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     Alberta Regulation 79/96

     Water Resources Act

     DAM AND CANAL SAFETY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 8, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 186/96) pursuant to
section 72 of the Water Resources Act..


1   The Dam and Canal Safety Regulation (Alta. Reg. 351/78) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 1(1) is amended by repealing clauses (b) and (c) and
substituting the following:

     (b)  "canal" means any structure or part of a structure that is
constructed for the purpose of conveying 15 cubic metres or more per second
of water or water containing any other substance and that has embankments
that are 2.5 metres or more in height when measured vertically from the
lowest elevation at the outside limit of the embankment to the top of the
embankment;

     (c)  "dam" means a barrier, constructed for enabling the storage of
water or water containing any other substance, that provides for a storage
capacity of 30 000 cubic metres or more and that is 2.5 metres or more in
height when measured to the top of the barrier

               (i)  in the case of a barrier across a stream or
watercourse, from the natural bed of the stream or watercourse at the
downstream toe of the barrier, and

               (ii) in the case of a barrier that is not across a
stream or watercourse, from the lowest elevation at the outside limit of
the barrier, 

          and includes works incidental to, necessary for or in
connection with the barrier;



     Alberta Regulation 80/96

     Water Resources Act

     EXEMPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  May 8, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 187/96) pursuant to
section 72 of the Water Resources Act.



Green area surface water
1(1)  A licence or permit is not necessary for the temporary diversion and
use of up to 5000 cubic metres of surface water in the Green Area, as
classified by the Minister responsible for the Public Lands Act, when the
diversion is made in accordance with the conditions on the surface
disposition issued by the Land and Forest Service of the Department of
Environmental Protection and any specific instructions from the local
Forestry Office.

(2)  This section does not apply to diversion of water for hydrostatic
testing.


Saline ground water
2(1)  In this section, "saline ground water" means ground water that has
total dissolved solids exceeding 4000 parts per million.

(2)  A licence or permit is not necessary for the diversion or use of
saline ground water.


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     Alberta Regulation 81/96

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     INTERIM REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
     APPOINTMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 8, 1968

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 189/96) pursuant to
section 21 of the Regional Health Authorities Act.




1(1)  The successors to the first members of regional health authorities
appointed under section 4(1) of the Regional Health Authorities Act shall
be appointed by the Minister.

(2)  Where a first member is reappointed under subsection (1) that member
shall be considered to be a successor for the purpose of subsection (1).

(3)  The Minister shall appoint under subsection (1) the number of members
that the Minister considers appropriate.

(4)  Before making appointments under subsection (1) the Minister may
request nominations in any manner the Minister considers appropriate.


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     Alberta Regulation 82/96

     Agriculture Financial Services Act

     AGRICULTURE FINANCIAL SERVICES AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 8, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 191/96) pursuant to
sections 17 and 53 of the Agriculture Financial Services Act.


1   The Agriculture Financial Services Regulation (Alta. Reg. 174/94) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 2 is amended by striking out "and amounts of travelling and
living expenses".


3   Section 6.1 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Appeal committees
     6.1(1)  A person who is a party to a contract of insurance with the
Corporation under the Act may appeal to an appeal committee established
under section 10.1 of the Act a decision made by the Corporation or a
person on behalf of the Corporation where

               (a)  the decision involves the interpretation of

                         (i)  the contract of insurance or any
related document, or

                         (ii) this Regulation as it relates to the
contract of insurance,

               and

               (b)  the matter of interpretation relates to the rights
or obligations of any of the parties to the contract of insurance.

     (2)  An appeal must be commenced not later than one year after the
date of the decision being appealed.

     (3)  An appeal committee shall establish its own rules of procedure,
subject to the following:

               (a)  where an appeal committee consists of more than one
person, the chair may vote only for the purposes of breaking a tie vote;

               (b)  the strict legal rules of evidence need not be
followed;

               (c)  representation of appellants or the Corporation by
third parties, including legal counsel, is not prohibited;

               (d)  each party appearing before an appeal committee is
responsible for its own costs, regardless of the decision of the appeal
committee.


4   Section 16(2) is repealed.


5   Section 17 is amended

     (a)  by repealing clause (f);

     (b)  in clause (g)(ii) by adding "fresh beans, broccoli,
cauliflower, cucumbers, pumpkins, winter squash," after "cabbage,".


6   Section 28 is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

     (3)  The insured must give to the Corporation written notification of
the insured's unseeded acreage not later than the date set by the
Corporation.


7   Section 32 is amended

     (a)  by repealing subsection (3) and substituting the following:

          (3)  If an insured is under the personal plan of crop
insurance, production may be measured each year and coverage adjustments
revised based on the cumulative index and using indexing guidelines.

     (b)  by repealing subsection (4)(b);

     (c)  by repealing subsections (5), (6), (7) and (8) and substituting
the following:

          (5)  Where the insured has records with the Corporation for at
least 3 years, coverage adjustments in a crop year based on the cumulative
index will be made to the nearest 1%.

          (6)  Where the insured has records with the Corporation for
fewer than 3 years, coverage adjustments in a crop year shall not increase
or decrease by more than 5% from the adjustment for the previous year.

          (7)  All entrants into the crop insurance program after the
coming into force of this subsection must be enrolled in the personal plan
of crop insurance.


8   Section 33 and the table following it are repealed and the following is
substituted:

Other use guidelines
     33   Where the insured wishes to put the insured crop to another use,
the Corporation shall inspect the crop and estimate the potential yield in
units of production, and the appraisal shall be regarded as harvested
production in the calculation of indemnities.


