Legislation > Box 49 – Row 1 > Improving transparency and accountability

Information Management Act amendments

Decisions made by government staff impact the lives of people throughout the province. With these changes, British Columbia becomes the first province to legislate how government decisions must be documented. The amendments also contain additional transparency and accountability enhancements. B.C.’s Chief Records Officer now has the necessary powers to review and evaluate ministries and government bodies for their compliance with the legislation.

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