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     Alberta Regulation 263/96

     Mines and Minerals Act

     PRESCRIBED AMOUNTS (NATURAL GAS
     ROYALTY) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 19, 1996

Made by the Branch Head, Gas Royalty and Mineral Tax (M.O. 35/96) pursuant
to section 6 of the Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 1994.



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 (21):

     (22)  The following prices are prescribed for the September 1996
production month:

             Item        Price

     Gas Reference Price $1.20 per gigajoule
     Gas Par Price  $1.38 per gigajoule
     Pentanes Reference Price $203.62 per cubic metre
     Pentanes Par Price  $180.88 per cubic metre
     Propane Reference Price  $137.07 per cubic metre
     Butanes Reference Price  $122.50 per cubic metre


3   Section 5 is amended by adding the following after subsection (21):

     (22)   The following allowances per cubic metre are prescribed for
the September 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)




     $4.50     $5.65     $9.00     $7.12


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







     $6.40     $6.47     $-80.70 $4.54

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






     $6.68     $8.06     $12.33    $13.26

     Storage Allowance for pentanes plus, propane and  butanes



     $ 0.00



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     Alberta Regulation 264/96

     Natural Gas Marketing Act

     NATURAL GAS MARKETING AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 529/96) pursuant to
section 11 of the Natural Gas Marketing Act.


1   The Natural Gas Marketing Regulation (Alta. Reg. 358/86) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 9 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)

               (i)  by repealing clause (c);

               (ii) by adding the following after clause (c.1):

                         (c.2)     "number vote" means a vote referred to
in section 10(1)(c)(i);

                         (c.3)     "quantity vote" means a vote referred
to in section 10(1)(c)(ii);

               (iii)     by repealing clause (d);

     (b)  in subsection (2)

               (i)  by striking out "60% vote" and substituting
"quantity vote";

               (ii) by striking out "or deemed to have been submitted";

     (c)  in subsection (3)

               (i)  by striking out "60% vote" and substituting
"quantity vote";

               (ii) by striking out "or deemed to have been submitted".


3   Section 10 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by repealing clause (c) and substituting the
following:

               (c)  the Commission determines that

                         (i)  more than 50% of the producers that
cast ballots, voted in favour of the question, and

                         (ii) the producers or the principal sellers,
as the case may be, having more than 50% of the aggregate attributed
contract quantities related to ballots that were cast, voted in favour of
the question.

     (b)  in subsection (2) by striking out "60% vote" wherever it occurs
and substituting "quantity vote";

     (c)  in subsection (5)

               (i)  in clause (a) by striking out "or whether he was
shown as being deemed to have submitted a "yes" ballot by reason of section
11(2)(f)";

               (ii) in clause (c)

                         (A)  by striking out "60% vote" and
substituting "quantity vote";

                         (B)  by striking out "or deemed to be
submitted";

                         (C)  in subclause (iii) by striking out "or
whether the principal seller was deemed to have submitted a "yes" ballot
with respect to that contract by reason of section 11(2)(f)(iii)."


4   Section 11(2) is amended

     (a)  in clause (a)(iii) by striking out "60% vote" and substituting
"quantity vote";

     (b)  in clause (c)(ii) by striking out "51% vote and of the 60%
vote" and substituting "number vote and the quantity vote";

     (c)  in clause (d)(i)

               (i)  by striking out "51% vote" and substituting "number
vote";

               (ii) by striking out "60% vote" and substituting
"quantity vote";

     (d)  in clause (d)(ii) by striking out "60% vote" and substituting
"quantity vote";

     (e)  in clause (e)

               (i)  by striking out "60% vote" and substituting
"quantity vote";

               (ii) in subclauses (i) and (ii) by striking out "or
deemed to have been submitted";

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

               (f)  for the purposes of section 10(1)(c),

                         (i)  only ballots that are cast by the
voting deadline, other than ballots revoked or replaced pursuant to section
11(2)(d)(iii), and

                         (ii) only ballots that indicate either an
unconditional  yes' or an unconditional  no'

               shall be counted as cast ballots.

     (g)  by repealing clause (g).


5   This Regulation applies to votes for which a voting notice is issued on
or after December 1, 1996.





     Alberta Regulation 265/96

     Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act

     HERITAGE FUND FOREIGN INVESTMENT
     LIMITATION REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 534/96) pursuant to
section 17 of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act (SA 1996
cA-27.01).



Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act;

     (b)  "cost amount" means cost amount as determined under Part XI of
the Income Tax Act (Canada);

     (c)  "endowment portfolio" means the endowment portfolio as defined
in the Act;

     (d)  "foreign property" means foreign property as defined in the
Income Tax Act (Canada);

     (e)  "transition portfolio" means the transition portfolio as
defined in the Act.


Transition portfolio
2   The cost amount of investments in the transition portfolio that consist
of foreign property shall not exceed 20% of the cost amount of all assets
of the transition portfolio.


Endowment portfolio
3   The cost amount of investments in the endowment portfolio that consist
of foreign property shall not exceed 20% of the cost amount of all assets
of the endowment portfolio.


Expiry
4   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 December 31, 2001.





     Alberta Regulation 266/96

     Financial Administration Act

     ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL
     RESEARCH EXEMPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 536/96) pursuant to
sections 2 and 80.1 of the Financial Administration Act.


1   The Alberta Foundation for Medical Research is exempt from the
application of section 80.1(4) of the Financial Administration Act in
respect of its acquiring of a subsidiary corporation the Alberta Foundation
for Health Research.


2   This Regulation is deemed to have come into force on November 17, 1994.


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     Alberta Regulation 267/96

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 544/96) pursuant to
Schedule 2, section 4 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.


1   The Public Service Pension Plan (Alta. Reg. 368/93) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Part 2 of Schedule 2 is amended by repealing item 1.



     Alberta Regulation 268/96

     Justice of the Peace Act

     JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 545/96) pursuant to
section 7 of the Justice of the Peace Act.


1   The Justice of the Peace Regulation (Alta. Reg. 309/91) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 3 is amended

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

               (e)  the provisions of the Gaming and Liquor Act that
relate to liquor matters;

     (b)  by repealing clause (i);

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

               (r)  any regulations made under an Act specified in
clauses (a) to (d) and (f) to (q);

               (r.1)     any regulations made under the Gaming and Liquor
Act that relate to liquor matters;


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     Alberta Regulation 269/96

     Judgment Interest Act

     JUDGMENT INTEREST AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 546/96) pursuant to
section 4 of the Judgment Interest Act.


1    The Judgment Interest Regulation (Alta. Reg. 364/84) is amended by
this Regulation.


2    The following is added after section 13:

     14   The interest rate from January 1, 1997 to December 31, 1997 is
prescribed at 3.5% per year.



     Alberta Regulation 270/96

     Regulations Act

     MISCELLANEOUS REPEAL REGULATION (NO. 5)

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 270/96) pursuant to
section 10 of the Regulations Act.


1   The following regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Commission Procedure Regulation (Alta. Reg. 150/90);

     (b)  Delegation Regulation (Alta. Reg. 262/80);

     (c)  Physical Disabilities Assistance Programs Continuation
Regulation (Alta. Reg. 347/80);

     (d)  Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. Regulation (Alta. Reg. 165/94);

     (e)  Nova Joint Hearing Regulation (Alta. Reg. 98/93);

     (f)  TQM Pipeline Regulation (Alta. Reg. 346/82);

     (g)  Part 7 Approved Lenders Order (Alta. Reg. 292/80);

     (h)  Coal Leases Royalty Waiver Regulation (Alta. Reg. 235/83);

     (i)  Development Drilling Assistance Regulation (Alta. Reg. 244/86);

     (j)  Geophysical Incentive Regulation, 1983 (Alta. Reg. 209/83);

     (k)  Incentive Credit Regulation (Alta. Reg. 237/87);

     (l)  Exploratory Drilling Assistance Regulation (Alta. Reg. 156/86);

     (m)  Ministerial Order (Alta. Reg. 308/80);

     (n)  Exemption Order (Alta. Reg. 333/68);

     (o)  Rates for Hospital Fees Payable from the Unsatisfied Judgment
Fund (Alta. Reg. 413/63);

     (p)  Beaver Lake Designation Order (Alta. Reg. 53/79);

     (q)  Tire Recycling Management Board By-law (Alta. Reg. 257/92);

     (r)  New Tire Advance Disposal Surcharge By-law (Alta. Reg. 258/92).


     Alberta Regulation 271/96

     Natural Gas Rebates Act

     NATURAL GAS REBATES AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 549/96) pursuant to
section 4 of the Natural Gas Rebates Act.


1   The Natural Gas Rebates Regulation (Alta. Reg. 105/92) is amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 14 is amended by striking out "December 31, 1996" and
substituting "March 31, 2000".


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     Alberta Regulation 272/96

     ABC Benefits Corporation Act

     ABC BENEFITS CORPORATION REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 551/96) pursuant to
section 13 of the ABC Benefits Corporation Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Composition and appointment of Board    2
Eligibility    3
Nominating committee     4
Remuneration and expenses     5
Winding-up     6
Coming into force   7
Expiry    8


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Board" means the board of the Corporation;

     (b)  "Corporation" means the ABC Benefits Corporation;

     (c)  "nominating committee" means the nominating committee
established under section 4.


Composition and appointment of Board
2(1)  The Board shall consist of not fewer than 5 and not more than 9
members.

(2)  The members of the Board shall be appointed by the members of the
Board then in office from a list of persons nominated by the nominating
committee.

(3)  In making appointments to the Board, the Board

     (a)  shall make its best efforts to ensure that the membership of
the Board represents a broad and diverse cross-section of Albertans, and

     (b)  shall ensure that the membership of the Board meets the
requirements of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans respecting
public directors.

(4)  A member of the Board shall be appointed for a term of not more than 3
years.

(5)  A member of the Board is eligible for reappointment, but no person
shall serve more than 3 consecutive terms on the Board.

(6)  Membership on the Board of Trustees of the Alberta Blue Cross Plan
shall be counted in determining the number of terms served for the purposes
of subsection (5).

(7)  Despite the expiry of the term of office of a member of the Board, the
member remains in office until

     (a)  the member is reappointed or a successor is appointed, or

     (b)  a period of 4 months passes after the expiry of the term of
office,

whichever happens first.

(8)  Subject to subsection (1), a vacancy in the membership of the Board
does not invalidate the constitution of the Board or impair the right of
members of the Board to act.


Eligibility
3(1)  The following persons are not eligible to become or remain  members
of the Board:

     (a)  a person who has, within the preceding 5 years, been convicted
of an indictable offence;

     (b)  a person who is an officer or employee of the Corporation;

     (c)  a person who has the status of bankrupt;

     (d)  a person who

               (i)  is a dependent adult as defined in the Dependent
Adults Act or is the subject of a certificate of incapacity under that Act,

               (ii) is a formal patient as defined in the Mental Health
Act, or

               (iii)     has been found to be a person of unsound mind by a
court elsewhere than in Alberta.

(2)  A member of the Board ceases to hold office when

     (a)  the member dies or resigns,

     (b)  the member becomes ineligible under subsection (1), or

     (c)  the member's appointment expires, subject to section 2(7). 

(3)  A resignation of a member of the Board becomes effective at the time a
written resignation is sent to the Board or at the time specified in the
resignation, whichever is later.


Nominating committee
4(1)  There is hereby established a nominating committee consisting of the
following persons:

     (a)  the current Chair of the Board, or if there is no Chair then in
office, the current Vice-chair;

     (b)  one person appointed by the Provincial Health Authorities of
Alberta;

     (c)  one person who is a member of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Alberta and is appointed by the Council of the Institute;

     (d)  one person appointed by the Alberta Association of Municipal
Districts and Counties.

(2)  The Chair of the Board shall give the nominating committee reasonable
advance notice of the expiry of the term of a member, and the nominating
committee shall provide a list of at least 2 nominees to the Board within a
reasonable time before the expiry of the term.

(3)  When a vacancy occurs unexpectedly, the Chair of the Board shall
notify the nominating committee, and the nominating committee shall, within
60 days of being so notified, provide a list of at least 2 nominees to the
Board.

(4)  In making nominations, the nominating committee

     (a)  shall make its best efforts to ensure that the persons
nominated are such that the membership of the Board will represent a broad
and diverse cross-section of Albertans, and

     (b)  shall ensure that the persons nominated meet the requirements
of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans respecting public
directors.

(5)  Despite section 2(2), if the nominating committee fails to provide
nominees as required by this section, the Board may appoint a person it
chooses.


Remuneration and expenses
5   Members of the Board are entitled to be paid remuneration and
reasonable expenses for carrying out their duties as members in the amounts
set by the Board in the by-laws.