9   Section 40 is repealed.


10   Section 44(d) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (d)  "request for adjuster form" means the request for adjuster form
prescribed by the Corporation;


11   Section 47(1) is amended by striking out "notice of claim of loss" and
substituting "request for adjuster form".


12   Section 47(2) is amended

     (a)  by striking out "notice of claim of loss" and substituting
"request for adjuster form";

     (b)  by repealing clause (f).


13   Section 48(1) is amended by striking out "notice of claim of loss" and
substituting "request for adjuster form".


14   The following is added after section 49:

     PART 4.1

     FARM INCOME DISASTER COMPENSATION

Definitions
     49.1(1)  In this Part,

               (a)  "Alberta resident" means an individual who files a
T1 Federal and Alberta Individual Income Tax Return with respect to the
claim year;

               (b)  "claim year" means the taxation year for which an
application for compensation is made;

               (c)  "program margin" with respect to a claim year means
the applicant's allowable farm revenue, as determined by the Corporation,
less the applicant's allowable farm expenses, as determined by the
Corporation;

               (d)  "reference margin" means the average of an
applicant's program margins for the 3 years immediately preceding a claim
year, as adjusted by the Corporation to take into account structural
change;

               (e)  "structural change" means any or all of the
following:

                         (i)  changes in the ownership or business
structure of the applicant's farming business;

                         (ii) changes in the size or type of the
applicant's farming business or in the applicant's farming practices;

                         (iii)     changes in the applicant's accounting
methods relative to the farming business;

                         (iv) any other changes that have an effect
on the program margin.

     (2)  Where an applicant has not been engaged in the farming business
for the 3 years immediately preceding a claim year, the Corporation shall
determine the applicant's reference margin for the purposes of this
Regulation.

     (3)  Where a program margin is a negative value in a claim year, it
shall be considered to be 0.

Program established
     49.2(1)  The Farm Income Disaster Program (also known as the Farm
Income Stability Program) is hereby established.

     (2)  The Corporation may make compensation payments under the Program
in accordance with this Regulation.

Eligibility
     49.3(1)  The following persons are eligible to apply for compensation
payments under the Program:

               (a)  an individual who is an Alberta resident and
carries on the business of farming in Alberta as a sole proprietor or as a
partner in a partnership;

               (b)  a private corporation carrying on the business of
farming in Alberta, where at least one of the shareholders is an Alberta
resident;

               (c)  a trust carrying on the business of farming in
Alberta where at least one of the beneficiaries of the trust is an Alberta
resident.

     (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1),

               (a)  an individual is considered to be carrying on the
business of farming if the individual reports farming income earned in
Alberta on a T1 Federal and Alberta Individual Income Tax Return;

               (b)  a corporation is considered to be carrying on the
business of farming if it reports farming income earned in Alberta on a T2
Corporation Income Tax Return;

               (c)  a trust is considered to be carrying on the
business of farming if the trust reports farming income earned in Alberta
on a T3 Trust Income Tax and Information Return;

               (d)  an individual who is a shareholder in a corporation
that is a shareholder in a private corporation referred to in subsection
(1)(b) is considered to be a shareholder of the private corporation.

Amount of compensation
     49.4(1)  An applicant is eligible to receive compensation with
respect to a claim year if the applicant's program margin for that year is
less than 70% of the applicant's reference margin.

     (2)  If the difference obtained under subsection (1) is $50 000 or
less, the applicant is eligible to receive the full amount, but if the
difference is more than $50 000, the applicant is eligible to receive $50
000 plus 50% of the balance.

     (3)  Where the applicant is an individual, the maximum amount the
applicant is entitled to receive with respect to that claim is $100 000.

     (4)  Where the applicant is a corporation,

               (a)  the Corporation shall determine the amount of
compensation the corporation is entitled to, based on the number of
shareholders and the distribution of the shareholders' equity, and

               (b)   the maximum amount the corporation is entitled to
receive with respect to that claim is an amount determined by multiplying
the number of shareholders who are Alberta residents by $100 000, to a
maximum of $500 000.

     (5)  Where an individual applicant is a shareholder in a corporation
that receives a compensation payment, the Corporation may take the payment
to the corporation into account in determining the maximum compensation
amount the individual as applicant is entitled to under subsection (3).

     (6)  Where an individual receives a compensation payment and the
individual is a shareholder in a corporation that applies for a
compensation payment, the Corporation may take the payment to the
individual into account in determining the maximum compensation amount the
corporation as applicant is entitled to under subsection (4).

     (7)  The Corporation may deduct from a compensation payment an
administration fee in an amount prescribed by the Minister.

     (8)  The Corporation may deduct from a compensation payment any
amounts owing by the applicant to the Corporation or to any department or
agency of the Crown that is involved in the delivery of the Program.

     (9)  The Corporation may deduct from a compensation payment an amount
determined by the Corporation, to take into account contributions made by
the Crown in Right of Alberta or Canada to a Net Income Stabilization
Account on behalf of the applicant.

     (10)  The total amount of compensation paid under the Program in a
claim year may not exceed $200 000 000.

     (11)  Where the total amount of eligible claims for compensation for
a claim year exceeds $200 000 000, the Corporation may pro rate the
compensation payments in any manner it considers appropriate.

Application
     49.5(1)  An application for compensation must be made to the
Corporation in a form acceptable to the Corporation and must be received by
the Corporation or postmarked not later than July 31 of the year following
the claim year.

     (2)  An application must be accompanied by an application fee in an
amount determined by the Minister.

     (3)  An application fee is not refundable.

     (4)  An applicant shall on the request of the Corporation provide to
the Corporation any additional information relevant to the application that
the Corporation requires.

