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     Alberta Regulation 26/95

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (PETROLEUM ROYALTY)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 14, 1995

Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 4/95) pursuant to section 1.1 of the
Petroleum Royalty Regulation (Alta. Reg. 248/90).


1   The Prescribed Amounts (Petroleum Royalty) Regulation (Alta. Reg.
47/93) is amended by this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 27:

     28   The following are prescribed for the month of February, 1995:

               (a)  the old non-heavy oil par price is $150.00 per
cubic metre;

               (b)  the old heavy oil par price is $116.00 per cubic
metre;

               (c)  the new non-heavy oil par price is $150.00 per
cubic metre;

               (d)  the new heavy oil par price is $116.00 per cubic
metre;

               (e)  the third tier non-heavy oil par price is $150.00
per cubic metre;

               (f)  the third tier heavy oil par price is $116.00 per
cubic metre;

               (g)  the old non-heavy oil royalty factor is 3.046257

               (h)  the old heavy oil royalty factor is 3.047106;

               (i)  the new non-heavy oil royalty factor is 3.057052;

               (j)  the new heavy oil royalty factor is 3.053887;

               (k)  the third tier non-heavy oil royalty factor is
3.082744;

               (l)  the old non-heavy oil select price is $25.54 per
cubic metre;

               (m)  the old heavy oil select price is $25.54 per cubic
metre;

               (n)  the new non-heavy oil select price is $81.40 per
cubic metre;

               (o)  the new heavy oil select price is $54.91 per cubic
metre;

               (p)  the third tier non-heavy oil select price is
$116.83 per cubic metre;

               (q)  the third tier heavy oil select price is $116.83
per cubic metre.



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     Alberta Regulation 27/95

     Occupational Health and Safety Act

     FARMING AND RANCHING EXEMPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  February 15, 1995

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 74/95) pursuant to section
31 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.


Purpose
1   This Regulation is made for the purposes of section 1(g) of the
Occupational Health and Safety Act to specify the farming and ranching
operations that are excluded from the definition of "occupation" under the
Act.


Excluded operations
2   The farming and ranching operations that are excluded are the
operations that are directly or indirectly involved in the following:

     (a)  the production of crops, including fruits and vegetables,
through the cultivation of land;

     (b)  the raising and maintenance of animals or birds;

     (c)  the keeping of bees.


Included operations
3   Despite section 2, the following operations are included in the
definition of "occupation" under the Act:

     (a)  operations involved in the processing of food or other products
from the operations referred to in section 2;

     (b)  the operation of greenhouses, mushroom farms, nurseries, or sod
farms;

     (c)  operations involved in landscaping;

     (d)  operations involved in the raising or boarding of pets.


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     Alberta Regulation 28/95

     Motor Transport Act

     PUBLIC VEHICLE DIMENSION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 16, 1995

Made by the Alberta Motor Transport Board pursuant to section 35 of the
Motor Transport Act.


1   The Public Vehicle Dimension Regulation (Alta. Reg. 229/88) is amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 5(b) is amended by striking out "5 centimetres" and
substituting "10 centimetres".


3(1)  Schedule 6 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after clause (c):

               (c.1)     Highway 16 from the junction of Secondary Road 753
to the junction of Highway 32;

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

               (i.1)     Highway 32 from the junction of Highway 16 to the
junction of Secondary Road 748;

(2)  This section comes into force on April 1, 1995.


     Alberta Regulation 29/95

     Medical Profession Act

     MEDICAL PROFESSION AMENDMENT BY-LAW

     Filed:  February 22, 1995

Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 98/95) pursuant to
section 32 of the Medical Profession Act.


1   The Medical Profession By-laws (Alta. Reg. 129/91) are amended by this
By-law.


2   Section 2(2)(b)(ii) is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 30/95

     Mental Health Act

     MENTAL HEALTH AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 22, 1995

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 99/95) pursuant to section
53 of the Mental Health Act.


1   The Mental Health Regulation (Alta. Reg. 309/89) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 2(1) is amended by adding the following after clause (n):

     (o)  Rockyview General Hospital.



     Alberta Regulation 31/95

     Liquor Control Act

     LIQUOR ADMINISTRATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 22, 1995

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 106/95) pursuant to
section 58 of the Liquor Control Act.


1   The Liquor Administration Regulation (Alta. Reg. 215/91) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  by repealing clause (b) and substituting the following:

               (b)  "certificate of occupant load" means a document
that states the maximum permissible occupant load with respect to a
premises, as determined in accordance with the Fire Code;

     (b)  by adding the following after clause (e):

               (e.1)     "Fire Code" means the Alberta Fire Code, 1992
declared in force by the Alberta Fire Code Regulation, 1992 (Alta. Reg.
204/92);


3   Section 34 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "maximum";

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

     (2)  The occupant load in Class A, B or C licensed premises is the
number stated on the certificate of occupant load applicable to the
premises.

