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Workers Compensation Act

[RSBC 2019]  CHAPTER 1

[for consumer price index adjustments, see the next table under Workers Compensation Act – RS2019, c. 1]

Table of Legislative Changes (3rd Edition)
(January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2023)

Highlighting indicates legislative changes made September 14, 2023 - December 31, 2023.

This table is provided for convenience. While every effort is made to achieve accuracy,
only the statutes are authoritative. Legal opinion should be sought if interpretation is required.

Changes by Regulation

Sch 1 may be am by WCB reg under RS2019-1-138(1)
Sch 2 may be am by WCB reg under RS2019-1-145(3)
see entries under Workers Compensation Act – Consumer Price Index Adjustments
 

Changes Not in Force

Section Change Citation Into force
1  am  2022-43-641  by reg 
  am  2023-44-8  by reg 
1.1  en  2023-44-9  by reg 
46.1 to 46.91  en  RS2019-1-46.1 to 46.91  by reg 
    • RS2019-1-46.1 to 46.91 en by RS2019-1-RevSch 1 [not in force]   
59.03  en  2022-3-9(part)  1 Jan 2024 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
59.09  en  2022-3-9(part)  1 Jan 2024 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
109  am  2022-3-13(part)  1 Jan 2024 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
  am  2023-44-10  by reg 
135  am  2022-43-642  by reg 
154.1 to 154.6  en  2022-37-4  1 Jan 2024 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
164  am  2022-43-643  by reg 
265  am  2023-42-64  by reg 
268  am  2022-37-7  1 Jan 2024 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
350  am  RS2019-1-RevSch 1  by reg 
354  am  RS2019-1-RevSch 1  by reg 
Sch 1  am  2023-37-208  by reg 
RevSch 1(part)  rev  RS2019-1-RevSch 1(part) [conseq]  by reg 
 

