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Mar 14, 2015
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Church's Chicken

Do their gift certificates expire? There's a stamped date on it but doesn't say expiry... just wondering if anyone have experience with these?
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Nov 10, 2015
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Monte Creek, BC
I believe there is a law that forbids the expiration of gift cards. I recently used an old one from a mall, 5 or 6 years old that had a expiration date on it. There was no problem using it.
Anyone But Justin 2019
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From - https://www.consumerprotectionbc.ca/oth ... d-reminder
In BC, gift cards (a.k.a. pre-paid purchase cards or gift certificates) are not permitted have expiry dates or fees except in certain circumstances.

Some of these exceptions include:

Mall cards are allowed to have expiry dates and charge fees.

Gift cards for a specific service or item (as opposed to an amount of money) can have expiry dates.

Telephone cards, pre-loaded credit card or tickets for events are not considered pre-paid purchase cards (or gift cards).

Also please remember that the law does not apply to any gift cards purchased prior to November 2008.
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