Winding-up
6   If the Corporation is wound up, the property of the Corporation shall
be used

     (a)  firstly, to pay all costs incurred in the winding-up of the
Corporation, and

     (b)  secondly, to discharge all liabilities of the Corporation,

and the balance, if any, shall be disposed of by order of the Lieutenant
Governor in Council.


Coming into force
7   This Regulation comes into force on December 1, 1996.


Expiry
8   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 December 31, 2001.


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     Alberta Regulation 273/96

     Health Foundations Act

     HEALTH FOUNDATIONS REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 553/96)  pursuant to
section 15 of the Health Foundations Act.


     Table of Contents

Foundations established  1
Distribution of assets   2
Remuneration and expenses     3
Minimum value of gifts   4
By-laws   5
Investments    6
CCITF     7
Terms and conditions     8
Winding-up     9
Coming into force   10
Expiry    11


Foundations established
1(1)  The following foundations are hereby established for the following
regional health authorities:

     (a)  the Calgary Health (Crown) Foundation is established for the
Calgary Regional Health Authority;

     (b)  the Capital Health (Crown) Foundation is established for the
Capital Health Authority;

     (c)  the Chinook Health Region (Crown) Foundation is established for
the Chinook Regional Health Authority;

     (d)  the Headwaters Health Authority (Crown) Foundation is
established for the Headwaters Regional Health Authority;

     (e)  the Health Region #6 (Crown) Foundation is established for the
David Thompson Regional Health Authority;

     (f)  the Keeweetinok Lakes (Crown) Foundation is established for the
Keeweetinok Lakes Regional Health Authority #15;

     (g)  the Northwestern Health Services (Crown) Foundation is
established for the Northwestern Regional Health Authority;

     (h)  the Peace Health (Crown) Foundation is established for the
Peace Regional Health Authority.

(2)  The Alberta Cancer (Crown) Foundation is hereby established for the
Alberta Cancer Board.


Distribution of assets
2   Subject to section 3, a foundation must not distribute any of its
assets to its trustees.


Remuneration and expenses
3   If the board of trustees authorizes a foundation to pay to the trustees
remuneration and travelling, living and other expenses incurred in the
course of their duties as trustees, the remuneration and expenses must be
paid at the rate set out in Schedule 2, Part A of the Committee
Remuneration Order established by Order in Council numbered O.C. 769/93.


Minimum value of gifts
4   A foundation shall not accept a gift that is in an amount or is valued
at an amount that is less than $5000.


By-laws
5(1)  A foundation shall make the by-laws referred to in section 8 of the
Act and submit them to the Minister for approval not later than 180 days
after the establishment of the foundation.

(2)  Where the Minister receives by-laws for approval, the Minister may

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

     (b)  refer the by-laws back to the foundation with directions to
make changes.

(3)  The Minister may, by directive, require a foundation to amend or
repeal its by-laws in accordance with the directive.

(4)  A foundation shall comply with its by-laws.


Investments
6(1)  A foundation may invest its funds only in

     (a)  securities issued by or guaranteed as to principal and interest
by the Province of Alberta or any other province or by Canada, or

     (b)  deposit receipts, deposit notes, certificates of deposit,
acceptances and other similar instruments issued by or guaranteed as to
principal and interest by a bank, credit union, loan corporation, treasury
branch, trust corporation or insurance company authorized to carry on
business in Alberta.

(2)  An investment under subsection (1) must be redeemable with or without
penalty within 366 days of being made.


CCITF
7   A foundation may, with the approval of the Provincial Treasurer, be a
depositor in the Consolidated Cash Investment Trust Fund.


Terms and conditions
8   The Minister may make any approval that the Minister is authorized to
give under or pursuant to this Regulation subject to any terms and
conditions that the Minister considers appropriate.


Winding-up
9(1)  The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make an order providing for
the winding-up of a foundation.

(2)  A foundation may not be wound up except by an order under subsection
(1).

(3)  Where the Lieutenant Governor in Council orders that a 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 a foundation is wound up, the property of the foundation shall
be used

     (a)  firstly, for 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 the regional health authority for which the foundation was
established or the Alberta Cancer Board, as the case may be, or to a
successor organization, or

     (e)  if the regional health authority or the Alberta Cancer Board,
as the case may be, no longer exists and has not been replaced by a
successor organization, then to a 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 being wound
up, as determined by the Minister.


Coming into force
10   This Regulation comes into force on December 1, 1996.


Expiry
11   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 December 31, 2001.


     Alberta Regulation 274/96

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     PROVINCIAL MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY
     BOARD AMENDMENT REGULATION (NO. 1)

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 554/96) pursuant to
section 17 of the Regional Health Authorities Act.


1   The Provincial Mental Health Advisory Board Regulation (Alta. Reg.
286/94) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 4(1) is amended by striking out "12" and substituting "12(4)".


3   The following is added after section 4:

Interpretation
     5   Except where a contrary intention is expressed as a result of
this Regulation, for the purposes of the application of section 6,
references to a regional health authority shall be interpreted as if they
were references to the Board and references to a health region shall be
read as if they were references to Alberta.

Regulations applicable
     6(1)  The Property and Assets (Transitional) Regulation (Alta. Reg.
14/95) applies in respect of the Board as if it were a regional health
authority, but section 2 of that Regulation shall be interpreted as if it
did not refer to requisitioned funds.

     (2)  The Regional Health Authorities Regulation (Alta. Reg. 15/95)
applies, with the following modifications, in respect of the Board as if it
were a regional health authority:

               (a)  section 2(2) of that Regulation shall be
interpreted as if it read as follows:

               (2)  The Provincial Mental Health Advisory Board shall,
within 90 days after the coming into force of the Provincial Mental Health
Advisory Board Amendment Regulation (No. 1), make by-laws respecting
guarantees, indemnities and capital leasing by the Board, and those by-laws
must contain at least the following:

                         (a)  the maximum total amount of outstanding
guarantee obligations, indemnity obligations and capital lease obligations
that the Board is permitted to incur, with separate totals shown for

                                   (i)  the maximum permitted
capital leasing obligations,

                              (ii) the maximum potential liability
that may be incurred through guarantees and indemnities;

                         (b)  terms and conditions respecting
guarantee transactions, indemnity transactions and capital leasing
transactions between the Board and persons and entities in respect of which
it is not dealing at arm's length;

                         (c)  the disclosure requirements in respect
of transactions referred to in clause (b);

                    (d)  the means by which and the time within which
the Board will bring itself into compliance with the requirements of the
by-laws and this Regulation respecting guarantees, indemnities and capital
leasing, where the Board is not in compliance with those requirements on
the effective date of those by-laws;

                         (e)  any other information specified by the
Minister by notice in writing to the Board.

               (b)  section 2(4) of that Regulation shall be
interpreted as if "on or before September 30, 1995" read "within 90 days
after the coming into force of the Provincial Mental Health Advisory Board
Amendment Regulation (No. 1)";

               (c)  section 2.2(7) of that Regulation shall be
interpreted as if it read as follows:

               (7)  Where the Board enters into a transaction referred
to in section 2.1(1) or establishes or amends a line of credit, it shall
ensure that by the terms of the agreement

                         (a)  only the Board is liable in respect of
the agreement, and

                         (b)  the other parties to the contract
acknowledge and agree that the Crown is not liable for the acts or
omissions of the Board, except where the Crown specifically assumes such
liability.

               (d)  section 2.51 of that Regulation shall be
interpreted as if it read as follows:

                    2.51(1)  Where the Board enters into a joint
venture agreement, it shall ensure that its financial commitment in the
agreement is clearly specified in the agreement or can be determined from
the terms and conditions of the agreement.

                    (2)  Unless the Board has the Minister's approval,
the Board shall not enter into a joint venture agreement with any person
other than a regional health authority.

               (e)  section 2.8(3) of that Regulation shall be
interpreted as if it read as follows:

               (3)  The Board may engage in an ancillary operation

                         (a)  itself,

                         (b)  through a joint venture agreement, or

                         (c)  with the Minister's approval, through a
subsidiary health corporation,

               and a reference in this section to an ancillary operation
includes an ancillary operation engaged in by any of those means.

               (f)  section 2.8(6) of that Regulation shall be
interpreted as if it read as follows:

               (6)  The Board may market ancillary operations to
regional health authorities and to other provincial health boards.

               (g)  section 2.8(11) of that Regulation shall be
interpreted as if "other regional health authorities or to provincial
health boards" read "regional health authorities or to other provincial
health boards";

               (h)  section 2.9(1)(a)(ii) and (b)(ii) of that
Regulation shall be interpreted as if "authority" read "Board";

               (i)  sections 2.91, 5 and 7 of that Regulation do not
apply.

     (3)  The Regional Health Authorities (Ministerial) Regulation (Alta.
Reg. 17/95) applies, with the following modifications, in respect of the
Board as if it were a regional health authority:

               (a)  section 1 of that Regulation does not apply;

               (b)  section 2(2) and (3) of that Regulation shall be
interpreted as if they read as follows:

               (2)  The Board shall provide its annual report to the
Minister not later than the July 31 immediately following each fiscal year.

               (3)  The Board shall provide its audited financial
statements and the information referred to in section 3 to the Minister not
later than the June 30 immediately following each fiscal year.

               (c)  section 5 of that Regulation does not apply.

     (4)  Sections 1 to 13 of the Regional Health Authorities Foundations
Regulation (Alta. Reg. 16/95) apply in respect of the Board as if it were a
regional health authority.

Order of agreement for the purpose of winding up
     7(1)  The Minister may

               (a)  make an order providing for the winding up of the
affairs of the Board and the assumption of the affairs of the Board by a
regional health authority, or

               (b)  direct the Board and a regional health authority to
enter into an agreement for the purposes of winding up the affairs of the
Board and the assumption of the affairs of the Board by the regional health
authority.

     (2)  An order or agreement under this section may contain any
provisions that are necessary to accomplish the purposes set out in
subsection (1).

     (3)  The Minister may require the parties to include in an agreement
under this section any provisions that the Minister considers are necessary
to accomplish the purpose set out in subsection (1), and if the parties
neglect or refuse to include  such a provision, the Minister may by order
deem the agreement to contain such a provision.

     (4)  The following applies in the case of an order or agreement under
this section, unless the order or agreement provides otherwise:

               (a)  the property and assets of the Board are the
property and assets of the regional health authority;

               (b)  the regional health authority is liable for the
obligations and liabilities of the Board;

               (c)  an existing cause of action, claim or liability to
prosecution of, by or against the Board is unaffected and may be continued
by or against the regional health authority;

               (d)  a civil, criminal or administrative action or
proceeding pending by or against the Board may be continued by or against
the regional health authority;

               (e)  a conviction against, or ruling, order or judgment
in favour of or against, the Board may be enforced by or against the
regional health authority.

     (5)  An agreement under this section is ineffective until it is
approved by the Minister.


     Alberta Regulation 275/96

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 555/96) pursuant to
section 21 of the 
Regional Health Authorities Act.


1   The Regional Health Authorities Regulation (Alta. Reg. 15/95) is
amended by this Regulation.


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

     (a.1)     "foundation" means

               (i)  a foundation established or continued under the
Regional Health Authorities Foundations Regulation (Alta. Reg. 16/95),

               (ii) a foundation established under the Health
Foundations Act, and

               (iii)     the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Alberta Children's
Hospital Foundation, Alberta Hospital Edmonton Foundation, Foothills
Hospital Foundation, and The Royal Alexandra Hospitals Foundation and any
corporation exempted under section 77 of the Hospitals Act;


3   Section 2.5(6) is repealed.


4   Section 2.71(2) to (5) are repealed and the following is substituted:

     (2)  Subject to any directive, a regional health authority may make
repayable advances to a foundation.

     (3)  A regional health authority may, subject to the regional health
authority's taking all reasonable steps to ensure that existing trust
conditions, if any, are complied with, transfer any property received by
means of a bequest, donation or other gift to a foundation.

     (4)  Subject to any directive, a regional health authority may
provide a non-monetary subsidy to a foundation if the regional health
authority expects to receive benefits from the foundation that exceed the
value of the non-monetary subsidy.

     (5)  A regional health authority that provides a non-monetary subsidy
to a foundation shall advise the foundation of the value of the subsidy
within 21 days after the end of the authority's fiscal year.


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     Alberta Regulation 276/96

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITIES
     FOUNDATIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 556/96) pursuant to
section 21 of the Regional Health Authorities Act.


1   The Regional Health Authorities Foundations Regulation (Alta. Reg.
16/95) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 11

     (a)  is amended in subsection (1) by striking out "Within 90 days
after the end of its fiscal year" and substituting "Not later than the July
31 immediately following each fiscal year";

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

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

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



     Alberta Regulation 277/96

     Government Organization Act

     DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF
     RESPONSIBILITY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 557/96) pursuant to
section 16 of the Government Organization Act. 


