Act, Regulations & Rules

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The BC Securities Act, Securities Regulation, and Securities Rules, as well as notices, instruments, and policy documents, regulate trading in securities and exchange contracts within BC. The Queen's Printer consolidates new amendments into the legislative documents linked below within 14 days after they become effective. We update BC instruments and policy documents within one day of the amendments coming into force.


The Securities Act New window R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 418, is the statute that establishes BC's securities laws and gives the BC Securities Commission its powers and duties.

Rules & Regulations

Printed Copies

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Phone: 250-387-6409
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