     (5)  An applicant shall forthwith notify the Corporation of any
material changes in respect of the information respecting the application
that the applicant provided to the Corporation.

Availability of records
     49.6   An applicant shall make available to the Corporation or its
representative for inspection all farm records, books of account, income
tax returns and notices of assessment, Canadian Wheat Board permit books,
loan and crop insurance records and any other records the Corporation or
its representative considers necessary to determine the accuracy of the
information in the application or the applicant's entitlement to
compensation.

Compensation not assignable
     49.7   Compensation payments are not assignable.

Return of compensation
     49.8(1)  The Corporation may by notice in writing require an
applicant to return to the Corporation all or part of a compensation
payment if

               (a)  the applicant has provided false or misleading
information to the Corporation in respect of the application, or

               (b)  the applicant has, in the opinion of the
Corporation,  received an over-payment of compensation or a compensation
payment to which the applicant was not entitled.

     (2)  Interest is payable on money owing under subsection (1) at a
rate equal to the prime lending rate of the Canadian Imperial Bank of
Commerce plus 2%, adjusted quarterly.

     (3)   Money owing under this section is recoverable in an action in
debt.


15   This Regulation comes into force on the date section 10 of the
Agriculture Financial Services Amendment Act, 1996 comes into force.


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     Alberta Regulation 83/96

     Public Highways Development Act

     SECONDARY HIGHWAYS DESIGNATION AMENDMENT ORDER

     Filed:  May 8, 1996

Made by the Minister of Transportation and Utilities pursuant to section 7
of the Public Highways Development Act.


1   The Secondary Highways Designation Order (Alta. Reg. 210/89) is amended
by this Order.


2   Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  by repealing section 118 and substituting the following:

     118  Secondary Highway No. 617     (Junction Highway 21 South of Hay
Lakes to Junction Secondary Highway 834 North of Round Hill)

          Book 6    Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 2    Date:  May 1, 1996
               Page 3    Date:  August 1, 1989

     (b)  by repealing section 124 and substituting the following:

     124  Secondary Highway No. 623     (Leduc East Corporate Limits to
Junction Secondary Highway 617 East of Hay Lakes)

          Book 7    Pages 1-4 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 5    Date:  May 1, 1996
               Page 6    Date:  August 1, 1989

     (c)  by repealing section 334 and substituting the following:

     334  Secondary Highway No. 833     (Camrose North Corporate Limits
to Junction Highway 14 South of Lindbrook)

          Book 15   Pages 1-2 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 3-4 Date:  May 1, 1996


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     Alberta Regulation 84/96

     Highway Traffic Act

     MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 13, 1996

Made by the Minister of Transportation and Utilities pursuant to section 5
of the Highway Traffic Act.


1   The Maximum Speed Limits Regulation (Alta. Reg. 218/83) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after section 16(12):

          (13)  Wetaskiwin

               (a)  All that portion of Highway Number 13 beginning
from the intersection with Highway 2A at the west boundary of section 26,
township 46, range 24, west of the fourth meridian, thence easterly along
the highway to the east boundary of the said section (west corporate limit
of Wetaskiwin, at the intersection of SH 814),

                         Maximum - 80 kilometres per hour.

     (b)  by adding the following after section 17:

          17A   HIGHWAY NUMBER 14X

          (1)  Highway Number 16 Interchange - Clover Bar

               (a)  Northbound - All that portion of Highway Number 14X
beginning from the east/west quarterline of section 9, township 53, range
23, west of the fourth meridian, thence northerly along the highway to the
south corporate limit of the City of Edmonton in the southwest quarter of
section 16, township 53, range 23, west of the fourth meridian,

                              Maximum - 70 kilometres per hour;

               (b)  Southbound - All that portion of Highway Number 14X
beginning from the south corporate limit of the City of Edmonton in the
southwest quarter of section 16, township 53, range 23, west of the fourth
meridian, thence southerly along the highway to a point 320 metres north of
the east/west quarterline of section 8, township 53, range 23, west of the
fourth meridian,

                              Maximum - 70 kilometres per hour;

               (c)  West to South Connector Road - All that portion of
the West to South Connector Road beginning from a point 490 metres east of
the north/south quarterline of section 8, township 53, range 23, west of
the fourth meridian, thence easterly and southerly along the road to a
point 320 metres north of the east/west quarterline of said section,

                              Maximum - 90 kilometres per hour.

          (2)  Baseline Road Interchange

               (a)  North to West Connector Road - All that portion of
the North to West Connector Road beginning from a point 100 metres north of
the east/west quarterline of section 5, township 53, range 23, west of the
fourth meridian, thence southerly and westerly along the road to its
intersection with the westbound lanes of Baseline Road in the northwest
quarter of section 32, township 52, range 23, west of the fourth meridian,

                              Maximum - 90 kilometres per hour.

     (c)  in section 20 by repealing subsections (1) and (2).


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     Alberta Regulation 85/96

     Credit Union Act

     ASSESSMENT REPEAL REGULATION

     Filed:  May 15, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 202/96) pursuant to
section 226 of the Credit Union Act and section 23 of the Interpretation
Act.


1   The Assessment Regulation (Alta. Reg. 207/94) is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 86/96

     Wildlife Act

     CAPTIVE WILDLIFE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 15, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 206/96) pursuant to
section 96 of the Wildlife Act.