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


2   Section 13 is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

     (3)  The Minister of Health is designated as the Minister
responsibility for the Health Foundations Act and for the ABC Benefits
Corporation Act.


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     Alberta Regulation 278/96

     Government Organization Act

     AUTHORIZED ACCREDITED AGENCIES
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 565/96) pursuant to
Schedule 10, section 2 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Authorized Accredited Agencies Regulation (Alta. Reg. 184/95) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   The Schedule is amended by adding the following after item 136:

    
137  Accessibility Systems Ltd.
603 - 77 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2B9


138  Action Elevator Service Ltd.
191-440-10816 Macleod Tr. S., Calgary, AB T2J 5N8


139  C & M Elevator Maintenance Ltd.
216 - 39 Ave. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2M5


140  Canspec Group Inc.
7450 - 18 St., Edmonton, AB T6P 1N8


141  City of Red Deer Fire Prevention Inspection & Investigation
Box 5008, Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4


142  Dover Corporation (Canada) Limited
604-10216-124 St., Edmonton, AB T5N 4A3


143  Elcor Elevator Services Corporation
4412 Manilla Rd. S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 4B7


144  Fire Spectrum Incorporated
797 East Chestermere Dr., Chestermere, AB T1X 1A6


145  Hoffer Enterprises Ltd.
449-3223-83 St. N.W., Calgary, AB T3B 5P3


146  ME Permit Professionals
5008 - 47 St., Lloydminster, AB T9V 0E9


147  Medicine Hat Fire Department
440 Maple Ave. S.E., Medicine Hat, AB T1A 7S3


148  Montgomery Kone Elevator Co. Limited-Calgary
24-666 Goddard Ave. N.E., Calgary, AB T2K 5X3


149  Montgomery Kone Elevator Co. Limited-Edmonton
14204 - 128 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5L 3H5


150  Northern Alberta Permit Centre
205-9917-116 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB T8V 3Y3


151  Otis Canada, Inc.
1230-10 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB T3C 0J2


152  Propane Gas Association of Canada Inc.
1800-300-5 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB T2P 3C4


153  QA Projects Ltd.
653 Whiston Wynd, Edmonton, AB T6M 2C3


154  R & E Elevator Ltd.
24 Newlands Ave., Red Deer, AB T4P 1Z9


155  Rappel Inspections Ltd.
P.O. Box 7385, Peace River, AB T8S 1T1


156  Ron's Inspection Services
Box 7758, Bonnyville, AB T9N 2J1


157  S.L.E. Inspection Services
Box 628, Gibbons, AB T0A 1N0


158  Schindler Elevator Corporation
10527 - 107 St., Edmonton, AB T5H 2Y5


159  Western Ropeway Services
Box 2766, Banff, AB T0L 0C0




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     Alberta Regulation 279/96

     Municipal Government Act

     EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT VICINITY
     PROTECTION AREA AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 20, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 568/96) pursuant to
section 693 of the Municipal Government Act.


1   The Edmonton International Airport Vicinity Protection Area Regulation
(Alta. Reg. 63/81) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 4 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2) by striking out "subsections (2.1)" and
substituting "subsections (2.1), (2.2),";

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (2.1):

     (2.2)  Notwithstanding anything in this Regulation, a development
officer may issue a development permit for a second residence to be located
on the west half of the northeast quarter of section 36 in Township 49,
Range 25 West of the 4th Meridian, outside NEF 30.



     Alberta Regulation 280/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA FRESH VEGETABLE PRODUCERS'
     PLAN REGULATION

     Filed:  November 25, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 562/96) pursuant to
section 23 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Designation of agricultural product     2
Designation of Canada Act          3

     Part 1
     General Operation of Plan

     Division 1
     Plan

Plan continued 4
Termination of Plan 5
Application of Plan 6
Purpose and intent  7
Districts 8

     Division 2
     Operation of Plan by Board

Board continued     9
Functions of Board  10
Regulations to operate Plan   11
Financing of Plan   12
Remuneration   13
Appointment of auditor   14
Authority from Governor in Council 15
Indemnification fund     16

     Part 2
     Governance of Plan

     Division 1
     Board

Members of the Board     17
Representation by areas  18
Chairman  19
Board meetings 20
Quorum    21
Terms of office     22
Missing meetings    23
Filling vacancies   24

     Division 2
     General Meetings of Producers

Annual general meetings  25
Special general meetings 26
Time and place of general meeting  27
Notification of general meeting    28
Quorum    29

     Division 3
     Eligibility, Voting and Elections

Producers who are individuals 30
Producers who are not individuals  31
Voting    32
Election for member of the Board   33
Eligibility re Board member   34
Returning officer   35
Election records    36
Result of invalid election    37
Controverted election    38

     Part 3
     Transitional, Review and Repeal

Transitional   39
Review    40
Repeal    41


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (b)  "Board" means the Board continued under section 9;

     (c)  "broker" means a person who, on behalf of a producer, sells or
offers for sale or receives for either of those purposes, the regulated
product produced by that producer;

     (d)  "consumer" means a person who receives or purchases the
regulated product 

               (i)  for the use of that person, or 

               (ii) in the case of an individual, for the use of that
person's family, 

          and not for the purpose of re-sale in any form;

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

     (f)  "fresh cut vegetables" means field-grown fresh vegetables that
have been peeled, sliced, chopped or shredded, but that have not been
cooked, canned, frozen or dried for any type of long term preservation;

     (g)  "marketing" means buying, owning, selling, offering for sale,
storing, grading, assembling, packing, transporting, advertising or
financing the regulated product in any manner by any person;

     (h)  "person" means a person as defined in the Interpretation Act
and includes

               (i)  a partnership as defined in the Partnership Act,

               (ii) any unincorporated organization that is not a
partnership referred to in subclause (i), and

               (iii)     any group of individuals who are carrying on an
activity for a common purpose and are neither a partnership referred to in
subclause (i) nor an unincorporated organization referred to in subclause
(ii);

     (i)  "Plan" means the Plan continued under section 4;

     (j)  "producer" means any person who produces the regulated product;  

     (k)  "registered producer" means a producer who is registered with
the Board;

     (l)  "regulated product" means field-grown fresh vegetables grown in
Alberta, including fresh cut vegetables, but does not include vegetables
grown for processing or potatoes;

     (m)  "representative" means an individual appointed as a
representative under section 31;

     (n)  "retailer" means a person, other than a producer or broker, who
sells the regulated product directly to a consumer;

     (o)  "voters list" means a list of individuals entitled to vote in
an election provided for in this Regulation;

     (p)  "wholesaler" means a person, other than a producer or broker,
who sells the regulated product to anyone other than a consumer.


Designation of agricultural product
2   Field-grown fresh vegetables and fresh cut vegetables are designated as
agricultural products for the purpose of the Act.


Designation of Canada Act
3   The Advance Payments for Crops Act (Canada) including any amendments to
or replacements of it is hereby designated as a Canada Act.


     PART 1

     GENERAL OPERATION OF PLAN

     Division 1
     Plan

Plan continued
4   The Alberta Fresh Vegetable Marketing Plan, 1974 established under
Alberta Regulation 167/74 and continued as the Alberta Fresh Vegetable
Marketing Plan under Alberta Regulation 331/90 is hereby amended and
continued under this Regulation with the name "Alberta Fresh Vegetable
Producers' Plan".


Termination of Plan
5   This Plan does not terminate at the conclusion of a specific period of
time and shall remain in force unless otherwise terminated pursuant to the
Act.


Application of Plan
6(1)  This Plan applies

     (a)  to all of Alberta, and

     (b)  to all persons who produce or market or produce and market the
regulated product.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the sales by a producer directly to a
consumer of the regulated product produced by the producer are exempt from
this Plan.


Purpose and intent
7   The purpose of the Plan is to encourage the development of a globally
competitive industry through the effective promotion, control and
regulation of the marketing of the regulated product in Alberta and,
without limitation, to accomplish the following:

     (a)  the licensing of producers and brokers;

     (b)  the promotion of sound supply chain management practices to
ensure continuity of a high quality market supply of the regulated product
and services year round;

     (c)  the promotion of

               (i)  the replacement of imported field-grown fresh
vegetables and fresh cut vegetables by the regulated product produced by
Alberta producers, 

               (ii) market expansion for the regulated product, and

               (iii)     integrated production and marketing of the
regulated product;

     (d)  the maintenance of industry statistics and the use of market
surveys, industry analyses and international market studies by producers to
encourage the transfer of technology, marketing systems and research;

     (e)  the promotion of co-operative marketing structures by producers
and others and the development of provincial, national and international
strategic alliances with other marketing boards and commissions,
corporations, grower associations and co-operatives to enable producer
participation in national and international markets;

     (f)  to assist producers in meeting the requirements of national and
international quality control and food safety programs, product
identification and handling systems;

     (g)  to encourage understanding of international trade agreements;

     (h)  the establishment and maintenance of a system of grading
wherein all regulated product must be graded before sale to anyone other
than a consumer;

     (i)  the establishment and maintenance of minimum price or prices of
the regulated product or any class, variety, grade, size or kind of the
regulated product, whether packaged or handled in bulk, to ensure
competitive pricing against any imported product for the producer or
broker, when selling to any person other than a consumer;

     (j)  to promote suitable forms of market information and to
encourage communication and producer information exchange through
management programs;

     (k)  to promote and support development of horticultural human
resource training programs for management and employees and the
certification of those persons;

     (l)  to establish and maintain a research fund enabling the conduct
of research into the production of the regulated product, development of
storage, fresh-cut technology, packing and marketing;

     (m)  to promote the registration of necessary pesticides and
chemicals and to support necessary testing of them for use in Alberta;

     (n)  to promote and facilitate for producers and co-operative
marketing organizations the access to appropriate sources of capital for
construction of storage and handling facilities and of plant and equipment
for the purposes of encouraging industry growth and efficiency;

     (o)  to promote the interests of producers in representations to
governments regarding legislation which may impact on the production or
marketing of the regulated product and the pursuit of suitable forms of
crop insurance and safety nets;

     (p)  to co-operate with marketing boards and commissions,
corporations, grower associations and co-operatives located in Alberta and
in other provinces that have objectives similar to those of the Board;

     (q)  to co-operate with the Government of Canada and the Government
of Alberta in respect of the maintenance of the quality and the marketing
of the regulated product;

     (r)  the participation in the program under the Advance Payments for
Crops Act (Canada).


Districts
8   For the purposes of this Plan, Alberta is divided into the 2 following
districts:

     (a)  Alberta North consisting of all that area of Alberta that is
north of the 7th base line;

     (b)  Alberta South consisting of all that area of Alberta that is
south of the 7th base line.

     Division 2
     Operation of Plan by Board

Board continued
9   The Alberta Fresh Vegetable Marketing Board is hereby continued with
the name "Alberta Fresh Vegetable Producers".


Functions of Board
10   The Board

     (a)  is responsible, subject to the Act, for the operation,
regulation, supervision and enforcement of this Plan;

     (b)  shall open one or more bank accounts and designate any
officers, employees and other persons necessary to sign cheques and
transact the Board's business with its financial institution, and shall
generally do all things incidental to or in connection with the transaction
of the Board's business with its financial institution;

     (c)  shall maintain or cause to be maintained books and records that
from time to time may be required under the Act, the regulations or by
virtue of any order of the Council or that may be required by the Board; 

     (d)  shall open its books and records for inspection at all
reasonable times at the office of the Board on the written request of any
registered producer or any member of the Council;

     (e)  shall forward to each registered producer a copy of the
auditor's report with a notice of the annual general meeting;

     (f)  shall maintain an office and notify the Council and each
registered producer, dealer and other person or agency licensed by the
Board of the location of the office;

     (g)  may appoint officers and agents, prescribe their duties and fix
and provide for their remuneration;

     (h)  may, subject to the Act, the regulations and any orders of the
Council, issue orders governing the Board's internal operations.


Regulations to operate Plan
11(1)  For the purposes of enabling the Board to operate this Plan, the
Council, with the approval of the Minister, may authorize the Board,
pursuant to section 26 of the Act, to make regulations

     (a)  requiring producers engaged in the production or marketing, or
both, of the regulated product to register their names and addresses with
the Board;

     (b)  requiring any person who produces or markets the regulated
product to furnish to the Board any information or record relating to the
production or marketing of the regulated product that the Board considers
necessary;

     (c)  requiring persons to be licensed under this Plan before they
become engaged in the production or marketing or the  production and
marketing of the regulated product;

     (d)  prohibiting persons from engaging in the production or
marketing of the regulated product except under the authority of a licence;

     (e)  governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a licence
under this Plan;

     (f)  providing for

               (i)  the assessment, charging and collection of service
charges and licence fees from producers from time to time for the purposes
of this Plan, and

               (ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of
the service charges and licence fees;

     (g)  requiring any person who receives the regulated product from a
producer

               (i)  to deduct from the money payable to the producer
any service charges and licence fees payable by the producer to the Board,
and

               (ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Board;

     (h)  providing for the use of any class of service charges, licence
fees or other money payable to or received by the Board for the purposes of
paying its expenses and administering this Plan and the regulations made by
the Board;

     (i)  requiring persons who produce or market the regulated product
to mark the containers of their products to show the place of origin or
place of production to the satisfaction of the Board;

     (j)  providing for the payment to a Canada Board of money that is
payable under a Canada Act.

