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     Alberta Regulation 116/96

     Hospitals Act

     CROWN'S RIGHT OF RECOVERY (MINISTERIAL) REGULATION

     Filed:  June 17, 1996

Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 47/96) pursuant to section 102(2) of
the Hospitals Act.



Definitions
1   The definitions in sections 1 and 80 of the Act apply to this
Regulation.


Aggregate assessment for portion of 1996
2   The Minister shall establish the aggregate assessment for the period
running from August 1 to December 31 of 1996  by adding the amounts under
clauses (a) and (b):

     (a)  the Minister's estimate of the Crown's cost of health services
referred to in section 99.1(2)(a) of the Act for the period running from
August 1 to December 31 of 1996 based on information prepared by the
Department of Health, actuarial reports and consultations with
representatives of automobile insurers;

     (b)  the Minister's estimate of the Crown's cost of insured's
services referred to in section 99.1(2)(b) of the Act based on information
prepared by the Department of Health, actuarial reports and consultations
with representatives of automobile insurers and multiplying that estimate
by «.


Aggregate assessment for 1997
3   The Minister shall establish the aggregate assessment for 1997 by
adding the amounts under clauses (a) and (b):

     (a)  the Minister's estimate of the Crown's cost of health services
referred to in section 99.1(2)(a) of the Act for 1997 based on information
prepared by the Department of Health, actuarial reports and consultations
with representatives of automobile insurers;

     (b)  the amount calculated under section 2(b).



     Alberta Regulation 117/96

     Hospitals Act

     ASSESSMENT FACTOR REGULATION

     Filed:  June 18, 1996

Made by the Provincial Treasurer pursuant to section 102(3) of the
Hospitals Act.



Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "assessment factor year" means the calendar year in respect of
which an assessment factor is or will be established;

     (b)  "total premiums" in respect of a calendar year means the total
premiums written in the calendar year for third party liability insurance,
as determined by the Provincial Treasurer, by automobile insurers licensed
to provide automobile insurance under the Insurance Act for all or a
portion of the calendar year.

(2)  The definitions in sections 1 and 80 of the Act apply to this
Regulation.


Calculation of assessment factors
2(1)  The Provincial Treasurer shall establish the assessment factor for
the portion of 1996 running from August 1 to December 31 of 1996 by using
the following formula:


(2)  The Provincial Treasurer shall establish the assessment factor for
1997 by using the following formula:
(3)  The assessment factors must be rounded off to 4 decimal points and
then converted to a percentage.


Variables in formulas
3(1)  For the purposes of calculating the assessment factors under section
2,

     (a)  A is the Minister of Health's estimate of the Crown's cost of
health services referred to in section 99.1(2)(a) of the Act

               (i)  in the case of section 2(1) of this Regulation, for
the period running from August 1 to December 31 of 1996, and

               (ii) in the case of section 2(2) of this Regulation, for
1997;

     (b)  B is the Minister of Health's estimate of the Crown's cost of
insured services referred to in section 99.1(2)(b) of the Act multiplied by
«;

     (c)  C is the projected total premiums for the assessment factor
year calculated in accordance with the following formula:
          where

               (i)  D is the average of the changes in total premiums
between

                         (A)  the 2nd and 3rd years preceding the
assessment factor year,

                         (B)  the 3rd and 4th years preceding the
assessment factor year, and

                         (C)  the 4th and 5th years preceding the
assessment factor year;

               (ii) E is an adjustment factor established by the
Provincial Treasurer for the assessment factor year;

               (iii)     F is the total premiums for the 2nd year preceding
the assessment factor year.

(2)  An example of a year preceding an assessment factor year is as
follows:

     the 2nd year preceding the 1997 assessment factor year is 1995.



     Alberta Regulation 118/96

     Marriage Act

     MARRIAGE ACT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 19, 1996

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. R:144/94) pursuant to
section 29 of the Marriage Act.


     Alberta Regulation 119/96

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (NATURAL GAS ROYALTY)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 20, 1996

Made by the Deputy Minister of Energy (M.O. 20/96) pursuant to section 6 of
the Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg. 351/93).


