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AR 117/2010 JUDICIAL DISTRICTS REGULATION

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ALBERTA REGULATION 117/2010

Court of Queen’s Bench Act

JUDICIAL DISTRICTS REGULATION

Establishment of judicial districts

1(1)  The judicial districts of Alberta are established as follows, with the respective boundaries set out in Schedule 1 and as shown on the map set out in Schedule 2:

                                 (a)    Judicial District of Calgary;

                                 (b)    Judicial District of Drumheller/Hanna;

                                 (c)    Judicial District of Edmonton;

                                 (d)    Judicial District of Fort McMurray;


                                 (e)    Judicial District of Grande Prairie;

                                  (f)    Judicial District of Lethbridge/Macleod;

                                 (g)    Judicial District of Medicine Hat;

                                 (h)    Judicial District of Peace River;

                                  (i)    Judicial District of Red Deer;

                                  (j)    Judicial District of St. Paul;

                                 (k)    Judicial District of Wetaskiwin.


(2)  If any discrepancy exists between the description of the lands in Schedule 1 and the location of the lands shown on the map in Schedule 2, the description prevails.

Coming into force

2   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 2010.

Schedule 1

Judicial District Boundaries

Judicial District of Calgary                      

The boundary of the Judicial District of Calgary is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the north boundary of township 34 and the east boundary of range 26, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the east boundary of range 26 and its southerly production across the intervening correction line, west of the 4th meridian to the north boundary of township 29; thence easterly along said north boundary to the east boundary of range 25, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 24; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 23, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 23; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 19, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to its intersection with the left bank of the Bow River; thence downstream along the said left bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 17; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 26, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 16; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the west boundary of the Province; thence in a general north‑westerly direction along the said west boundary to its intersection with the north boundary of township 34; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Drumheller/Hanna

The boundary of the Judicial District of Drumheller/Hanna is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the north boundary of township 33 with the east boundary of the Province; thence southerly along said east boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the Red Deer River; thence upstream along said right bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 23, range 14, west of the 4th meridian; thence westerly along said north boundary to the east boundary of range 23, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along said east boundary to the north boundary of township 24; thence westerly along said north boundary to the east boundary of range 25, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 29; thence westerly along said north boundary to the east boundary of range 26, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along said east boundary of range 26 and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 34; thence easterly along said north boundary to the east boundary of range 14, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along said east boundary to the north boundary of township 33; thence easterly along said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Edmonton

The boundary of the Judicial District of Edmonton is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the north boundary of township 76 and the east boundary of range 19, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the east boundary of range 19 and its southerly production across each intervening correction line to the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence downstream along the said right bank to the east boundary of range 14, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 53; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 12, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across each intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 45; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 13, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 46; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 16, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 48; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 18, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 49; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 20, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 50; thence westerly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the most easterly right bank of the North Saskatchewan River in range 26, west of the 4th meridian; thence upstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 44; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the west boundary of the Province; thence in a general north‑westerly and northerly direction along the said west boundary to the north boundary of township 58; thence easterly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the Smoky River; thence downstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 64; thence easterly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the most westerly right bank of the Little Smoky River; thence downstream along the said right bank to its most easterly intersection with the north boundary of township 68; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 3, west of the 5th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 70; thence easterly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the left bank of the Athabasca River; thence downstream along the said left bank to its intersection with the east boundary of range 25, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 76; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Fort McMurray

The boundary of the Judicial District of Fort McMurray is as follows: Commencing at the northeast corner of the Province; thence southerly along the east boundary of the Province to its intersection with the north boundary of township 76; thence westerly along the north boundary of township 76 to the east boundary of range 21, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across each intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 92; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the 5th meridian; thence northerly along the said 5th meridian to the north boundary of the Province; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Grande Prairie

