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     Alberta Regulation 241/96

     Teaching Profession Act

     DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESS BYLAW

     Filed:  October 18, 1996

Made by The Alberta Teachers' Assocation pursuant to section 67(1) of the
Teaching Profession Act.


1(1)  If the executive secretary determines that a matter does not warrant
a hearing, the executive secretary may, with the consent of the
complainant, refer the matter under investigation to a single member of the
Provincial Executive Council or such other member of the Association as may
be appropriate to conduct an Invitation to which the following provisions
apply:

     (a)  the member appointed to conduct the Invitation may draw upon
the assistance of any other member of the Provincial Executive Council or a
member of the Professional Conduct Committee in conducting the Invitation;

     (b)  the Invitation shall be conducted informally and in private in
order to review the fact situation, identify concerns of the profession and
of the public and to provide appropriate advice to the member under
investigation;

     (c)  the member conducting the Invitation shall provide a report to
the executive secretary, which shall include an opinion on whether the
member displayed a negative or positive attitude, and whether the matter
should be concluded or whether a hearing committee ought to be convened;

     (d)  the executive secretary shall provide a copy of the report to
the member under investigation and the complainant for comment before
making a final decision pursuant to section 26 of Teaching Profession Act.

(2)  An Invitation by which a matter is resolved informally and all
statements disclosed during that process are without prejudice and
confidential and may not be disclosed to any person other than the
executive secretary or used in any other proceedings without the consent of
the parties.

(3)  The fees and expenses of a member conducting an Invitation are paid by
the Association.



     Alberta Regulation 242/96

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (NATURAL GAS ROYALTY)
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 18, 1996

Made by the Deputy Minister of Energy (M.O. 32/96) 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 (20):

     (21)  The following prices are prescribed for the August 1996
production month:

             Item        Price

     Gas Reference Price $1.38 per gigajoule
     Gas Par Price  $1.38 per gigajoule
     Pentanes Reference Price $186.62 per cubic metre
     Pentanes Par Price  $169.46 per cubic metre
     Propane Reference Price  $113.82 per cubic metre
     Butanes Reference Price  $94.99 per cubic metre


3   Section 5 is amended by adding the following after subsection (20):

     (21)   The following allowances per cubic metre are prescribed for
the August 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)



     $4.21     $5.63     $8.85     $7.47


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






     $6.34     $6.35     $-98.71 $4.40
     (c)  pentanes plus, propane and butanes described in s6(7)(b)(iii)
of the Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 1994 (Alta. Reg. 351/93)





     $6.87     $7.81     $10.89    $11.04

     Storage Allowance for pentanes plus, propane and butanes



     $ 0.00



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     Alberta Regulation 243/96

     Court of Appeal Act
     Court of Queen's Bench Act
     Civil Enforcement Act

     ALBERTA RULES OF COURT AMENDMENT REGULATION (NO. 1)

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 485/96)  pursuant to
section 15 of the Court of Appeal Act, section 18 of the Court of Queen's
Bench Act and sections 106 and 107 of the Civil Enforcement Act.


1   The Alberta Rules of Court (Alta. Reg. 390/68) are amended by this
Regulation.


2   Rule 5 is amended

     (a)  in clause (c) by striking out "judicial district" and
substituting "judicial centre";

     (b)  by adding the following after clause (h):

               (h.1)     "judicial centre" means Grande Prairie, Peace
River, Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Wetaskiwin, Red Deer, Calgary, Drumheller,
Lethbridge and Medicine Hat;


3   The following is added after Rule 6:

Where to commence action
     6.1(1)  A document commencing an action shall be issued or filed, as
the case may be, at the clerk's office in the closest judicial centre as
determined under subrule (2).

     (2)  For the purposes of commencing an action, the closest judicial
centre shall, unless otherwise directed by the Court, be determined in
accordance with the following:

               (a)  the closest judicial centre is the judicial centre
that, by highway travel, is the nearest to the residences or places of
business of all the parties to the action;

               (b)  where a single judicial centre cannot be determined
under clause (a) to be the closest judicial centre for all the parties to
the action, the closest judicial centre shall be the judicial centre that,
by highway travel, is the nearest to the residence or place of business of
one of the parties to the action, that party being selected by the party
commencing the action;

               (c)  where

                         (i)  a single judicial centre cannot be
determined under clause (a) to be the closest judicial centre for all of
the parties to the action, and

                         (ii) it is not obvious in the particular
case which judicial centre is the closest judicial centre under clause (b),

                    the party commencing the action shall select a
judicial centre that for the purposes of the action shall be considered to
be the closest judicial centre;

               (d)  if a party to an action carries on business in more
than one location in Alberta, the place of business in Alberta of that
party is the place of business that is the nearest to the location at which
the matters in question in the action arose or were transacted;

               (e)  a residence or a place of business that is located
outside of Alberta shall not be taken into consideration for the purposes
of this Rule.

     (3)  Notwithstanding subrule (1), a document commencing an action may
be issued or filed, as the case may be, at a clerk's office located in a
judicial centre other than the judicial centre that is the closest judicial
centre as determined under subrule (2) if

               (a)  the Court so directs,

               (b)  the Court directs the transfer of proceedings under
Rule 12, or

               (c)  all the parties to the action so agree in writing.

     (4)  Where

               (a)  an action has been commenced by the issuing or
filing of a document with the clerk, but

               (b)  the document that commenced the action was not
issued or filed in accordance with this Rule,

     the commencement of that action is not invalid and the document
commencing the action is not a nullity by reason only that the document was
not issued or filed in accordance with this Rule.

     (5)  Subject to subrule (4), if a document that commenced an action
was not issued or filed in accordance with this Rule, the Court may give
directions and award costs as the Court considers appropriate in the
circumstances.


4   Rule 15(2) is amended by repealing clause (b) and substituting the
following:

     (b)  by leaving a true copy of the document to be served with

               (i)  the mayor, reeve, president, chairman or other head
officer, by whatever name that person is known, of the corporation, or

               (ii) the manager, office manager, cashier, secretary,
agent, attorney, councillor, alderman, director, vice-president, executive
vice-president, treasurer, secretary-treasurer, branch manager, assistant
manager, comptroller, governor, principal, superintendent or commander, as
the case may be,  of the corporation.


5   Rule 16.1(2) is amended by striking out "printed" wherever it occurs
and substituting "printed or otherwise produced in a readable form".


6   Rule 159 is amended by adding the following after subrule (6):

     (7)  This Rule does not apply to the following:

               (a)  any divorce proceeding as defined in Rule 561.1(b);

               (b)  any combined action consisting of a divorce
proceeding as defined in Rule 561.1(b) and the division of matrimonial
property pursuant to a matrimonial property proceeding as defined in Rule
561.1(c.1).


7   Rule 218.5(1)(a) is amended by striking out "subrule (1)" and
substituting "Rule 218.4(1)".


8   The following is added after Rule 280:

Taping of examination
     280.1(1)  Notwithstanding Rule 279, if permitted or otherwise
directed by the court, an examination may, in addition to or in
substitution for taking depositions in shorthand, be audio-visually
recorded by means of a video recording device.

     (2)  Where an examination is recorded pursuant to this Rule, the
person operating the video recording device that is recording the
examination shall give a certificate certifying

               (a)  the date, time and place at which the examination
took place,

               (b)  the name of the person being examined and of the
person carrying out the examination,

               (c)  whether the audio-visual recording is of the entire
examination or only a portion of the examination, and

               (d)  any other matter directed by the court.

          (3)  An examination that is audio-visually recorded under this
Rule shall be treated by the court in the same manner as if the examination
was taken down in shorthand under Rule 279, but if in the opinion of the
court the technical quality of the audio-visual recording is not adequate,
the court may direct that the recording not be used or give any other
direction that the court considers appropriate in the circumstances.


9   The following is added after Rule 314:

Time in which to file and serve affidavits
     314.1(1)  Where an affidavit is to be used at a hearing in opposition
to a motion or application or in reply, that affidavit shall be filed with
the clerk at the location at which the motion or application is to be heard
and served on the other parties to the motion or application,

               (a)  no later than 24 hours prior to the time that the
hearing of the motion or application is to be held, in the case of a motion
or application that is made in respect of proceedings that have been
commenced, and

               (b)  no later than 3 days prior to the day that the
hearing of the motion or application is to be held, in the case of a motion
or application that is not made in respect of proceedings that have been
commenced.

