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AR 194/2007 PROTECTION OF SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 146/2014)

ALBERTA REGULATION 194/2007

Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act

PROTECTION OF SEXUALLY EXPLOITED
CHILDREN REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Protective safe houses

                2      Assessments

                3      Services for 18 to 23 year olds

                4      Prescribed forms


                5      Repeal

                6      Expiry

                7      Coming into force

Forms

Protective safe houses

1   The following are protective safe houses for the purposes of the Act:

                               (a)    Yellowhead Youth Centre (Edmonton);

                              (b)    Hull Services (Calgary).

AR 194/2007 s1;195/2012

Assessments

2   An assessment by a director of a child confined to a protective safe house pursuant to section 2 of the Act must include, but is not restricted to,

                               (a)    an assessment of the child’s physical and emotional well‑being,

                              (b)    an assessment of the child’s use of alcohol, drugs and other intoxicating substances,

                               (c)    an assessment of the child’s risk of self‑harm and of engaging in or attempting to engage in prostitution,

                              (d)    an assessment of the level of family involvement with the child and the involvement of other persons having a close relationship with the child, and

                               (e)    an assessment of whether the child is in need of intervention services under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act.

Services for 18 to 23 year olds

3(1)  For the purposes of assisting a person referred to in section 7.2 of the Act to remain free of being sexually exploited because of involvement in prostitution after that person attains 18 years of age, a director may enter into an agreement with that person to continue to provide the following services to that person if, in the opinion of the director, the services are not reasonably available to that person from other sources:

                               (a)    living accommodations;

                              (b)    support and assistance relating to the necessities of life;

                               (c)    any other services that, in the opinion of the director, may be required;

                              (d)    if the person is under 20 years of age, the following additional services:

                                        (i)    health benefits;

                                      (ii)    residential services;

                                     (iii)    financial assistance for training.

(2)  No agreement under subsection (1) may be entered into or remains in force after the person’s 24th birthday.

AR 194/2007 s3;146/2014

Prescribed forms

4(1)  An agreement referred to in section 7.1 of the Act must be in Form 1.

(2)  An agreement referred to in section 7.2 of the Act must be in Form 2.

Repeal

5   The Protection of Children Involved in Prostitution Regulation (AR 5/99) is repealed.

Expiry

6   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, 2020.

AR 194/2007 s6;195/2012

Coming into force

7   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the Protection of Children Involved in Prostitution Amendment Act, 2007.


Form 1

Voluntary Service Agreement

 1     Regarding the child,     (name)   , born  (year/month/day)  , of     (address)   .

 2                             Agreement

This agreement is made according to section 7.1 of the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act.

                                   This agreement is made between a director, the child and the child’s guardian,     (guardian’s name)    of    (address)   , or

                                   This agreement is made between a director and the child, if the child is 16 years of age or over.

We agree that this agreement is effective from         to         unless otherwise cancelled.

We agree that the child will be provided with the programs and services in the attached Service Plan.

We agree that we can make changes to this agreement if the changes are made in writing and if all of us agree to the changes.

We agree that, if one of us wants to cancel the agreement, that person will provide to the other persons who entered into the agreement written notification that sets a date for the agreement to end.

 3              Guardian’s Financial Responsibilities

The guardian agrees to contribute the following toward maintaining the child:

 dental costs

 optical costs

 prescription drugs

 school fees

 other    (specify)   

 clothing
 recreation costs
 counselling fees

 payments of $       per month.  These payments will be made on the     (day)    of every month starting on     (date)   .

 a one‑time payment of $             to be paid by     (date)    .

The guardian will make payments to:

 the President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance by supplying the payments to a director at       (worksite address)      .

 other (please explain) ____________________________________________.

 4                                 Signatures

    (year/month/day)                                                                            
         (date)                                                        Child’s Signature      

    (year/month/day)                                                                            
            (date)                      Guardians Signature (required only if
                                                 
guardian is party to this agreement)

    (year/month/day)                                                                            
            (date)                                                Signature of director or
                                                                            
director’s delegate  

Attachment

Service Plan

Form 2

Post 18 Voluntary Service Agreement

 1     Regarding the person,     (name)   , born  (year/month/day)  .

         ID Number                                                                                   

 2                                   Agreement

This agreement is made according to section 7.2 of the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act.

This agreement is made between a director and    (name of person making this agreement)    of    (address)   .

We agree that this agreement is effective from   (yyyy/mm/dd)   to   (yyyy/mm/dd)   unless cancelled earlier.  (NOTE:  The expiry date may not go beyond the person’s 22nd birthday.)

We have read and agree to the Transition to Independence Plan that is attached to this agreement.

We agree that the person making the agreement will be provided with the programs and services in the attached Service Plan.

We agree that we can make changes to this agreement if the changes are made in writing and if all of us agree to the changes.

We agree that to cancel this agreement, one of us must provide a letter to the other person that sets a date for the agreement to end.

 3              Terms of Agreement

 

 4                                 Signatures

    (year/month/day)                                                                            
         (date)                                Person Making This Agreement     

    (year/month/day)                                                                            
            (date)                                         Director’s Delegate              

Attachments

Service Plan

Transition to Independence Plan

AR 194/2007 Forms;68/2008;31/2012;62/2013