The boundary of the Judicial District of Grande Prairie is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the west boundary of the Province with the right bank of the Peace River; thence downstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 80 in range 25, west of the 5th meridian; thence easterly along the north boundary of township 80 to its intersection with the right bank of the Smoky River; thence upstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the right bank of the Little Smoky River; thence upstream along the said right bank to its most westerly intersection with the north boundary of township 64; thence westerly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the Smoky River; thence upstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 58; thence westerly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the west boundary of the Province; thence northerly along the said west boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Lethbridge/Macleod

The boundary of the Judicial District of Lethbridge/Macleod is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the north boundary of township 17 with the left bank of the Bow River; thence downstream along the said left bank and the left bank of the South Saskatchewan River to its intersection with the east boundary of range 13, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 9; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 11, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across each intervening correction line to the south boundary of the Province; thence westerly along the said south boundary to the west boundary of the Province; thence in a general northerly direction along the said west boundary to the north boundary of township 16; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 26, west of the 5th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 17; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Medicine Hat

The boundary of the Judicial District of Medicine Hat is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the right bank of the Red Deer River with the east boundary of the Province; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the south boundary of the Province; thence westerly along the said south boundary to its intersection with the east boundary of range 11, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across each intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 9; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 13, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to its intersection with the left bank of the South Saskatchewan River; thence upstream along the said left bank and the left bank of the Bow River to its intersection with the east boundary of range 19, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 23; thence easterly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the Red Deer River in range 14, west of the 4th meridian; thence downstream along the said right bank to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Peace River

The boundary of the Judicial District of Peace River is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the 5th meridian with the north boundary of the Province; thence southerly along the said 5th meridian to the north boundary of township 92; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 21, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across each intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 76; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 25, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to its intersection with the left bank of the Athabasca River; thence upstream along the said left bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 70; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 3, west of the 5th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 68; thence westerly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the most easterly right bank of the Little Smoky River; thence downstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the right bank of the Smoky River; thence downstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 80; thence westerly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the Peace River in township 80, range 25, west of the 5th meridian; thence upstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the west boundary of the Province; thence northerly along the said west boundary to the north boundary of the Province; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Red Deer

The boundary of the Judicial District of Red Deer is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the north boundary of township 36 with the east boundary of the Province; thence southerly along the said east boundary to its intersection with the north boundary of township 33; thence westerly along said north boundary to the east boundary of range 14, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 34; thence westerly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the west boundary of the Province; thence in a general north‑westerly direction along the said west boundary to its intersection with the north boundary of township 44; thence easterly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence upstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 41; thence easterly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the Battle River in range 17, west of the 4th meridian; thence downstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the east boundary of range 11, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 38; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 8, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 36; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of St. Paul

The boundary of the Judicial District of St. Paul is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the north boundary of township 76 and the east boundary of the Province; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 42; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the southerly production of the east boundary of range 6, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said southerly production and the east boundary of range 6, west of the 4th meridian, to the north boundary of township 43; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 8, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 44; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 11, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 45; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 12, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across each intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 53; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 14, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to its intersection with the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence upstream along the said right bank to the east boundary of range 19, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across each intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 76; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Judicial District of Wetaskiwin

The boundary of the Judicial District of Wetaskiwin is as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the north boundary of township 42 with the east boundary of the Province; thence southerly along the said east boundary to its intersection with the north boundary of township 36; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 8, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 38; thence westerly along the said north boundary to the southerly production of the east boundary of range 11, west of the 4th meridian; thence northerly along the said production, across the intervening correction line and along the said east boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the Battle River; thence upstream along the said right bank to its intersection with the north boundary of township 41; thence westerly along the said north boundary to its intersection with the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River; thence downstream along the said right bank to its most easterly intersection with the north boundary of township 50 in range 26, west of the 4th meridian; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 20, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 49; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 18, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 48; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 16, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 46; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 13, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the


north boundary of township 45; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 11, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 44; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 8, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary to the north boundary of township 43; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the east boundary of range 6, west of the 4th meridian; thence southerly along the said east boundary and its southerly production across the intervening correction line to the north boundary of township 42; thence easterly along the said north boundary to the point of commencement.

Schedule 2