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     Alberta Regulation 55/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
     PLAN PLEBISCITE REGULATION

     Filed:  April 1, 1996

Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council pursuant to
section 13 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Plebiscite     2
Who may vote   3
Conduct of plebiscite    4
Returning officer   5
Duties of returning officer, etc.  6
Non-receipt of ballot, etc.   7
Requirement to observe the rules   8
Receipt of ballots by returning officer 9
Ballot count   10
Report of results   11
Recount   12
Destruction of ballots   13
Direction of returning officer     14
Substantial compliance   15

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "ballot" means a ballot referred to in Form 3 of the Schedule;

     (b)  "ballot envelope" means a ballot envelope referred to in Form 4
of the Schedule;

     (c)  "Board" means the Alberta Pork Producers Development
Corporation;

     (d)  "Council" means the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing
Council;

     (e)  "eligible producer" means a person who is eligible to vote in
the plebiscite;

     (f)  "existing Plan" means the Alberta Pork Producers' Marketing
Plan, 1968 (Alta. Reg. 195/68);

     (g)  "identification envelope" means the certificate and
identification envelope referred to in Form 5 of the Schedule;

     (h)  "plebiscite" means a plebiscite that may be held under this
Regulation for the purposes of determining whether the eligible producers
approve of the revised Plan in accordance with this Regulation;

     (i)  "registered producer" means a registered producer as defined in
the Plan;

     (j)  "regulated product" means hogs;

     (k)  "relevant period" means the period of time commencing January
1, 1995 and concluding on December 31, 1995;

     (l)  "revised Plan" means the Plan that is being proposed by the
Board to replace the existing Plan.


Plebiscite
2(1)  The Council shall conduct a plebiscite for the purpose of determining
whether eligible producers are in favour of the revised Plan.

(2)  For the purposes of the plebiscite, a sufficient number of eligible
producers who produced a sufficient portion of the regulated product will
have registered with the Council if

     (a)  the returning officer has received on or before 4 p.m. on April
25, 1996 signed identification envelopes, each containing a ballot
envelope, from at least 15% of the eligible producers who have produced the
regulated product during the relevant period, and

     (b)  the eligible producers referred to in clause (a) have during
the relevant period produced at least 25% of the total regulated product
marketed through the Board by all of the eligible producers during the
relevant period.

(3)  If, in accordance with subsection (2), a sufficient number of eligible
producers who produced a sufficient portion of the regulated product have
registered with Council,

     (a)  the Council shall be considered to have caused a plebiscite to
be held, and

     (b)  the returning officer shall count the ballots cast in the
plebiscite that were received by the returning officer in accordance with
this Regulation.

(4)  If a sufficient number of eligible producers who produced a sufficient
portion of the regulated products have not registered with the Council in
accordance with subsection (2),

     (a)  the plebiscite shall not be proceeded with any further, and

     (b)  the returning officer shall not count any ballots received by
the returning officer in respect of the plebiscite.

(5)  If

     (a)  pursuant to subsection (3) the returning officer counts the 
ballots cast in the plebiscites, and

     (b)  the revised plan is approved by a majority of the eligible
producers,

the plebiscite shall be considered to be in favour of the revised Plan.

(6)  For the purposes of subsection (5), a majority of the eligible
producers means a majority of eligible producers who have registered with
the Council in accordance with this Regulation.


Who may vote
3(1)  A registered producer who

     (a)  has marketed the regulated product within the most recent
18-month period, and

     (b)  has been assigned by the Board a farm unit registration number

is eligible to vote in the plebiscite.

(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1)(a), the 18-month period is deemed
to have commenced on September 15, 1994.

(3)  An eligible producer may vote only once in the plebiscite.

(4)  Subject to subsection (5), only an individual may vote in the
plebiscite.

(5)  For the purposes of the plebiscite only one individual may vote as the
representative of a partnership, corporation or other recognized business
unit.


