Consultation on Rule Amendments

Learn more and provide your feedback about proposed changes to the Insurance Council Rules
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Current status

Voting Council concluded its review and consideration of proposed Rule changes in early November 2022. A package of proposed rule amendments was submitted for minsterial approval and was approved for implementation

These rules will not come into effect immediately; the timing and process for implementation will vary by rule.  For the latest information on rule publication and effective dates, please see the Council Rules and Code of Conduct page.

What is this about?

As a part of a multi-year project to modernize the rules that set out the licence conditions and requirements for all BC insurance licensees, the Insurance Council is consulting on a number of changes to the Council Rules at this time.

For background information on the Council Rules Review Project and past rule amendments, see the project page.

Which Rules are proposed for amendment?

The following rules are proposed for amendment. Click on each topic to see more detailed information about the proposed change and rationale.

Nominee Qualifications  Rule 2(11), 2(11.1), 2(12)
Licence Renewal  Rule 4(4)(b), (c) and (d)
Level 3 Agent and Adjuster Qualifications  Rules 2(5), 2(8)
Business Registration and Name Requirements  Rule 2(18)
Licence Reinstatement  Rule 2(19)
Direct Supervision  Rule 6(1)(c) and 6(2)(b) 
Conflict of Interest  Rule 7(11.2) 
Life Agent Supervision   Rule 10(1) to 10(12), Rule 7(16.1), 7(16.2), 7(17.1), 7(17.2)

Rule amendment process/timeline

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