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     Alberta Regulation 104/96

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     DESIGNATION OF OCCUPATIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 3, 1996

Made by the Minister of Advanced Education and Career Development pursuant
to section 36(1) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


1   The Designation of Occupations Regulation (Alta. Reg. 67/95) is amended
by this Regulation.


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

     (c)  effective August 1, 1996, the occupation of Warehousing.


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     Alberta Regulation 105/96

     Oil and Gas Conservation Act

     OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 6, 1996

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board pursuant to section 10 of
the Oil and Gas Conservation Act.


1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulation (Alta. Reg. 151/71)  is amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 16.060(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.060(2)  The administration fee set out in the notice shall be paid
by the operator within thirty days of the mailing date shown on the notice.


3   Section 16.060(3) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.060(3)  Any administration fee or part thereof not paid within
thirty days of the mailing date shown on the notice shall be subject to the
addition of a penalty of 20% of the unpaid administration fee unless the
Board otherwise orders.


4   Section 16.081(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.081(1)  For the 1996/1997 fiscal year of the Board, an annual
adjustment factor of 0.66 shall be applied to the administration fees in
section 16.070.


5   Section 16.081(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.081(2)  For the 1996/1997 fiscal year of the Board, an annual
adjustment factor of 1.34 shall be applied to the administration fees in
section 16.080.


6   Section 16.100 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.100  For the purposes of Part 11 of the Act, the prescribed date
for the 1996/1997 fiscal year of the Board is 31 March 1997.


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     Alberta Regulation 106/96

     Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act

     ASSURED INCOME FOR THE SEVERELY HANDICAPPED
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 248/96) pursuant to
section 13 of the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act.


1   The Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Regulation (Alta. Reg.
331/79) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule 1 is amended in section 1 by adding the following after clause
(r):

     (s)  money received from the Government of Alberta to assist a
person with a disability in purchasing services that will enable the person
to live in the community.


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



     Alberta Regulation 107/96

     Social Development Act

     SOCIAL ALLOWANCE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 249/96) pursuant to
section 30 of the Social Development Act.


1   The Social Allowance Regulation (Alta. Reg. 213/93) is amended by this
Regulation.


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

     (d.1)     "Department" means the Department of Family and Social
Services;


3   Section 7 is amended by adding the following after clause (y):

     (z)  money received from the Government of
          Alberta to assist a person with a disability
          in purchasing services that will enable
          the person to live in the community     100% exempt


4   Section 9(c) is repealed.


5   Section 26(b) is amended by striking out "Department of Family and
Social Services" and substituting "Department".


6   Part 4 is repealed.


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



     Alberta Regulation 108/96

     Treasury Branches Act

     TREASURY BRANCHES REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 252/96) pursuant to
sections 2.1 and 18 of the Treasury Branches Act.


1  In this Regulation, "board" means the board of directors appointed under
section 2.1 of the Act.


2  The board may not exercise or perform any of the powers or duties of the
Minister under section 2.4(2), 3.7, 9(5), 14(1) or (2) or 15(1) of the Act.


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     Alberta Regulation 109/96

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     SPECIAL FORCES PENSION PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 254/96) 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 2 is amended by adding the following after clause (u.2):

     (v)  "leave with partial salary" means a period during which a
participant is, with the authority of his employer, on leave from a portion
of the regular duties of his employment and is receiving remuneration that
is less than regular salary from his employer, but does not include a
period during which he is in receipt of benefits under a disability plan or 
any period after 1991 that is not an eligible period of reduced pay under
the tax rules;


3   Section 4(1) is amended by repealing clause (b) and substituting the
following:

     (b)  any period after 1991 of leave without or with partial pay or
salary where the aggregate of all the periods of leave without pay or
salary, both before and after January 1, 1992, and of all unsalaried
portions of periods of leave with partial pay (as that term is used in the
tax rules) occurring after 1991 was in excess of 3 years,


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     Alberta Regulation 110/96

     Government Organization Act

     HOUSING GRANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 262/96) pursuant to
section 13 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Housing Grants Regulation (Alta. Reg. 204/84) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Schedule 1.1 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after section 4:


          4.1   Where

               (a)  an application is made under section 2, 3 or 4,

               (b)  the household income for the calendar year
preceding the year in which the application is made exceeds the maximum
eligible amount under that section, and

               (c)  in the opinion of the Minister, a hardship is
involved,

          the calculation of household income for the purpose of the
application may be based on the projected household income for the 12
months immediately following the date of the application.

