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MISCELLANEOUS STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT, 2016 (NO. 2)

Bill 33

MISCELLANEOUS STATUTES
AMENDMENT ACT, 2016 (NO. 2)

Chapter 23

(Assented to December 9, 2016)

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


Family Law Act

Amends SA 2003 cF‑4.5

1(1)  The Family Law Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 55.4(3) is amended by adding “and the requirements set out in subsections (1.1) and (2) have been met” after “subsection (1)”.

 

Hospitals Act

Amends RSA 2000 cH‑12

2(1)   The Hospitals Act is amended by this Act.

(2)  The following is added after section 60:

Edmonton and Rural Auxiliary Hospital and
Nursing Home District No. 24

60.1   The Investment Assets consisting of the funds and securities that were contained in account numbers 43020 and 43021 held by T.A.L. Private Management Ltd. are deemed to have been at all times the property and assets of the Edmonton and Rural Auxiliary Hospital and Nursing Home District No. 24 and therefore they were included in the property and assets transferred in accordance with section 4(a) of Order in Council numbered O.C. 272/95 made under section 8 of the Hospitals Act (RSA 1980 cH‑11) as it read on March 29, 1995.

Insurance Act

Amends RSA 2000 cI‑3

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

(2)  Section 100(1) is amended by striking out “or approved securities” and substituting “, approved securities or other prescribed assets”.

(3)  Section 556 is amended

                            (a)    in Statutory Condition 8(1)(a) by striking out “registered mail” and substituting “recorded mail”;

                           (b)    in Statutory Condition 8(4) by striking out “registered letter” and substituting “recorded mail”;

                            (c)    in Statutory Condition 9(1) and (2) by striking out “registered mail” and substituting “recorded mail”;

                           (d)    in Statutory Condition 9(3) by striking out “registered” wherever it occurs and substituting “recorded”.

(4)  Section 650(2) is amended

                            (a)    by striking out “in a registered letter” and substituting “by recorded mail”;

                           (b)    by striking out “of the registration of the letter” and substituting “the mail is recorded”.

(5)  The following sections are amended by striking out “registered mail” and substituting “recorded mail”:

section 39(3)(c) and (4);
section 94(3)(c) and (4);
section 339(1)(c) and (3)(b);
section 522(3);
section 530(3)(b);
section 540, Statutory Conditions 5(1)(a) and 14(1) and (2);
section 547(3);
section 589(1);
section 617(2);
section 618(1) and (2);
section 705, Statutory Conditions 4(1)(a) and 5(1)(a)(i);
section 714(1)(b);
section 824(3).

(6)  The following sections are amended by striking out “registered letter” and substituting “recorded mail”:

section 540, Statutory Condition 5(4);
section 628(2);
section 705, Statutory Condition 4(4);
section 714(6).

 

Notaries and Commissioners Act

Amends SA 2013 cN‑5.5

4(1)  The Notaries and Commissioners Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 20 is amended by adding “and” at the end of clause (a) and by repealing clause (b).

 

Police Act

Amends RSA 2000 cP‑17

5(1)  The Police Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 60.1(1) is amended by striking out “The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall, on the recommendation of the Minister, annually authorize the issue of a commission under the Great Seal of the Province” and substituting “Each year a commission under the Great Seal of the Province shall be issued”.

 

Public Service Act

Amends RSA 2000 cP‑42

6(1)  The Public Service Act is amended by this section.

(2)  The heading Corporate Human Resources preceding section 4 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Public Service Commission

(3)  Section 4 is amended

                            (a)    in subsection (1) by striking out “ “Corporate Human Resources” ” and substituting “the “Public Service Commission” ”;

                           (b)    in subsection (2) by striking out “Corporate Human Resources” and substituting “the Public Service Commission”.

(4)  Section 5 is amended

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

(2)  The Commissioner is

                                 (a)    a Deputy Minister of the Minister responsible for this Act, and

                                 (b)    the deputy head of the Public Service Commission.

                           (b)    in subsection (3)(a) by striking out “Corporate Human Resources” and substituting “the Public Service Commission”.

(5)  Section 6(2) is amended by striking out “Corporate Human Resources” and substituting “the Public Service Commission”.

(6)  Section 7 is amended by striking out “Corporate Human Resources” and substituting “the Public Service Commission”.

(7)  This section comes into force on Proclamation.

 

Public Service Employee
Relations Act

Amends RSA 2000 cP‑43

7(1)  The Public Service Employee Relations Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 12(1)(c) is amended by striking out “Corporate Human Resources” and substituting “the Public Service Commission”.

(3)  This section comes into force on Proclamation.

 

Vital Statistics Act

Amends SA 2007 cV‑4.1

8(1)  The Vital Statistics Act is amended by this section.

(2)  Section 19(5) is repealed.

(3)  This section comes into force on Proclamation.