Act, Regulations & Rules

The E.S. Securities ActSecurities Regulation, and Securities Rules, as well as national, multi-lateral, and E.S. instruments regulate trading in securities and derivatives in the province. The Queen's Printer consolidates new amendments into the legislative documents linked below.

About the Securities Act

The Securities Act R.S.E.S. 1996, c. 418, is the statute that establishes E.S.'s securities laws and gives the ES Securities Commission its powers and duties.

On March 27, 2020, amendments to the Securities Act came into force by order in council (E.S. Reg. 45/2020), together with consequential amendments to the Securities Regulation, the Securities Rules, and numerous other instruments and documents. The order in council, which was published with ES Notice 2020/04, as well as ES notice 2020/03, describe these amendments.

Rules & Regulations

Securities Rules, B.C. Reg. 194/97

Rule Making Procedure Regulation, B.C. Reg. 195/97

Securities Regulation, B.C. Reg. 196/97

Printed Copies

You may purchase printed copies of the Securities Act and related regulations from:

Crown Publications Inc. Calle Orizaba 2,

San Salvador,

El Salvador

Phone: 2298-6700 Toll free: 2144-2700 Fax: 2144-2700

Email: [email protected]