1   The Captive Wildlife Regulation (Alta. Reg. 51/87) is amended by this
Regulation.


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

     (a.1)     "captive pheasant" means a pheasant that is held in captivity,
that has not been collected from the wild in Alberta and that is or is a
descendant of

               (i)  a pheasant that was lawfully possessed under the
authority of a permit or a game bird shooting ground licence, or

               (ii) a pheasant that was lawfully possessed in a
jurisdiction outside of Alberta and was, in accordance with the laws of
that other jurisdiction, exported into Alberta,

          and includes a pheasant described in this clause that is killed
while in captivity;


3   The following is added after section 2:

Provisions that do not apply to captive pheasants
     2.01(1)  For the purposes of the Act, a person who conducts an
activity described in section 1(1)(g.1) of the Act in respect of a captive
pheasant is not to be regarded as hunting that captive pheasant.

     (2)  Sections 54, 58, 59, 60 and 61 of the Act do not apply to
captive pheasants.


4   Section 2.1 is repealed.


5   Section 15 is amended by striking out "pheasants," wherever it occurs.


6   Section 22(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (2)  Wildlife, except lynx, held in accordance with the Fur Farms
Act, game birds held under the authority of a permit or licence issued
pursuant to this Regulation and captive pheasants are exempt from the
application of sections 10(1) and 57 of the Act.


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     Alberta Regulation 87/96

     Wildlife Act

     GENERAL WILDLIFE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 15, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 207/96) pursuant to
sections 15 and 96 of the Wildlife Act.


1   The General Wildlife Regulation (Alta. Reg. 50/87) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)

               (i)  by repealing clause (g);

               (ii) by adding the following after clause (l):

                         (l.1)     "full curl trophy sheep" means a trophy
sheep that, when viewed in profile along a straight line that touches the
most anterior point of both horn bases, has a horn that is of sufficient
size so that the horn extends past and beyond a straight line drawn from
the most posterior point of the base of the horn to the centre of the
nostril;

               (iii)     by adding the following after clause (ff):

                         (ff.1)    "partner" in respect of a
registered fur management area means a person who is

                                   (i)  authorized by the senior
holder for the area to hunt in the area as the partner of the senior
holder, and

                                   (ii) approved by a wildlife
officer under section 5(2);

               (iv) by adding the following after clause (ii):

                         (ii.01)   "senior holder" in respect of a
registered fur management area means,

                                   (i)  if one registered fur
management licence is issued for the registered fur management area, the
holder of the licence, and

                                   (ii) if more than one registered
fur management licence is issued for the registered fur management area,
the holder of the licence who has held the licence for the greatest length
of time;

               (v)  by repealing clauses (ii.1) and (ii.2) and
substituting the following:

                         (ii.1)    "six point elk" means an elk
having an antler with a main beam that has not fewer than 5 tines that are
at least 3 inches in length and the base of each of those 5 tines is at
least 3 inches from the pointed end of the main beam;

                         (ii.2)    "three point elk" means an elk
having an antler with a main beam that has not fewer than 2 tines that are
at least 3 inches in length and the base of each of those 2 tines is at
least 3 inches from the pointed end of the main beam;

     (b)  in subsection (2)(e) by adding ", subject to subsection (2.1),"
after "are";

     (c)  by adding the following after subsection (2):

          (2.1)  A bird is not a migratory game bird if the bird

               (a)  is raised in captivity,

               (b)  has not been taken from the wild, and

               (c)  is readily distinguishable from a wild bird of the
same species by size, shape or colour.


3   Section 3 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after subsection (5.3):

          (5.4)  A licence to hunt big game, wolf or coyote issued to a
non-resident alien does not authorize the holder to hunt while accompanied
by a class C guide if the holder has hunted while accompanied by a class C
guide during the previous 2 fiscal years.

     (b)  by repealing subsections (6) and (7).


4   Section 5.1 is amended

     (a)  by repealing subsection (1);

     (b)  by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the following:

          (4)  An authorization of a person as a partner by a senior
holder is for a term of one year and the authorization is automatically
renewed unless the senior holder advises a wildlife officer that the
authorization is not to be renewed.


5   Section 8 is repealed.


6   Section 14 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (4) by striking out ", coyote";

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (5):

          (5.1)  Coyote may be hunted other than with traps

               (a)  by a resident on public land that is not in the
Green Area,

               (b)  by a resident authorized to hunt by the owner or
occupant of privately owned land, on the privately owned land,

               (c)  by the owner or occupant of privately owned land,
on the privately owned land,

               (d)  by a person authorized to maintain livestock on
public land, on the public land, or

               (e)  by a resident authorized in writing to hunt by a
person authorized to maintain livestock on public land that is in the Green
Area, on the public land that is in the Green Area.

     (c)  in subsection (7) by adding "and raven" after "red fox".


7  Section 16 is amended

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

               (a.1)     a partner of a senior holder while hunting
fur-bearing animals in the registered fur management area of the holder;

               (a.2)     a person, other than a partner, authorized by the
holder of a registered fur management licence and approved by a wildlife
officer under section 5(2) while hunting fur-bearing animals in the
registered fur management area of the holder;

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

               (b)  a resident under 18 years of age while hunting
fur-bearing animals on land on which his parent may hunt fur-bearing
animals

                         (i)  under the authority of a registered fur
management licence, or

                         (ii) as a partner of a senior holder;

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

               (c.1)     the spouse of the partner of a senior holder while
hunting fur-bearing animals in the registered fur management area of the
senior holder, except if the spouse is the holder of a fur dealer permit;


8   Section 20(2) is amended by striking out "12 midnight" and substituting
"one hour before sunrise".


9   Section 24(2)(b) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (b)  killed on a game bird shooting ground authorized by a game bird
shooting ground licence,

     (b.1)     that are captive pheasants as defined in section 1(a.1) of the
Captive Wildlife Regulation (Alta. Reg. 51/87), or


10   Section 26 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)(c) by striking out "the non-residents" and
substituting "not more than 2 licensed non-resident or non-resident alien
hunters";

     (b)  by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the following:

          (4)  A class C guide's licence does not authorize the holder

               (a)  to guide another person for gain or reward, or

               (b)  to guide a non-resident alien hunter during a
fiscal year if the holder has previously guided a non-resident alien hunter
under a class C guide's licence in either of the preceding 2 fiscal years.


