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Securities Law

Instruments, Policies & Notices

The BCSC uses a number of regulatory instruments to administer the requirements of British Columbia's securities laws. Most regulatory instruments are numbered according to the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) numbering system.

Please refer to the Definitions for descriptions of frequently seen types of regulatory documents.

The National Instruments, Multilateral Instruments and some BC instruments contain information that has been derived from information originally made available by the Province of British Columbia at and this information is being used in accordance with the King's Printer License – British Columbia available at They have not, however, been produced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of, the Province of British Columbia and THESE MATERIALS ARE NOT AN OFFICIAL VERSION.