     (2)  The Court may on application extend the time for filing and
serving an affidavit under subrule (1) subject to any terms or conditions,
including costs, as the Court may direct.


10   The following is added after Rule 340:

How to proceed
     340.1   An application under the Civil Enforcement Act

               (a)  shall be made by way of an originating notice
unless the application is made in respect of proceedings that have been
commenced, and

               (b)  shall not be made ex parte unless it is expressly
authorized under the Civil Enforcement Act or Rule 387(1) to be made ex
parte.


11   The following is added after Rule 349:

Clerical errors
     349.1   Where there is a clerical error on a writ, the clerk may,
without an order of the Court, correct the error on the face of the writ.


12   The following is added after Rule 372:

Examination of enforcement debtor's employees
     372.1   Where the enforcement debtor is not a corporation, an
enforcement creditor may, on an order of the Court, examine under oath any
employee of the enforcement debtor with respect to any matter about which
the enforcement creditor may examine the enforcement debtor.


13   Rule 373(2) is amended by adding "under oath" after "may examine".


14   The following is added after Rule 387:

Multi-party actions
     387.1(1)  Where there are more than 2 parties to an action, a party
to the action may, without giving notice of the application to all the
other parties to the action, apply initially to the court for directions
respecting the notice to be given or not given of a contemplated later
motion.

     (2)  On hearing an application made under subrule (1), the court may
give directions and set terms for the contemplated later motion, including
giving directions doing one or more of the following:

               (a)  dispensing with part or all notice of the
contemplated later motion on some parties;

               (b)  dispensing with service of some or all evidence or
notices on some parties;

               (c)  providing for confidentiality;

               (d)  sealing evidence or other papers;

               (e)  delaying notice;

               (f)  setting out or otherwise providing for the times to
apply;

               (g)  preserving the rights of persons not notified.

     (3)  Except as provided under any other Rule or under a statute, the
court shall not deprive a party to an action of notice of or evidence in a
motion in which that party has or likely will have any legitimate interest.

     (4)  A judge who has been charged with or is to be charged with the
general or ongoing supervision of the action in respect of which the
application is made under subrule (1) shall not hear the application under
subrule (1) nor the contemplated later motion.

     (5)  A judge who has heard the application under subrule (1) or has
heard the contemplated later motion shall not preside over the trial of the
action or any part of it.

     (6)  The operation of subrule (4) or (5), or both, may be dispensed
with,

               (a)  with the consent of all parties to the action,

               (b)  if the court hearing the application under subrule
(1) refused to dispense with notice and all parties got full notice of the
contemplated later motion and its evidence, or

               (c)  if the contemplated later motion was not brought
and it otherwise appears appropriate to the court to dispense with the
operation of the subrule.


15   Rule 443 is amended

     (a)  in subrule (3)

               (i)  in clauses (a) and (b) by striking out "relief by
way of interpleader" wherever it occurs and substituting "an order
determining the rights of the various claimants";

               (ii) in clause (c) by striking out "fail to apply for or
obtain relief by way of interpleader" and substituting "fail to apply for
or obtain an order determining the rights of the various claimants";

     (b)  in subrule (5) by striking out "interpleader" and substituting
"way of interpleader or for an order determining the rights of the various
claimants";

     (c)  in subrule (7) by adding "for an order determining the rights
of the various claimants" after "interpleader".


16   Rule 458 is amended by repealing subrule (2) and substituting the
following:

     (2)  Where a person who has been served with a notice of a  claim
wishes to

               (a)  dispute the claim, or

               (b)  assert priority over the claim,

     that person must, within 15 days from the day of being served with
notice of the claim, serve on the civil enforcement agency a written notice
disputing the claim or asserting priority over it.


17   Rule 473 is amended

     (a)  by repealing subrule (2);

     (b)  in subrule (3) by striking out "subrule (2)" and substituting
"garnishment".


18   Rule 500 is amended by repealing subrule (3).


19   Rule 561.1 is amended

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

               (c.1)     "matrimonial property proceeding" means a
proceeding under the Matrimonial Property Act;

     (b)  by repealing clause (d);

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

               (e.1)     "Statement of Claim" means

                         (i)  a statement of claim for a divorce
pursuant to divorce proceedings, or

                         (ii) a statement of claim for both

                                   (A)  a divorce pursuant to
divorce proceedings, and

                                   (B)  relief pursuant to
matrimonial property proceedings;


20   Rule 563 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Statement of Claim
     563(1)  A divorce proceeding shall be commenced by the issuance by
the clerk of a Statement of Claim for Divorce prepared in accordance with
Form 1 of Schedule B.

     (2)  Notwithstanding subrule (1), a proceeding that is both a divorce
proceeding and a matrimonial property proceeding may be commenced by the
issuance by the clerk of a Statement of Claim for Divorce and Division of
Matrimonial Property prepared in accordance with Form 1.1 of Schedule B.

     (3)  A Statement of Claim shall not be issued pursuant to subrule (2)
unless the claim for relief under the divorce proceeding is set out
separately from the relief claimed under the matrimonial property
proceeding.

     (4)  Unless otherwise ordered, the plaintiff's spouse shall be the
sole defendant in the proceedings taken under this Part.


21   Rule 563.1 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" and substituting
"Statement of Claim";

     (b)  by striking out "Notice to Respondent" and substituting "Notice
to the Defendant".


22   Rule 564 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (b)  by striking out "Notice to Respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Notice to the Defendant";

     (c)  in subrule (1)

               (i)  by striking out "Petition shall" and substituting
"Statement of Claim shall";

               (ii) by striking out "respondent" and substituting
"defendant";

     (d)  in subrule (2) by striking out "petitioner" and substituting
"plaintiff".


23   Rule 565 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (b)  by striking out "respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "defendant";

     (c)  by striking out "an Answer" wherever it occurs and substituting
"a Statement of Defence";

     (d)  by striking out "Counter Petition" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Counterclaim";

     (e)  in subrule (2) by striking out "the Answer" and substituting
"the Statement of Defence".


24   Rule 565.1 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "An Answer, Counter Petition" wherever it
occurs and substituting "A Statement of Defence, Counterclaim";

     (b)  in subrule (1)

               (i)  by striking out "petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "plaintiff";

               (ii) by striking out "petitioner's" and substituting
"plaintiff's";

     (c)  in subrule (2) by striking out "Petition for Divorce" wherever
it occurs and substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (d)  by repealing subrule (3) and substituting the following:

          (3)  Where a Statement of Claim is issued only for divorce
proceedings, an order for service ex juris is required only if the
Statement of Claim is served outside of Canada.

          (4)  Where a Statement of Claim is issued for both divorce
proceedings and matrimonial property proceedings, an order for service ex
juris is required if the Statement of Claim is served outside of Alberta.


25   Rule 568 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "the petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "the plaintiff";

     (b)  by striking out "respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "defendant";

     (c)  by striking out "counter petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "defendant by counterclaim";

     (d)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (e)  by striking out "Counter Petition" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Counterclaim";

     (f)  in subrule (1)

               (i)  by striking out "Answer has" and substituting
"Statement of Defence has";

               (ii) in clause (b) by striking out "respondent's" and
substituting "defendant's";

     (g)  in subrule (2) by striking out "an Answer" wherever it occurs
and substituting "a Statement of Defence";

     (h)  in subrule (6) by repealing clause (a) and substituting the
following:

               (a)  has filed a Demand of Notice, a Statement of
Defence or a Statement of Defence and Counterclaim, and


26   Rule 569 is amended

     (a)  in clause (b) by striking out "respondent or the respondent by
Counter Petition" and substituting "defendant or the defendant by
Counterclaim";

     (b)  in clauses (d) and (l) by striking out "Petition for Divorce"
wherever it occurs and substituting "Statement of Claim".


27   Rule 570.1 is amended by striking out "petitioner" and substituting
"plaintiff".


28   Rule 576(2)(c) is amended by striking out "Respondent" and
substituting "Defendant".


29   Rule 577.2 is amended by striking out "Petition for Divorce"  and
substituting "Statement of Claim".


30   Rule 587 is amended by striking out "writ" wherever it occurs and
substituting "writ of enforcement".


31   Rule 589 is amended by repealing subrule (1) and substituting the
following:

Taxing of account
     589(1)  An enforcement debtor or a creditor of an enforcement debtor
may request a taxing officer to tax the account of the civil enforcement
agency.

     (1.1)  A request for taxation under subrule (1) must be made within
180 days from the day that the statement of account was received by the
enforcement debtor.