Conduct of plebiscite
4(1)  When the returning officer has received by mail an identification
envelope that

     (a)  contains a ballot envelope, and

     (b)  is accompanied by a certificate that is completed by an
eligible producer,

that eligible producer is considered to have registered with the Council
for the purposes of the plebiscite.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), an eligible producer is not registered
pursuant to subsection (1) if that eligible producer's identification
envelope is rejected under this Regulation.


Returning officer
5   The returning officer shall be the General Manager of the Council or a
person designated by the Council.


Duties of returning officer, etc.
6   The duties of the returning officer are the following:

     (a)  to arrange for the printing of ballots, ballot envelopes and
certificate and identification envelopes as set out in the Schedule;

     (b)  to obtain from the Board a complete list of names, addresses
and producer numbers of the registered producers;

     (c)  when satisfied as to the accuracy and completeness of the list
obtained under clause (b), to adopt the list as the voters list;

     (d)  to cause to be mailed on or before April 3, 1996, to every
person on the voters list the following:

               (i)  a copy of the revised Plan;

               (ii) the letter of explanation as set out in Form 1 of
the Schedule;

               (iii)     the voting procedure as set out in Form 2 of the
Schedule;

               (iv) the ballot;

               (v)  the ballot envelope and the certificate and
identification envelope;

     (e)  to investigate the name of any person on the voters list in the
event of any objection as to the eligibility of any voter, if the objection
is made in writing and received by the returning officer on or before April
17, 1996;

     (f)  to strike off from the voters list the name of any person who
the returning officer considers, after reasonable investigation, is not
eligible to vote and to so notify that person.


Non-receipt of ballot, etc.
7(1)  Where a person

     (a)  is on the voters list but has not received a ballot from the
returning officer or has lost the ballot, and

     (b)  desires to exercise the right to vote,

that person may apply to the returning officer before 4:30 p.m. on April
17, 1996 for a ballot.

(2)  Where a person makes an application under subsection (1), the
returning officer may supply a ballot to that person if the returning
officer is satisfied that the person

     (a)  does not have a ballot but is entitled to vote in the
plebiscite, and

     (b)  has not previously voted in the plebiscite.


Requirement to observe the rules
8   A person shall not vote unless that person complies with the
requirements of this Regulation and observes the voting procedures set out
in the Schedule.


Receipt of ballots by returning officer
9   On receiving an identification envelope the returning officer shall

     (a)  reject the identification envelope if

               (i)  the certificate and the identification envelope
have not been

                         (A)  completed appropriately,

                         (B)  signed by the eligible producer, or

                         (C)  completed with appropriate producer
identification,

               or

               (ii) the identification envelope and label have been
tampered with,

     and

     (b)  if the identification envelope is not rejected under clause (a)

               (i)  place the identification envelope in the voting
system for verification by the returning officer, and

               (ii) remove the ballot envelope from the identification
envelope and insert the ballot envelope into the voting box without putting
any identification mark on the ballot envelope.


Ballot count
10(1)  After all ballot envelopes have been placed in the voting box, the
returning officer shall, after 4:30 p.m. on April 25, 1996, open the voting
box and count the ballots contained in the box in the presence of at least
2 other persons, one of whom represents the Council and one of whom
represents the Board.

(2)  The returning officer shall reject any ballot

     (a)  that is received after 4 p.m. on April 25, 1996.

     (b)  that has not been supplied by the returning officer, or

     (c)  that, in the opinion of the returning officer, does not clearly
indicate the voter's choice.

(3)  An individual or a representative of any group or association that is
interested in being present while the ballots are being counted may, with
the prior approval of the returning officer, be present at the count.


Report of results
11   The returning officer shall report the results of the vote to the
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, the Council and the
Board.


Recount
12(1)  Any eligible producer who is on the voters list may apply in writing
to the returning officer for a recount.

(2)  An application for a recount must be made to the returning officer
within 21 days from the date that the returning officer posts the results
of the plebiscite.