Changes in Force

Section Change Citation Effective date
rev  RS2019-1-1  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-3-1,3  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
  am  2022-3-2  10 Mar 2022 (RA) 
2 to 5  rev  RS2019-1-2 to 5  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
rev  RS2019-1-6  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-1  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
7 to 12  rev  RS2019-1-7 to 12  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
13  rev  RS2019-1-13  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-2  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
  am  2022-3-4  10 Mar 2022 (RA) 
14 to 46  rev  RS2019-1-14 to 46  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
47 to 54  rev  RS2019-1-47 to 54  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
55  rev  RS2019-1-55  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-3-5  10 Mar 2022 (RA) 
56, 57  rev  RS2019-1-56,57  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
58  rev  RS2019-1-58  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2021-3-35  25 Mar 2021 (RA) 
59  rev  RS2019-1-59  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-3-6  10 Mar 2022 (RA) 
59.01  en  2022-3-7  10 Mar 2022 (RA) 
  am  2022-3-8  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
59.02  en  2022-3-9(part)  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
59.04 to 59.08  en  2022-3-9(part)  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
60 to 67  rev  RS2019-1-60 to 67  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
Part 2 Div 10 hdg  re-en  2022-37-1  24 Nov 2022 (RA) 
68 to 72  rev  RS2019-1-68 to 72  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
73  rev  RS2019-1-73  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-37-2  24 Nov 2022 (RA) 
74  rev  RS2019-1-74  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
75  rev  RS2019-1-75  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-3-10  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
76, 77  rev  RS2019-1-76,77  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
78  rev  RS2019-1-78  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-3-11  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
79, 80  rev  RS2019-1-79,80  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
81  rev  RS2019-1-81  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-3  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
81.1  en  2020-20-4  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
82 to 93  rev  RS2019-1-82 to 93  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
94, 95  rev  RS2019-1-94,95  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
96  rev   RS2019-1-96  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
97  rev   RS2019-1-97  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-5  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
98  rev   RS2019-1-98  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
99  rev   RS2019-1-99  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-6  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
100 to 103  rev   RS2019-1-100 to 103  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
104  rev  RS2019-1-104  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-7  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
104.1  en  2020-20-8  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
105, 106  rev  RS2019-1-105,106  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
107  rev  RS2019-1-107  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-9  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
108  rev  RS2019-1-108  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
109  rev  RS2019-1-109  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-3-12  10 Mar 2022 (RA) 
  am  2022-3-13(part)  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
110, 111  rev  RS2019-1-110,111  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
112  rev  RS2019-1-112  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-10  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
113 to 122  rev  RS2019-1-113 to 122  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
123  rev  RS2019-1-123  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-11  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
124 to 134  rev  RS2019-1-124 to 134  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
135  rev  RS2019-1-135  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-12  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
136 to 144  rev  RS2019-1-136 to 144  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
145  rev  RS2019-1-145  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-37-3  24 Nov 2022 (RA) 
146 to 149  rev  RS2019-1-146 to 149  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
150  rev  RS2019-1-150  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-13  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
151  rev  RS2019-1-151  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-14  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
152 to 155  rev  RS2019-1-152 to 155  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
156  rev  RS2019-1-156  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-15  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
157 to 163  rev  RS2019-1-157 to 163  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
164  rev  RS2019-1-164  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-16  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
165 to 195  rev  RS2019-1-165 to 195  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
196  rev  RS2019-1-196  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-17  1 Jan 2021 
197  rev  RS2019-1-197  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
198  rev  RS2019-1-198  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-37-5  24 Nov 2022 (RA) 
199, 200  rev  RS2019-1-199,200  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
201  rev  RS2019-1-201  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-18  1 Jan 2021 
202 to 205  rev  RS2019-1-202 to 205  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
206  rev  RS2019-1-206  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-19  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
207, 208  rev  RS2019-1-207,208  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
209  rev  RS2019-1-209  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-20  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
210 to 220  rev  RS2019-1-210 to 220  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
221  rev  RS2019-1-221  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2021-3-36  25 Mar 2021 (RA) 
222 to 224  rev  RS2019-1-222 to 224  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
225  rev  RS2019-1-225  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-21  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
226  rev  RS2019-1-226  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
227  rev  RS2019-1-227  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-22  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
228 to 231  rev  RS2019-1-228 to 231  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
231.1  en  2022-37-6  3 Apr 2023 
232 to 237  rev  RS2019-1-232 to 237  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
238  rev  RS2019-1-238  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-23  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
239 to 243  rev  RS2019-1-239 to 243  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
244  rev  RS2019-1-244  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-24  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
245 to 250  rev  RS2019-1-245 to 250  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
251 to 255  rev  RS2019-1-251 to 255  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
255.1, 255.2  en  2020-20-25  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
256  rev  RS2019-1-256  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-26  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
257, 258  rev  RS2019-1-257,258  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
258.1  en  2020-20-27  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
259 to 264  rev  RS2019-1-259 to 264  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
265  rev  RS2019-1-265  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  re-en  RS2019-1-RevSch 1(part) [conseq]  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 73/2020) 
  am  2020-20-28  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
  am  2021-3-37  25 Mar 2021 (RA) 
  am  2023-10-1194  30 Mar 2023 (RA) 
266, 267  rev  RS2019-1-266,267  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
268  rev  RS2019-1-268  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-29  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
  am  2022-3-14  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
269  rev  RS2019-1-269  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-3-15  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
270 to 284  rev  RS2019-1-270 to 284  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
285  rev  RS2019-1-285  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-30  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
286, 287  rev  RS2019-1-286,287  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
288  rev  RS2019-1-288  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-3-16  1 Sep 2023 (BC Reg 142/2023) 
289 to 295  rev  RS2019-1-289 to 295  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
296  rev  RS2019-1-296  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-31  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
297 to 300  rev  RS2019-1-297 to 300  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
301  rev  RS2019-1-301  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-37-8  3 Apr 2023 
302  rev  RS2019-1-302  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-37-9  3 Apr 2023 
303 to 306  rev  RS2019-1-303 to 306  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
307  rev  RS2019-1-307  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-32  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
308 to 313  rev  RS2019-1-308 to 313  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
314  rev  RS2019-1-314  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-33  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
315 to 333  rev  RS2019-1-315 to 333  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
334  rev  RS2019-1-334  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2022-37-10  24 Nov 2022 (RA) 
335 to 348  rev  RS2019-1-335 to 348  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
349 to 354  rev  RS2019-1-349 to 354  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
355 to 357  en  2022-37-11  1 May 2023 
Sch 1  rev  RS2019-1-Sch 1  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  BC Reg 189/2020 under RS2019-1-138  20 Aug 2020 (BC Reg 189/2020 as am by BC Reg 218/2020) 
Sch 2  rev  RS2019-1-Sch 2  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  re-en  2022-37-12  24 Nov 2022 (RA) 
  am  BC Reg 18/2023 under RS2019-1-145  15 May 2023 (BC Reg 18/2023) 
RevSch 1(part)  rev  RS2019-1-RevSch 1(part) [conseq]  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 73/2020) 
RevSch 2  rev  RS2019-1-RevSch 2 [conseq]  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 207/2019) 
  am  2020-20-34  14 Aug 2020 (RA) 
 

WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX ADJUSTMENTS

[RSBC 2019]  CHAPTER 1

Changes by Regulation

dollar amounts in Act [except ss. 209(2) and 227] must be adjusted by WCB reg on 1 Jan of each year, and Act is deemed am, under RS2019⁠-⁠1⁠-⁠333⁠(1)
yearly regs made under RS2019-1-333(1) also repeal previous yearly CPI dollar amounts
Act may be am by reg, to reflect deemed amendments by WCB reg, under RS2019-1-109(3)(a)
 

Changes Not in Force

Section Change Citation Into force
94, 95, 102, 167, 169 to 175, 191, 194, 208, 213, 225, 231, 236, 251, 349  CPI adj  BC Reg 246/2023 under RS2019-1-333(1)  1 Jan 2024 (BC Reg 246/2023) 
 

Changes in Force

Section Change Citation Effective date
94, 95, 102, 167, 169 to 175, 191, 194, 208, 213, 225, 231, 236, 251, 349  am  BC Reg 46/2020 under RS2019-1-109(3)(a)  6 Apr 2020 (BC Reg 46/2020) [BC Reg 46/2020 reflects deemed ams by BC Reg 241/2019 under RS2019⁠-⁠1⁠-⁠333⁠⁠(1)] 
  am  BC Reg 39/2021 under RS2019-1-109⁠(3)⁠(a)  16 Feb 2021 (BC Reg 39/2021) [BC Reg 39/2021 reflects deemed ams by BC Reg 273/2020 under RS2019-1-333⁠(1)] 
  am  BC Reg 26/2022 under RS2019-1-109(3)(a)  14 Feb 2022 (BC Reg 26/2022) [BC Reg 26/2022 reflects deemed ams by BC Reg 291/2021 under RS2019-1-333(1)] 
  am  BC Reg 96/2023 under RS2019-1-109(3)(a)  3 Apr 2023 (BC Reg 96/2023) [BC Reg 96/2023 reflects deemed ams by BC Reg 232/2022 under RS2019⁠-⁠1⁠-⁠333(1)] 
 

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This Table of Legislative Changes (TLC – 3rd Edition) shows any Act provisions and changes

  • enacted or brought into force between January 1, 2014 and the currency date shown on the Act consolidation,
  • enacted between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2013 that are not in force as of the currency date shown on the Act consolidation and were not repealed or superseded as of December 31, 2013, and
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am = amended
conseq = consequential
Div = Division
eff = effect(ive)
en = enacted
hdg = heading
per = under, pursuant to
RA = Royal Assent
re-en = re-enacted (repealed and replaced)
reg = regulation
rem = remainder
rep = repealed
retro = retroactive
Supp = Supplement

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