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AR 182/2000 ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GRANT REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 167/2012)

ALBERTA REGULATION 182/2000

Government Organization Act

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE
DEVELOPMENT GRANT REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1       Authority of Minister

                2       Application


                3       Delegation

                4       Agreements

                5       Refund of surplus or repayment

                6       Accountability

                7       Repeals

                8       Expiry

Authority of Minister

1(1)  The Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development is authorized to make grants in accordance with this Regulation.

(2)  The Minister may make grants to a person or organization for purposes related to any program, service or other matter under the administration of the Minister.

AR 182/2000 s1;31/2012;167/2012

Application

2   An application for a grant must be made in the manner and form that the Minister determines.

Delegation

3   The Minister may delegate to any employee of the Government any power conferred on the Minister under section 13 of the Government Organization Act or under this Regulation.

Agreements

4   The Minister may enter into agreements, and may require an applicant for a grant to enter into an agreement, with respect to any matter relating to a grant.

Refund of surplus or repayment

5(1)  The recipient of a grant may use the money

                                 (a)    only for the purpose for which the grant is made, or

                                 (b)    if the original purpose for which the grant is made is varied with the consent of the Minister, only for the purpose as varied.

(2)  If the recipient of a grant does not use all of the money for the purpose for which the grant is made, the Minister may require the recipient to refund the surplus money to the Minister, in favour of the Government of Alberta.

(3)  The Minister may require the recipient of a grant to repay all or part of the money to the Minister, in favour of the Government of Alberta if the recipient does not comply with any conditions of the grant or does not use the money as required under this Regulation.

AR 182/2000 s5;27/2002;68/2008;31/2012;167/2012

Accountability

6   The Minister may at any time require that the recipient of a grant

                                 (a)    provide information to the Minister so that the Minister may determine whether the recipient is complying with the conditions of the grant and is using the money as required under this Regulation,

                                 (b)    provide an audited financial statement of the expenditure of the money, and

                                 (c)    permit a representative of the Minister or the Auditor General, or both, to examine any books or records to determine whether the money has been properly expended.

Repeals

7   The following regulations are repealed:

                                 (a)    Environment Grants Regulations (AR 51/76);

                                 (b)    Forestry, Lands and Wildlife Grant Regulation (AR 347/86).

Expiry

8   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on November 30, 2022.

AR 182/2000 s8;354/2003;167/2012