(2)  For the purposes of enabling the Board to operate this Plan, the
Council, with the approval of the Minister, may authorize the Board,
pursuant to section 27(1) of the Act, to make regulations

     (a)  requiring any person who provides an agricultural product to a
producer under this Plan to furnish to the Board any information requested
by the Board;

     (b)  providing for the establishment and operation of one or more
programs for the disposition of any regulated product considered to be
surplus to market requirements;

     (c)  determining from time to time the minimum price or prices that
shall be paid to producers for the regulated product or any class, variety,
grade, size or kind of the regulated product and determining different
prices for different parts of Alberta;

     (d)  requiring that the money payable or owing to a producer for the
regulated product be paid to or through the Board;

     (e)  providing for the payment to a producer of the money payable or
owing for the regulated product, less any service charges owing to the
Board by the producer, and fixing the time or times at which or within
which the payments shall be made;

     (f)  providing 

               (i)  for the operation of one or more pools for the
distribution of all money payable to the producers from the sale of the
regulated product, and

               (ii) for the deduction of reasonable and proper
disbursements and expenses with respect to the operation of the pool;

     (g)  providing for the collection from any person by legal action of
money owing to a producer for the regulated product.


Financing of Plan
12   In accordance with the regulations, this Plan shall be financed

     (a)  by the charging and collection of service charges or licence
fees, or both, and

     (b)  by other money payable to or received by the Board including,
without restricting the generality of the foregoing, money arising from
investments of and other income earned by the Board.


Remuneration
13   The remuneration to be paid to the Chairman of the Board and to the
other members of the Board shall be fixed by a vote of the registered
producers at an annual general meeting or special general meeting of the
registered producers.


Appointment of auditor
14(1)  The registered producers shall from time to time appoint an auditor
for the Board.

(2)  The appointment of an auditor shall be made at an annual general
meeting or special general meeting of the registered producers.

Authority from Governor in Council
15   In accordance with section 50 of the Act, the Board may, with respect
to the production or marketing, or both, of the regulated product, be
authorized to perform any function or duty and exercise any power imposed
or conferred on the Board by or under the Agricultural Products Marketing
Act (Canada) or the Farm Products Agencies Act (Canada), or both of them.


Indemnifica-tion fund
16   The Board shall not establish and operate a fund under section 34 or
35 of the Act.


     PART 2

     GOVERNANCE OF PLAN

     Division 1
     Board

Members of the Board
17   The Board shall consist of 7 members as follows who must be registered
producers:

     (a)  3 members representing Alberta North;

     (b)  4 members representing Alberta South.


Representa-tion by areas
18   The Board, with the approval of the Council, may divide a district
into areas, which shall be represented by members of the Board elected
within each area. 


Chairman
19(1)  The members of the Board shall, at their first meeting following
each election of members to the Board, elect from the members of the Board
one member to serve as Chairman of the Board and one member to serve as
Vice-chairman of the Board.

(2)  Where the Chairman's position becomes vacant the Vice-chairman shall
assume the position of the Chairman and the Board shall elect from the
members of the Board one member to serve as Vice-chairman.


Board meetings
20   The Board may, at the call of the Chairman or 3 other members of the
Board, conduct meetings of the members of the Board.


Quorum
21   The quorum necessary under this Plan for a meeting of the members of
the Board is a majority of the members on the Board at the time.


Terms of office
22(1)  The term of office of a person elected as a member of the Board
under section 33 shall

     (a)  commence on the conclusion of the annual general meeting at
which the election is held to fill the office, and

     (b)  expire on the conclusion of the annual general meeting held in
the 3rd year following the year in which the term commenced.

(2)  No person shall serve for more than 2 consecutive full terms as a
member of the Board.


Missing meetings
23   Where a member of the Board is absent for 3 consecutive meetings of
the Board, the member's seat on the Board becomes vacant at the conclusion
of the 3rd consecutive meeting from which the member was absent unless the
Board considers that extenuating circumstances exist, in which case the
Board may waive the application of this section.


Filling vacancies
24(1)  Where a vacancy occurs on the Board, the Board may, with the
approval of Council, appoint, from among the registered producers who are
eligible to be elected or who are eligible to have representatives elected
to the Board, an individual

     (a)  as a member for the unexpired portion of the term, or

     (b)  as a member until the next annual general meeting, when the
position must be filled in accordance with subsection (2).

(2)  At an election held to fill a position under subsection (1)(b), the
person elected shall hold office

     (a)  for the unexpired portion, if any, of the term of the member
who originally vacated the position, or

     (b)  in accordance with section 22, in any other case.


     Division 2
     General Meetings of Producers

Annual general meetings
25(1)  The Board shall hold an annual general meeting of registered
producers at least once in each calendar year.

(2)  Not more than 15 months may elapse between annual general meetings of
registered producers.


Special general meetings
26   Special general meetings of registered producers

     (a)  may be called by the Board at any time, and

     (b)  shall be called by the Board on the written request of 10 or
more registered producers.


Time and place of general meeting
27   The time and place of an annual general meeting or a special general
meeting shall be fixed by the Board.


Notification of general meeting
28(1)  The Board shall send to all registered producers entitled to vote
written notice not less than 15 days prior to a meeting referred to in
section 27 setting out 

     (a)  the time and location of the meeting, and

     (b)  if special or extraordinary business is to be transacted at the
meeting, the nature of the business.

(2)  A notice under subsection (1) may be conveyed to a registered producer
at the registered producer's last address shown on the records of the Board
and the notice may be sent by the following  means:

     (a)  by ordinary mail;

     (b)  by electronic mail or other electronic means.


Quorum
29   The quorum necessary under this Plan for an annual general meeting or
a special general meeting of registered producers is 15% of the registered
producers.


     Division 3
     Eligibility, Voting and Elections

Producers who are individuals
30(1)  A registered producer who is an individual may, subject to this
Plan,

     (a)  make representations on any matter pertaining to this Plan,

     (b)  attend meetings held under this Plan,

     (c)  vote on any matter under this Plan,

     (d)  vote at an election under this Plan, and

     (e)  hold office under this Plan.

(2)  An individual who is eligible to vote may appoint another individual
as a proxy to vote on the individual's behalf if the individual appointing
the proxy deposits with the returning officer, at least 2 days before the
day on which the vote is to be held, the document under which the proxy is
appointed.

(3)  An individual may not act as a proxy for more than one individual in
respect of the same vote.


Producers who are not individuals
31(1)  If a registered producer is not an individual and

     (a)  makes representations on any matter pertaining to this Plan,

     (b)  attends meetings held under this Plan,

     (c)  votes on any matter under this Plan,

     (d)  votes at an election under this Plan, or

     (e)  holds office under this Plan,

that registered producer shall do so in accordance with this section.

(2)  A registered producer that is not an individual shall appoint an
individual to be the representative of the registered producer.

(3)  A representative appointed by a registered producer under this section
shall

     (a)  represent the registered producer in any matter pertaining to
this Plan,

     (b)  attend meetings on behalf of the registered producer, and

     (c)  vote and hold office, as the case may be, on behalf of the
registered producer.

(4)  If a registered producer is

     (a)  a corporation, it shall appoint an individual who is a
director, shareholder, member, officer or employee of the corporation as
its representative,

     (b)  a partnership, it shall appoint an individual who is a partner
or employee of the partnership as its representative, or

     (c)  an organization, other than a corporation or partnership, it
shall appoint an individual who is a member, officer or employee of the
organization as its representative.

(5)  An appointment of a representative under this section must be in
writing.

(6)  In the case where a vote is to be taken at a meeting, the registered
producer must deposit a document with the returning officer at least 2 days
before the day on which the vote is to be held indicating the name of the
person who may vote as a representative of the registered producer.

(7)  An individual may not be a representative under this section for more
than one registered producer.

(8)  A representative shall not vote or hold office before the
representative's appointment is deposited in accordance with subsection
(6).


Voting
32(1)  Subject to sections 30 and 31, a person who

     (a)  is a registered producer or a representative of a registered
producer,

     (b)  resides in Alberta, and

     (c)  is present at an annual general meeting or special general
meeting

is eligible to vote on any matter at that meeting and is eligible to vote
in the election of members of the Board.

(2)  A person who is eligible to vote may

     (a)  vote once on each matter, and

     (b)  in the case of an election of members of the Board, vote for
any number of candidates the person chooses, not exceeding the number of
members to be elected to the Board,

notwithstanding that the person may

     (c)  manage or operate or own, lease or hold equity in one or more
operations that are registered separately with the Board, or

     (d)  hold a proxy for another registered producer.

(3)  Nothing in this Plan prohibits a voter who is resident in one district
or area from voting for a candidate who is resident in another district or
area and who is standing for election as a member of the Board representing
that other district or area.

(4)  Subject to subsection (5), a registered producer shall not vote in any
election unless the registered producer's name appears on the voters list.

(5)  Where the name of a registered producer who is eligible to vote does
not appear on the voters list, that registered producer, or the registered
producer's representative, shall be allowed to vote if the individual who
intends to vote signs a declaration, witnessed by the returning officer and
an individual entitled to vote, stating that the individual

     (a)  is a registered producer or is appointed under section 31 as a
representative of a registered producer, and

     (b)  has not previously voted in that election.


Election for member of the Board
33   Where the term of office of a member of the Board expires at the
conclusion of an annual general meeting, an election shall be held to fill
that office at the annual general meeting at which the term of office is to
expire.


Eligibility re Board member
34(1)  A person is not eligible to be a member of the Board unless the
person 

     (a)  is a registered producer or a representative of a registered
producer, and

     (b)  resides in 

               (i)  the district, or

               (ii) the area within the district, if the district is
divided into areas under this Plan, 

          that the member is to represent.

(2)  Where, during the term of office of a member of the Board, 

     (a)  in the case of a registered producer who is an individual, the
individual ceases to be a registered producer, or

     (b)  in the case of a registered producer who is not an individual, 

               (i)  the registered producer ceases to be a registered
producer, or 

               (ii) the registered producer terminates an individual's
appointment as its representative,

that person ceases to be a member of the Board effective on the day the
individual ceases to be a registered producer, the registered producer who
is not an individual ceases to be a registered producer or the registered
producer who is not an individual terminates the individual's appointment
as the representative of the registered producer, as the case may be.


Returning officer
35(1)  The Secretary-Manager of the Board or another person designated by
the Board shall be the returning officer for elections carried out under
this Plan and is responsible for the elections of members of the Board and
for the administrative procedures relating to the conduct of an election.

(2)  The returning officer shall

     (a)  prepare the voters list,

     (b)  ensure that each person who votes in an election is on the
voters list or has signed a declaration pursuant to section 32(5), and

     (c)  permit scrutiny of the returning officer's actions by a
scrutineer in respect of the conduct of an election.


Election records
36   Unless otherwise directed by Council, the Board shall not destroy any
records relating to an election until at least 90 days have expired after
the day of the election.


Result of invalid election
37(1)  If an election is held under this Plan and there is in attendance at
the meeting at which the election is held an insufficient number of persons
who are eligible to vote at the election,

     (a)  the election is void, and

     (b)  the position for which the election was held is vacant.

(2)  Notwithstanding that a position is vacant under subsection (1), the
term of office of the position is deemed to have commenced as if a person
had been elected to the position.

(3)  Notwithstanding section 24, if a position is vacant under subsection
(1), the Council shall fill the position by appointing, from persons
eligible to be elected to that position, a person to fill that position.

(4)  A person appointed under subsection (3) shall serve that portion of
the term that runs to the next annual general meeting following the
person's appointment, at which time

     (a)  the person ceases to hold office, and

     (b)  an election shall be held 

               (i)  to fill the office for the unexpired portion, if
any, of the term of the vacant position, or

               (ii) in accordance with section 22, in any other case.


Controverted election
38(1)  If a registered producer

     (a)  questions

               (i)  the eligibility of a candidate,

               (ii) the eligibility of a voter,

               (iii)     any matter relating to a ballot or the tabulation
of ballots, or

               (iv) any irregularity with respect to the conduct of an
election,

     and

     (b)  seeks to have the election declared invalid and the position
declared vacant,

the registered producer shall, not later than 30 days after the day of the
election, apply in writing to the Council to have the election declared
invalid and the position declared vacant.

