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AR 164/2004 REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY MEMBERSHIP REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 135/2017)

ALBERTA REGULATION 164/2004

Regional Health Authorities Act

REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY MEMBERSHIP REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1       Definitions

                2       Membership

                3       Appointment of members

                4       Nomination process

                5       Eligibility for nomination

                6       Eligibility for appointment

                7       Disqualification


                8       Transitional ‑ contributions

                9       Transitional ‑ membership

              10       Consequential

              11       Repeals

Definitions

1   In this Regulation,

                                 (a)    “Act” means the Regional Health Authorities Act;

                                 (b)    “member” means a member of a regional health authority;

                                 (c)    “Minister” means the member of the Executive Council designated under the Government Organization Act as the Minister responsible for the Act.

Membership

2   Each regional health authority consists of the number of members determined by the Minister by order.

Appointment of members

3(1)  The Minister shall appoint all of the members of a regional health authority.

(2)  With respect to each regional health authority, the Minister

                                 (a)    shall designate one of the members as chair, and

                                 (b)    may designate one of the members as vice‑chair.

(2.1)  If the Minister has not designated a vice‑chair, the members may designate a vice‑chair from among themselves, but the designation ceases to be effective when a designation made by the Minister under subsection (2)(b) takes effect.

(3)  The members may designate the other offices of the regional health authority and appoint from among themselves persons to those offices and prescribe their duties.

AR 164/2004 s3;161/2015

Nomination process

4   The Minister may provide for a nomination procedure or any other method for selecting persons from among whom appointments may be made under section 3.

Eligibility for nomination

5(1)  Repealed AR 161/2015 s3.

(2)  A person may be nominated as a candidate for appointment under this Regulation if, at the time that person is nominated, that person

                                 (a)    is 18 years of age or older,

                                 (b)    is a Canadian citizen, and

                          (c), (d)    repealed AR 78/2008 s2,

                                 (e)    is not otherwise ineligible or disqualified.

(3)  Repealed AR 161/2015 s3.

(4)  A person is not eligible to be nominated as a candidate for appointment under this Regulation if that person has been convicted of

                                 (a)    an offence under section 123, 124 or 125 of the Criminal Code (Canada), or

                                 (b)    an offence that is punishable by imprisonment for 5 or more years,

and no absolute discharge or pardon has been granted in respect of the offence.

(5), (6)  Repealed AR 161/2015 s3.

AR 164/2004 s5;78/2008;170/2012;161/2015

Eligibility for appointment

6   A person is not eligible to be appointed as a member unless the person meets the eligibility requirements in section 5 on the date of the appointment.

Disqualification

7   A member is disqualified from being a member if the member ceases to meet any of the eligibility requirements in section 5.

Transitional ‑ contributions

8   A person who, on the coming into force of this Regulation, holds a surplus of contributions over expenses under section 11.6(1) of the Election and Appointment of Regional Health Authority Members Regulation (AR 57/2001) shall, within 90 days after the coming into force of this Regulation, transfer that surplus to the regional health authority for which the person was nominated, or its successor, as determined by the Minister.

Transitional ‑ membership

9   A person who on the coming into force of this Regulation has been appointed as a member of a regional health authority and is still a member is deemed to have been appointed under this Regulation, and that person continues as a member until his or her appointment is terminated or expires, or he or she is reappointed, as the case may be.

Consequential

10   The Regional Health Authorities Regulation (AR 15/95) is amended by repealing section 2.92 and substituting the following:

Organizational meeting

2.92   Where

                                 (a)    the members of the regional health authority of a newly established health region are appointed, or

                                 (b)    more than half of the members of a regional health authority are replaced at the same time or substantially the same time,

the regional health authority shall hold an organizational meeting not later than 15 days after the last of the new appointments or replacement appointments is made.

Repeals

11   The following regulations are repealed:

                                 (a)    the Election and Appointment of Regional Health Authority Members Regulation (AR 57/2001);

                                 (b)    the Regional Health Authorities Election Forms Regulation (AR 60/2001).

12   Repealed AR 135/2017 s5.