     (b)  in section 7(2.1) by striking out "1997" and substituting
"2000";

     (c)  in section 11(3) by striking out "40 months" and substituting
"16 months".



     Alberta Regulation 111/96

     Real Estate Act

     EXEMPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  June 12, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 267/96) pursuant to
section 83 of the Real Estate Act.


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Real Estate Act;

     (b)  "management body" means a management body that is established
under section 5 of the Alberta Housing Act and is operating and
administering housing accommodation under that Act;

     (c)  "non-profit organization" means

               (i)  an organization constituted exclusively for
charitable or benevolent purposes where no part of its income is payable to
or otherwise available for the personal benefit of any proprietor, member
or shareholder, and

               (ii) a management body;

     (d)  "subsidized residential premises" means residential premises
rented to a tenant of low income who pays rent

               (i)  that is reduced by reason of public funding
provided by the Government of Canada or Alberta or a municipality, or by
their agents, under the National Housing Act (Canada) or the Alberta
Housing Act, and

               (ii) that is determined by the tenant's income.


Exemption from Act
2(1)  The following persons are exempted from the Act as it relates to
acting as a real estate broker, except Part 2, Division 2:

     (a)  an on-site manager who, on behalf of a real estate broker or an
owner of residential property, 

               (i)  maintains residential property, 

               (ii) collects rent on behalf of the broker or owner in
respect of residential property, 

               (iii)     shows residential property to prospective tenants,
or 

               (iv) receives applications in respect of residential
property from prospective tenants,

          but who does not negotiate or approve leases or rental
agreements or hold rental or other money in respect of residential property
on behalf of the broker or owner; 

     (b)  a person who is licensed under the Retail Home Sales Business
Licensing Regulation (Alta. Reg. 189/82) and is carrying on business in
accordance with that Regulation;

     (c)  a non-profit organization, or an employee, official or member
of the organization, with respect to its or his

               (i)  leasing or renting of subsidized residential
premises,

               (ii) collecting or offering or attempting to collect
money payable as

                         (A)  rent for the use of subsidized
residential premises, or

                         (B)  contributions for the control,
management or administration of subsidized residential premises,

               or

               (iii)     acting, advertising, conducting or negotiating
directly or indirectly in furtherance of any activity referred to in
subclauses (i) and (ii)

          on behalf of the owner or other person in charge of the
subsidized residential premises.

(2)  The following persons and classes of persons are exempt from the
provisions of the Act as it relates to acting as a mortgage broker:

     (a)  a corporation, in respect of mortgages given to it in
conjunction with a scheme or arrangement to provide housing for its own
employees or the employees of a parent, subsidiary or affiliated
corporation;

     (b)  a corporation, in respect of mortgages given to it by its
dealers, agents or lessees;

     (c)  Federated Co-operatives Limited;

     (d)  Netherlands Emigration Board;

     (e)  Western Builders Capital Limited;

     (f)  Agriculture Financial Services Corporation.


Sunset
3   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be re-passed
in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation
expires on June 30, 2001.


Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 1996.


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     Alberta Regulation 112/96

     Regulations Act

     MISCELLANEOUS REPEAL REGULATION (NO. 3)

     Filed:  June 12, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 269/96) pursuant to
section 10 of the Regulations Act.


1   The following regulations are repealed on July 1, 1996:

     (a)  Agents' Accounting Regulation (Alta. Reg. 401/88);

     (b)  General (Ministerial) Regulation (Alta. Reg. 161/91);

     (c)  Errors and Omissions Insurance Regulation (Alta. Reg. 259/91);

     (d)  Prospectus Regulation (Alta. Reg. 209/81);

     (e)  Qualifications and Fees Regulation (Alta. Reg. 393/84);

     (f)  Real Estate Assurance Fund Regulation (Alta. Reg. 394/84);

     (g)  Alberta Real Estate Foundation Regulation (Alta. Reg. 358/91);

     (h)  Real Estate Management Accounting Regulation (Alta. Reg.
159/91);

     (i)  Mortgage Brokers Regulation (Alta. Reg. 155/83);

     (j)  Mortgage Broker Bond and Form Regulation (Alta. Reg. 159/83).



