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     Alberta Regulation 26/96

     Student Loan Act

     STUDENTS LOAN GUARANTEE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 21, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 80/96) pursuant to section
11 of the Student Loan Act.


1   The Students Loan Guarantee Regulations (Alta. Reg. 213/70) are amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 and everything preceding it are repealed and the following is
substituted:

     Student Loan Act

     STUDENT LOAN REGULATION


3   Section 2 is amended

     (a)  by renumbering it as section 2(1);

     (b)  by striking out "these Regulations" and substituting "this
Regulation";

     (c)  in clause (a.1) by striking out "Students Loan Guarantee Act"
and substituting "Student Loan Act";

     (d)  in clause (a.2) by striking out ", 1976";

     (e)  by repealing clause (i) and substituting the following:

               (i)  "resident in Alberta" means having the status of a
resident within the meaning of the Students Finance Regulation (Alta. Reg.
106/92);

     (f)  by adding the following after subsection (1):

     (2)  The definition of "resident in Alberta" in subsection (1)(i)
also applies for the purposes of section 2 of the Act.


4   The following is added after section 2:

Application
     2.1   Sections 6, 7, 7.1, 8(b), 8.1, 9, 10(1), (2), (3) and (4), 11,
12 and 13 do not apply with respect to a guaranteed loan that falls within
an agreement entered into under section 8 of the Act.

5   Section 14 is amended by adding ", other than an agreement under
section 8 of the Act," after "may enter into an agreement".


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     Alberta Regulation 27/96

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (LEGISLATIVE
     PROVISIONS) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 21, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 82/96) pursuant to
Schedule 4, section 12 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.


1   The Public Sector Pension Plans (Legislative Provisions) Regulation
(Alta. Reg. 365/93) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule 4 is amended by adding the following after section 3:

Remuneration
     3.1(1)  Remuneration is to be paid to or on behalf of all members and
the chair of the Board.

     (2)  The rates of the remuneration payable are to be the same as
those payable under Part A of Schedule 1 to the Committee Remuneration
Order (O.C. 769/93).

     (3)  Unless the Provincial Treasurer otherwise directs the Board in
writing, where remuneration is payable under this section to or on behalf
of an employee of the Crown, it belongs to the Crown and is to be paid to
the Provincial Treasurer.


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     Alberta Regulation 28/96

     Government Organization Act

     DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 21, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 83/96) pursuant to section
16 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Designation and Transfer of Responsibility Regulation (Alta. Reg.
398/94) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 5 is renumbered as section 5(1) and the following is added
after subsection (1):

     (2)  The responsibility for the Land Surveyors Act is transferred to
the Minister of Labour.


3   The following is added after section 9:

     10(1)  The responsibility for the Family and Community  Support
Services Act, except for sections 5 and 6, is transferred to the Minister
of Family and Social Services.

     (2)  The responsibility for sections 5 and 6 of the Family and
Community Support Services Act is transferred to administration in common
by the Minister of Family and Social Services and the Minister of Municipal
Affairs.


4(1)  Section 2.1(1)(c) of the Environmental Protection Administrative
Transfer Order (Alta. Reg. 12/93) is repealed.

(2)  The Family and Community Support Services Administrative Transfer
Regulation (Alta. Reg. 108/94) is repealed.


5   Sections 3 and 4(2) come into force on April 1, 1996.


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     Alberta Regulation 29/96

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (NATURAL GAS ROYALTY)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 22, 1996

Made by the Deputy Minister of Energy (M.O. 7/96) pursuant to section 6 of
the Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg. 351/93).


1   The Prescribed Amounts (Natural Gas Royalty) Regulation (Alta. Reg.
36/95) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 4 is amended by adding the following after subsection (12):

     (13 )  The following prices are prescribed for the December, 1995
production month:
             Item        Price

     Gas Reference Price $    1.39 per gigajoule
     Gas Par Price  $    1.29 per gigajoule
     Pentanes Reference Price $157.28 per cubic metre
     Pentanes Par Price  $141.01 per cubic metre
     Propane Reference Price  $113.36 per cubic metre
     Butanes Reference Price  $  83.83 per cubic metre


3   Section 5 is amended by adding the following after subsection (12):

     (13)   The following allowances per cubic metre are prescribed for
the December , 1995 production month:

             Item   Price

     Fractionation Allowance  $ 8.50

     Transportation Allowance Region Region Region Region
               1    2    3    4

     (a)  pentanes plus described in s6(7)(b)(i) of the Natural Gas
Royalty Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg. 351/93)




     $ 4.23    $ 5.90    $ 8.94    $ 6.79


     (b)  propane and butanes described in s6(7)(b)(ii) of the Natural
Gas Royalty Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg. 351/93)







     $12.09    $ 6.64    $ 9.19    $ 1.88

     (c)  pentanes plus, propane and butanes described in s6(7)(b)(iii)
of the Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg. 351/93)






     $ 8.69    $ 8.06    $ 8.89    $11.82

     Storage Allowance for pentanes plus, propane and butanes



     $ 0.00





     Alberta Regulation 30/96

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (PETROLEUM ROYALTY)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 28, 1996

Made by the Deputy Minister of Energy (M.O. 8/96) 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   Section 41 is amended by adding the following after clause (d):

     (d.1)     the new oil par price is $147.00 per cubic metre;



3   The following is added after section  41:

     42   The following are prescribed for the month of April, 1996:

               (a)  the old non-heavy oil par price is $142.90 per
cubic metre;

               (b)  the old heavy oil par price is $111.47 per cubic
metre;

               (c)  the new non-heavy oil par price is $142.90 per
cubic metre;

               (d)  the new heavy oil par price is $111.47  per cubic
metre;

               (e)  the third tier non-heavy oil par price is $142.90 
per cubic metre;

               (f)  the third tier heavy oil par price is $111.47  per
cubic metre;

               (g)  the old non-heavy oil royalty factor is 3.181568;

               (h)  the old heavy oil royalty factor is 3.185087;

               (i)  the new non-heavy oil royalty factor is 3.231395;

               (j)  the new heavy oil royalty factor is 2.722558;

               (k)  the third tier non-heavy oil royalty factor is
3.385778;

               (l)  the third tier heavy oil royalty factor is
3.000000;

               (m)  the old non-heavy oil select price is $26.01 per
cubic metre;

               (n)  the old heavy oil select price is $26.01 per cubic
metre;

               (o)  the new non-heavy oil select price is $82.89 per
cubic metre;

               (p)  the new heavy oil select price is $55.91 per cubic
metre;

               (q)  the third tier non-heavy oil select price is
$118.97 per cubic metre;

               (r)  the third tier heavy oil select price is $118.97
per cubic metre;

               (s)  the adjustment factor for old non-heavy oil is
1.029278.


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     Alberta Regulation 31/96

     Motor Transport Act

     PUBLIC VEHICLE WEIGHT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  February 29, 1996

Made by the Executive Director of Regional Co-ordination and Director of
the Motor Transport Branch of the Department of Transportation and
Utilities pursuant to section 35 of the Motor Transport Act.


1   The Public Vehicle Weight Regulation (Alta. Reg. 230/88) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

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

               (f)  "Director" means the Director of Transport
Engineering;

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

               (n)  "primary highway" means a highway that

                         (i)  is designated as a primary highway, and

                         (ii) is assigned a number between 1 and 99,

                    pursuant to the Public Highways Development Act;

     (c)  in clause (t)(i) by striking out "Director" and substituting
"Executive Director of Regional Co-ordination".


3   Section 1.1 is amended by striking out "Director as defined in this
Regulation" and substituting "Executive Director of Regional
Co-ordination".