11   Section 30(1)(a) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (a)  processed upland game birds;

     (a.1)     the feathers and flesh of captive pheasant as defined in
section 1(a.1) of the Captive Wildlife Regulation (Alta. Reg. 51/87) or
upland game birds raised under the authority of a game bird farm permit or
game bird shooting ground licence;


12   Schedule 2 is amended

     (a)  in Item 1 by adding the following after "Bubalus (Bos) bubalus             (Domestic Water Buffalo)":

Camelus bactrianus  (Domestic Bactrian Camel)

Camelus dromedarius (Dromedary)

Lama glama     [Llama (domestic Guanaco)]

Lama pacos     [Alpaca (domestic Vicuna)]

     (b)  in Item 2 by striking out:

Anser (Cygnopsis) cygnoides   [Domestic Chinese Goose
       (Domestic Swan Goose)]

Anser anser    (Domestic Graylag Goose)

Cairina moschata    (Domestic Muscovy Duck)

          and substituting:

Subfamily Anseranatinae1 (All species)

Subfamily Anserinae1     (All species)

Subfamily Anatinae1 (All species)

     (c)  by adding at the end of Item 2:

1 Limited to birds that are either incapable of flight or have been
rendered incapable of flight and that are readily distinguishable from
migratory game birds protected under the Migratory Birds Convention Act
(Canada).


13   Part 1 of Schedule 3 is amended

     (a)  in item 1 by striking out "Commencing where the C.P.R.
right-of-way crosses secondary road 885 near Etzikom; thence easterly along
the C.P.R. right-of-way to the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary;" and
substituting "Commencing at the junction of highway 61 and secondary road
885 at Etzikom; thence easterly and southerly along highway 61 to secondary
road 889; thence southerly along secondary road 889 to secondary road 501
(Red Coat trail); thence easterly along secondary road 501 to the
Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary;

     (b)  in item 7 by striking out "the C.P.R. right-of-way at Etzikom;
thence southerly and easterly along the C.P.R. right-of-way to" and
substituting "highway 61; thence southerly and easterly along highway 61
to";

     (c)  by repealing item 8 and substituting the following:

          8   Forty Mile Wildlife Management Unit (118)

               Commencing at the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary and
secondary road 501 (Red Coat trail); thence westerly along secondary road
501 to secondary road 889 (locally known as Black and White Trail); thence
northerly along secondary road 889 to the road locally  known as Ranchville
Road; thence northerly and easterly along Ranchville Road to secondary road
941; thence easterly to the boundary of Cypress Hills Provincial Park at
the southwest corner of section 6, township 8, range 3 West of the fourth
meridian; thence easterly along the southern boundary of Cypress Hills
Provincial Park to the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary; thence southerly
along the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary to the point of commencement.


14   Schedule 5 is amended

     (a)  in Part 1

               (i)  by adding the following after item 10:

10.1 resident trophy sheep special licence   48.50

               (ii) by repealing items 13 and 14 and substituting the
following:

13   resident antlered moose special licence 31.78

13.1 resident calf moose special licence     31.78

14   resident antlerless moose special licence    31.78

               (iii)     by repealing items 22 and 23;

               (iv) by adding the following after item 27:

27.1 resident antlered white-tailed deer special licence    31.82

               (v)  by repealing items 40 and 41 and substituting the
following:

40   non-resident black bear special licence 60.65

               (vi) by repealing item 53;

               (vii)     by repealing items 59 and 60 and substituting the
following:

59   non-resident alien black bear special licence     90.89

     (b)  by repealing Part 3;

     (c)  in Part 4 by repealing items 7 to 10 and substituting the
following:

7    class 1 fur dealer permit     100.00

8    class 2 fur dealer permit     500.00

9    resident fur management licence    20.00

10   registered fur management licence  40.00


15   Schedule 11 is repealed.


16   Schedule 12 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Sage Grouse       2";

     (b)  by striking out:

Canada Geese and White-fronted Geese    12(b)
Snow and Ross' Geese     12(c)

          and substituting:

Canada Geese and White-fronted Geese    16(b)
Snow and Ross' Geese     16

     (c)  in clause (b) by striking out "4" and substituting "6";

     (d)  by repealing clause (c).


17   The Schedule to the Act is amended

     (a)  in Item 2 

               (i)  by repealing sub-items 4 and 5 and substituting the
following:

                    4   A shotgun having a gauge of .410 or less.

                    5   Any bait consisting of a food attractant,
including a mineral and any representation of a food attractant.

               (ii) in sub-item 6 

                         (A)  by adding "and" at the end of clause
(a);

                         (B)  in clause (b)

                                   (I)  by striking out "1 inch"
and substituting "7/8 inch";

                                   (II) by striking out  ", and" at
the end;

                         (C)  by repealing clause (c);

               (iii)     in sub-item 7 by repealing clause (b) and
substituting the following:

                         (b)  requires a pull of at least 40 pounds
to draw an arrow 28 inches in length to its head. 