     Alberta Regulation 113/96

     Real Estate Act

     REAL ESTATE (MINISTERIAL) REGULATION

     Filed:  June 13, 1996

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. H:43/96) pursuant to
section 83(2) of the Real Estate Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1

     Alberta Real Estate Foundation

Board of Governors  2
Term of office 3
Vacancies 4
Chair     5
Quorum    6
Fiscal year    7
Trust account interest   8

     Real Estate Assurance Fund

Payments from Fund  9
Assessments    10
Payment from Fund   11
Maximum claim  12
Pro rata payment    13
Prescribed winding-up amount  14
Additional Fund purposes 15
Sunset    16
Coming into force   17


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Real Estate Act;

     (b)  "Foundation" means the Alberta Real Estate Foundation;

     (c)  "Fund" means the Real Estate Assurance Fund.


     Alberta Real Estate Foundation

Board of Governors
2(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the board of governors of the Alberta Real
Estate Foundation shall consist of the following members:

     (a)  2 persons who are appointed by the Alberta Real Estate
Association;

     (b)  2 persons who are appointed by the Real Estate Council of
Alberta;

     (c)  one person, who is not in the industry, who is appointed by the
current members of the board then in office and is, in the opinion of those
members, representative of the interests of real estate consumers;

     (d)  one person, who is not in the industry, who is appointed by the
current members of the board then in office and is, in the opinion of those
members, representative of Alberta businesses;

     (e)  one person, who is not in the industry, who is appointed by the
current members of the board then in office and who, in the opinion of
those members, possesses special skills or experience to assist the board
in carrying out the Foundation's purposes.

(2)  The members of the board of governors referred to in subsection (1)
may appoint as an additional member the immediate past chair of the board,
for one term only of not more than 2 years.


Term of office
3(1)  A member of the board of governors referred to in section 2(1) may be
appointed for a term of not more than 3 years.

(2)  A person may not be appointed as a member of the board of governors
under section 2(1) for more than 2 consecutive terms.

(3)  Notwithstanding that the term of office of a member has expired, the
member remains in office until a successor is appointed.


Vacancies
4(1)  Where a vacancy occurs on the board of governors, a person may be
appointed to fill the vacancy for the balance of the term of office, in the
same manner as the member whose office became vacant was appointed.

(2)  No vacancy on the board of governors impairs the right of the
remaining members to act while the vacancy exists.


Chair
5(1)  The board of governors shall select a person as chair from among its
members.

(2)  A person may not serve as chair for more than 2 consecutive years.


Quorum
6   A majority of the persons appointed as members of the board of
governors is a quorum at a meeting of the board.


Fiscal year
7   The fiscal year of the Foundation is from November 1 to October 31.


Trust account interest
8(1)  Sections 25(5) and 68 of the Act apply only in respect of industry
members who are real estate agents within the meaning of the rules under
section 12 of the Act.

(2)  An industry member referred to in subsection (1) who maintains a trust
account referred to in section 68 of the Act and is credited with interest
on money in the account by a bank, trust company, credit union or treasury
branch shall instruct the bank, trust company, credit union or treasury
branch in writing to pay  to the Foundation at least quarterly the interest
less allowable service charges.

(3)  A bank, trust company, credit union or treasury branch that pays
interest to the Foundation pursuant to this Regulation shall ensure that

     (a)  each payment is accompanied by a statement that sets out the
interest and service charge calculations and is in a form acceptable to the
Foundation, and

     (b)  a copy of the statement is sent to the industry member to whom
the trust account relates on the request of the industry member.

(4)  An industry member who deposits money in an account as required by
section 25(1)(c) of the Act is not required to account to any person other
than the Foundation for interest earned on the account.  


     Real Estate Assurance Fund

Payments from Fund
9   For the purposes of Part 4 of the Act, money may be paid from the Fund
where the judgment referred to in section 56(3) of the Act is in respect of
a real estate agent, designated representative or sales person within the
meaning of the rules under section 12 of the Act.


