New BC Societies Act receives Royal Assent

Previous blog posts have been posted about the new BC Societies Act, including a detailed review of this proposed legislation. As a follow up to those blog posts, Bill 24, the “Societies Act”, received Royal Assent on May 14, 2015. We continue to await publication of the enabling regulations and a timetable for implementation of the new governance regime. Based on previous announcements, it would be expected that the new law would come into effect sometime late in 2016 or early in 2017.