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


2   Section 4 is amended by adding the following after subsection (16):

     (17)  The following prices are prescribed for the April 1996
production month:

             Item        Price

     Gas Reference Price $  1.51  per gigajoule
     Gas Par Price  $  1.60  per gigajoule
     Pentanes Reference Price $196.68 per cubic metre
     Pentanes Par Price  $171.22 per cubic metre
     Propane Reference Price  $109.33 per cubic metre
     Butanes Reference Price  $ 87.97 per cubic metre


3   Section 5 is amended by adding the following after subsection (16):

     (17)   The following allowances per cubic metre are prescribed for
the April  1996 production month:

             Item   Price

     Fractionation Allowance  $ 7.00

     Transportation Allowance Region Region Region Region
               1    2    3    4

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




     $4.37     $5.65     $8.38$    6.46


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






     $6.42     $6.09     $0.00     $4.61

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






     $7.49     $9.60     $10.48    $12.29

     Storage Allowance for pentanes plus, propane and butanes



     $0.00



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     Alberta Regulation 120/96

     Teachers' Pension Plans Act

     TEACHERS' AND PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHERS' PENSION
     PLANS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 24, 1996

Made by the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board pursuant to section 14
of the Teachers' Pension Plans Act and section 12 of the Teachers' Pension
Plans (Legislative Provisions) Regulation.


1   The Teachers' and Private School Teachers' Pension Plans (Alta. Reg.
203/95) are amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule 1 is amended by sections 3 to 10 of this Regulation.


3   Section 1(1)(ee) is amended by striking out "agreement with the British
Columbia Superannuation Commission" and substituting "1974 agreement".


4   Section 10(2) is amended

     (a)  in clause (a) by striking out "6.36" and substituting "6.82";

     (b)  in clause (b) by striking out "9.56" and substituting "10.02".


5   Section 11 is amended by striking out "0.12" and substituting "0.00".

6   Section 12 is amended by striking out "1.65" and substituting "2.04".


7   Section 13 is amended

     (a)  in clause (a) by striking out "6.85" and substituting "7.02";

     (b)  in clause (b) by striking out "0.12" and substituting "0.00";

     (c)  in clause (c) by striking out "3.41" and substituting "4.21".


8   Section 15(1) is amended by striking out "for current service" and
substituting "under this Part".


9   Section 58(2) is amended by striking out "with the British Columbia
Superannuation Commission".


10   Section 1(g) of Subschedule 2 to Schedule 1 is amended by striking out
"begins" and substituting "ends".


11   Schedule 2 is amended by sections 12 and 13 of this Regulation.


12   Section 10 is amended

     (a)  in clause (a)

               (i)   by striking out "6.70" and substituting "6.45";

               (ii) by striking out "6.36" and substituting "6.82";

     (b)  in clause (b)

               (i)  by striking out "9.90" and substituting "9.21";

               (ii) by striking out "9.56" and substituting "10.02".


13   Section 13 is amended by striking out "6.95" and substituting "6.58".


14   Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 12 and 13 come into force on September 1, 1996.



     Alberta Regulation 121/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     EGG PRODUCTION AND MARKETING AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 26, 1996

Made by the Alberta Egg Producers Board pursuant to section 27 of the
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Egg Production and Marketing Regulation (Alta. Reg. 28/93) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 35 is amended by striking out "other than" and substituting
"including".


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     Alberta Regulation 122/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     EGG PRODUCTION AND MARKETING AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 26, 1996

Made by the Alberta Egg Producers Board pursuant to section 27 of the
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Egg Production and Marketing Regulation (Alta. Reg. 28/93) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 20 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Transfer of quota without production facilities
     20(1)  The sale or purchase of quota without production facilities
shall only be done in accordance with this section.

     (2)  A registered producer who wishes to sell or a person who wishes
to purchase quota without production facilities shall submit to the Board
on forms approved by the Board the information that the Board requires.

     (3)  The Board shall establish a quota exchange for the purpose of
transferring quota without production facilities.

     (4)  A quota exchange established under subsection (3) may  be
utilized at the option of the quota seller or the purchaser of the quota.

     (5)  A registered producer who submits an offer to sell quota or an
offer to purchase quota on the quota exchange shall pay a fee of $25 to the
Board.