Assessments
10   Real estate agents, designated representatives and sales persons, and
applicants to become real estate agents, designated representatives and
sales persons, within the meaning of the rules under section 12 of the Act
are liable for assessments for the purposes of section 56(5) of the Act:


Payment from Fund
11(1)  No payment from the Fund shall be made under section 59 of the Act
unless an application in writing for compensation from the Fund is received
by the Council

     (a)  within one year from the date on which a judgment referred to
in section 59 of the Act becomes final by reason of lapse of time or of
being confirmed by the highest court to which that judgment may be
appealed, and

     (b)  within 3 years from the time that the industry member with
respect to whom the judgment has been obtained was last registered in the
register referred to in section 62(3) of the Act.

(2)  In addition to the application referred to in subsection (1), an
applicant shall also provide the Council with the following:

     (a)  the judgment with respect to which the application is made;

     (b)  the statement of claim that initiated the action to which the
judgment relates;

     (c)  a certificate of the clerk of the court that issued the
judgment to the effect that the time for appeal from the judgment has
expired and that no notice of appeal has been filed; 

     (d)  an irrevocable assignment of the judgment from the applicant to
the Council, in a form acceptable to the Council.


Maximum claim
12   The maximum payment that may be paid from the Fund under section 59 of
the Act

     (a)  to any applicant, is $25 000, and

     (b)  with respect to all claims against the industry member, is $250
000.


Pro rata payment
13   If the aggregate of claims under section 59 of the Act against an
industry member exceeds $250 000, applicants shall be paid on a pro rata
basis.  


Prescribed winding-up amount
14(1)  For the purpose of section 61(1) of the Act, the amount of the Fund
is hereby prescribed as $1 000 000.

(2)  In calculating the amount of the Fund for the purposes of subsection
(1), the following shall be considered:

     (a)  the money received from the levy of assessments under section
56(5) of the Act;

     (b)  the income from the investment of the money in the Fund
excluding the income used to pay administration costs in accordance with
section 56(9) of the Act;

     (c)  the amount of insurance obtained by the Council to protect the
Fund from claims or loss.  


Additional Fund purposes
15(1)  The prescribed amount for the purposes of section 56(4) of the Act
is $1 000 000.

(2)  The Council may, with the prior written approval of the Minister, use
money in the Fund that is in excess of the prescribed amount referred to in
subsection (1) for the following purposes:

     (a)  any purpose incidental to and conducive to the reduction of
claims against the Fund under section 59 of the Act or the reduction of
claims due to professional errors and omissions of industry members
referred to in section 9 of this Regulation;

     (b)  promotion of higher professional standards of practice among
such industry members.


Sunset
16   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be re-passed
in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation
expires on June 30, 2001.


Coming into force
17   This Regulation comes into force on July 1, 1996.


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     Alberta Regulation 114/96

     Alberta Housing Act

     RENT SUPPLEMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 13, 1996

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. H:044/96) pursuant to
section 34(1) of the Alberta Housing Act.


1   The Rent Supplement Regulation (Alta. Reg. 75/95) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 2 is amended 

     (a)  in subsection (1)(a) by striking out "manner in" and
substituting "basis on";

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

          (2)  The Minister may reallocate a designation where the
designation is withdrawn under section 3(a), (b), (c), (d) or (e).

     (c)  in subsection (3) by adding "or reallocate" after "allocate".


3   Section 3 is amended

     (a)  by adding "from a management body" after "designation";

     (b)  in clause (a) 

               (i)  by adding "this Regulation or" after "a provision
of";

               (ii) by striking out "community";

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

               (d)  where the operating agreement relating to that
designation expires;
     
               (d.1)     where funding provided under the National Housing
Act (Canada) relating to that designation expires;


4   Section 5 is amended

     (a)  by renumbering it as section 5(1);

     (b)  in subsection (1) by striking out "in a form prescribed by the
Minister";

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

     (2)    The form and content of the operating agreement shall be
determined by the Minister.

     (3)  No term of the operating agreement may be changed or omitted in
any way by either of the parties to the agreement unless agreed to in
writing by the Minister.


5   Section 9 is repealed.


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





     Alberta Regulation 115/96

     Child Welfare Act

     ADOPTION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 14, 1996

Made by the Minister of Family and Social Services pursuant to section
96(2) of the Child Welfare Act.