32   The following is added after Rule 599:

     Costs for Non-compliance
     with the Rules

Costs
     599.1(1)  Notwithstanding anything in this Part, where

               (a)  a party to an action, a counsel acting in respect
of an action or any other person who is involved in an action fails,
without  an excuse or an explanation that in the opinion of the Court is
appropriate, to comply with these Rules or a Practice Note of the Court,
and

               (b)  that failure to comply, in the opinion of the
Court, has interfered with or may interfere with the proper or efficient
administration of justice,

     the Court may order that party, counsel or other person to pay to the
clerk a penalty in the form of costs as determined by the Court.

     (2)  In making an order under subrule (1), the Court may do one or
more of the following:

               (a)  determine the amount of the costs;

               (b)  prescribe the time within which the costs are to be
paid;

               (c)  prescribe terms or conditions with respect to the
payment of the costs or any other matter respecting the making of the
order.

     (3)  Without restricting the amount of costs that may be imposed
under subrule (1), the Court in determining the amount of the costs to be
imposed may take into consideration the amount of costs set out in Schedule
C.

     (4)  Once costs are ordered to be paid under this Rule, those costs
are payable by the person on whom the costs were imposed

               (a)  whether or not any settlement was made in respect
of the actions, and

               (b)  notwithstanding any agreement between the parties
to the action or their counsel.


33   Rule 683(a)(iii) is amended by striking out "without security," and
substituting "without other security, that is".


34   The following is added after Rule 704:

Mental disorder
     704.1(1)  In this Rule,

               (a)  "examination" means a medical examination conducted
for the purposes of determining a person's mental state;

               (b)  "facility" means

                         (i)  a facility as defined in section 1 of
the Mental Health Act, or

                         (ii) a correctional institution as defined
in section 1 of the Corrections Act.

     (2)  Where a person has been held to be in civil contempt and the
court is satisfied that there are reasonable and probable grounds to
believe that the person

               (a)  is suffering from a mental disorder,

               (b)  is in a condition presenting or likely to present a
danger to himself or others, and

               (c)  would otherwise be unwilling on that person's own
initiative to attend an examination,

     the court may order that the person be taken into custody by a peace
officer and conveyed to a facility for the purposes of examination and a
report to the court, as directed by the court.

     (3)  Where a person is taken into custody under subsection (2), the
order made under subsection (2) is sufficient authority to examine, care
for, observe, assess, detain and control the person named in the order.


35   Rule 714 is amended

     (a)  in subrule (1) by striking out "deputy clerk" and substituting
"registrar, deputy clerk, deputy registrar";

     (b)  in subrules (2) and (3) by striking out "or deputy clerk"
wherever it occurs and substituting ", registrar, deputy clerk or deputy
registrar".


36   Part 61.1 is repealed.


37   Schedule A is amended by repealing Form Q1.


38(1)  Schedule B is amended by this section.

(2)  Form 1 is repealed and Form 1 and Form 1.1 as set out in the Schedule
to this Regulation are substituted.

(3) Form 2 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "NOTICE TO RESPONDENT" and substituting "NOTICE
TO DEFENDANT";

     (b)  by striking "(the respondent)" and substituting "(the
defendant)";

     (c)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (d)  by striking out "AN ANSWER" wherever it occurs and substituting
"A STATEMENT OF DEFENCE";

     (e)  by striking out "that Answer" and substituting "that Statement
of Defence";

     (f)  by striking out "petitioner" and substituting "plaintiff".

(4)  Form 3 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "ANSWER" and substituting "STATEMENT OF
DEFENCE";

     (b)  by striking out "Petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Plaintiff";

     (c)  by striking out "Respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Defendant";

     (d)  by striking out "respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "defendant";

     (e)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (f)  by striking out "respondent's" and substituting "defendant's".

(5)  Form 4 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "COUNTER PETITION" and substituting
"COUNTERCLAIM";

     (b)  by striking out "respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "defendant";

     (c)  by striking out "respondent's" wherever it occurs and
substituting "defendant's";

     (d)  by striking out "petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "plaintiff";

     (e)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce", "Petition" and
"petition" wherever they occur and substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (f)  by striking out "Respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Defendant";

     (g)  by striking out "Counter Petition" and substituting
"Counterclaim".

(6) Form 4.1 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Petitioner" and substituting "Plaintiff";

     (b)  by striking out "Respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Defendant";

     (c)  by striking out "respondent" and substituting "defendant";

     (d)  by striking out "Petition" and "Petition for Divorce" wherever
they occur and substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (e)  by striking out "Respondent's" and substituting "Defendant's".

(7)  Form 5 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Plaintiff";

     (b)  by striking out "Respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Defendant";

     (c)  by striking out "respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "defendant".

(8)  Form 6 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Plaintiff";

     (b)  by striking out "Respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Defendant";

     (c)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" and substituting
"Statement of Claim".

(9)  Form 8.1 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Plaintiff";

     (b)  by striking out "Respondent" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Defendant";

     (c)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" and substituting
"Statement of Claim".

(10)   Form 13 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Petitioner" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Plaintiff";

     (b)  by striking out "Respondent" and substituting "Defendant";

     (c)  by striking out "Petition for Divorce" wherever it occurs and
substituting "Statement of Claim";

     (d)  by striking out "an Answer" and substituting "a Statement of
Defence";

     (e)  by striking out "respondent" and substituting "defendant";

     (f)  by striking out "respondent's" wherever it occurs and
substituting "defendant's";

     (g)  by striking out "petitioner's" wherever it occurs and
substituting "plaintiff's".


39   Schedule E, Number 1 is amended

     (a)  in section 10 by adding "or proceedings under Rule 443 to
determine the rights of various parties" after "proceedings";

     (b)  by adding the following after section 10:

          11   Filing of court order together with
          related affidavits where neither  an action
          nor a proceeding has been commenced     $25.00


40   Schedule E.1 is amended

     (a)  in section 2 by striking out "civil enforcement proceedings,
including enforcing writs of possession and other writs, replevin orders
and other orders" and substituting "a writ of enforcement";

     (b)  by repealing section 3 and substituting the following:

          3   For registration of a seizure under a writ of enforcement
and the sale and distribution in respect of personal property seized under
a writ of enforcement

     (c)  in sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 by adding "seized under a writ
of enforcement" after "personal property".


41(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "divorce proceeding" means a divorce proceeding as defined
under section 561.1 of the Alberta Rules of Court (Alta. Reg. 390/68);

     (b)  "former Rules" means Part 44 and Schedule B of the Alberta
Rules of Court as they read immediately prior to the coming into force of
this Regulation.

(2)  Where a divorce proceeding

     (a)  was commenced but not concluded before the coming into force of
this Regulation, that divorce proceeding shall, unless otherwise directed
by the Court, or

     (b)  was commenced after the coming into force of this Regulation
but was commenced as if the former Rules were in force, that divorce
proceeding may, if permitted by the Court and subject to any direction by
the Court,

be governed by the former Rules in the same manner as if this Regulation
had not been enacted.

(3)  Subsection (2)(b) only applies to a divorce proceeding that was
commenced prior to January 1, 1997.

(4)  In this section, a reference to "this Regulation" is a reference to
sections 6, 20 to 29 and 38 of this Regulation.


42(1)  Sections 2, 9 and 32 come into force on December 1, 1996.

(2)  Section 36 comes into force on January 1, 1997.

(3)  Section 3 comes into force on May 1, 1997.

     SCHEDULE

     FORM 1

     IN THE COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH OF ALBERTA
     JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF                     

BETWEEN:

     , Plaintiff
(also referred to as the Wife/Husband; delete whichever is inapplicable)
     and

     , Defendant
(also referred to as the Wife/Husband; delete whichever is inapplicable)

     STATEMENT OF CLAIM FOR DIVORCE


THE PARTIES

1.(1)  The date of the marriage was:

(2)  The place of the marriage was: 

(3)  The surnames of the parties prior to marriage were:

     Husband:                                                         Wife:

(4)  At the time of marriage the marital status of each party was:

     Husband:                                                         Wife:

(5)  The wife was born at          on the        day of          19    .

(6)  The husband was born at        on the       day of        19    .

(7)  The parties ceased cohabiting on the        day of        19    .

(8)  The Plaintiff's address is: 

(9)  The Defendant's address is: 


RESIDENCE

2.   The Plaintiff (or Defendant) has been ordinarily resident in the
Province of Alberta for at least one year immediately preceding the date of
this Statement of Claim.