(3)  Where a recount is to be conducted,

     (a)  the recount shall be conducted by the returning officer on or
before May 22, 1996, and

     (b)  the producer that requested the recount may be present at the
recount.


Destruction of ballots
13   The returning officer shall destroy all ballots after 30 days have
expired from the date that the returning officer reports the results of the
plebiscite under section 11, unless otherwise directed by a court or the
Council.


Direction of returning officer
14   The returning officer may, at any time, and from time to time, issue
any further directions and take other actions as may be necessary for the
proper conduct of the plebiscite.


Substantial compliance
15   A proceeding that is in substantial compliance with this Regulation is
not open to objection on the grounds that it is not in strict compliance
with this Regulation.


     SCHEDULE

     Form 1
     Letter of Explanation


To:  Alberta Pork Producers

Subject:   Plebiscite on Revised Pork Producers' Plan

In accordance with the provisions of the Marketing of Agricultural Products
Act, the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council is conducting a
plebiscite on a revised Alberta Pork Producers' Plan.  A vote in favour of
the revised Plan will mean that the revised Plan will be adopted by the
Alberta Pork Producers Development Corporation.  A vote against the revised
Plan will mean the Board will continue under the exiting Plan until the end
of the year.  For your information, a copy of the proposed revised Alberta
Pork Producers' Plan is attached.

Also enclosed, on behalf of the Alberta Pork Producers' Development
Corporation is a copy of the "Changes to the Pork Producers' Plan".  This
document was prepared by the Board and briefly outlines the purpose and
proposed operation of the Alberta Pork Producers' Development Corporation
and identifies and explains any significant revisions to the existing Plan.

In order to be entitled to vote in this plebiscite, you must be an
"eligible Producer".  An "eligible Producer" is a producer who

     (a)  has marketed the regulated product within the most recent
18-month period, and

     (b)  has been assigned by the Board a farm unit registration number.

For the purpose of voting on the plebiscite, enclosed are the following:

1.   Outline of Voting Procedure;

2.   Self-addressed Certificate and Identification Envelope;

3.   Ballot Envelope;

4.   Ballot.

Please read the enclosed material very carefully.  If you have any
questions regarding the procedure to be followed, contact the Returning
Officer, Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council at (403) 427-2164,
Edmonton or through the Government RITE line 310-0000 at 427-2164.

Please note that ballots must be received by the Returning Officer no later
than 4 p.m. on April 25, 1996.  To ensure that your ballot is received
prior to the deadline, please return it as soon as possible.


                                                                       
     Returning Officer               



     FORM 2

     OUTLINE OF VOTING PROCEDURE
     FOR THE PLEBISCITE


1.  Every voter shall mark "X" in the appropriate space to indicate the
voter's preference regarding the revised Plan as proposed by the Alberta
Pork Producers Development Corporation.

     (a)  If you are in favour of the revised Plan, you should indicate
with an "X" on the line immediately to the right of "YES".

          example


     Ballot
     (Mark "X" to show your preference)



Are you in favour of the revised
Alberta Pork Producers' Plan:
   YES     X    




   NO            



     (b)  If you are opposed to the revised Plan, you should indicate
with an "X" on the line immediately to the right of "No".

          example


     Ballot
     (Mark "X" to show your preference)



Are you in favour of the revised
Alberta Pork Producers' Plan:
   YES          




   NO       X     




2.  Every marked ballot shall be placed in the envelope marked "Ballot
Envelope" and then the Ballot Envelope must be sealed.

Do not write anything whatsoever on the Ballot Envelope.


3.  Every sealed "Ballot Envelope" must be inserted in the Certificate and 
Identification Envelope and addressed to the returning officer, and must be
marked with the voter's name, address and producer number, signed by the
eligible producer and be posted immediately.

Only ballots received by the returning officer no later than 4 p.m. on
April 25, 1996 will  be accepted.


