When did the Revised Statutes of BC come into force?
Last revised April 16, 2018

To date, there have been 10 general revisions in BC, done in 1871, 1888, 1897, 1911, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1979 and 1996. 

Laws of British Columbia, Revised, 1871 in force April 27, 1871
As per The Revised Statutes Act, 1871, RSBC 1871, No. 163

Consolidated Acts, 1888 in force February 7, 1889.
As per the Act Respecting the Consolidation of the Statutes, SBC 1889, c.1

RSBC 1897 in force Feb. 21, 1898
As per The Statutes Revision Act, 1898, SBC 1898, c. 40

RSBC 1911 in force Jan. 26, 1912
As per Revised Statutes, 1911, Act, SBC 1912, c. 41

RSBC 1924 in force Nov. 3, 1924
By proclamation.  See RSBC 1924, Volume 1, p. LIX

RSBC 1936 in force Jun. 30, 1937
By proclamation.  See RSBC 1936, Volume 4, p. 4701

RSBC 1948 in force Feb. 7, 1949
By proclamation.  See RSBC 1948, Volume 4, p. 5465

RSBC 1960 in force Jan. 1, 1961
By proclamation.  See RSBC 1960, Volume 5, p. 5273
Also published in 1960 BC Gazette, Part II, v. 3 (p. 594)

RSBC 1979 in force May 17, 1980
By proclamation (filed as BC Regulation 158/80)
See RSBC 1979, Volume 7, p. 11

RSBC 1996 in force April 21, 1997
By regulation.  See BC Regulation 92/97, published in 1997 BC Gazette, Part II, v. 40 (p. 266)

Acts and amendments that were enacted but not in force on December 31, 1996 (the cut-off date for the 1996 Revision), were consolidated as Supplements to the Revised Statutes of British Columbia, 1996.

A list of Provisions in Force - Supplements to the RSBC 1996 can be found on the Consolidated Provisions in Force page on the BC Laws website

See also: What are the supplements to the Revised Statutes of British Columbia?