     (c)  by repealing subsections (3), (4) and (5);

     (d)  in subsection (6) by striking out "maximum";

     (e)  by repealing subsections (7) and (8).


4   Section 44(2) is amended by striking out "Alberta Fire Code (Alta. Reg.
151/84)" and substituting "Fire Code".


5   The following is added after section 65:

Disposition of fines
     65.1(1)  A fine imposed by the Board pursuant to section 48 of the
Act shall be paid to the Board.

     (2)  The Board may suspend a licence or permit and refuse to issue or
renew a licence or permit while a fine payable under subsection (1) remains
unpaid.



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     Alberta Regulation 32/95

     Mines and Minerals Act
     Petroleum and Natural Gas Agreements Regulation

     COMPENSATORY ROYALTY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 28, 1995

Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 1/95) pursuant to section 22(2) of the
Petroleum and Natural Gas Agreements Regulation (Alta. Reg. 188/85).


1   The Compensatory Royalty Regulation (Alta. Reg. 254/85) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 1(b) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (b)  the value of the Crown's royalty share of natural gas during
any month shall be 80% of the Gas Reference Price prescribed by the
Minister pursuant to the Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg.
351/93) for that month, with no deductions for gathering, processing or
reprocessing.


3   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 1995.



     Alberta Regulation 33/95

     Occupational Health and Safety Act

     EXPLOSIVES SAFETY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 1, 1995

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 111/95) pursuant to
section 31 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.


1   The Explosives Safety Regulations (Alta. Reg. 272/76) are amended by
this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 1:

     1.1   An explosive is hereby designated as a hazardous material under
the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

     1.2   This Regulation does not apply to a mine site as defined in the
Coal Mines Safety Act nor does this Regulation apply to a quarry as defined
in the Quarries Regulation Act.


3   Section 12 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after clause (a):

               (a.1)     the application is accompanied by a fee of $50 or,
if the application processing is requested to be completed within one work
day a fee of $75;

     (b)  in clause (b)(i) by striking out "21" and substituting "18".


4   Section 43 is amended by striking out "21" and substituting "18".


5   Section 45 is amended by striking out "21" and substituting "18".


6   The Designation of Hazardous Materials Regulation (Alta. Reg. 387/81)
is repealed.



     Alberta Regulation 34/95

     Occupational Health and Safety Act

     GENERAL SAFETY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 1, 1995

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 112/95) pursuant to
section 31 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.


1   The General Safety Regulation (Alta. Reg. 448/83) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1(1) is amended by adding the following after clause (p):

     (p.1)     "personal fall arresting system" means personal protective
equipment consisting of an assembly of subsystems and components used to
arrest a fall of a worker and may contain some or all of the following:

               (i)  an independent anchorage point;

               (ii) a lanyard, lifeline or static line;

               (iii)     a harness or safety belt;

               (iv) a fall arrester;

               (v)  a shock absorber;

               (vi) a safety net;

               (vii)     connectors.


3   Section 9 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)

               (i)  in clause (a) by striking "but permits the use or
following of an alternative type of equipment or procedure that is
acceptable to a Director,";

               (ii) by striking out "may, to the extent referred to in
the provision," and substituting "may";

     (b)  in subsection (2) by striking out "may, to the extent referred
to in the provision," and substituting "may".


4   Section 22(2)(a) is amended

     (a)  in subclause (i) by striking out "Specification" and
substituting "Standards";

     (b)  in subclause (ii) by striking out "Specification" and
substituting "Standards".


5   Section 26 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)

               (i)  by striking out "6 metres" and substituting "7
metres";

               (ii) in clause (b)

                         (A)  by striking out "clearances" and
substituting "clearances, as set out in the following table,";

                         (B)  by repealing subclauses (i) to (iii)
and substituting the following:

     Safe Limit of Approach Distances from Overhead
     Power Lines for Persons and Equipment


    
Operating Voltage of Overhead Power Line Between Conductors
Safe Limit of Approach Distance for Persons and Equipment


0 - 750 V
Insulated or Polyethylene
Covered Conductors (1)

     300 mm


Above 750 V
Insulated Conductors (1)(2)

     1.0 m


0 - 40 kV
     3.0 m


69 kV, 72 kV
     3.5 m


138 kV, 144 kV
     4.0 m


230 kV, 240 kV
     5.0 m


500 kV
     7.0 m


NOTES:    (1) Conductors must be insulated or covered throughout their
entire length to comply with these groups.
               (2)  Conductors must be manufactured to rated and tested
insulation levels.


     (b)  by repealing subsection (2).


6   Section 43(2)(a) is repealed.


7   Section 45 is amended

     (a)  in clause (b) by striking out "Z62.1-M-77, "Chainsaws" " and
substituting "CAN/CSA-Z.62.1-M85, "Chain Saws" ";

     (b)  in clause (c) by adding "the chain" before "is not".