     FORM 3

     BALLOT


     Ballot
     (Mark "X" to show your preference)



Are you in favour of the revised
Alberta Pork Producers' Plan:
   YES           




   NO             





     FORM 4

          BALLOT ENVELOPE




     Ballot
     Envelope






     FORM 5

     CERTIFICATE AND
     IDENTIFICATION ENVELOPE


     Name:                                                                                                              
     Address:                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                             
     Producer #:                                                                                              
     Signature:                                                                                                    

     


Identification Envelope



                    Returning Officer
                    Agricultural Products Marketing Council
                    7000 - 113 Street
                    Edmonton, Alberta
                    T6H 9Z9




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     Alberta Regulation 56/96

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (PETROLEUM ROYALTY)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 2, 1996

Made by the Acting Deputy Minister of Energy (M.O. 11/96) 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 42 is amended by adding the following after clause (d):

     (d.1)     the new oil par price is $139.55 per cubic metre;


3   The following is added after section 42:

     43   The following are prescribed for the month of May 1996:

               (a)  the old non-heavy oil par price is $162.15 per
cubic metre;

               (b)  the old heavy oil par price is $134.41  per cubic
metre;

               (c)  the new non-heavy oil par price is $162.15  per
cubic metre;

               (d)  the new heavy oil par price is $134.41 per cubic
metre;

               (e)  the third tier non-heavy oil par price is $162.15
per cubic metre;

               (f)  the third tier heavy oil par price is $134.41 per
cubic metre;

               (g)  the old non-heavy oil royalty factor is 3.156887;

               (h)  the old heavy oil royalty factor is 3.182318;

               (I)  the new non-heavy oil royalty factor is 3.216969;

               (j)  the new heavy oil royalty factor is 2.692440;

               (k)  the third tier non-heavy oil royalty factor is
3.290474;

               (l)  the third tier heavy oil royalty factor is
3.503328;

               (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
1.043000;

               (t)  the adjustment factor for old heavy oil is
1.019000.



     Alberta Regulation 57/96

     Motor Vehicle Administration Act

     DRIVER EXAMINER AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 2, 1996

Made by the Minister of Transportation and Utilities pursuant to section
59(3) of the Motor Vehicle Administration Act.


1   The Driver Examiner Regulation (Alta. Reg. 20/95) is amended by this
Regulation.


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

     (a.1)     "Director" means the Executive Director of the Transportation
Safety and Carrier Services Branch of the Department of Transportation and
Utilities;


3   The following is added after section 1:

Delegation
     1.1   The Director may in writing delegate any power, duty or
function conferred or imposed on him in this Regulation to any employee of
the Department of Transportation and Utilities or any member, officer or
employee of an agent of the Crown in right of Alberta.


4   In the following provisions, "Registrar" is struck out wherever it
occurs and "Director" is substituted:

     sections 1(1)(d), 2(1), (2), (4) and (5), 3(4) and (6), 4(1)(a)(ii)
and (4), 5, 6, 7(1), 9(1), (3) and (5), 10, 12, 13, 14(2), (3), (4) and
(5), 15, 17, and 18.


5   Section 3(6)(a) is amended by striking out "of Alberta Registries" and
substituting "employed in the Department of Transportation and Utilities".


6   In the following provisions, "Registrar's" is struck out wherever it
occurs and "Director's" is substituted:

     sections 5(2) and 17(1)(b).


7   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 1996.



     Alberta Regulation 58/96

     Motor Vehicle Administration Act

     DRIVER TRAINING AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 2, 1996

Made by the Minister of Transportation and Utilities pursuant to section
59(3) of the Motor Vehicle Administration Act.


1   The Driver Training Regulation (Alta. Reg. 133/90) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  in clause (b) by striking out "the Solicitor General" and
substituting "Transportation and Utilities";

     (b)  in clause (c) by striking out "Registrar of the Motor Vehicles
Division" and substituting "Executive Director of the Transportation Safety
and Carrier Services Branch".