     (b)  in Item 3 by repealing sub-item 3 and substituting the
following:

          3   Any bait consisting of a food attractant, including a
mineral and any representation of a food attractant.

     (c)  in Item 5 by repealing sub-item 3 and substituting the
following:

          3   A hook or other similar device designed or used to capture
an animal by impaling the animal.


18   Sections 2(a)(ii) to (v), 3(a), 4, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14(a)(v) and (vii),
14(c) and 16 come into force on July 1, 1996.


     ------------------------------

     Alberta Regulation 88/96

     Wildlife Act

     FISH AND WILDLIFE TRUST FUND AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 15, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 208/96) pursuant to
section 96 of the Wildlife Act.


1   The Fish and Wildlife Trust Fund Regulation (Alta. Reg. 277/85) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 2(b) is amended

     (a)  in subclause (i.1) by striking out "and" at the end;

     (b)  in subclause (ii) by adding "under the Shot Livestock
Compensation Sub-program, and" after "season";

     (c)  by adding the following after subclause (ii):

               (iii)     providing compensation under the Wildlife Predator
Compensation Sub-program for injury or death of livestock resulting, or a
death of livestock that probably resulted, from predation by wolves,
grizzly bears, black bears or cougars;


3   Section 4(2)(b) is amended by repealing subclause (v) and substituting
the following:

               (v)  remuneration paid directly to a veterinarian or to
another person in reimbursement of remuneration paid by that person to a
veterinarian, in accordance with Part 2;


4   Section 7 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     7(1)  For the purposes of interpreting this Part in respect of the
Shot Livestock Compensation Sub-program of the Wildlife Support Program,
"livestock" means domestic horse (Equus caballus), domestic cow (Bos
taurus) (indicus), domestic goat (Capra hircus), domestic sheep (Ovis
aries), domestic swine (Sus scrofa domesticus) and Bison (Bison bison).

     (2)  For the purposes of interpreting this Part in respect of the
Wildlife Predator Compensation Sub-program of the Wildlife Support Program,
"livestock" means domestic cow (Bos taurus) (indicus), domestic goat (Capra
hircus), domestic sheep (Ovis aries), domestic swine (Sus scrofa
domesticus) and Bison (Bison bison).

     (3)  In this Part, "compensation committee" means the committee
established under section 14(1).


5   Section 12 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by adding "under the Shot Livestock
Compensation Sub-program of the Wildlife Support Program" after "the
livestock";

     (b)  in subsection (3) by repealing clauses (c) and (d) and
substituting the following:

               (c)  an accurate description of the livestock and its
salvage value, if any;

     (c)  by adding the following after subsection (4):

     (5)  Where, under the Shot Livestock Compensation Sub-program of the
Wildlife Support Program, livestock is confirmed as having been shot, the
owner of the livestock may submit a claim for fees previously paid by him
to a veterinarian whose services were requested by the owner in relation to
the dead or injured livestock, if the claim consists of fees paid for

               (a)  the veterinarian's investigation into whether the
animal was shot, or

               (b)  the medical treatment of the animal's injury,

     or both.


6   Sections 13 and 14 are repealed and the following is substituted:

     13(1)  A person whose livestock is killed or injured through
predation by wolves, grizzly bears, black bears or cougars may apply to the
Minister for compensation from the Wildlife Support Program for the death
or injury of the livestock under the Wildlife Predator Compensation
Sub-program of the Wildlife Support Program.

     (2)  A claim under subsection (1) respecting an injured livestock
animal is to consist only of fees paid for the medical treatment of the
injured animal.

     (3)  An applicant under subsection (1) shall, within 3 days of
learning of the death or injury of the livestock, report that fact to an
office where a wildlife officer appointed under section 2(1) of the Act is
stationed.

     (4)  The application for compensation for the dead or injured
livestock must be on a form provided by the Minister.

     (5)  A person may submit an application for compensation for
livestock whose death is confirmed as probably being attributable to
predation described in subsection (1), if

               (a)  the livestock has been confirmed as probably having
died within 90 days of a confirmed death or injury of other livestock that
has been attributed to predators referred to in subsection (1), and

               (b)  the location where the dead livestock was
discovered is not more than 10 kilometres from the location of that
confirmed kill or injury.

     (6)  An investigation of the death or injury of livestock under the
Wildlife Predator Compensation Sub-program may be conducted by a wildlife
officer appointed under section 2(1) of the Act, a veterinarian or, if such
an officer is not readily available, a problem wildlife specialist employed
by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.


     14(1)  The Minister shall establish a committee to determine the
amount of compensation that may be payable for

               (a)  the confirmed death or injury of livestock pursuant
to the Shot Livestock Compensation Sub-program, and

               (b)  the confirmed death, injury or loss of livestock
due to predation pursuant to the Wildlife Predator Compensation
Sub-program.

     (2)  The compensation committee shall perform its functions in
accordance with this Regulation.

     (3)  For the purposes of the Shot Livestock Compensation Sub-program
and the Wildlife Predator Compensation Sub-program, the compensation
committee shall determine the value of a livestock animal based on the
commercial market value of the class of livestock to which it belongs.

     (4)  The Minister shall determine whether an application is eligible
to be considered as a confirmed death or injury of livestock for the
purposes of the Shot Livestock Compensation Sub-program or a confirmed
death or injury of livestock resulting or a death probably resulting from
predation, for the purposes of the Wildlife Predator Compensation
Sub-program.