(2)  On receipt of an application under subsection (1), the Council shall
consider the matter and may

     (a)  declare the election to be proper and the position filled, if
in the opinion of the Council there is no basis for the application,

     (b)  declare the election to be proper and the position filled,
notwithstanding that there is a basis for the application, if, in the
opinion of Council, 

               (i)  the basis for the application did not materially
affect the result of the election, and

               (ii) the election was conducted substantially in
accordance with this Regulation and the Act,

     or

     (c)  declare the election to be void and the position vacant, if in 
the opinion of the Council there is a basis for the application and the
basis is sufficient to or did affect the result of the election.

(3)  Notwithstanding that an election is declared void and a position is
declared vacant under subsection (2)(c), the term of office of the position
declared vacant is deemed to have commenced on the day that the election
which was declared void was held.

(4)  Notwithstanding section 24, if the Council declares an election to be
void and the position vacant, the Council may

     (a)  order that, within the time that the Council considers proper,
a special general meeting be held and an election conducted to fill the
vacant position, or

     (b)  appoint, from among the persons who are eligible to be elected
to the position, a person to fill the vacant position.

(5)  A person elected under subsection (4)(a) shall hold office for the
unexpired portion of the term.

(6)  A person appointed under subsection (4)(b) shall serve that portion of
the term that runs to the next annual general meeting following that
person's appointment, at which time

     (a)  that person ceases to hold office, and

     (b)  an election shall be held

               (i)  to fill the unexpired portion, if any, of the term,
or

               (ii) in accordance with section 33, in any other case.


     PART 3

     TRANSITIONAL, REVIEW AND REPEAL

Transitional
39(1)  In this section, 

     (a)  "new Plan" means this Plan as continued by this Regulation;

     (b)  "previous Plan" means the Alberta Fresh Vegetable Marketing
Plan Regulation (Alta. Reg. 331/90) as it read immediately before the
coming into force of this Regulation.

(2)  The persons who, immediately before the coming into force of this
Regulation, were members of the Board under the previous Plan shall, on the
coming into force of the new Plan, continue as 
members of the Board under the new Plan until members of the Board are
elected under the new Plan.


Review
40   In compliance with the on-going regulatory review initiative, this
Regulation must be reviewed on or before December 31, 1997.


Repeal
41   Alberta Regulation 331/90 is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 281/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA PORK PRODUCERS' AUTHORIZATION REGULATION

     Filed:  November 25, 1996

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


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Regulations made under section 26 of the Act 2
Regulations made under section 27(1) of the Act   3
Repeal    4
Expiry    5


Definitions
1    In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;


     (b)  "Corporation" means the Alberta Pork Producers' Development
Corporation;

     (c)  "hogs" means hogs as defined in the Plan;

     (d)  "Plan" means the Alberta Pork Producers' Plan Regulation (Alta.
Reg. 141/96);

     (e)  "producer" means a producer as defined in the Plan.


Regulations made under section 26 of the Act
2    For the purposes of enabling the Corporation to operate the Plan, the
Corporation is hereby authorized under section 26 of the Act to make
regulations

     (a)  requiring producers engaged in the production or marketing, or
both, of hogs to register their names and addresses with the Corporation;

     (b)  requiring any person who produces, markets or processes hogs to
furnish to the Corporation any information or record relating to the
production, marketing or processing of the hogs that the Corporation
considers necessary;

     (c)  requiring persons to be licenced under the Plan before they
become engaged in the marketing or processing of hogs;

     (d)  prohibiting persons from engaging in the marketing or
processing, as the case may be, of hogs except under the authority of a
licence issued by the Corporation;

     (e)  governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a licence
issued under the Plan;

     (f)  providing for

               (i)  the assessment, charging and collection of service
charges from producers from time to time for the purposes of the Plan, and

               (ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of
the service charges and licence fees, as the case may be;

     (g)  requiring any person who receives any hogs from a producer

               (i)  to deduct from the money payable to the producer
any service charges payable by the producer to the Corporation, and

               (ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Corporation;

     (h)  providing for the use of any class of service charges, licence
fees, levies or other money payable to or received by the Corporation for
the purpose of paying its expenses and administering the Plan and the
regulations made by the Corporation;

     (i)  permitting the Corporation to exercise any one or more of the
powers that are vested in a co-operative association under the Co-operative
Associations Act.


Regulations made under section 27(1) of the Act
3    For the purposes of enabling the Corporation to operate the Plan, the
Corporation is hereby authorized under section 27(1) of the Act to make
regulations

     (a)  requiring a producer who produces hogs to market the hogs
through the Corporation or through a designated agency;

     (b)  directing, controlling or prohibiting, as the case may be,
marketing of the hogs in such manner as the Corporation considers
appropriate;

     (c)  providing for the purchase or acquisition of any hogs that the
Corporation considers advisable and the sale or disposition of those hogs;

     (d)  regulating and controlling the marketing of hogs, including the
times and places at which the hogs may be marketed;

     (e)  requiring that the money payable or owing to a producer for
hogs be paid to or through the Corporation;

     (f)  providing for the payment to a producer of the money payable or
owing for hogs, less any service charges owing to the Corporation by the
producer, and fixing the time or times at which or within which the
payments shall be made;

     (g)  providing

               (i)  for the operation of one or more pools for the
distribution of all money payable to the producers from the sale of hogs,
and

               (ii) for the deduction of reasonable and proper
disbursements and expenses with respect to the operation of the pool;

     (h)  providing for the collection from any person by legal action of
money owing to a producer for the sale of hogs;

     (i)  governing

               (i)  the furnishing of security or proof of financial
responsibility by any person engaged in the marketing or processing of
hogs, and

               (ii) the administration and disposition of any money or
securities so furnished;

     (j)  prohibiting any person from marketing or processing any hogs
that have not been sold by or through the Corporation or a designated
agency.


Repeal
4   Regulations Relating to the Implementation of the Alberta Pork
Producers' Marketing Plan 1968 (Alta. Reg. 28/72) are repealed.


Expiry
5   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 December 31, 2001.


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     Alberta Regulation 282/96

     Public Highways Development Act

     SECONDARY HIGHWAYS DESIGNATION
     AMENDMENT ORDER

     Filed:  November 27, 1996

Made by the Minister of Transportation and Utilities (M.O. 96-4) 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 5 and substituting the following:

     5    Secondary Highway No. 504     (Junction Highway 4 (Warner) to
Junction Secondary Highway 877 East of Warner)

          Book 1    Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 2    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 3-4 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (b)  by repealing section 6 and substituting the following:

     6    Secondary Highway No. 505     (Junction Highway 6 North of Twin
Butte to Junction Highway 5 (Spring Coulee))

          Book 1    Pages 1-6 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 7-8 Date:  October 31, 1996

     (c)  by repealing section 18 and substituting the following:

     18   Secondary Highway No. 517     No Secondary Highway Designated.

     (d)  by repealing section 21 and substituting the following:

     21   Secondary Highway No. 520     (Junction Highway 22 West of
Claresholm to Junction Secondary Highway 843 North of Picture Butte)

          Book 1    Pages 1-2 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 3    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 4-11     Date:  August 1, 1989

     (e)  by repealing section 24 and substituting the following:

     24   Secondary Highway No. 523     (North of Whitla to Medicine Hat
West Corporate Limits)

          Book 2    Page 1    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 2-3 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (f)  by repealing section 35 and substituting the following:

     35   Secondary Highway No. 534     (Junction Secondary Highway 804
West of Vulcan to Junction Secondary Highway 842 East of Vulcan)

          Book 2    Pages 1-4 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 5    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (g)  by repealing section 43 and substituting the following:

     43   Secondary Highway No. 542     (Junction Highway 23 North of
Vulcan to Junction Secondary Highway 842 East of Milo)

          Book 3    Pages 1-2 Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 3-8 Date:  August 1, 1989

          Secondary Highway No. 542     (Junction Highway 36 West of
Brooks to Junction Highway 1 (Brooks))

          Book 3    Pages 1-2 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 3-4 Date:  October 31, 1996

     (h)  by repealing section 45 and substituting the following:

     45   Secondary Highway No. 544     (Junction Highway 36 South of
Duchess to Junction Secondary Highway 884 South of Jenner)

          Book 3    Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 2-3 Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 4-8 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (i)  by repealing section 48 and substituting the following:

     48   Secondary Highway No. 547     (Junction Highway 2 North of
Aldersyde to Junction Highway 1 North of Gleichen)

          Book 3    Pages 1-4 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 5    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Page 6    Date:  October 1, 1992
               Page 7    Date: September 30, 1994
               Page 8    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (j)  by repealing section 63 and substituting the following:

     63   Secondary Highway No. 562     (Junction Highway 41 North of Red
Deer River to Saskatchewan Border)

          Book 4    Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 2    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (k)  by repealing section 64 and substituting the following:

     64   Secondary Highway No. 563     (Junction Highway 1 West of
Calgary to Calgary West Corporate Limits)

          Book 4    Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 2    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (l)  by repealing section 66 and substituting the following:

     66   Secondary Highway No. 565     No Secondary Highway Designated.

     (m)  by repealing section 71 and substituting the following:

     71   Secondary Highway No. 570     (Junction Secondary Highway 848
West of Dorothy to Saskatchewan Border)

          Book 4    Pages 1-2 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 3    Date:  May 14, 1993
               Pages 4-15     Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 16   Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 17-18    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 19   Date:  October 31, 1996

     (n)  by repealing section 80 and substituting the following:

     80   Secondary Highway No. 579     (Junction Highway 40 to Junction
Highway 22 South of Cremona)

          Book 4    Page 1    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 2-5 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (o)  by repealing section 85 and substituting the following:

     85   Secondary Highway No. 584     (Junction Secondary Highway 734
West of James River to Junction Highway 27 (Sundre))

          Book 5    Page 1    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 2-5 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (p)  by repealing section 92 and substituting the following:

     92   Secondary Highway No. 591     (Junction Secondary Highway 734
to Junction Highway 22 West of Caroline)

          Book 5    Page 1    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 2-4 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (q)  by repealing section 102 and substituting the following:

     102  Secondary Highway No. 601     (Junction Highway 11 South of
Alix to Junction Secondary Highway 855 North of Halkirk)

          Book 6    Page 1    Date:  April 15, 1994
               Pages 2-7 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 8    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (r)  by repealing section 110 and substituting the following:

     110  Secondary Highway No. 609     (Junction Highway 21 North of
Ferintosh to Junction Secondary Highway 854 (Rosalind))

          Book 6    Pages 1-2 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 3    Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 4-5 Date:  October 31, 1996

     (s)  by repealing section 112 and substituting the following:

     112  Secondary Highway No. 611     (Junction Highway 20 East of
Hoadley to Junction Highway 21 North of Ferintosh)

          Book 6    Pages 1-2 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 3    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 4-12     Date:  August 1, 1989

     (t)  by repealing section 131 and substituting the following:

     131  Secondary Highway No. 630     (Junction Highway 14 Interchange
West of Sherwood Park to Junction Highway 14 South of Lindbrook)

          Book 7    Pages 1-2 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 3    Date:  May 31, 1990
               Page 4    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 5    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (u)  by repealing section 148 and substituting the following:

     148  Secondary Highway No. 647     (Junction Secondary Highway 751
North of MacKay to Junction Highway 22 South of Mayerthorpe)

          Book 8    Page 1    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 2-4 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (v)  by repealing section 158 and substituting the following:

     158  Secondary Highway No. 657     (Junction Highway 41 South of
Hoselaw to Junction Secondary Highway 659 East of Bonnyville)

          Book 8    Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 2    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 3-4 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (w)  by repealing section 166 and substituting the following:

     166  Secondary Highway No. 665     (Junction Highway 43 South of
Valleyview to Junction Secondary Highway 747 South of Sunset House)

          Book 9    Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 2-3 Date:  October 31, 1996
               Page 4    Date:  August 1, 1989

     (x)  by repealing section 177 and substituting the following:

     177  Secondary Highway No. 676     (Junction Secondary Highway 736
North of Debolt to Junction Highway 43 North of New Fish Creek)

          Book 9    Page 1    Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 2-3 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 4-5 Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 6-11     Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 12   Date:  October 31, 1996

     (y)  by repealing section 180 and substituting the following:

     180  Secondary Highway No. 679     (Junction Highway 43 North of Guy
to Junction Secondary Highway 750 North of Grouard)

          Book 9    Pages 1-3 Date:  October 31, 1996
               Page 4    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 5-6 Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 7-8 Date: September 30, 1994

     (z)  by repealing section 235 and substituting the following:

     235  Secondary Highway No. 734     (Junction Highway 40 (Muskeg
Corner) to Junction Highway 34 West of Goodwin)

          Book 11   Pages 1-19     Date:  August 1, 1989

          Secondary Highway No. 734     (South of the Red Deer River to
Junction Highway 40 South of Foothills)

          Book 11   Pages 23-54    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (aa) by repealing section 247 and substituting the following:

     247  Secondary Highway No. 746     No Secondary Highway Designated.

     (bb) by repealing section 250 and substituting the following:

     250  Secondary Highway No. 749     (West Prairie River to Junction
Secondary Highway 679 East of Winagami Lake)

          Book 12   Pages 1-5 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 6    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (cc) by repealing section 252 and substituting the following:

     252  Secondary Highway No. 751     (Junction Highway 16 South of
MacKay to Junction Highway 43 South of Blue Ridge)

          Book 12   Pages 1-3 Date:  October 1, 1992
               Page 4    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 5-7 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (dd) by repealing section 253 and substituting the following:

     253  Secondary Highway No. 752     (Junction Secondary Highway 734
to Junction Highway 11A (Rocky Mountain House))

          Book 12   Page 1    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 2-8 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (ee) by repealing section 254 and substituting the following:

     254  Secondary Highway No. 753     (Junction Secondary Highway 620
(Lodgepole) to Junction Highway 16 West of Wildwood)

          Book 12   Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 2-4 Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 5-6 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (ff) by repealing section 260 and substituting the following:

     260  Secondary Highway No. 759     (Junction Highway 39 West of
Carnwood to Junction Highway 16 North of Seba Beach)

          Book 12   Pages 1-4 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 5    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (gg) by repealing section 272 and substituting the following:

     272  Secondary Highway No. 771     (Junction Highway 20 North of
Bentley to Junction Secondary Highway 616 East of Breton)

          Book 13   Pages 1-3 Date:  May 31, 1990
               Pages 4-5 Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 6-8 Date:  May 31, 1990

     (hh) by repealing section 281 and substituting the following:

     281  Secondary Highway No. 780     (Junction Highway 13 East of
Ma-Me-O Beach to Junction Secondary Highway 616 East of Mulhurst)

          Book 13   Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 2    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (ii) by repealing section 295 and substituting the following:

     295  Secondary Highway No. 794     (Junction Highway 16X South of
Villeneuve to Junction Highway 18 (Westlock))

          Book 14   Page 1    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Page 2    Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 3-7 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (jj) by repealing section 311 and substituting the following:

     311  Secondary Highway No. 810     (Junction Secondary Highway 505
South of Glenwood to Junction Highway 3 West of Fort Macleod)

          Book 14   Pages 1-4 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 5    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (kk) by repealing section 321 and substituting the following:

     321  Secondary Highway No. 820     (Junction Secondary Highway 501
West of Whiskey Gap to Junction Highway 5 West of Spring Coulee)

          Book 15   Pages 1-2 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 3-4 Date:  October 31, 1996

     (ll) by repealing section 343 and substituting the following:

     343  Secondary Highway No. 842     (Junction Secondary Highway 529
East of Champion to Junction Secondary Highway 564 North of Chancellor)

          Book 16   Page 1    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 2-3 Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 4-11     Date:  August 1, 1989

     (mm) by repealing section 351 and substituting the following:

     351  Secondary Highway No. 850     (Junction Secondary Highway 593
West of Hackett to Junction Highway 53 (Donalda))

          Book 16   Pages 1-4 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 5    Date:  October 31, 1996

     (nn) by repealing section 355 and substituting the following:

     355  Secondary Highway No. 854     (Junction Highway 53 East of
Donalda to Junction Secondary Highway 626 North of Ryley)

          Book 16   Pages 1-9 Date:  October 31, 1996

     (oo) by repealing section 363 and substituting the following:

     363  Secondary Highway No. 862     (Junction Secondary Highway 550
East of Countess to Junction Highway 9 West of Hanna)

          Book 17   Pages 1-6 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 7    Date:  April 15, 1994
               Pages 8-9 Date:  May 14, 1993
               Pages 10-11    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 12-13    Date:  October 31, 1996

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

     382  Secondary Highway No. 881     (Junction Highway 13 West of
Hardisty to Junction Highway 55 North of Therien)

          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

          Secondary Highway No. 881     (Junction Highway 55 (Lac La
Biche) to Junction Highway 63 South of Fort McMurray)

          Book 18   Pages 25-28    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 29-30    Date:  May 31, 1990
               Pages 31-32    Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 33-38    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Pages 39-54    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 55   Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 56-57    Date:  August 1, 1989

     (qq) by repealing section 386 and substituting the following:

     386  Secondary Highway No. 885     (Junction Secondary Highway 501
West of Pakowki Lake to Junction Highway 3 West of Seven Persons)

          Book 18   Pages 1-3 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Pages 4-6 Date:  October 1, 1992
               Pages 7-8 Date:  August 1, 1989

     (rr) by repealing section 396 and substituting the following:

     396  Secondary Highway No. 895     (Junction Secondary Highway 570
South of Oyen to Junction Highway 41 (Oyen))

          Book 19   Page 2    Date:  October 31, 1996
               Page 3    Date:  May 14, 1993

     (ss) by repealing section 400 and substituting the following:

     400  Secondary Highway No. 899     (Junction A.R. 139 (Empress) to
Junction Secondary Highway 562 North of Empress)

          Book 19   Page 1    Date:  October 31, 1996

          Secondary Highway No. 899     (Junction Secondary Highway 570
to Junction Secondary Highway 610 North of Ribstone)

          Book 19   Pages 5-7 Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 8    Date:  May 31, 1990
               Pages 9-11     Date:  April 15, 1994
               Pages 12-21    Date:  August 1, 1989
               Page 22   Date:  May 31, 1990
               Pages 23-24    Date:  August 1, 1989


3   Schedule 2 is amended by repealing section 1 and substituting the
following:

     1    Secondary Highway No. 901     (Junction Highway 24 to Junction
Highway 1 East of Gleichen)

          Book 900  Pages 1-5 Date:  October 31, 1996



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     Alberta Regulation 283/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA HATCHING EGG PLAN REGULATION

     Filed:  November 29, 1996

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 563/96) pursuant to
section 54.1 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Designation of agricultural products    2

     Part 1
     General Operation of Plan

     Division 1
     Plan

Plan continued 3
Application of Plan 4
Purposes of Plan    5

     Division 2
     Administration of Plan by the Board

Board continued     6
Functions of the Board   7
Regulations to operate Plan   8
Financing of the Plan    9
Remuneration   10
Appointment of an auditor     11
Authority from Governor in Council 12
Indemnification funds    13

     Part 2
     Governance of Plan

     Division 1
     Board

Members of the Board     14
Chair, etc.    15
Meetings of the Board    16
Term of office 17
Vacancy   18

     Division 2
     General Meetings of Producers

Annual producer meetings 19
Special producer meetings     20
Time and place of general meeting  21
Notification of general meeting    22
Quorum    23

     Division 3
     Eligibility, Voting and Elections

Producers who are individuals 24
Producers who are not individuals  25
Eligibility re Board member   26
Voting    27
Voting taking place at meetings    28
Mail-in-vote   29
Voters list    30
Nominations    31
Elections 32
Returning officer   33
Duties of returning officer   34
Licences required   35
Invalid election re attendance at meeting    36
Controverted election    37

     Part 3
     Transitional and Repeal

Transitional   38
Review    39
Repeal    40


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (b)  "annual producer meeting" means an annual general meeting of
the members of the Board and the producers;

     (c)  "Board" means the Board known as the Alberta Hatching Egg
Producers referred to in section 6;

     (d)  "breeder chicken" means a chicken, male or female of any age,
raised or maintained for the purpose of producing  hatching eggs;

     (e)  "broiler chick" means a chick intended to be grown into a
chicken for the purpose of producing meat for consumption;

     (f)  "hatchery" means a person who operates a facility where
hatching eggs are incubated for the production of broiler chicks;

     (g)  "hatching egg" means an egg produced by a female breeder
chicken for the purpose of hatching into a broiler chick;

     (h)  "person" means a person as defined in the Interpretation Act
and includes

               (i)  a partnership as defined in the Partnership Act;

               (ii) any unincorporated organization that is not a
partnership referred to in subclause (i);

               (iii)     any group of individuals who are carrying on an
activity for a common purpose and are neither a partnership referred to in
subclause (i) nor an unincorporated organization referred to in subclause
(ii);

     (i)  "Plan" means the Alberta Hatching Egg Plan referred to in
section 3;

     (j)  "processor" means a person engaged in the business of hatching
those eggs that are produced as hatching eggs;

     (k)  "producer" means a person engaged in the production of hatching
eggs in Alberta;

     (l)  "producer's representative" means an individual appointed to
represent a producer under section 24 or 25;

     (m)  "quota" means the privilege granted by the Board to a producer
to engage in the production and marketing of hatching eggs and may be
expressed as the maximum number of female breeder hens that a producer may
have in the producer's possession from time to time;

     (n)  "regulated product" means hatching eggs produced or marketed in
Alberta;

     (o)  "special producer meeting" means a special general meeting of
the members of the Board and the producers.

(2)  Except as defined in this Regulation, terms defined in the Act shall
have the same meaning as in the Act.

Designation of agricultural products
2   Hatching eggs and breeder chickens are designated as agricultural
products for the purposes of the Act.


     PART 1

     GENERAL OPERATION OF PLAN

     Division 1
     Plan

Plan continued
3(1)  The Alberta Hatching Egg Marketing Plan established under the Alberta
Hatching Egg Marketing Plan Regulation (Alta. Reg. 251/81) is hereby
revised and continued under this Regulation with the name "Alberta Hatching
Egg Plan".

(2)  This Plan does not terminate at the conclusion of a specific period of
time and shall remain in force unless otherwise terminated pursuant to the
Act.


Application of Plan
4   This Plan applies

     (a)  to all of Alberta;

     (b)  to all persons who produce or market, or both produce and
market, the regulated product;

     (c)  to hatcheries for the purposes of section 8(1)(b), (c), (d),
(e), (f), (g), (h) and (2)(f), (h), (i), (j), (k), (l), (m), (p) and (q).


Purposes of Plan
5   The purposes of this Plan are 

     (a)  to provide for the effective promotion, control and regulation
in all respects of the production or marketing, or both, of the regulated
product, including the prohibition of production and marketing in whole or
in part of the regulated product, and

     (b)  without limiting the generality of clause (a), to accomplish
the following:

               (i)  to maintain a fair price for the regulated product;

               (ii) to develop and maintain a system of orderly
marketing of the regulated product, including participation in and
compliance with any system established under a Canada Act;

               (iii)     to ensure the availability of an adequate supply of
the regulated product to meet market demand;

               (iv) to ensure that a high quality regulated product is
available to the market;

               (v)  to establish a system of quotas for the production
and marketing of the regulated product;

               (vi) to establish a negotiation committee to adopt or
settle matters regarding minimum prices, the allocation of the regulated
product and other contractual terms;

               (vii)     to establish standards for the production and
marketing of the regulated product;

               (viii)    to work and co-operate with other marketing
boards and other organizations, whether in or outside Alberta, having
objectives similar to or compatible with the objectives of the Board,
including the joining of those organizations and the contribution of funds
to them;

               (ix) to initiate or support projects or programs that
are intended to stimulate, increase or improve the production or marketing,
or both, of the regulated product;

               (x)  to provide for the prohibition of production or
marketing of the regulated product where the regulated product is not
produced or marketed under a quota.


     Division 2
     Administration of Plan by the Board

Board continued
6   The Alberta Hatching Egg Marketing Board is hereby continued with the
name "Alberta Hatching Egg Producers".


Functions of the Board
7(1)  The Board

     (a)  is, subject to the Act, responsible for the operation,
regulation, supervision and enforcement of this Plan;

     (b)  may appoint a Secretary-Manager and other officers and agents,
prescribe their duties and fix and provide for their remuneration;

     (c)  shall open one or more bank accounts and designate any
officers, employees and other persons necessary to

               (i)  sign cheques and other negotiable instruments;

               (ii) transact the Board's business with its bank, trust
corporation, credit union, treasury branch or other depository;

               (iii)     generally do all things incidental to or in
connection with the transaction of the Board's business with its bank,
trust corporation, credit union, treasury branch or other depository;

     (d)  shall

               (i)  maintain or cause to be maintained accounting books
and records that from time to time may be required under the Act or that
may be required by the Board, and

               (ii) subject to subsection (2), open the accounting
books and records for inspection by a producer or a member of the Council
at the office of the Board on 5 days' written notice to the Board by the
producer or member of the Council;

     (e)  shall maintain an office and notify the Council and each
producer, hatchery and pullet grower who holds a licence under the
regulations of the location of the office;

     (f)  subject to the Act, may issue directions governing the Board's
internal operations;

     (g)  shall ensure compliance with all agreements into which the
Board enters or has entered under a Canada Act.