3   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 1996.


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     Alberta Regulation 59/96

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES PENSION PLAN
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 3, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 137/96) pursuant to
Schedule 5, section 4 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.


1   The Management Employees Pension Plan (Alta. Reg. 367/93) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 117:

Transitional - Alberta Securities Commission
          118   Persons who were participants at the end of March 1996
and who become employed by the Alberta Securities Commission on April 1,
1996 remain participants during the months of April, May and June 1996
notwithstanding anything in the Plan to the contrary, as if they were
employed in the public service of Alberta.



     Alberta Regulation 60/96

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     SPECIAL FORCES PENSION PLAN
     AMENDMENT REGULATION, 1995

     Filed:  April 3, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 138/96) pursuant to
Schedule 4, section 4 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.


1   The Special Forces Pension Plan (Alta. Reg. 369/93) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 36(5) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (5)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), where a former participant
receiving a pension in the form specified in that subsection dies survived
by a person who was his spouse at pension commencement, the pension is
payable to that person for life in an amount equal to 65% of the pension
that would have been payable to the former participant had he continued to
live.


3   Section 37(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Spousal protection
     37(1)  Notwithstanding anything in the Plan except subsection (3) and
section 34(3), a pensioner who has a spouse at pension commencement is
deemed for the purposes of the Plan to choose a pension in the form of a
normal pension.


4   Section 45 is amended

     (a)  in clause (a.1) by striking out "to whom he had been married,
or with whom he had lived, for at least 5 years before his death";

     (b)  by repealing clause (a.2).


5   Section 56 is amended by striking out "(c)(i) and" wherever it occurs.


6   Section 59(1)(a)(i) is amended by striking out "who met the 5-year
marriage or cohabitation requirement of that subsection".


7   Section 69(c) is amended by striking out "sections 71 and 85" and
substituting "section 71".

8   Section 72(c) is amended by striking out "sections 74 and 98" and
substituting "section 74".


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     Alberta Regulation 61/96

     Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act

     GENERAL AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  April 3, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 141/96) pursuant to
section 18 of the Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act.


1   The General Regulation (Alta. Reg. 244/81) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 6 is amended by striking out "in the name" and substituting
"the name".


3   Section 7 is amended by striking out "4 years except that Council, in
its discretion, may extend the period to not more than 6 years" and
substituting "6 years except that Council, in its discretion, may extend
the period to not more than 8 years".


4   Section 13 is amended

     (a)  in the words preceding clause (a) by striking out "resident of
Alberta" and substituting "person";

     (b)  in clause (c) by striking out "accompained" and substituting
"accompanied";

     (c)  in clause (d) by striking out "he" wherever it occurs and
substituting "the applicant";

     (d)  in clause (d)(i) by striking out "2 years" and substituting "3
years".


5   Section 14 is amended by striking out "resident of Alberta" and
substituting "Canadian citizen or lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent
residence".


6   Section 15 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Application for registration
     15   An application for registration as a licensee may be made by a
person who is neither a Canadian citizen nor lawfully admitted to Canada
for permanent residence but who otherwise complies with the requirements of
section 13.


7   Section 21 is amended

     (a)  in clause (b)

               (i)  by striking out "2 years" and substituting "4
years";

               (ii) by striking out "subsequent to university
graduation in Engineering, Geology or Geophysics";

     (b)  in clause (c) by striking out "6 years of engineering,
geological or geophysical work, at least 1 of which" and substituting "8
years of engineering, geological or geophysical work, at least 3 of which".


8   Section 23 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (5)

               (i)  in clause (a) by adding "or persons designated by
the Deans" after "Alberta";

               (ii) by striking out "and" at the end of clause (e),
adding "and" at the end of clause (f) and adding the following after clause
(f):

                         (g)  a member of the public, appointed in
accordance with section 29(1.1) of the Act.

