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SAFETY CODES AMENDMENT ACT, 2015

SAFETY CODES AMENDMENT ACT, 2015

Chapter 10

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows:

Amends RSA 2000 cS‑1

1   The Safety Codes Act is amended by this Act.

 

19   Section 38 is amended by adding the following after subsection (4):

(5)  A decision of the Administrator under subsection (1) is final and not subject to appeal.

(6)  If a safety codes officer refuses to issue a written variance, the applicant shall be served with a written notice of the refusal.

(7)  An applicant who receives a notice referred to in subsection (6) may, within 30 days after the date on which the notice is received, appeal the refusal to the Council in accordance with the Council’s bylaws.

 

25   Section 51 is amended

                            (a)    in subsection (1) by adding the following after clause (a):

                              (a.1)    a refusal by a safety codes officer to issue a written variance,

                           (b)    by repealing subsection (2) and substituting the following:

(2)  In order for an appeal to proceed, the Council must receive a notice of appeal in the form approved by the Council within 30 days after the date the corporation or person was served with the written notice of the refusal to designate, refusal by a safety codes officer to issue a written variance, refusal to register, deregistration, suspension or cancellation.

 

44   Sections 19, 25, 31 and 41 come into force on Proclamation.