(2)  Subject only to Council's authority under the Act to have access to
accounting books and records, the Board may refuse to allow access or limit
the extent of access to accounting books and records if the Board is of the
opinion that access will reveal confidential information about a producer
or other person, other than the producer requesting the information.


Regulations to operate Plan
8(1)  For the purposes of enabling the Board to operate this Plan, the
Board may be empowered by the Council, pursuant to section 26 of the Act,
to make regulations

     (a)  requiring producers engaged in the production or marketing, or
both, of the regulated product to register their names and addresses with
the Board;

     (b)  requiring any person who produces, markets or processes the
regulated product to furnish to the Board any information or record
relating to the production, marketing or processing of the regulated
product that the Board considers necessary;

     (c)  requiring persons to be licensed under the Plan before they
become engaged in the production, marketing and processing, or any one or
more of those functions, of the regulated product;

     (d)  prohibiting persons from engaging in the production, marketing
or processing, as the case may be, of the regulated product except under
the authority of a licence;

     (e)  governing the issuance, suspension or cancellation of a
licence;

     (f)  providing for

               (i)  the assessment, charging and collection of service
charges and licence fees, as the case may be, from producers from time to
time for the purposes of the Plan, and

               (ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of
the service charges and licence fees, as the case may be;

     (g)  requiring any person who receives the regulated product from a
producer

               (i)  to deduct from the money payable to the producer
any service charges, licence fees or levies, as the case may be, payable by
the producer to the Board, and

               (ii) to forward the amount deducted to the Board;

     (h)  providing for the use of any class of service charges, licence
fees, levies or other money payable to or received by the Board for the
purpose of paying its expenses and administering the Plan and the
regulations made by the Board;

     (i)  providing for the payment to a Canada Board of money that is
payable under a Canada Act.

(2)  For the purposes of enabling the Board to operate this Plan, the Board
may be empowered by the Council, pursuant to section 27(1) of the Act, to
make regulations

     (a)  requiring that the production or marketing, or both, of the
regulated product be conducted pursuant to a quota;

     (b)  governing

               (i)  the fixing and allotting of quotas,

               (ii) the increase or reduction of quotas,

               (iii)     the cancelling of quotas, and

               (iv) the refusal to fix and allot quotas,

          to producers for the production or marketing, or both, of the
regulated product on any basis the Board considers appropriate;

     (c)  governing the transferability or non-transferability of quotas
and prescribing the conditions and procedures applicable to the transfer of
quotas, if any, that the Board considers appropriate;

     (d)  establishing

               (i)  a formula for determining the amount or number of
regulated product deemed to have been produced or marketed by a producer,
and

               (ii) the period of time in respect of which the formula
is to be applied,

          for the purpose of determining the amount of regulated product
produced or marketed by a producer during a period of time;

     (e)  providing for

               (i)  the assessment, charging and collection of a levy
from any producer whose production or marketing, or both, of the regulated
product is in excess of the quota that has been fixed and allotted to that
producer, and

               (ii) the taking of legal action to enforce payment of
the levy;

     (f)  requiring any person who provides any agricultural product to a
producer under the Plan to furnish to the Board any information requested
by the Board;

     (g)  determining the quantity of each class, variety, size, grade
and kind of regulated product that shall be produced or marketed, or both,
by each producer;

     (h)  directing, controlling or prohibiting, as the case may be, the
production or marketing, or both, of the regulated product or any class,
variety, size, grade or kind of regulated product in such a manner that the
Board considers appropriate;

     (i)  regulating and controlling the production or marketing, or
both, of the regulated product, including the times and places at which the
regulated product may be produced or marketed;

     (j)  providing for the purchase or acquisition of any of the
regulated product that the Board considers advisable and the sale or
disposition of it;

     (k)  providing for the establishment and operation of one or more
programs for the disposition of any agricultural product considered to be
surplus to market requirements;

     (l)  providing for the payment to a producer of the money payable or
owing for the regulated product, less any service charges and levies owing
to the Board by the producer, and fixing the time or times at which or
within which the payments shall be made;

     (m)  governing

               (i)  the furnishing of security or proof of financial
responsibility by any person engaged in the production, marketing or
processing of the regulated product, and

               (ii) the administration and disposition of any money or
securities so furnished;

     (n)  prohibiting a person to whom a quota has not been fixed and
allotted for the production or marketing, or both, of the regulated product
from producing or marketing, as the case may be, any regulated product;

     (o)  prohibiting a producer to whom a quota has been fixed and
allotted for the production or marketing, or both, of the regulated product
from producing or marketing, as the case may be, any regulated product in
excess of that quota;

     (p)  prohibiting any person from purchasing or otherwise acquiring
from a producer any regulated product that is in excess of the quota that
has been fixed and allotted to the producer for the production or
marketing, or both, of the regulated product;

     (q)  prohibiting any person from purchasing or otherwise acquiring
any regulated product from a person to whom a quota has not been fixed and
allotted for the production or marketing, or both, of the regulated
product.

(3)  For the purposes of enabling the Board to operate this Plan, the Board
may be empowered by the Council, pursuant to section 27(2) of the Act, to
make regulations

     (a)  governing breeder chickens in the same manner as if breeder
chickens were a regulated product under the Plan;

     (b)  governing with respect to breeder chickens the producers of the
regulated product under the Plan in the same manner as if breeder chickens
were a regulated product under the Plan;

     (c)  establishing and governing a formula for determining the amount
or number of the regulated product produced or deemed to have been produced
from breeder chickens.

(4)  For the purposes of enabling the Board to operate this Plan, the Board
may be empowered by the Council, pursuant to section 33(1)(e) of the Act,
to make regulations regulating and controlling agreements entered into by
producers of the regulated product with persons engaged in marketing or
processing the regulated product.

(5)  A regulation referred to in this section that is made by the Board
shall not be filed in accordance with the Regulations Act unless the
regulation is first submitted to and approved by the Council.


Financing of the Plan
9   In accordance with the regulations, this Plan shall be financed by the
charging and collection of service charges, licence fees and levies.


Remuneration
10   The remuneration to be paid to the chair of the Board and to other
members of the Board shall be fixed by a vote of the producers at an annual
producer meeting or special producer meeting.


Appointment of an auditor
11(1)  The producers shall from time to time appoint an auditor for the
Board.

(2)  The appointment of an auditor shall be made at an annual producer
meeting or special producer meeting.


Authority from Governor in Council
12   In accordance with section 50 of the Act, the Board may, with respect
to the production or marketing, or both, of the regulated product, be
authorized to perform any function or duty and exercise any power imposed
or conferred on the Board by or under the Agricultural Products Marketing
Act (Canada) or the Farm Products Agencies Act (Canada), or both of them.


Indemnifica-tion funds
13(1)  The Board may establish one or more funds under section 34 or 35 of
the Act.

(2)  In order to finance the funds, the Board may raise amounts in
accordance with sections 34 and 35 of the Act.


     PART 2

     GOVERNANCE OF PLAN

     Division 1
     Board

Members of the Board
14   The Board shall consist of 5 members.


Chair, etc.
15(1)  At the first meeting of the Board after the annual producer meeting,
the members of the Board shall elect from among themselves

     (a)  a chair of the Board, and

     (b)  a vice-chair of the Board.

(2)  The term of the chair and vice-chair commences at the conclusion of
the meeting at which they were elected under subsection (1) and concludes
at the conclusion of the first meeting of the Board held after the next
annual meeting.

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), if at any time during the term of 
office of the chair or vice-chair a majority of the members of the Board
vote to remove from office the person holding that office, that office
becomes vacant at the conclusion of that vote.


Meetings of the Board
16(1)  The Board shall meet at the call of the chair or 3 other members of
the Board.

(2)  The quorum for a meeting of the Board is 3 members of the Board.

(3)  Notice of a meeting of the Board shall be given in writing and may be
delivered personally, by ordinary mail or transmitted by facsimile or such
other means of electronic communication that the Board may approve of by
resolution.


Term of office
17(1)  Each member of the Board shall be elected for a term of 3 years.

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), an individual shall not serve as a member
of the Board for more than 6 consecutive years.

(3)  If an individual serves for 6 consecutive years as a member of the
Board, that individual is not eligible to serve again as a member of the
Board until one year has expired following the expiry of that individual's
last term.


Vacancy
18(1)  If a vacancy occurs on the Board, the Board may, with the approval
of the Council, appoint from among the individuals who are eligible to be
elected to the Board an individual to act as a member until the date of the
next annual producer meeting.

(2)  At the next annual producer meeting following the appointment of an
individual under subsection (1), the position shall be filled by an
election held in accordance with this Plan for the unexpired portion of the
term.


     Division 2
     General Meetings of Producers

Annual producer meetings
19(1)  The Board shall hold an annual producer meeting at least once in
each calendar year.

(2)  Not more than 15 months may elapse between annual producer meetings.


Special producer meetings
20(1)  A special producer meeting

     (a)  may be called by the Board, and

     (b)  shall be called by the Board on the written request of the
Council or not less than 20% of the producers.

(2)  The Board shall hold a meeting under subsection (1)(b) within 30 days
from the day that the Board received the request to hold a meeting.


Time and place of general meeting
21   Subject to sections 19 and 20, the time and place of an annual
producer meeting or a special producer meeting called by the Board shall be
fixed by the Board.


Notification of general meeting
22(1)  Where an annual producer meeting or a special producer meeting is to
be held, the Board shall in writing notify each producer who is entitled to
vote under the Plan of the meeting by forwarding the notice by ordinary
mail to the producer at the latest address for the producer that is on the
records of the Board.

(2)  A notice given under this section

     (a)  must be mailed to the producer at least 14 days before the day
on which the meeting is to take place, and

     (b)  must set out

               (i)  the time, place, date and purpose of the meeting,
and

               (ii) any other information as determined by the Board.


Quorum
23   The quorum for an annual producer meeting or special producer meeting
is 15 producers.


     Division 3
     Eligibility, Voting and Elections


Producers who are individuals
24(1)  Where a producer is an individual, that individual shall only vote
in an election or on any matter under this Plan if

     (a)  the individual's name appears on the current voters list, or

     (b)  the individual makes a statutory declaration stating that the
individual

               (i)  is a producer, and

               (ii) has not previously voted in the election or on the
matter in respect of which the individual wishes to cast a vote.

(2)  An individual producer may appoint an individual who

     (a)  is a member of the individual producer's family or a full time
employee of the individual, and

     (b)  is not a producer himself or a representative of another
producer

as a representative to vote in an election or any other matter on which
that producer may vote under this Plan.

(3)  The appointment of a producer's representative must be in writing, be
signed by the producer and witnessed and set out

     (a)  the name of the producer;

     (b)  the name of the individual appointed as the producer's
representative;

     (c)  the election or other matter in respect of which the producer's
representative may vote;

     (d)  the date on which the appointment terminates.

(4)  The appointment of a producer's representative is not valid unless

     (a)  the appointment complies with this section, and

     (b)  the document setting out the appointment is provided to the
chief returning officer before an election is held, in the case of an
election, or to the chair of the Board, in the case of any other vote.


Producers who are not individuals
25(1)  A producer that is not an individual must appoint an individual to
be the representative of the producer and the appointed individual may do
the following on behalf of that producer:

     (a)  make representations on any matter pertaining to this Plan or
the operation of the Board;

     (b)  attend meetings held under this Plan;

     (c)  vote on any matter under this Plan;

     (d)  vote at an election under this Plan;

     (e)  hold office under this Plan.

(2)  For the purpose of subsection (1), if a producer is

     (a)  a corporation, it must appoint an individual who is a director,
shareholder, member, officer or full time employee of the corporation as
its representative,

     (b)  a partnership, it must appoint an individual who is a partner
or full time employee of the partnership as its representative, or

     (c)  an organization that is described in section 1(1)(h)(ii) or
(iii), it must appoint a member as its representative.

(3)  An appointment of a representative under this section must

     (a)  be in writing and set forth at least the name of the
representative of the producer, and

     (b)  be filed with the Board.

(4)  A representative of a producer shall not cast a vote under this Plan
unless

     (a)  the producer's name appears on the current voters list, and

     (b)  that representative, before the vote is cast, provides in
accordance with subsection (6) a copy of the document filed under
subsection (3).

(5)  Notwithstanding subsection (3) or (4)(b), an individual who is the
representative of the producer may cast a vote under this Plan if the
individual, before the vote is cast, makes a statutory declaration in
writing stating that the individual

     (a)  is the representative of the producer, and

     (b)  has not previously voted in the election or on the matter in
respect of which the vote is to be taken.

