industrial Commission]

  3. Law Society of British Columbia

  4. Bar Associations ♦ Law-Related Organizations
  5. Law Schools ♦ Law Society Membership ♦ Continuing Legal Education
  6. British Columbia Law Institute … Organization formed to fill the role of the now-defunct Law Reform Commission after government funding for the commission was withdrawn.

  7. The Law Centre … Useful legal information for nonlawyers (such as how to conduct a law suit in small claims Court), jointly provided by the Legal Services Society of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, the Law Foundation of British Columbia, and the Victoria Bar Association.


Legal Research and Assistance

  1. Law Libraries



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