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LOBBYISTS AMENDMENT ACT, 2018

LOBBYISTS AMENDMENT ACT, 2018

Chapter 9

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

Amends SA 2007 cL‑20.5

1   The Lobbyists Act is amended by this Act.

 

2   Section 1 is amended

                            (a)    in subsection (1)


                                  (i)    by adding the following after clause (d):

                                   (d.1)    “former public office holder” means

                                             (i)    a former member of the Executive Council,

                                            (ii)    a former member of the Premier’s and Ministers’ staff as defined in the Conflicts of Interest Act,

                                           (iii)    any individual who formerly occupied a prescribed position with a prescribed Provincial entity within the meaning of sections 3.1 and 3.2,

                                           (iv)    a former designated office holder as defined in Part 2 of the Public Service Act,

                                            (v)    a former designated senior official within the meaning of Part 4.3 of the Conflicts of Interest Act, and

                                           (vi)    any individual who

                                                  (A)    formerly occupied a senior executive position in a department, whether by the title of chief executive officer or some other title, or

                                                  (B)    formerly occupied the position of assistant deputy minister or a position of comparable rank in a department;

                                (vi)    by repealing clause (j) and substituting the following:

                                        (j)    “prescribed Provincial entity” means an entity that is identified as a prescribed Provincial entity under section 3.1;

                               (vii)    by repealing clause (j.1) and substituting the following:

                                    (j.1)    “Provincial entity” means

                                             (i)    a public agency within the meaning of Part 4.3 of the Conflicts of Interest Act, and

                                            (ii)    any entity not already included in subclause (i) that is a Provincial agency as defined in section 1 of the Financial Administration Act, including any body or entity referred to in the List of Government Entities set out in the most recent Government Estimates and any body or entity set out in the most recent Government of Alberta Annual Report;

 

3   Section 3 is amended

                            (a)    in subsection (1)

                                 (ii)    by repealing clause (m) and substituting the following:

                                      (m)    any other individuals or categories of individuals identified under section 3.2(2).

 

12   Section 20 is amended by repealing clauses (a), (a.2) and (f).

 

13   Schedule 1 is amended

                            (a)    by repealing section 1(3);

 

14   Schedule 2 is amended

                            (a)    in section 1 by renumbering section 1(1) as section 1 and by repealing subsection (2);

 

15   The following sections come into force on Proclamation:

            section 2(a)(i), (vi) and (vii);
            section 3(a)(ii);
            section 12;
            section 13(a);
            section 14(a).