GROUNDS

3.   The Plaintiff's ground for divorce is the breakdown of the marriage by
reason of: (the parties have been living separate and apart in excess of
one year) (the Defendant has committed adultery) (the Defendant has treated
the Plaintiff with cruelty).


RECONCILIATION

4.(1)  There is no possibility of reconciliation.

(2)  The following efforts to reconcile have been made.


BARS TO DIVORCE:

5.(1)  There has been no collusion in relation to this Divorce Action.

(2)  (if the grounds are under section 8(2)(b) of the Divorce Act
(Canada)).  The Plaintiff has not connived at or condoned the grounds
complained of prior to bringing this action.


CHILDREN

6.  The particulars of the children of the parties are as follows:

     (a)  the names and dates of birth of each of the children are:

     (b)  the Plaintiff proposes custody as follows: 

     (c)  the Plaintiff proposes access arrangements as follows:

     (d)  the Plaintiff proposes financial arrangements for the children
as follows:

     or

     (d)  the financial arrangements for the support of the children are
as follows: 


AGREEMENTS

7.   The parties have made an agreement regarding the custody, access and
support of the children, or each other, as follows:


COURT PROCEEDINGS

8.   The details of any court proceeding in regard to the marriage,
custody, access and support of the children or the parties are as follows:


EMPLOYMENT

9.(1)     The Plaintiff's:

     (a)  place of employment is:

     (b)  gross income is:

     (c)  total income for the last tax return was:

     (d)  taxable income for the last tax return was:

(2)  The Defendant's:

     (a)  place of employment is:

     (b)  gross income is:

     (c)  total income for the last tax return was:

     (d)  taxable income for the last tax return was:


CLAIMS BY THE PLAINTIFF:

(1)  A Divorce Judgment.

(2)  Custody of     .

(3)  Access to      .

(4)  Support of each child in the sum of $             per month.

(5)  Support for the Plaintiff in the sum of $             per month.

(6)  Lump sum support for the Plaintiff in the sum of $            .

(7)  A restraining order.

(8)  Costs.


     DATED at  , in the Province of Alberta,
this            day of           ,  AND DELIVERED by                
Barrister and Solicitor,                         , Alberta, Solicitor for
the Plaintiff herein, whose address for service is in care of the said
Solicitor.

     ISSUED out of the Office of the Clerk of the Court of Queen's Bench of
Alberta, Judicial District of      , at the
             , in the Province of Alberta, this         day of   ,
19     .

                                        
     CLERK OF THE COURT


STATEMENT OF SOLICITOR:

     I,   , the solicitor for the Plaintiff, certify to the Court
that I have complied with the requirements of Section 9 of the Divorce Act.

     Dated at the   , in the Province of Alberta,
this             day of                     , 19      .

                              
     (Name of Lawyer)  


NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANT

TO:

You have been sued for a Divorce and for the other matters set out in this
Statement of Claim.  You are the Defendant.

(1)  If you were served within Alberta, you have only 15 days from the
date of service to file and serve a Statement of Defence or a Demand of
Notice.

(2)  If you were served elsewhere in Canada, then you have 40 days from
the date of service to file and serve a Statement of Defence or a Demand of
Notice.

(3)  If you were served outside of Canada, then you have the period of
time set out in the Order for Service within which to file and serve a
Statement of Defence or a Demand of Notice.

You or your lawyer must file your Statement of Defence or Demand of Notice
in the office of the Clerk of the Court of Queen's Bench in       ,
Alberta.  You or your lawyer must also leave a copy of your Statement of
Defence or Demand of Notice at the address for service for the Plaintiff
named in this Statement of Claim.

WARNING: If you do not do both things within the time limited, a divorce
may be automatically granted, and the Plaintiff may get a Divorce judgment
against you and a judgment for the other relief claimed if you do not file
or do not give a copy to the Plaintiff, or do either thing late.

This statement of claim is issued by:

     ,
Solicitor for the Plaintiff who resides at                   , Alberta.

And whose address for service is c/o the said Solicitor and is addressed to
the Defendant whose residence so far as known to the Plaintiff is           
         , Alberta.
NO.
     
     IN THE COURT
     QUEEN'S BENCH
      OF ALBERTA

     JUDICIAL DISTRICT
     OF                         

BETWEEN:

                         , Plaintiff    

     and

                         , Defendant

     

STATEMENT OF CLAIM FOR DIVORCE                
     

(Lawyer's name, address and telephone no.)


     FORM 1.1

     IN THE COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH OF ALBERTA
     JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF                     

BETWEEN:

     , Plaintiff
(also referred to as the Wife/Husband; delete whichever is inapplicable)
     and

     , Defendant
(also referred to as the Wife/Husband; delete whichever is inapplicable)

     STATEMENT OF CLAIM FOR DIVORCE AND
     DIVISION OF MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY


THE PARTIES

1.(1)  The date of the marriage was:

(2)  The place of the marriage was: 

(3)  The surnames of the parties prior to marriage were:

     Husband:                                                         Wife:

(4)  At the time of marriage the marital status of each party was:

     Husband:                                                         Wife:

(5)  The wife was born at          on the        day of          19    .

(6)  The husband was born at        on the       day of        19    .

(7)  The parties ceased cohabiting on the        day of        19    .

(8)  The Plaintiff's address is: 

(9)  The Defendant's address is: 


RESIDENCE

2.   The Plaintiff (or Defendant) has been ordinarily resident in the
Province of Alberta for at least one year immediately preceding the date of
this Petition.


GROUNDS

3.   The Plaintiff's ground for divorce is the breakdown of the marriage by
reason of: (the parties have been living separate and apart in excess of
one year) (the Defendant has committed adultery) (the Defendant has treated
the Plaintiff with cruelty).


RECONCILIATION

4.(1)  There is no possibility of reconciliation.

(2)  The following efforts to reconcile have been made.


BARS TO DIVORCE:

5.(1)  There has been no collusion in relation to this Divorce Action.

(2)  (if the grounds are under section 8(2)(b) of the Divorce Act
(Canada)).  The Plaintiff has not connived at or condoned the grounds
complained of prior to bringing this action.


CHILDREN

6.  The particulars of the children of the parties are as follows:

     (a)  the names and dates of birth of each of the children are:

     (b)  the Plaintiff proposes custody as follows: 

     (c)  the Plaintiff proposes access arrangements as follows:

     (d)  the Plaintiff proposes financial arrangements for the children
as follows:

     or

     (d)  the financial arrangements for the support of the children are
as follows: 


AGREEMENTS

7.   The parties have made an agreement regarding the custody, access and
support of the children, or each other, as follows:


COURT PROCEEDINGS

8.   The details of any court proceeding in regard to the marriage,
custody, access and support of the children or the parties are as follows:


EMPLOYMENT

9.(1)     The Plaintiff's:

     (a)  place of employment is:

     (b)  gross income is:

     (c)  total income for the last tax return was:

     (d)  taxable income for the last tax return was:

(2)  The Defendant's:

     (a)  place of employment is:

     (b)  gross income is:

     (c)  total income for the last tax return was:

     (d)  taxable income for the last tax return was:


MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY CLAIM

10.   The parties are resident in Alberta.  (or as the case may be)

11.   During the marriage the parties acquired both real and personal
property in their names, either jointly or separately.  (The particulars of
that property, together with the exemption claimed, will be set out in the
matrimonial property statements to be filed in the within action).

12.   The plaintiff is entitled to an equitable division of the matrimonial
property.

13.   Trial of this action to be held at                     , Alberta.


CLAIMS BY THE PLAINTIFF UNDER THE DIVORCE ACT:

(1)  A Divorce Judgment.

(2)  Custody of     .

(3)  Access to      .

(4)  Support of each child in the sum of $             per month.

(5)  Support for the Plaintiff in the sum of $             per month.

(6)  Lump sum support for the Plaintiff in the sum of $            .

(7)  A restraining order.

(8)  Costs of this action.


ADDITIONAL CLAIMS BY THE PLAINTIFF
UNDER THE MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY ACT

(1)  An Order for the distribution of all of the property acquired by the
Plaintiff and Defendant, either jointly or separately, in such manner as
the Court deems just and equitable.

(2)  A matrimonial home possession order.

(3)  (Set out such other claims as may relate to the pleadings.)

(4)  Such further relief and directions as the Court considers  necessary
to give effect to the distribution of the matrimonial property.

(5)  Costs of this action.