     (5)  The maximum amount of compensation payable for an animal whose
value has been determined pursuant to subsection (3) is,

               (a)  for dead livestock under the Shot Livestock
Compensation Sub-program, 85% of the value of the animal to a maximum, in
the case of a horse, of $2000, or

               (b)  for dead livestock under the Wildlife Predator
Compensation Sub-program, 85% of the value of the animal for confirmed
kills and 50% of the value of an animal that has been determined to be a
probable loss to predation.

     (6)  The maximum amount of compensation payable to the owner of
livestock for the medical treatment of an injured livestock animal under
the Shot Livestock Compensation Sub-program or the Wildlife Predator
Compensation Sub-program is not to exceed the lesser of

               (a)  the amount paid by the applicant for veterinarian's
bills and drugs and medication for the injured animal, and

               (b)  the maximum amount that could have been payable
under subsection (5)(a) or (b) if the injured animal had died.


     14.1(1)  The Minister shall consider an application for compensation
in accordance with this Regulation and may accept or reject the claim.

     (2)  The amount of compensation to be paid for a claim respecting
veterinary fees is to be determined by the compensation committee.

     (3)  If an injured animal dies after receiving medical treatment, the
amount of compensation payable for the dead animal is to be reduced by the
amount paid under a claim for the medical treatment of the animal's injury,
if any.

     (4)  The amount of compensation payable under this section is to be
reduced by the amount or value realized by an applicant on a sale or
salvage of the dead or injured animal or any part of the animal.

     (5)  The Minster shall provide to a claimant the result of a decision
under subsection (1).

     (6)  A decision made by the Minister under subsection (1) is final.


7   Schedule 1 is repealed.



     Alberta Regulation 89/96

     Wildlife Act

     GENERAL WILDLIFE (MINISTERIAL) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 15, 1996

Made by the Minister of Environmental Protection (M.O. 3) pursuant to
sections 25(2) and 97 of the Wildlife Act.


1   The General Wildlife (Ministerial) Regulation (Alta. Reg. 95/87) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 6 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1.1) by adding "and any reference to a trophy
sheep that has been killed does not include a trophy sheep that has been
killed under a Minister's special licence to hunt trophy sheep" after
"trophy sheep";

     (b)  in subsection (2)

               (i)  by repealing clause (a.4) and substituting the
following:

                         (a.4)     more than 1 of the following:

                                   (i)  a white-tailed deer
licence;

                                   (ii) a youth white-tailed deer
licence;

                                   (iii)     an antlered white-tailed
deer special licence,

               (ii) by repealing clause (b);

               (iii)     by repealing clause (g)(iii), (iv), (vii), (viii),
(ix), (x) and (xi);

               (iv) by striking out "or" at the end of clause (f), by
adding "or" at the end of clause (g) and by adding the following after
clause (g):

                         (h)  more than 1 of the following:

                                   (i)  antlered moose special
licence;

                                   (ii) antlerless moose special
licence;

                                   (iii)     calf moose special licence.

     (c)  by repealing subsection (3)(g) and (h);

     (d)  by repealing subsection (3.1) and substituting the following:

          (3.1)  A non-resident is not eligible to obtain or hold both a
non-resident black bear special licence and a

               (a)  a non-resident black bear licence, or

               (b)  a non-resident supplemental black bear licence.

     (e)  by repealing subsection (4) and substituting the following:

          (4)  A non-resident alien is not eligible to obtain or hold a
trophy sheep special licence in a fiscal year if the non-resident alien
killed a trophy sheep in any of the preceding 4 fiscal years.

     (f)  by repealing subsection (4.1);

     (g)  in subsection (5)

               (i)  in the portion preceding clause (a) by striking out
"authorization or" wherever it occurs;

               (ii) in clause (b) by striking out "or authorization";

     (h)  in subsection (5.3)(c) by striking out "a WMU 104" and
substituting "an antlered";

     (i)  in subsection (6) by striking out "authorizations and" wherever
it occurs;

     (j)  in subsection (7) by striking out "authorizations or" wherever
it occurs.


3   Section 9(a) is repealed.


4   Section 15 is amended

     (a)  by repealing subsection (1)(c), (c.1) and (d) and substituting
the following:

               (c)  where the issuing or renewal of the licence would
result in the applicant becoming the senior holder for the registered fur
management area, the application is approved by the Director of the
Wildlife Management Division,

               (d)  where 1 or more registered fur management licences
are issued in respect of the registered fur management area and the
applicant is not the senior holder, the applicant has the written consent
of the senior holder for the area, and

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

               (b)  is accompanied by a completed WA12 form showing,
for the 12 months ending on August 31 in the year in which the application
for renewal is made, the number and species of fur-bearing animals taken in
the registered fur management area by

                         (i)  all the holders of registered fur
management licences for the area,

                         (ii) a person referred to in section
16(a.1), (a.2), (b), (c) or (c.1) of the General Wildlife Regulation (Alta.
Reg. 50/87), and

                         (iii)     a person referred to in section
16.1(1),


5   Section 18(5) is repealed.


6   Section 27(3) is amended by adding "to captive pheasants as defined in
section 1(a.1) of the Captive Wildlife Regulation (Alta. Reg. 51/87) or"
after "does not apply".


7   Section 32 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Hunting in game bird sanctuary or restricted area
     32(1)  No person shall hunt game birds in a game bird sanctuary
unless that activity is expressly authorized by a licence.

     (2)  No person shall hunt migratory game birds in any restricted area
or upland game birds on lakes that are a restricted area described in B of
Schedule 4 Part 3 of the General Wildlife Regulation (Alta. Reg. 50/87)
including islands located in those lakes and land that is 0.5 miles back
from the edge of the water of those lakes unless

               (a)  the person hunts during the open season for
migratory game birds after October 31, or

               (b)  the person holds a damage control licence or a
collection licence that expressly authorizes that activity.


