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MISCELLANEOUS STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT, 2017

MISCELLANEOUS STATUTES
AMENDMENT ACT, 2017

Chapter 22

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

Agrology Profession Act

Amends SA 2005 cA‑13.5

1(1)  The Agrology Profession Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 91(b) is amended by striking out “Alberta College of Pharmacists” and substituting “Alberta College of Pharmacy”.

(3)  This section comes into force on July 1, 2018.

Alberta Health Care Insurance Act

Amends RSA 2000 cA‑20

3(1)  The Alberta Health Care Insurance Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 22(21) is amended by striking out “Alberta College of Pharmacists” wherever it occurs and substituting “Alberta College of Pharmacy”.

(3)  This section comes into force on July 1, 2018.

Health Professions Act

Amends RSA 2000 cH‑7

24(1)  The Health Professions Act is amended by this section.

(3)  Schedule 19 is amended

                            (a)    by repealing section 1 and substituting the following:

Continuation of corporation

1   The corporation known as the Alberta College of Pharmacists is continued as a corporation under the name Alberta College of Pharmacy.

                           (b)    in sections 2 to 5 by striking out “Alberta College of Pharmacists” and substituting “Alberta College of Pharmacy”;

                            (c)    by adding the following after section 7:

Transitional

7.1   On the coming into force of this section,

                                 (a)    the members of the council of the Alberta College of Pharmacists continue as members of the council of the Alberta College of Pharmacy for the same terms of office unless their terms are terminated earlier under this Act;

                                 (b)    the registrar of the Alberta College of Pharmacists continues as the registrar of the Alberta College of Pharmacy for the same term of office unless the term is terminated earlier under this Act;

                                 (c)    the president of the Alberta College of Pharmacists continues as the president of the Alberta College of Pharmacy for the same term of office unless the term is terminated earlier under this Act;

                                 (d)    the members of the competence committee of the Alberta College of Pharmacists continue as members of the competence committee of the Alberta College of Pharmacy for the same terms of office unless their terms are terminated earlier under this Act;

                                 (e)    the members of the registration committee of the Alberta College of Pharmacists continue as members of the registration committee of the Alberta College of Pharmacy for the same terms of office unless their terms are terminated earlier under this Act.

                           (d)    by adding the following after section 8:

Transitional

8.1   On the coming into force of this section, clinical pharmacists, provisional pharmacists, courtesy pharmacists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, provisional pharmacy technicians and courtesy pharmacy technicians registered as regulated members of the Alberta College of Pharmacists are deemed to be registered as regulated members of the Alberta College of Pharmacy and to be issued the applicable practice permit by the registrar of the Alberta College of Pharmacy until it expires or is cancelled under this Act.

                            (e)    by repealing sections 9 and 10;

                            (f)    by repealing section 11(2) to (6);

                           (g)    by repealing section 12.

(4)  Subsection (3) comes into force on July 1, 2018.

Hospitals Act

Amends RSA 2000 cH‑12

25(1)  The Hospitals Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 9(b) is amended

                           (b)    by striking out “Alberta College of Pharmacists” and substituting “Alberta College of Pharmacy”.

(4)  Subsection (2)(b) comes into force on July 1, 2018.

Pharmacy and Drug Act

Amends RSA 2000 cP‑13

40(1)  The Pharmacy and Drug Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 1(1)(a) is amended by striking out “Alberta College of Pharmacists” and substituting “Alberta College of Pharmacy”.

(3)  This section comes into force on July 1, 2018.