   DATED at the                 , in the Province of Alberta, this    
day of           .  AND DELIVERED by                 Barrister and
Solicitor,                         , Alberta, Solicitor for the Plaintiff
herein, whose address for service is in care of the said Solicitor.

   ISSUED out of the Office of the Clerk of the Court of Queen's Bench of
Alberta, Judicial District of                       , at the         , in
the Province of Alberta, this         day of            , 19    .

                                        
     CLERK OF THE COURT

STATEMENT OF SOLICITOR:

   I,                 , the solicitor for the Plaintiff, certify to the
Court that I have complied with the requirements of Section 9 of the
Divorce Act.

     Dated at the   , in the Province of Alberta,
this             day of                     , 19      .


                            
     (Name of Lawyer)


NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANT

TO:

You have been sued for a Divorce Judgment and for the other matters set out
in this Statement of Claim.  You are the Defendant.

(1)  If you were served within Alberta, you have only 15 days from the
date of service to file and serve a Statement of Defence or a Demand of
Notice.

(2)  If you wish to only oppose the Divorce or only the claim made in the
Divorce Claim, and if you were served elsewhere in Canada, then you have 40
days from the date of service to file and serve a Statement of Defence or a
Demand of Notice.

(3)  If you were served outside of Canada, then you have the period of
time set out in the Order for Service within which to file and serve a
Statement of Defence or a Demand of Notice.

You or your lawyer must file your Statement of Defence or Demand of Notice
in the office of the Clerk of the Court of Queen's Bench in       ,
Alberta.  You or your lawyer must also leave a copy of your Statement of
Defence or Demand of Notice at the address for service for the Plaintiff
named in this Statement of Claim.

WARNING: If you do not do both things within the time limited, a divorce
may be automatically granted, and the Plaintiff may get a Court judgment
against you for the other relief claimed if you do not file or do not give
a copy to the Plaintiff, or do either thing late.

This statement of claim is issued by:
     ,
Solicitor for the Plaintiff who resides at                    , Alberta.

And whose address for service is c/o the said Solicitor and is addressed to 
the Defendant whose residence so far as known to the Plaintiff is          
, Alberta.
NO.
     
     IN THE COURT
     OF QUEEN'S BENCH
      OF ALBERTA

     JUDICIAL DISTRICT
     OF                         
     

BETWEEN:

                         , Plaintiff    

     and

                         , Defendant

     

STATEMENT OF CLAIM FOR DIVORCE AND DIVISION OF MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY 


(Lawyer's name, address and telephone no.)




     Alberta Regulation 244/96

     Court of Appeal Act
     Court of Queen's Bench Act
     Civil Enforcement Act

     ALBERTA RULES OF COURT AMENDMENT REGULATION (NO. 2)

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 486/96)  pursuant to
section 15 of the Court of Appeal Act, section 18 of the Court of Queen's
Bench Act and sections 106 and 107 of the Civil Enforcement Act.


1   The Alberta Rules of Court (Alta. Reg. 390/68) are amended by this
Regulation.


2   The following is added after Rule 586:

Legal aid
     586.1(1)  In this Rule,

               (a)  "certificate" means a Legal Aid Certificate that is
issued by the Legal Aid Society of Alberta;

               (b)  "document" means any document that may be filed by
a court official for which a fee is payable under Schedule E, Number 1,
section 1 or 2 or Number 2,  section 1.

     (2)  Notwithstanding Rule 585 or 586, where

               (a)  a court official has been requested to file a
document, and

               (b)  a certificate has been issued in respect of a
person for whom the document is to be filed,

     the court official on being presented with a copy of the certificate
shall, if the certificate is subsisting at the time of the filing of the
document, waive the fee payable with respect to filing the document.

     (3)  Where a document has been filed in an action prior to a
certificate being issued in respect of the person for whom the document was
filed, the fee paid in respect of filing that document is not eligible to
be waived under this Rule.

Restraining orders
     586.2(1)  In this Rule,

               (a)  "document" means a document commencing an action in
which the relief being sought by the party commencing the action is a
restraining order;

               (b)  "party" means a party to an action referred to in
clause (a);

               (c)  "restraining order" means a restraining order that
is being sought in respect of a matrimonial, domestic or family matter or
any other inter-personal matter between individuals and includes the costs
associated with respect to that restraining order.

     (2)  Notwithstanding Rule 585 or 586, where a court official has been
requested to file or issue a document in which the relief claimed by the
party on whose behalf the document is being filed or issued is a
restraining order, the court official shall waive the fee payable in
respect of the matter under Schedule E, Number 1, section 1 or 2 or Number
2, section 1.

     (3)  Notwithstanding subrule (2),

               (a)  the fee referred to in subrule (2) shall not be
waived if any relief other than a restraining order is being sought in
respect of the matter for which the document is being filed or issued, or

               (b)  if

                         (i)  the fee referred to in subrule (2) has
been waived, and

                         (ii) subsequent to the fee's being waived,
the party on whose behalf the document was filed or issued claims or seeks
relief in respect of the matter other than or in addition to the
restraining order,

                    any fee that was waived becomes due and payable and
must be paid prior to that other or additional relief's being granted by
the court.


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



     Alberta Regulation 245/96

     Optometry Profession Act

     OPTOMETRY PROFESSION GENERAL
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 489/96)  pursuant to
section 9 of the Optometry Profession Act.


1   The Optometry Profession General Regulation (Alta. Reg. 388/85) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 12:

     PART 2.1

     DESIGNATION - THERAPEUTIC MEDICATIONS

     12.1   In this Part, "designation" means the designation of a
registered optometrist under section 12.2.


     12.2(1)  The Registrar may, on the application of a registered
optometrist, designate the registered optometrist as being authorized to
provide the vision care services prescribed in section 33.2 of the
Optometry Profession Standards of Practice Regulation (Alta. Reg. 389/85).

     (2)  The Registrar shall record every designation in the register of
registered optometrists.

     (3)  A registered optometrist who, prior to January 1, 1996,
graduated from an approved faculty or completed a program of optometric
study referred to in section 4(a)(ii) is qualified to be designated if the
optometrist

               (a)  has successfully completed a post-graduate course
approved by the Council in the administration and prescription of
therapeutic medications that is composed of at least 100 hours of
instruction, of which at least 40 hours are in a clinical setting using
therapeutic medications, and

               (b)  has passed an examination administered by the
Registration Committee respecting the use of therapeutic medications.

     (4)  A registered optometrist who, on or after January 1, 1996,
graduated from an approved faculty or completed a program of optometric
study referred to in section 4(a)(ii) is qualified to be designated if the
optometrist

               (a)  has passed the pharmaceutical section of the
Canadian Standard Assessment Examinations administered by the Canadian
Examiners in Optometry, and

               (b)  has taken at least 40 hours of clinical training in
the administration and prescription of therapeutic medications in an
academic setting approved by the council.

     12.3(1)  The Registrar shall send a written notice of any decision
made by the Registrar respecting an application for a designation to the
applicant.

     (2)  If the decision made by the Registrar is to refuse or defer the
designation of the applicant, reasons for the decision must be sent in
writing to the applicant.

     (3)  An applicant whose application for a designation is refused or
deferred may, within 30 days of receiving a notice of refusal or deferral
and the reasons for it, request the Council to review the Registrar's
decision by serving on the Registrar a written request for review by the
Council setting out the reasons why the application for designation should
be approved.

     (4)  For the purposes of subsection (3), if the Registrar does not
approve, refuses to approve or defers the designation of an applicant
within 60 days of the date on which an applicant applied for a designation,
the application is deemed to have been refused.

     (5)  The Council shall, after receipt of a request for review under
subsection (3), review the request.

     (6)  The applicant who requests a review pursuant to subsection (3)
shall be notified in writing by the Registrar of the date, place and time
that the Council will consider the matter requested to be reviewed and the
Council, after reviewing the matter, may make any decision that the
Registrar could have made.

     12.4   The Registrar shall issue a certificate of designation to
every registered optometrist who is designated.




     Alberta Regulation 246/96

     Optometry Profession Act

     OPTOMETRY PROFESSION STANDARDS
     OF PRACTICE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 490/96)  pursuant to
section 9 of the Optometry Profession Act.


1   The Optometry Profession Standards of Practice Regulation (Alta. Reg.
389/85) is amended by this Regulation.


2   The following is added before Part 4:

     PART 3.1

     PRESCRIBED VISION CARE SERVICES


     33.1   In this Part, "designated registered optometrist" means a
registered optometrist who has been designated by the Registrar as being
authorized to perform the vision care services prescribed by section 33.2.


