Legislation Informing the LSBC Tribunal

The Legal Profession Act is legislation passed by the British Columbia legislature. It forms the basis of the Law Society’s regulation of the legal profession in the province and allows the benchers (directors of the Law Society) to make rules relating to the conduct of lawyers and the functioning of the LSBC Tribunal.

Legal Profession Act, SBC 1998, c.9

Other legislation that might be of assistance to parties to a proceeding:

Administrative Tribunals Act, SBC 2004, c. 45 : Sections 48, 49 and 56 of the Administrative Tribunals Act apply to proceedings before the LSBC Tribunal. 

Evidence Act, RSBC 1996, c. 124

Interpretation Act, RSBC 1996, c. 238