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AR 209/2006 ELECTRICAL CODE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 186/2018)

ALBERTA REGULATION 209/2006

Safety Codes Act

ELECTRICAL CODE REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Definitions

                2      Electrical systems equipment

                3      Codes declared in force


                4      Repeal

                5      Coming into force

Definitions

1(1)  In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “Act” means the Safety Codes Act;

                              (b)    “certification body” means an organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as a certification body;

                               (c)    “inspection body” means an organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as an inspection body.

(2)  The definitions in the Act and a code declared in force by this Regulation apply to the words used in this Regulation.

Electrical systems equipment

2(1)  If a code, standard or body of rules declared in force under the Act with respect to electrical systems requires approved equipment, that equipment must meet the requirements of this section.

(2)  No person shall manufacture, install, sell or offer for sale any equipment related to electrical systems for use in Alberta unless the equipment has been

                               (a)    certified by a certification body in accordance with the certification body’s terms of accreditation with the Standards Council of Canada, or

                              (b)    inspected by an inspection body in accordance with the inspection body’s terms of accreditation with the Standards Council of Canada.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to electrical equipment of an electric distribution system or a transmission line as defined in the Hydro and Electric Energy Act.

Codes declared in force

3   The following codes, as amended or replaced from time to time, are declared in force in respect of electrical systems:

                               (a)    the CSA Standard C22.1‑18 ‑ 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 (24th edition), Safety Standard for Electrical Installations, published by the CSA Group;

                              (b)    the Alberta Electrical Utility Code ‑ 5th Edition, April 2016, published by the Safety Codes Council.

AR 209/2006 s3;14/2008;178/2009;176/2013;
126/2015;186/2018

Repeal

4   The Electrical Code Regulation (AR 145/2002) is repealed.

Coming into force

5   This Regulation comes into force on September 1, 2006.

Schedule  Repealed AR 126/2015 s3.