     33.2   The following vision care services are prescribed for the
purposes of section 1(g)(iii) of the Act to be included in the practice of
optometry:

               (a)  the administration and prescription of the
following therapeutic medications in the treatment of ocular anterior
segment disorders:

                         (i)  mydriatics;

                         (ii) cycloplegics;

                         (iii)     miotics;

                         (iv) non-steroidal, anti-allergy
medications;

                         (v)  non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
medications;

                         (vi) corticosteroids;

                         (vii)     anti-infective medications;

                         (viii)    steroidal, anti-infective
medications;

                         (ix) anti-glaucoma medications;

               (b)  the removal of superficial foreign bodies from the
eye.


     33.3(1)  Only a designated registered optometrist may perform the
vision care services prescribed by section 33.2.

     (2)  A designated registered optometrist may administer and prescribe
anti-glaucoma medications only in a consultative, co-management arrangement
with an ophthalmologist who is licensed to practise in Canada.


     33.4(1)  The College shall establish guidelines respecting

               (a)  the administration and prescription of therapeutic
medications prescribed under section 33.2(a) by a designated registered
optometrist, and

               (b)  criteria governing the referral of patients by a
designated registered optometrist to ophthalmologists or physicians who are
licensed to practise in Canada.

     (2)  Designated registered optometrists shall comply with the
guidelines established under subsection (1).


     33.5   A designated registered optometrist shall display the
optometrist's certificate of designation issued by the Registrar in a
conspicuous place in the optometrist's office or the primary place in which
the optometrist carries on the practice of optometry.

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

     Alberta Regulation 247/96

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     ALBERTA HOSPITAL EDMONTON FOUNDATION REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 491/96)  pursuant to
section 21 of the Regional Health Authorities Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Foundation continued     2
By-laws re Foundation    3
Board of Foundation 4
General - eligibility, term   5
Reports   6
Application of Alta. Reg. 16/95    7
Winding up     8
Sunset clause  9

Definitions
1   In this Regulation, "Foundation" means the Alberta Hospital Edmonton
Foundation revived by section 4 of the Health Statutes Amendment Act, 1996.


Foundation continued
2   The Foundation is continued in accordance with this Regulation.


By-laws re Foundation
3(1)   The Foundation shall, not later than 180 days after the coming into
force of this Regulation, submit to the Minister by-laws that have been
made by the Foundation and contain the following provisions:

     (a)  the name of the Foundation;

     (b)  the Foundation's purposes;

     (c)  the number of voting members on the Foundation's board of
trustees;

     (d)  the qualifications and other eligibility requirements for
becoming and remaining a member of the board of trustees.

(2)  The Foundation may amend by-laws made under subsection (1) and shall
forthwith submit the amendments to the Minister.

(3)  On receiving by-laws under this section, the Minister may

     (a)  approve the by-laws as submitted, or

     (b)  refer the by-laws back to the Foundation to take further action
as directed by the Minister and to resubmit the by-laws.

(4)  The Minister may refer by-laws received under this section to the
Provincial Mental Health Advisory Board for comment.

(5)  No by-law made under this section has effect until it has been
approved by the Minister.

(6)  If the Foundation fails to submit by-laws to the Minister as required
by subsection (1), the Minister may order that the Foundation be wound up.

(7)  If the Foundation amends by-laws approved under this section to change
the purposes of the Foundation, the by-laws shall be written so as to
ensure that the Foundation's funds that were accumulated, acquired or
pledged before the date of the amendment will be used solely to carry out
the purposes of the Foundation as they existed immediately before that
date.


Board of Foundation
4(1)  The board of trustees of the Foundation shall be constituted as
follows:

     (a)  there shall be not fewer than 5 nor more than 15 voting members
on the board of trustees;

     (b)  the trustees of the Foundation who are in office on the
effective date of this Regulation continue as voting members of the board
of trustees of the Foundation until the expiry of 90 days after the by-laws
have been approved by the Minister under section 3 or until the expiry of
their terms under the predecessor legislation, whichever occurs last;

     (c)  the Provincial Mental Health Advisory Board may appoint one
voting member of the board of trustees;

     (d)  the remaining members shall be elected at a meeting of the
board of trustees by the other voting members then in office;

     (e)  where the term of a voting member expires or a vacancy in the
voting membership occurs (other than in the case of the member referred to
in clause (c)), the member may be replaced or the vacancy may be filled, as
the case may be, through election by the other voting members of the board
then in office.

(2)  The members of a board of trustees who are elected under subsection
(1)(d) or (e) shall be elected from

     (a)  a list of persons nominated by the other voting members then in
office, or

     (b)  a list of persons compiled by the Foundation pursuant to a
public nomination process implemented by the Foundation,

or a combination of both.


General - eligibility, term
5(1)  No person is eligible to be appointed or elected as a voting member,
or to remain as a voting member, of the board of trustees of the Foundation
unless that person is ordinarily resident in Alberta.

(2)  The Foundation may by notice in writing terminate the appointment of a
member of the board of trustees

     (a)  who ceases to meet any of the qualifications or other
eligibility requirements for membership set out in the by-laws, or

     (b)  who, being a voting member of the board of trustees of the
Foundation, ceases to be ordinarily resident in Alberta.

(3)  All members of the board of trustees of the Foundation who are
appointed or elected shall be appointed or elected for a term not to exceed
3 years, and are eligible for reappointment or re-election for additional
terms.

(4)  The Foundation may appoint additional persons as non-voting members of
the board of trustees.

(5)  The members of the board of trustees of the Foundation shall choose a
person as chair from among themselves.


Reports
6(1)  Not later than the July 31 immediately following each fiscal year the
Foundation shall prepare and submit to the Minister an annual report which
shall include

     (a)  audited financial statements for the fiscal year the report
relates to, and

     (b)  any other information specified by the Minister in a notice in
writing to the Foundation.

(2)  The Foundation shall on the written request of the Minister forward to
the Minister records, reports and returns as specified by the Minister in
the request.

(3)  The Minister may issue to the Foundation written directives respecting
the form and content of any information to be provided under subsection
(1).

(4)  The Foundation must submit its audited financial statements to the
Minister not later than the June 15 immediately following each fiscal year.


Application of Alta. Reg. 16/95
7(1)  Subject to subsection (2), sections 5 to 10 and 12 of the Regional
Health Authorities Foundations Regulation (Alta. Reg. 16/95) apply in
respect of the Foundation.

(2)  Section 12 of the Regional Health Authorities Foundations Regulation
(Alta. Reg. 16/95) shall be interpreted as if "regional health authority
that established it" read "Provincial Mental Health Advisory Board".


Winding up
8(1)  The Minister may order that the Foundation be wound up in any of the
following circumstances:

     (a)  on the request of the Foundation;

     (b)  if the Foundation contravenes the Act, a regulation under the
Act or any order or direction of the Minister;

     (c)  if the Minister is satisfied that the Foundation is inactive;

     (d)  if the Minister is satisfied that the Foundation is not
carrying out its purposes.

(2)  The Foundation may not be wound up except by an order of the Minister
under this section.

(3)  Where the Minister orders that the Foundation be wound up,

     (a)  the Minister shall, subject to subsection (4), take such
measures as the Minister considers are necessary to give effect to the
order and, for that purpose, has all the power and authority to act as if
the Minister were the Foundation, and

     (b)  the members of the board of trustees may not exercise any of
their powers or authority except under the direction of the Minister.

(4)  Where the Foundation is wound up, the property of the Foundation shall
be used

     (a)  firstly, in the payment of any costs incurred in the winding-up
of the Foundation,

     (b)  secondly, to discharge all liabilities of the Foundation, and

     (c)  thirdly, to give effect, as far as possible, to any outstanding
applicable trust conditions,

and the balance if any shall be transferred

     (d)  to a successor foundation, if there is one in the Minister's
opinion, or

     (e)  if there is no successor foundation, to another person in
Alberta who is a registered charity or qualified donee under the Income Tax
Act (Canada) and has objects or purposes similar to the purposes of the
Foundation, as determined by the Minister.


Sunset clause
9   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 1, 2001.


     Alberta Regulation 248/96

     Government Organization Act

     DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF
     RESPONSIBILITY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 492/96)  pursuant to
sections 16 and 18 of the Government Organization Act.


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


2   Section 7 is renumbered as section 7(1) and the following is added
after subsection (1):

     (2)  The responsibility for the Women's Institute Act is transferred
to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.