8   Section 83(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     83(1)  If a danger of injury to a worker's head exists or may exist,
then, subject to subsections (2) and (3), his employer shall ensure that
the worker wears industrial protective headwear that

               (a)  complies

                         (i)  with CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z94.1-92
"Industrial Protective Headwear" when a significant risk of a lateral
impact to the head exists, or

                         (ii) with

                                   (A)  CSA Standard Z94.1-1977
"Industrial Protective Headwear", or

                                   (B)  ANSI Standard Z89.1-1986,
"Protective Headwear for Industrial Workers'"

                              if the employer has determined that a
significant risk of lateral impact does not exist,

               and

               (b)  is of a type and class prescribed in the standard
under clause (a) as being appropriate to the particular hazard or potential
hazard.


9   Section 85(1) is amended by striking out "that complies with the CSA
Standard D230-1970, "Safety Helmets for Motorcycle Riders"." and
substituting "that has been approved by one of the following standard
setting organizations for use as protective headwear in motor vehicle
applications:

     (a)  Canadian Standards Association (CSA);

     (b)  American National Standards Institute (ANSI);

     (c)  Snell Memorial Foundation;

     (d)  British Standards Institution."


10   Section 86(b) is amended by striking out "Z94.3M-1982" and
substituting "CAN/CSA-Z94.3-92".


11   Section 88(1) is amended by striking out "Z195-M1981" and substituting
"CAN/CSA-Z195-M92".


12   Section 90 is amended by repealing clause (a) and substituting the
following:

     (a)  body harnesses, safety belts and lanyards used at a work site
are approved under any of the following standards that applies:

               (i)  CSA Standard Z259.1-1976, "Fall Arresting Safety
Belts and Lanyards for the Construction and Mining Industries";

               (ii) CSA Standard Z259.3-M1978 "Lineman's Body Belt and
Lineman's Safety Strap";

               (iii)     CSA Standard CAN/CSA Z259.10-M90 "Full Body
Harnesses";


13   Section 91 is amended

     (a)  in clause (c) by adding "or harness" after "safety belt";

     (b)  by repealing clause (d) and substituting the following:

               (d)  a personal fall arresting system is assembled and
used in a manner that will protect the worker from receiving an injury

                         (i)  from striking a surface below, and

                         (ii) due to the shock forces during the
arrest of the fall.


14   Section 92 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     92   An employer shall ensure that

               (a)  personal fall arresting system equipment is
protected from heat, flame, abrasion and corrosive materials during
storage,

               (b)  a personal fall arresting system is provided for
each worker on a manually operated work platform, a suspended powered work
platform, or a single suspension cage, basket or boatswain's chair,

               (c)  the personal fall arresting system referred to in
clause (b) is not attached to the same anchor points as the suspension
lines of a work platform,

               (d)  all metal parts of, or hardware attached to
personal fall arresting system components have a load arresting capacity of
not less than 17.8 kilonewtons, and

               (e)  a protective thimble is used to connect ropes or
straps to eyes or rings used in a personal fall arresting system.


15   Section 94(1)(a) is amended by striking out "8/82)," and substituting
"393/88),".


16   Section 97 is amended

     (a)  in clause (a) by striking out "Z180.1-M1978, "Compressed
Breathing Air"" and substituting "CAN3-Z180.1-M85, "Compressed Breathing
Air and Systems"";

     (b)  in clause (b) by striking out "8/82)" and substituting
"393/88)".


17   Section 104(2)(a) is amended by striking out "J994b Sept. 1980" and
substituting "J994 Sept. 85".


18   Section 117(1)(a) is amended

     (a)  by repealing subclause (ii) and substituting the following:

               (ii) C22.2 No. 33-M1984 (R1992), "Construction and Test
of Electrical Cranes and Hoists";

     (b)  by repealing subclause (v) and substituting the following:

               (v)  CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z185-M87, "Safety Code for
Personnel Hoists";

     (c)  by repealing subclause (vii) and substituting the following:

               (vii)     CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z256-M87, "Safety Code for
Material Hoists";


19   Section 161 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2) by striking out "Standards Z271-1974, "Safety
Code for Powered Platforms" and "Z271S1-1977, "Supplement No. 1 to
Z271-1974"" and substituting "Standard CAN3-Z271-M84, "Safety Code for
Suspended Powered Platforms"";

     (b)  in subsection (3) by striking out "Z271-1974" and substituting
"CAN3-Z271-M84".