     (b)  by repealing subsection (7) and substituting the following:

          (7)  Any vacancy on the Board other than a vacancy relating to
the member referred to in subsection (5)(g) shall be filled by the
appointment by the Council of a professional member for the unexpired
portion of the term.


9   Section 33 is repealed.


10   Section 35 is amended by striking out "Discipline Committee" and
substituting "the Investigative Committee, the Discipline Committee, the
Appeal Board".


11   Sections 37 to 42 are repealed and the following is substituted:

Investigative Committee
     37(1)  There is hereby established an Investigative Committee to
which the Council shall appoint professional members.

     (2)  The Council shall designate one professional member as the chair
of the Investigative Committee.

     (3)  The chair or in the absence of the chair a majority of the
members of the Investigative Committee may appoint an acting chair who has
all the powers of the chair in the absence of the chair.

Public member
     38(1)  The Minister shall appoint one member of the public, from a
list of persons nominated by the Council, to the Investigative Committee.

     (2)  The Minister may, after consultation with the Council, revoke
the appointment of the member of the public.

     (3)  The powers, duties and operations of the Investigative Committee
are not affected by

               (a)  the failure of the Minister to appoint a member of
the public,

               (b)  the revocation of the appointment of the member of
the public,

               (c)  the resignation from the Investigative Committee of
the member of the public, or

               (d)  the absence of the member of the public from a
meeting of the Investigative Committee.

     (4)  The Minister may pay to the member of the public appointed to
the Investigative Committee travelling and living expenses incurred by that
member for attendance at meetings of the Investigative Committee away from
the member's usual place of residence and fees in an amount prescribed by
the Minister.

Term of office
     39(1)  The term of office of each member of the Investigative
Committee is 3 years and members may be reappointed.

     (2)  Any vacancy in the professional membership of the Investigative
Committee may be filled by appointment by the Council for the unexpired
portion of the term.

Quorum
     40   A quorum of the Investigative Committee consists of the chair or
acting chair and the professional members designated by the Council.

Discipline Committee
     41(1)  There is hereby established a Discipline Committee to which
the Council shall appoint professional members.

     (2)  The Council shall designate one professional member as the chair
of the Discipline Committee.

     (3)  The chair or in the absence of the chair a majority of the
members of the Discipline Committee  may appoint an acting chair who has
all the powers of the chair in the absence of the chair.

Public member
     42(1)  The Minister shall appoint one member of the public, from a
list of persons nominated by the Council, to the Discipline Committee.

     (2)  The Minister may, after consultation with the Council, revoke
the appointment of the member of the public.

     (3)  The powers, duties and operations of the Discipline Committee
are not affected by

               (a)  the failure of the Minister to appoint a member of
the public,

               (b)  the revocation of the appointment of the member of
the public,

               (c)  the resignation from the Discipline Committee of
the member of the public, or

               (d)  the absence of the member of the public from a
meeting of the Discipline Committee.

     (4)  The Minister may pay to the member of the public appointed to
the Discipline Committee travelling and living expenses incurred by that
member for attendance at meetings of the Discipline Committee away from the
member's usual place of residence and fees in an amount prescribed by the
Minister.

Term of office
     42.1(1)  The term of office of each member of the Discipline
Committee is 3 years and members may be reappointed.

     (2)  Any vacancy in the professional membership of the Discipline
Committee may be filled by appointment by the Council for the unexpired
portion of the term.

Quorum
     42.2   A quorum of the Discipline Committee consists of the chair or
the acting chair and the professional members designated by the Council.

Members of the Appeal Board
     42.3(1)  The Council shall appoint professional members, including
one past president of the Association, as members of the Appeal Board.

     (2)  The chair or in the absence of the chair a majority of the
members of the Appeal Board may appoint an acting chair who has all the
powers of the chair in the absence of the chair.

Term of office
     42.4(1)  The term of office of each member of the Appeal Board is 3
years and members may be reappointed.