3   Section 15 is renumbered as section 15(1) and the following is added
after subsection (1):

     (2)  The Honourable Dr. Stephen West is designated as the Minister
responsible for the Racing Corporation Act.


4   The following is added after section 17:

     18(1)  The responsibility for the Agricultural and Recreational Land
Ownership Act is transferred to the Minister of Municipal Affairs.

     (2)  The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended
balance of sub-project 5.1.4.2 Foreign Ownership of Land of program 5 of
the operating expense supply vote of the 1996-97 Government appropriation
for Environmental Protection is transferred to the Minister of Municipal
Affairs.


5(1)  Section 11 as enacted by section 2 of the Designation and Transfer of
Responsibility Amendment Regulation (Alta. Reg. 166/96) is renumbered as
section 19 and repositioned immediately following section 18.

(2)  The Alberta Lotteries, Gaming and Racing Administrative Transfer Order
(Alta. Reg. 323/94) is amended in section 1(3) by striking out "the Racing
Commission Act and of".

(3)  The Justice Administrative Transfer Order (Alta. Reg. 13/93) is
amended by repealing section 1(1)(vvvv).


6   Section 4 comes into force on November 1, 1996.


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     Alberta Regulation 249/96

     Provincial Parks Act

     DISPOSITIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 493/96)  pursuant to
section 8 of the Provincial Parks Act.


1   The Dispositions Regulations (Alta. Reg. 241/77) are amended by this
Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 2:

     2.1(1)   The Minister shall not, with respect to land that is in a
provincial park that is designated as a wildland provincial park under the
Act,

               (a)  grant authority to construct an access road under
section 26, or

               (b)  grant a disposition under Parts 2 to 10.

     (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Minister may 

               (a)  grant an authority or disposition referred to in
subsection (1) for the purpose of the working, extraction or removal of
subsurface minerals from land that is in or surrounded by a wildland
provincial park, if the rights to the subsurface minerals existed on the
effective date of the designation of the wildland provincial park, and

               (b)  grant an authority referred to in subsection (1)(a)
for the purpose of allowing access to privately owned land that is
surrounded by a wildland provincial park.


     Alberta Regulation 250/96

     School Act

     ALBERTA SCHOOL FOUNDATION FUND REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 494/96) pursuant to
section 159.1 of the School Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Application    2
Time of payment     3
Review    4
Repeal    5


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the School Act;

     (b)  "eligible student" means a student who

               (i)  on September 30 meets the requirements of section
3(1)(b) of the Act,

               (ii) either has a parent who ordinarily resides in
Alberta or is an independent student who ordinarily resides in Alberta,

               (iii)     is enrolled in and is attending a school operated
by a board,

               (iv) is at least 5 years 6 months but less than 20 years
of age on September 1 of the year in which the student is counted,

               (v)  is not a student enrolled in a home education
program,

               (vi) is not a child to whom an early childhood services
program is being provided pursuant to section 24(1)(a) of the Act, and

               (vii)     is not an Indian residing on a reserve pursuant to
the Indian Act (Canada);

     (c)  "Fund" means the Alberta School Foundation Fund established
under section 157.2 of the Act.


Application
2   This Regulation applies to payments made from the Fund to a board for
each eligible student.


Time of payment
3(1)  The Minister may, in making payments to a board, under section
159.1(1) of the Act pay a portion of those payments to the board on or
before the 3rd last banking day of each of September, December, March and
June.

(2)  A board that is required to make payments to the Fund under section
159.1(4) of the Act shall make those payments on or before the first
banking day of each of October, January, April and July.


Review
4   For the purpose of ensuring this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing
relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be re-enacted in its
present form following a review, this Regulation expires on September 30,
2001.


Repeal
5   The Alberta School Foundation Fund 1994-95 Regulation (Alta. Reg.
231/94) is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 251/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA CATTLE COMMISSION PLAN, 1969
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 496/96)  pursuant to
section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


1   The Alberta Cattle Commission Plan, 1969 (Alta. Reg. 170/69) is amended
by this Regulation.


2   Section 2(1) is amended by repealing clause (g).


3   Section 3(2.1) is amended by striking out "zone representatives" and
substituting "zone delegates".


4  Section 4 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1.1) by striking out "Fourteen" and substituting
"Twelve";

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

          (2)  The Commission shall consist of

               (a)  9 zone directors, and

               (b)  3 directors at large.

          (2.01)  Each zone committee shall elect a zone director to
represent the zone from which the zone director is elected.

          (2.02)  At the annual general meeting the zone delegates,
sub-zone delegates and producer association delegates shall elect the
directors at large.


5  Section 7 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)

               (i)  in clause (a) by striking out "zone
representatives" and substituting "zone delegates, sub-zone delegates and
producer association delegates";

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

                         (b)  shall hold special general meetings of
the zone delegates, sub-zone delegates and producer association delegates
on the written request of a majority of the delegates;

               (iii)     in clause (c) by striking out "zone
representatives" and substituting "zone delegates, sub-zone delegates and
producer association delegates";

     (b)  in subsection (2) by striking out "zone representative" and
substituting "zone delegate, sub-zone delegate and producer association
delegate";

     (c)  in subsection (3) by striking out "zone representative"
wherever it occurs and substituting "delegate".


6   Section 9 is amended by striking out "each zone representative" and
substituting "each zone delegate, each sub-zone delegate, each producer
association delegate".


7   Section 10 is amended by striking out "or are zone representatives" and
substituting ", zone delegates, sub-zone delegates or producer association
delegates".


8   Section 11 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "ten zone representatives"
and substituting "9 zone delegates";

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

          (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1) and subject to section
21(2), in the case of zone 9, the eligible producers

               (a)  from each sub-zone shall elect one sub-zone
delegate for each sub-zone, and

               (b)  shall elect 4 zone delegates for all of zone 9,

          and those zone delegates and sub-zone delegates shall be the
members of the zone committee for zone 9.


9   The following is added after section 11:


     11.1(1)  The following organizations are entitled to elect producer
association delegates in accordance with the following:

               (a)  the Alberta Canada All Breeds Association (1984)
may elect one producer association delegate;

               (b)  the Alberta Cattle Feeders' Association may elect 2
producer association delegates;

               (c)  the Alberta Milk Producers may elect one producer
association delegate;

               (d)  the Feeder Associations of Alberta Ltd. may elect 2
producer association delegates;

               (e)  the Western Stock Growers' Association may elect 2
producer association delegates.

     (2)  Where in any year an election is to be held to elect a producer
association delegate, the election of that delegate must be held before
November 15 of that year.


10   Section 12.1(1)(c) is amended by striking out "either sub-zone
representative" and substituting "the sub-zone delegate".


11   Section 13 is amended by striking out "zone representative" and
substituting "zone delegate".


12   The following is added after section 13:


     13.1   The term of office of a person elected as a producer
association delegate

               (a)  commences on November 15 of the year in which the
producer association delegate is elected, and

               (b)  expires on November 14 of the 2nd year following
the year in which the term commenced.


13   Section 14 is repealed and the following is substituted:


     14(1)  A person who is a delegate, whether a zone delegate, sub-zone
delegate or producer association delegate, shall not serve consecutively
for more than 3 terms as a delegate.

     (2)  Subsection (1) applies even though a person may change from
being one type of delegate to being another type of delegate.


14   Section 15 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "zone representatives" and
substituting "zone delegates";

     (b)  in subsection (3) by striking out "15" and substituting "13".


15   Section 16 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "zone representative" and
substituting "zone delegate";

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

          (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), to be eligible to be a
zone delegate or sub-zone delegate for zone 9, a person must

               (a)  be an eligible producer,

               (b)  in the case of a zone delegate, reside in zone 9,
and

               (c)  in the case of a sub-zone delegate, reside in the
sub-zone with respect to which that person is elected as a sub-zone
delegate.


16   Section 18 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)(b) by striking out "zone representative" and
substituting "zone delegate";

     (b)  in subsection (1.1)

               (i)  by striking out "sub-zone representatives in
respect of the sub-zone" and substituting "a zone delegate in respect of
the zone or a sub-zone delegate in respect of the sub-zone";

               (ii) in clause (b) by striking out "sub-zone
representative" and substituting "zone delegate or sub-zone delegate, as
the case may be,";

     (c)  in subsection (2)

               (i)  by striking out "subsection (1), clause (b)" and
substituting "subsection (1)(b) or (1.1)(b)";

               (ii)  in clause (a) by striking out "zone
representative" wherever it occurs and substituting "zone delegate".


