1998/99 Legislative Session: 3rd Session, 36th Parliament
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MS. REID

BILL M 207 -- 1998

FAMILY RELATIONS ACT
AMENDMENT ACT (No. 2), 1998
(GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

1 Section 24 (1) (c) of the Family Relations Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 128 is amended to read:

(c) the love, affection and similar ties that exist between the child and other persons, including grandparents;

2 Section 35 is amended by adding the following subsection:

(5) An order for access may include access to the extended family members of the child, including grandparents.

3 This Act comes into force by regulation of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.


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