     (2)  Any vacancy in the professional membership of the Appeal Board
may be filled by appointment by the Council for the unexpired portion of
the term.

Quorum
     42.5  A quorum of the Appeal Board consists of the chair or acting
chair and the professional members designated by the Council.

Adjournment of investiga-tion if court proceedings commenced
     42.6   A preliminary investigation may be adjourned if the complaint
that gave rise to the investigation is the subject of proceedings in The
Provincial Court of Alberta or the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.

Assistance in conducting preliminary investigation
     42.7   An investigation panel appointed under section 45 of the Act
may employ any technical consultants and legal counsel it considers
necessary to conduct a preliminary investigation.

Panel of the Discipline Committee
     42.8(1)  A panel of the Discipline Committee must consist of at least
3 members of the Discipline Committee who are professional members.

     (2)  A member of the Discipline Committee who has been designated to
act as a case manager under section 49.1(2) of the Act in respect of a
matter must not sit as part of the panel of the Discipline Committee that
is hearing the matter under section 50 of the Act.

     (3)  A panel of the Discipline Committee has all the powers and
authority of the Discipline Committee.

Publication
     42.9   Reports of disciplinary investigations may, if the Discipline
Committee or the Appeal Board directs, be published.


12   Section 44 is amended

     (a)  by striking out ", firm, or association of persons" wherever it
occurs and substituting "or other entity";

     (b)  by striking out ", firm or association of persons" and
substituting "or other entity".


13   Section 45 is amended

     (a)  in the words preceding clause (a) by striking out "firm,
partnership, corporation or association of persons" and substituting
"partnership, corporation or other entity";

     (b)  in clause (a) by striking out "sealed with the stamp of" and
substituting "stamped or sealed with the stamp or seal of";

     (c)  in clause (b) by striking out "firm, partnership, corporation
or association of persons" and substituting "partnership, corporation or
other entity".


14   Section 46 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "firm, partnership,
corporation or association of persons" wherever it occurs and substituting
"partnership, corporation or other entity";

     (b)  in subsection (2) by striking out ", firm or association of
persons" and substituting "or other entity".


15   Section 47(1) is amended by striking out ", firm, or association of
persons" and substituting "or other entity".


16   Section 49 is amended

     (a)  by striking out ", firm or association of persons" and
substituting "or other entity";

     (b)  by striking out "this Act" and substituting "this Regulation".


17   Section 50 is amended by striking out "or seal" wherever it occurs.


18   Section 51 is amended by adding the following after subsection (4):

     (5)  A professional member or licensee shall not acquire a stamp or
seal from any source other than the Registrar.

     (6)  A stamp or seal

               (a)  shall only be used while the member or licensee is
registered pursuant to this Act, and

               (b)  is the property of the Association and shall be
surrendered to the Association on request.

     (7)   A professional member, licensee or permit holder may, with the
approval of the Registrar, apply a computer generated facsimile of his
stamp or seal provided that the member, licensee or permit holder otherwise
meets the requirements of the Act and this Regulation.


19   Section 61(3) is amended by adding "or seal" after "stamp" wherever it
occurs.


20   Section 68(2) and (3) are amended by adding "or seal" after "stamp"
wherever it occurs.


21   Section 70 is amended by adding "or seal" after "stamp".


22   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 1996.


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     Alberta Regulation 62/96

     Dairy Board Act

     MINIMUM MILK PRICE ORDER

     Filed:  April 9, 1996

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (Order U96032) pursuant to
section 12 of the Dairy Board Act.


1   All Class 1 milk shall be purchased on a hectolitre basis and where
that milk has a butterfat content of 3.60 kilograms per hectolitre the
minimum price for that Class 1 milk shall be $62.83 per hectolitre.


2   The Minimum Milk Price Order (Alta. Reg. 2/96) is repealed.


3   This Order comes into force on April 15, 1996.