17   Section 20 is amended

     (a)  in clause (b) by striking out "zone representatives" and
substituting "zone delegates";

     (b)  by striking out "or" at the end of clause (a), by adding "or"
at the end of clause (b) and by adding the following after clause (b):

               (c)  in the case of zone 9, at a meeting of the zone
committee, there must be present at that meeting a majority of delegates
who are zone delegates or sub-zone delegates who make up the zone committee
at the time of the meeting.


18   Section 21 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "zone representative" and
substituting "zone delegate";

     (b)  in subsection (2) by striking out "sub-zone representative" and
substituting "a zone delegate or a sub-zone delegate".


19   Section 22 is amended

     (a)  in clause (b) by striking out "zone representatives" and
substituting "zone delegates";

     (b)  by striking out "and" at the end of clause (a), by adding "and"
at the end of clause (b) and by adding the following after clause (b):

               (c)  notwithstanding clause (b), in the case of zone 9,

                         (i)  vote once for such number of candidates
for zone delegates as he chooses, not exceeding the number of zone
delegates to be elected to the zone committee, and

                         (ii) vote once for such number of candidates
for sub-zone delegates as he chooses, not exceeding the number of sub-zone
delegates to be elected to the zone committee.


20   Section 25(4) is amended by striking out "zone representative" and
substituting "zone delegate".


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     Alberta Regulation 252/96

     Cemeteries Act

     CARLO ANTONIO COSTANZO EXEMPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 497/96)  pursuant to
section 60 of the Cemeteries Act.


1   The burial plot located in the south-east quarter of section 12,
township 7, range 3, west of the fifth meridian in which Mr. Carlo Antonio
Costanzo of Burmis, Alberta is buried is exempt from the application of the
Cemeteries Act and the regulations made under it.


2   The exemption applies only to the burial of Mr. Carlo Antonio Costanzo.


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     Alberta Regulation 253/96

     Public Trustee Act

     PUBLIC TRUSTEE COMMON FUND
     INTEREST RATE REGULATION

     Filed:  October 31, 1996

Made by the Public Trustee pursuant to section 26(1) of the Public Trustee
Act


1   On and after January 1, 1997 the interest payable in respect of
estates, the money of which forms the Common Fund, shall


     (a)  be at the rate of 8.00% per annum calculated on the minimum
monthly balance held in each estate account, and

     (b)  be credited to individual estate accounts on the last day of
each month.


2   The Public Trustee Common Fund Interest Rate Regulation (Alta. Reg.
52/95) is repealed.


3   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 1997.


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     Alberta Regulation 254/96

     Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act

     NEW TIRE ADVANCE DISPOSAL SURCHARGE BY-LAW

     Filed:  October 31, 1996

Made by the Tire Recycling Management Association of Alberta.



     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Advance disposal surcharge    2
Exemption 3
Return and payment of surcharge    4
Records   5
Assessments    6
Interest  7
Transitional   8
Expiry    9


Definitions
1(1)  In this By-law,

     (a)  "Association"  means the Tire Recycling Management Association
of Alberta;

     (b)  "calendar quarter" means the period of 3 months beginning on
the first day of January, April, July and October in each calendar year;

     (c)  "heavy truck tire" means a tire that is used on a motor vehicle
or trailer and has an inside diameter that is equal to or greater than 50
centimetres (19.5 inches);

     (d)  "light truck tire" means a tire that is used on a motor vehicle
or trailer and has an inside diameter that is greater than 37 centimetres
(15 inches) and less than 50 centimetres (19.5 inches);

     (e)  "passenger car tire" means a tire that is used on a motor
vehicle or trailer and has an inside diameter that is not greater than 37
centimetres (15 inches);

     (f)  "registrant" means a person who is registered under the Tire
Recycling and Management Regulation and whose registration is not under
suspension;

     (g)  "security interest" means a security interest within the
meaning of the Personal Property Security Act or the Bank Act (Canada);

     (h)  "Tire Recycling and Management Regulation" means the Tire
Recycling and Management Regulation (Alta. Reg. 206/96).

(2)  Terms that are defined in the Tire Recycling and Management Regulation
have the same meaning when they are used in this By-law.


Advance disposal surcharge
2(1)  The advance disposal surcharge to be remitted for the purposes of
section 10 of the Tire Recycling and Management Regulation is

     (a)  $4 per tire in the case of heavy truck tires,

     (b)  $4 per tire in the case of light truck tires, and

     (c)  $4 per tire in the case of passenger car tires.

(2)  Where a retailer supplies defective new tires for disposal in Alberta,
the retailer may elect to pay an advance disposal surcharge in an amount
equal to 40 cents per kilogram of tire so supplied, instead of an amount
calculated under subsection (1).


Exemption
3   No advance disposal surcharge is payable in the following supply
transactions:

     (a)  where the tire is supplied to another registrant who provides
evidence of his registration number and certifies in writing that the tire
is not to be used by him, but is for supply to a third person;

     (b)  where the supply is effected solely to create a security
interest;

     (c)  where the tire is shipped directly to a point outside of
Alberta;

     (d)  where the tire is supplied within the boundaries of
Lloydminster.


Return and payment of surcharge
4(1)  Each retailer shall

     (a)  complete and file with the Association at its head office a
return in respect of a reporting period not later than 30 days after the
end of a reporting period, and

     (b)  remit to the Association with the return all advance disposal
surcharges owing in respect of supply transactions entered into during the
reporting period.

(2)  A return shall be in a form acceptable to the Association.

(3)  Unless the Association directs otherwise, the reporting period for the
purposes of this section is a calendar month.

(4)  On the application of a retailer, the Association may direct that the
reporting period in respect of the retailer is a calendar quarter.

(5)  The Association may in writing at any time extend the time for filing
a return.


Records
5   A registrant shall

     (a)  keep records in respect of his transactions in tires and make
them available for inspection by the Association and representatives of the
Department of Environmental Protection, and

     (b)  provide to the Association on request information in respect of
his transactions in tires.


Assessments
6(1)  Where

     (a)  a retailer fails to file a return in accordance with section 4,
or

     (b)  the Association reasonably believes a return that has been
filed is incorrect or misleading,

the Association may assess the amount of advance disposal surcharges to be
remitted by the retailer in respect of the reporting period.

(2)  Where a retailer fails to remit an advance disposal surcharge with
respect to a reporting period, the Association may assess the advance
disposal surcharges in an amount equal to the amount of advance disposal
surcharges that the registrant failed to remit.

(3)  Where the Association makes an assessment under subsection (1) or (2),
the retailer shall remit

     (a)  the amount of the assessment, or

     (b)  where a return has been filed and a remittance made, the
amount, if any, by which the amount of the assessment exceeds the amount
remitted

and the remittance is due and payable from the time the retailer receives
notice of the assessment.


Interest
7   Interest is payable by a retailer on advance disposal surcharges that
the retailer fails to remit as required by this By-law, and is payable at
the rate per annum established by the Association from time to time, from
the date the unpaid amount is due until it is paid.


Transitional
8   A certificate of registration that was issued by the Tire Recycling and
Management Board under the Tire Recycling and Management Regulation and is
valid and subsisting on the coming into force of this By-law is deemed to
be a certificate of registration for the purposes of the Tire Recycling and
Management Regulation and this By-law.


Expiry
9   For the purpose of ensuring that this By-law 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
October 15, 2001.


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     Alberta Regulation 255/96

     School Act

     STUDENT TRANSPORTATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 31, 1996

Made by the Minister of Education (M.O. 041/96 ) pursuant to section 34(5)
of the School Act.


1   The Student Transportation Regulation (Alta. Reg. 218/95) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 5 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Limit on fee for transportation
     5(1)  Any fee charged under section 34(3) of the Act respecting the
transportation of students in accordance with section 34(1) of the Act and
this Regulation shall not be more than the difference between

               (a)  the cost to the board of transporting those
students, and

               (b)  the funding received by the board under the School
Grants Regulation (Alta. Reg. 72/95) in respect of the transportation of
those students.

     (2)  A fee charged under section 34(3) of the Act respecting the
transportation of students other than those referred to in subsection (1)
shall not be more than the cost to the board of transporting those
students.

     (3)  The basis for the fee referred to in subsections (1) and (2)
must be in accordance with a policy established by the Board.

     (4)  The policy under subsection (3) must be established no later
than September 1, 1997.