20   Section 177(1)(a) is amended by striking out "1982" and substituting
"1994".


21   Section 187 is amended

     (a)  by repealing subsection (1)(a)(ii) and substituting the
following:

               (ii) a double block and bleed system that provides a
primary blocking seal and a 2nd redundant seal with an adequate, operable
bleed-off between the 2 seals,

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (2);

          (3)  Where it is impractical to provide positive isolation an
employer shall ensure that an alternative means of isolation and safe work
procedures certified by a professional engineer are implemented that
provide equivalent protection to workers exposed to the hazards.


22   Section 201 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "3 or more" and substituting "3.5 or more";

     (b)  in clause (a) by striking out "American National Standards
Institute A 10.14-1975, Class III body harness," and substituting "CSA
Standard CAN/CSA-Z259.10-M90, "Fully Body Harness",".


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     Alberta Regulation 35/95

     Court of Appeal Act
     Court of Queen's Bench Act

     ALBERTA RULES OF COURT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 1, 1995

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 113/95) pursuant to
section 15 of the Court of Appeal Act and section 18 of the Court of
Queen's Bench Act.


1   The Alberta Rules of Court (Alta. Reg. 390/68) are amended by this
Regulation.


2   Rule 568(4) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (4)  Where the clerk

               (a)  has received the Request for Divorce referred to in
subrule (1)(b)(i) and the affidavit referred to in subrule (1)(b)(ii), and

               (b)  is satisfied that those documents referred to in
clause (a) satisfy the requirements of these Rules and the practice of the
Court,

     the clerk shall place those documents before a judge for
consideration, and the judge on considering those documents may do one or
more of the following:

               (c)  render any judgment to which the parties are
entitled;

               (d)  direct the parties or the solicitors for the
parties to appear in chambers;

               (e)  direct that further evidence be presented;

               (f)  direct the petitioner or counter petitioner to
enter the case for trial on oral evidence.


3   Form 4.1 of Schedule B is amended in section 6 by repealing clause (c)
and substituting the following:

     (c)  THAT the following arrangements have been made for the support
of the children of the marriage and it is my belief that these arrangements
are reasonable arrangements as required by section 11(1)(b) of the Divorce
Act:

               (i)  the amount of $           per month for each of the
children of the marriage will be paid for their support;

               (ii) the payments of the amount referred to in subclause
(i) shall commence on the      day of             , 19  .

     (d)  THAT in support of the arrangements referred to in clause (c)
the following information is provided:

               (i)  my total gross monthly income is $          ,
consisting of

                         (A)  employment income of $          ;

                         (B)  child income tax credit income of $     
    ;

                         (C)  income from other sources of $        
, (list any other source of income by amount and source);

               (ii) the Respondent's total gross monthly income is $    
     , consisting of

                         (A)  employment income of $          ;

                         (B)  child income tax credit income of $     
      ;

                         (C)  income from other sources $          ;
(list any other source of income by amount and source.);

               (iii)     the total monthly cost of raising the children of
the marriage is $           including in that amount babysitting/daycare
expenses of $          ;

               (iv) my marginal tax bracket is           %;

               (v)  the Respondent's marginal tax bracket is          
%;

               (vi) I support dependants other than the children of
this marriage as follows:                       (list any other dependants
supported and the amount paid in support);

               (vii)     the Respondent supports dependants other than the
children of this marriage as follows:               (list any other
dependants supported and the amounts paid in support);

               (viii)    I (do/do not) live with another adult who
contributes to the cost of our household as follows:             ;

               (ix) the Respondent (does/does not) live with another
adult who contributes to the cost of their household as follows:            
        ;

               (x)  I am currently unemployed and have been unemployed
for            months;

               (xi)  I (do/do not) expect to resume employment as
follows:  (provide any other information including when employment will
resume);

               (xii)      the Respondent is currently unemployed and has
been unemployed for            months;

               (xiii)    the Respondent (does/does not) expect to
resume employment as follows:  (provide any other information including
when employment will resume);

               (xiv)     (Provide any other information that may be relevant
to the amount of child support that is required);

               (xv) the source of my knowledge in regard to the above
information relating to the Respondent is as follows:
                         
                         .

          (In addition a copy of any agreement may be attached)


4   This Regulation comes into force on May 1, 1995.



     Alberta Regulation 36/95

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (NATURAL GAS ROYALTY) REGULATION

     Filed:  March 1, 1995

Made by the Minister of Energy (M.O. 6/95) pursuant to section 6 of the
Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg. 351/93).



1   This Regulation is made for the purpose of the Natural Gas Royalty
Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg. 351/93).



2   The Prescribed Amounts (Natural Gas Royalty) Regulation, 1994 (Alta.
Reg. 60/94) is repealed.



3   The following are prescribed for 1995:

     (a)  the new gas select price is $1.127 per gigajoule;

     (b)  the old gas select price is $0.341 per gigajoule;

     (c)  the select price for pentanes plus is $41.49 per cubic metre;

     (d)  the royalty factor for new pentanes plus is 35;

     (e)  the royalty factor for old pentanes plus is 50.