     (6)  A person may, subject to the approval of the Board, acquire
quota without production facilities from a registered producer without the
use of the quota exchange if

               (a)  that person is not disqualified pursuant to section
5(1) from being a licensed producer,

               (b)  the quota acquired has been in continuous
production of the regulated product for not less than 3 years immediately
preceding the time of acquisition of the quota by the purchaser,

               (c)  that person undertakes to the Board that the quota
acquired will be in production within one year from the date of
acquisition, and

               (d)  the seller of the quota has paid a transfer fee, if
any, as may be set by the Board.

     (7)  This section does not apply to a transfer of quota without
production facilities where the transfer of the quota takes place wholly
between family members.


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     Alberta Regulation 123/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA CHICKEN PRODUCERS MARKETING
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 26, 1996

Made by the Alberta Chicken Producers pursuant to sections 26 and 27 of the
Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Alberta Chicken Producers Marketing Regulation (Alta. Reg. 84/93)
is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 13 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Base quota increases
     13(1)  When the Board considers that general marketing conditions
warrant a permanent increase in base quota, that increase shall be
allocated as follows:

               (a)  approximately 65% of the increase in base quota
shall be offered in equal amounts as an increase to all existing base quota
and advanced quota holders, except to

                         (i)  a person whose authorized quota exceeds
the quota limit, or

                         (ii) a person who holds rock cornish factor
quota or roaster factor quota except for the purpose of reducing any
advanced quota pursuant to section 14(2);

               (b)  approximately 35% of the increase in the base quota
shall be offered to new applicants whose names appear in the register
pursuant to section 12 with the new applicants being taken chronologically
from the register and receiving base quota from the Board as follows:

                         (i)  if the new applicant does not hold any
authorized quota or have an ownership interest in any authorized quota, the
applicant shall be allocated 6000 square feet base quota;

                         (ii) if the new applicant holds only
advanced quota or has an ownership interest in only advanced quota, the
applicant shall

                                   (A)  in the case where the
applicant holds 6000 or less square feet of advanced quota, be allocated
6000 square feet of base quota, so that all advanced quota formerly held is
exchanged for base quota, and

                                   (B)  in the case where the
applicant holds more than 6000 square feet of advanced quota, be allocated
6000 square feet of base quota, so that 6000 square feet of the advanced
quota previously held is exchanged for base quota;

                         (iii)     if the new applicant holds a
combination of advanced quota and any other form of authorized quota or has
an ownership interest in advanced or other authorized quota, the applicant
shall be allocated base quota or shall exchange advanced quota for base
quota, or both, so that the applicant holds 6000 square feet of base quota.

     (2)  Notwithstanding anything in subsection (1)(b), if a new
applicant

               (a)  has held

                         (i)  authorized quota, or

                         (ii) an ownership interest in authorized
quota or in small plant base quota,

               and

               (b)  has had it reallocated to another person,

     the amount of quota formerly held and reallocated shall be deducted
from the amount that would otherwise be allocated.

     (3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1)(b), a new applicant shall not
hold or have an ownership interest in more than 6000 square feet of base
quota as a result of an allocation of quota under subsection (1)(b).

     (4)  The restriction set forth in subsection (1)(b)(i) does not apply
to an ownership interest in

               (a)  a publicly traded company listed on a recognized
stock exchange, or

               (b)  a co-operative that has more than 200 members.

     (5)  For the purpose of quota increases made pursuant to subsection
(1),

               (a)  an authorized producer shall receive only one base
quota increase offer notwithstanding that more than one production facility
and premises may be owned by that authorized producer;

               (b)  only one base quota increase shall be offered with 
respect to a single production facility and premises notwithstanding that
the production facility and premises may be owned by several persons;

               (c)  where several production facilities and premises
are operated by persons living at the same location, the production
facilities and premises shall be deemed to be a single production entity;

               (d)  in any arrangement whereby one or more production
facilities and premises are operated by a single entity, those entities
shall be deemed to be a single production entity.

     (6)  An authorized producer or new applicant who wishes to accept an
offer of base quota made under subsection (1) must

               (a)  confirm in writing to the Board the acceptance of
the offer,

               (b)  provide to the Board any information that the Board
may require, and

               (c)  pay to the Board the quota allocation fee.

     (7) Notwithstanding subsection (6)(c), a quota allocation fee is not
payable in respect of any amount of advanced quota that is converted to
base quota.