1   The Adoption Regulation (Alta. Reg. 3/89) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 29 is amended

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

               (a)  "adopted person" means a person who is 18 years of
age or over and who was adopted in accordance with this Act or any
predecessor to this Act;

               (a.1)     "adoption search" means a search conducted by an
agency for the location of a family member;

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

               (d)  "family member" means

                         (i)  with respect to an applicant who is an
adopted person

                                   (A)  a biological parent of the
applicant;

                                   (B)  a biological adult sibling
of the applicant;

                                   (C)  if a biological parent of
the applicant is deceased, any adult related by blood to the deceased
parent;

                         (ii) with respect to any other applicant, an
adopted person who is the biological child or the sibling of the applicant;


3   Section 30 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by adding ", except in subsection (2)(d)(i),"
after ""applicant"";

     (b)  in subsection (2)(d)(i) by striking out "for applicants and
family members" and substituting "for applicants under section 66.2 of the
Act and for family members".


4   Section 34(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Application for an adoption search
     34(1)  An application for an adoption search may be made to an agency
on Form 10.


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

     (a)  ensure that no identifying information about the applicant is
provided to that person, other than

               (i)  in the case of an applicant who is an adopted
person, the applicant's birth name or

               (ii) in the case of any other applicant, the applicant's
name at the time the applicant's family member was adopted,

     and


6   Section 37 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2)(e) by adding "if the applicant is an adopted
person," before "of the applicant's right";

     (b)  in subsection (4)(d) by adding "if the family member is a 
person described in section 29(d)(i)," before "explain to the family
member".


7   Section 44(3) is amended by adding "for each family member who is the
subject of an adoption search by the applicant" after "only once".


8   Forms 10, 11 and 12 are repealed and the following is substituted:


     FORM 10

     APPLICATION FOR AN ADOPTION SEARCH


     Name:       (first name)    (middle name)   (last name)     


     Address:               (street, apt #, P.O. Box #)                
                           (city,town,county)    (province)   (postal
code)  

     Telephone No.      (residence)                            
(business)    

     Previous names      

     To:              (name of licensed search agency) 

     Address:       
                              



          Applicant Information

     I am

               an adopted person (complete sections 3 and 6)

               a birth parent of an adopted person (complete sections 4
and 6)

               a sister or brother of an adopted person (complete
sections 5 and 6)


          Search Information for Adopted Person


     I would like you to search for:      my birth mother,

               my birth father,        my birth sisters and brothers.

     If my birth parent is dead, I would like you to search for any 

     adult related by blood to that birth parent       Yes         No 


     Date of adoption   


     Date of  birth       
     Place of birth      

     My adoptive mother is    (last name)        (first name)    

     My adoptive father is    (last name)            (first name)     


          I believe I have the following birth brothers and sisters. 
(Please give names and any details you know about sisters and brothers.  If
you need more space, attach a separate sheet):    
          



          Search Information for Birth Parent


     I would like you to search for:

               my birth son                                                 my birth daughter

     whose name was                (last name)               

     Place of birth      


     Date of birth       


          Search Information for
     Sister and/or Brother


               I would like you to search for my adopted sister or
brother.

          I believe I have the following adopted sisters and brothers. 
(Please give names and any details you know about sisters and brothers.  If
you need more space, attach a separate sheet):    
          


     Signatures


     I understand that a director will give you identifying information
about me and my birth family to help you with the search.


        (witness)                                                          (signature of applicant)


     FORM 11

     CONSENT BY FAMILY MEMBER


     To:                (name of licensed search agency)    

                                       (address)  



     Consent


     I am      (name of family member)      .  I understand that my  
(relationship to applicant)   has asked you to find me.

               I give you my consent to reunite him or her with me.

               I give you my consent to give him or her any information
you have that identifies who I am.



     Signatures


       (witness)                        (signature of family 
member)



     FORM 12

     VETO

     To:  A director
          Alberta Family and Social Services

     c/o  (name of licensed search agency)   
                              (address)                  



     Veto


     I am         (name of family member)         .  I understand that my  
(relationship to applicant)   has asked a licensed search agency to find
me.  I do not want to be reunited with him or her.

          1.   I forbid the release of any information that identifies
who I am, except for the information I have provided below.

          2.   I give my consent to give the applicant the following
medical and/or other information about me:   
                    

     I understand that even if I register this veto form, the applicant
still might find another birth family member.  That member might give out
information about me.  I understand that even if I register this veto form,
the applicant still might find me or get information about me some other
way.

     I understand that I may cancel this veto any time by writing to the
Post Adoption Registry.


     Signatures



       (witness)                        (signature of family
member)



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