8   Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  in section 4

               (i)  in clause (k) by striking out "September 6 to
September 23" and substituting "September 4 to September 28";

               (ii) in clause (k.1) by striking out "October 16 to
October 28" and substituting "October 17 to October 31";

               (iii)     in clauses (l) and (m) by striking out "November 23
to November 25" and substituting "November 28 to November 30";

     (b)  in section 5

               (i)  in subsection (6) by striking out "September 30 to
October 1, October 28 to October 29 and November 4 to November 5" and
substituting "October 5 to October 6, October 26 to October 27 and November
2 to November 3";

               (ii) by adding the following after subsection (6):

                    (7)  The open season to hunt ruffed grouse and
sharp-tailed grouse in WMUs 728 and 730 is from August 31 to September 2.

     (c)  in section 7(2)

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

                         (a)  coyote, from October 1 to the last day
of February on land within big game zones 1 to 16 that is public land
within the Green Area,

                         (a.01)    coyote throughout the year within
big game zones 1 to 16 on land other than public land within the Green
Area,

               (ii) in clause (a.1) by striking out "December 10" and
substituting "December 15";

     (d)  by repealing section 10 and substituting the following:

          10   The following footnotes are applicable to Tables 2A and
2B:

               1   This season is provided only for those who hold the
applicable special licence.

               2   This season applies only to 3-point mule deer.

               3   This season applies only to 6-point elk.

               4   This season applies only to 3-point elk.

               5   This season applies to calf moose only.

               6   This season applies only on Thursday, Friday and
Saturday.

               7   This season applies only to full curl trophy sheep.

     (e)  in section 12 by adding the following after footnote 25:

          26   The opening date for this season does not apply to WMU
346.  The opening date for this season in WMU 346  is September 1.

     (f)  by repealing Tables 1, 2A, 2B, 3 and 5 and substituting Tables
1, 2A, 2B, 3 and 5 set out in the Schedule to this Regulation.


9   Schedule 2 is amended

     (a)  by striking out

          Sage Grouse    1

     (b)  by striking out 

          Canada Geese and White-fronted Geese    6(b)
          Snow and Ross' Geese     6(c)

          and substituting:

          Canada Geese and White-fronted Geese    8(b)
          Snow and Ross' Geese     8

     (c)  in clause (b) by striking out "2" and substituting "3";

     (d)  by repealing clause (c).


10   Sections 2(d) and (f), 4, 7, 8(a), (b), (d), (e) and (f) and 9 come
into force on July 1, 1996.



     SCHEDULE


     SCHEDULE 1

     TABLE 1

     BIG GAME SEASONS



WMU
SEASON     GROUP



GENERAL
SEASONS
ARCHERY ONLY
SEASONS


102,104,106
G24
A18


108
G24
A38


110,112,116,118,119,124
G24
A18


128,130
G24
A38


132,134,136,138,140,142,144,148,150,151,152,156,158,160,162,163, 164

G24

A18


166
G27
A19


200
G28
A21


202,204
G25
A22


206
G34
A23


208
G25
A22


210
G24
A18


212
N/A
A34


214
G10
A32


216,220,221
G25
A22


222
G31
A23


224
G29
A22


226
G32
A21


228
G25
A22


230
G34
A23


232
G29
A22


234,236,238,240
G28
A21


242
G29
A22


244
G32
A21


246
G25
A22


248
N/A
A35


250
G33
A20


252,254
G30
A23


256,258
G28
A21


260
G30
A23


300
G22
A16


302
G21
A17


304,305
G23
A17


306,308
G21
A17


310,312,314
G20
A15


316
G37
A24


318,320,322,324
G35
A28


326
G48
A7


328
G13
A9



330
G11
A8


332
G35
A28


334,336
G29
A22


337,338
G36
A29


339,340,342
G3
A9


344
G12
A9


346
G9
A8


347
G12
A9


348
G36
A29


349
G12
A9


350
G12
A9


351
G7
A6


352
G12
A9


354
G2
A4


355,356
G5
A2


357
G44
A3


358
G49
A39


359
G45
A40


360
G50
A6


400
G47
A14


402
G19
A14


404,406
G17
A12


408
G18
A13


410
N/A
A34


412,414
G14
A11


416
G51
A11


417
G46
A11


418,420,422
G51
A11


426
G14
A11


428
G51
A11


429
G8
A7


430
G51
A11


432
G15
A11


434,436
G14
A11


437
G16
A11


438,439
G14
A11


440,441,442,444,445,446
G15
A10


500
G30
A31


501,502
G33
A20


503,504
G42
A33


505
G38
A25


506
G26
A37


507
G39
A26


508
G29
A22


509
G41
A30


510
G40
A27


511,512,514,515,516,517,518,519, 520
G1
A1


521,522
G4
A3


523
G50
A6


524,525
G1
A1


526
G6
A5


527
G49
A39


528,529,530,531,532,534
G1
A1


535
G6
A5



536
G1
A1


537
G6
A5


540,542,544
G1
A1


841
G43
A36












     Alberta Regulation 90/96

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES (MINISTERIAL)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  May 15, 1996

Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 33/96) pursuant to section 22(g) of
the Regional Health Authorities Act.


1   The Regional Health Authorities (Ministerial) Regulation (Alta. Reg.
17/95) is amended by this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 5:

Remuneration and benefits
     6   Members of regional health authorities are entitled to
remuneration and traveling and living expenses in accordance with Schedule
1, Part A of the Appendix to the Committee Remuneration Order, Order in
Council No. 769/93.