     (8)  The Board must establish the quota allocation fee by resolution.


3   Section 20 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Authorized quota transfer
     20(1)  An authorized producer shall not transfer all or any part of
authorized quota.

     (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), an authorized producer may apply
to the Board to have that producer's authorized quota cancelled and
reallocated, in whole or in part, to another person who is or is eligible
to become an authorized producer.

     (3)  An application for cancellation and reallocation under this
section shall be made prior to the completion of the sale of any authorized
quota with or without the production facilities and premises, but

               (a)  approval of the reallocation of authorized quota
shall not take effect, and

               (b)  the current authorized quota shall not be
cancelled,

     until the completion of the sale and the filing with the Board of any
proof that the Board may require.

     (4)  Where an application for reallocation is made under this
section, there shall be payable to the Board a fee of $200 and that fee
must accompany the application for reallocation.

     (5)  The fee payable under subsection (4) shall be waived if 

               (a)  there is no change in beneficial ownership of the
production facilities and premises for which there is reallocation of
authorized quota, or

               (b)  the application is for reallocation to a person
within the family.

     (6)  If an authorized producer has overmarketed, the authorized quota
must not be reallocated until all outstanding levies and judgments in
respect of the levies relating to that  overmarketing are paid to the
Board.

     (7)  If an authorized producer has overmarketed and the authorized
quota is reallocated, the person to whom the authorized quota has been
reallocated shall reduce future marketings in accordance with section
25(2).

     (8)  Application must be made to the Board for approval of any
transfer from one person to another of an ownership interest except for an
ownership interest in

               (a)  a publicly traded company listed on a recognized
stock exchange, or

               (b)  a co-operative that has more than 200 members.


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     Alberta Regulation 124/96

     Public Highways Development Act

     SECONDARY HIGHWAYS DESIGNATION AMENDMENT ORDER

     Filed:  June 28, 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 161 and substituting the following:

     161  Secondary Highway No. 660     (Junction Secondary Highway 881
North of Therien to Junction Highway 28 North of Bonnyville)

          Book 8    Page 1    Date:  July 1, 1996
               Pages 2-4 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 5    Date:  May 14, 1993

     (b)  by repealing section 378 and substituting the following:

     378  Secondary Highway No. 877     (Junction Secondary Highway 501
East of Milk River to Junction Highway 3 (Grassy Lake))

          Book 18   Pages 1-2 Date:  July 1, 1996
               Pages 3-5 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 6-7 Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 8-9 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (c)  by repealing section 382 and substituting the following:

     382  Secondary Highway No. 881     (Junction Highway 13 West of
Hardisty to Junction Highway 63 South of Fort McMurray)

          Book 18   Pages 1-12     Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 13-14    Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 15-20    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 21-24    Date:  July 1, 1996
               Pages 25-28    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 29-30    Date:  May 31, 1990
               Pages 31-33    Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 34-54    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 55   Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 56-57    Date:  August 1, 1989


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     Alberta Regulation 125/96

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (PETROLEUM ROYALTY) 
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  June 28, 1996

Made by the Deputy Minister of Energy (M.O. 22/96) 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 45 is amended by adding the following after clause (d):

     (d.1)     the new oil par price is $169.14 per cubic metre;


3   The following is added after section 45:

     46   The following are prescribed for the month of August, 1996:

               (a)  the old non-heavy oil par price is $164.11 per
cubic metre;

               (b)  the old heavy oil par price is $147.30 per cubic
metre;

               (c)  the new non-heavy oil par price is $164.11 per
cubic metre;

               (d)  the new heavy oil par price is $147.30 per cubic
metre;

               (e)  the third tier non-heavy oil par price is $164.11
per cubic metre;

               (f)  the third tier heavy oil par price is $147.30 per
cubic metre;

               (g)  the old non-heavy oil royalty factor is 3.099790;

               (h)  the old heavy oil royalty factor is 3.130648;

               (i)  the new non-heavy oil royalty factor is 3.155637;

               (j)  the new heavy oil royalty factor is 2.517208;

               (k)  the third tier non-heavy oil royalty factor is
3.205703;

               (l)  the third tier heavy oil royalty factor is
3.254182;

               (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
1.031000;

               (t)  the adjustment factor for old heavy oil is
1.022241.