(6)  The statutory declaration referred to in subsection (5) must,

     (a)  in the case of an election, be provided to or made before the
returning officer or deputy returning officer, or

     (b)  in the case of a vote other than an election, be provided to or
made before a director or officer of the Board.

(7)  An individual must not be a representative under this section for more
than one producer at any one time.

(8)  A representative is not eligible to hold office under this Plan on
behalf of the producer until the representative's appointment is filed in
accordance with subsection (3).

(9)  A representative who as an individual is also a producer shall  only
vote in his capacity as a representative and shall not vote in his capacity
as an individual.


Eligibility re Board member
26(1)  An individual is not eligible to be elected to the Board unless the
individual

     (a)  is ordinarily resident in Alberta,

     (b)  is a producer or a representative of a producer under section
25 that holds a valid licence under this Plan,

     (c)  has been allocated a quota by the Board or is the
representative of a producer who has been allocated quota, and

     (d)  has been nominated in accordance with this Plan.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), an individual is not eligible to be
elected to the Board if that individual

     (a)  is a processor, designated representative of a processor or a
member of its board of directors or is otherwise involved in the management
or direction of a processor, or

     (b)  is a director of the Alberta Chicken Producers.

(3)  When at any time a member of the Board ceases to be eligible for
election to the Board under subsection (1) or (2) that member, effective at
that time, ceases to be qualified to remain as a member of the Board and
that person's position on the Board is vacant.


Voting
27   A producer or producer's representative who is eligible to vote may

     (a)  vote once on each matter, and

     (b)  in the case of an election of a member of the Board, vote for
any number of candidates not exceeding the number of members to be elected
to the Board at that meeting,

notwithstanding that the producer may manage or operate or own, lease or
hold equity in 2 or more operations that are registered separately with the
Board.


Voting taking place at meetings
28   Subject to section 29, a producer or a producer's representative is
entitled to vote

     (a)  in an election of a person to be a member of the Board, or

     (b)  on any question put to a vote, 

if the producer or producer's representative is present at the meeting at
which the election or vote is being held.


Mail-in vote
29(1)  The Board, or the majority of the producers present at an annual
producer meeting or special producer meeting, may direct that a mail-in
vote be held in respect of any matter except the election of a person to be
a member of the Board.

(2)  Where a mail-in vote has been directed in respect of any matter, the
returning officer shall, not later than 30 days before the day on which the
vote is to take place, mail the following to each producer at the
producer's current address shown on the records of the Board:

     (a)  a copy of the ballot setting out the question to be voted on;

     (b)  an envelope marked "Ballot";

     (c)  a return envelope addressed to the returning officer.

(3)  Where, in respect of a mail-in vote, a producer or producer's
representative wishes to cast a vote, that person must

     (a)  mark the ballot with an "X",

     (b)  enclose the ballot in the envelope marked "Ballot",

     (c)  enclose the "BALLOT" envelope in the return envelope, initial
the return envelope and endorse it with the producer's licence number, and

     (d)  send it to the returning officer.

(4)  In order to be counted, a ballot must be received in the Board's
office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day specified by the Board.

(5)  A ballot is spoiled if it has been

     (a)  altered, added to, falsified or incorrectly filled in, or

     (b)  filled in in any way by any person other than the producer to
whom it was sent or that producer's representative appointed under section
25.

(6)  With respect to a mail-in vote, the returning officer shall

     (a)  keep a record of all producers who have submitted a ballot,

     (b)  open the ballots in the presence of at least 2 producers or
producer's representatives at noon on the first business day following the
final date for receiving completed ballots,

     (c)  scrutinize and reject any ballot that the returning officer
determines to be spoiled, and

     (d)  count the valid ballots in the presence of those producers or
producer's representatives and keep a record of the count.

(7)  After the votes are counted, the returning officer shall

     (a)  immediately notify the members of the Board of the results of
the vote, and

     (b)  notify the producers of the results by publication in the
Board's regular circular.


Voters list
30(1)  When an election to the Board is to be conducted, the returning
officer shall, not less than 30 days before the day on which the election
is to be conducted, prepare a list of the producers eligible to vote in the
election.

(2)  The voters list shall be available to any producer or producer's
representative for inspection before, during and after an election.


Nominations
31(1)  Nominations for candidates for election as members of the Board must

     (a)  be signed by at least 2 producers or producer's representatives
and by the nominee, and

     (b)  be delivered to the returning officer before the beginning of
the meeting at which the election is to be held.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), nominations from the floor shall be
accepted if

     (a)  made and seconded by producers or producer's representatives
attending the meeting at which the election is to be held, and

     (b)  the nominee

               (i)  is in attendance, and

               (ii) consents to the nomination.


Elections
32   Except where otherwise provided for under this Plan, elections to the
Board shall be conducted at the annual producer meeting.


Returning officer
33(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the Secretary-Manager of the Board shall
be the returning officer for the purposes of an election or vote taken
under this Plan.

(2)  The Board may appoint a person other than the Secretary-Manager to act
as returning officer for the purposes of an election or vote taken under
this Plan.

(3)  The returning officer may appoint persons as deputy returning officers
to assist in the conduct of elections and votes under this Plan.


Duties of returning officer
34(1)  The returning officer must

     (a)  ensure that a person does not cast a vote except in accordance
with this Plan, and

     (b)  permit scrutiny of the actions of the returning officer and the
deputy returning officers by a scrutineer in respect of the conduct of a
vote taken under this Plan.

(2)  Unless otherwise directed by Council, neither the returning officer
nor any other person shall destroy any records or ballots in respect of a
vote or election held under this Plan until 90 days have elapsed from the
day the vote was taken.


Licences required
35   Only a producer who holds a licence under this Plan

     (a)  may vote in an election or on any other matter under this Plan,
and

     (b)  is entitled to notice of an annual producer meeting or special
producer meeting.


Invalid election re attendance at meeting
36(1)  If an election is held under this Plan and there is in attendance at
the meeting at which the election is held an insufficient number of persons
who are eligible to vote at the election,

     (a)  the election is void, and

     (b)  the position for which the election was held is vacant.

(2)  Notwithstanding that a position is vacant pursuant to subsection (1),
the term of office of the position is deemed to have commenced as if a
person had been elected to the position.

(3)  Where a position is vacant pursuant to this section, the Board may,
with the approval of the Council, appoint an individual who is eligible to
be elected to the Board as a member of the Board until the next annual
producer meeting, at which time an election shall be held for a member to
serve the balance of the term in accordance with this Plan.


Controverted election
37(1)  If a producer

     (a)  questions

               (i)  the eligibility of a candidate,

               (ii) the eligibility of a voter,

               (iii)     any matter relating to a ballot or the tabulation
of ballots, or

               (iv) any other irregularity with respect to the conduct
of an election,

     and

     (b)  seeks to have the election declared invalid and the position
declared vacant,

the producer shall, not later than 30 days after the day of the election,
apply in writing to the Council to have the election declared invalid and
the position declared vacant.

(2)  If, within 30 days after the day of an election, the Council has not
received an application under subsection (1), a person elected at that
election is deemed to be duly elected.

(3)  The Council shall not consider an application under subsection (1)
that is not received by the Council within 30 days after the day of the
election.

(4)  On receipt of an application under subsection (1), the Council shall
consider the matter and may

     (a)  declare the election to be proper and the position filled if,
in the opinion of the Council, there is no basis for the application,

     (b)  declare the election to be proper and the position filled,
notwithstanding that there is a basis for the application if, in the
opinion of Council,

               (i)  the basis for the application did not materially
affect the result of the election, and

               (ii) the election was conducted substantially in
accordance with this Plan and the Act,

          or

     (c)  declare the election to be void and the position vacant if, in
the opinion of the Council, there is a basis for the application and the
basis is sufficient to or did affect the result of the election.

(5)  Notwithstanding that an election is declared void and a position is
declared vacant under subsection (4)(c), the term of office of the position
declared vacant is deemed to have commenced on the day that the election
that was declared void was held.

(6)  If the Council declares an election to be void and the position
vacant, the Council may either

     (a)  order that within the time that Council considers proper a
special producer meeting be held and an election conducted to fill the
vacant position, or

     (b)  have the Board appoint, from among persons who are eligible to
be elected to the position, a person to fill the vacant position.

(7)  A person elected under subsection (6)(a) shall hold office for the
unexpired portion of the term.

(8)  A person appointed under subsection (6)(b) shall hold office until the
next annual producer meeting following the appointment, at which time the
person ceases to hold office and an election shall be held to fill the
office for the unexpired portion of the term.


     PART 3

     TRANSITIONAL AND REPEAL

Transitional
38(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "new Plan" means the Plan as continued by this Regulation;

     (b)  "previous Plan" means the Alberta Hatching Egg  Marketing Plan
Regulation (Alta. Reg. 251/81) as it read immediately before the coming
into force of this Regulation.

(2)  The persons who, immediately before the coming into force of this
Regulation, were members of the Board under the previous Plan shall, on the
coming into force of the new Plan, continue as members of the Board under
the new Plan until members of the  Board are elected under the new Plan.


Review
39   In compliance with the on-going regulatory review initiative, this
Regulation must be reviewed on or before December 31, 2001.


Repeal
40   Alberta Regulation 251/81 is repealed.



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     Alberta Regulation 284/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     HOG MARKETING REGULATION

     Filed:  November 29, 1996

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


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Sales of hogs by producer     2
Corporation to market hogs offered to it     3
Agreements with producers     4
Pools     5
Sale of hogs by the Marketing Division  6
Sale cancellation   7
Agreement 8
Powers to allow effective marketing by the Marketing Division    9
Financial responsibility 10
Risk indemnification     11
Legal action   12
Repeal    13
Expiry    14
Coming into force   15


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (b)  "buyer" means a person who buys or otherwise acquires hogs;

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

     (d)  "marketing" means marketing as defined in the Plan;

     (e)  "Marketing Division" means a division of the Corporation
through which the Corporation's responsibilities and activities with
respect to the marketing of hogs for or on behalf of producers is
conducted;

     (f)  "Plan" means the Alberta Pork Producers' Plan Regulation (Alta.
Reg. 141/96);

     (g)  "producer" means a producer as defined in the Plan.


Sales of hogs by producer
2(1)  A producer shall not market that producer's hogs unless that producer
holds a farm unit registration number.

(2)  A producer shall not market that producer's hogs except

     (a)  to or through the Marketing Division, or

     (b)  to a licensed buyer of hogs other than the Marketing Division.


Corporation to market hogs offered to it
3   The Marketing Division shall market all hogs that are offered to it by
a producer who holds a farm unit registration number except where

     (a)  those hogs have not been raised in accordance with standards
established by the Corporation to maintain the viability and reputation of
the Alberta hog industry;

     (b)  the producer fails or refuses to enter into an agreement with
the Marketing Division under section 4;

     (c)  the producer has, in the opinion of the Marketing Division,
failed to comply with the terms and conditions of an agreement entered into
under section 4;

     (d)  the producer has breached a previous agreement with the
Marketing Division or has failed or refused to comply with the Act, the
Plan, the regulations made under the Act in respect of the Plan or an order
of the Corporation or Council.


Agreements with producers
4(1)  The Marketing Division may enter into an agreement with a producer

     (a)  to purchase hogs from that producer, or

     (b)  to act as an agent for the sale of that producer's hogs

on any terms and conditions that the Marketing Division considers
advisable.

(2)  The Marketing Division may offer different agreements, terms or
conditions to different producers on the basis of market factors,
including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following:

     (a)  the distance from markets;

     (b)  the numbers of hogs sold through the Marketing Division;

     (c)  the willingness of the producer to commit to a long term
contract;

     (d)  the timing of the offer of the hogs to the Marketing Division
by the producer.

(3)  An agreement between the Marketing Division and a producer is
confidential and shall not be disclosed, except as required by law or where
both the producer and the Marketing Division agree to the disclosure.

(4)  The Marketing Division may, as it considers appropriate, establish
standard terms and conditions under which the Marketing Division will
purchase hogs from producers or sell hogs as agent for producers.


Pools
5   The Marketing Division may operate one or more pools with respect to
the marketing of hogs on any terms that the Marketing Division considers
advisable including, without limiting the generality of the forgoing,
providing for the deduction of disbursements and expenses with respect to
the operation of a pool.


Sale of hogs by the Marketing Division
6(1)  The Marketing Division may sell hogs, whether

     (a)  the hogs were purchased by the Marketing Division, or

     (b)  the Marketing Division is acting as agent for a producer,

through any system, to any person and on any terms and conditions that the
Marketing Division considers advisable.

(2)  The Marketing Division may, as the Marketing Division considers
appropriate, establish standard terms and conditions under which the
Marketing Division will sell hogs.

(3)  The Marketing Division may, in negotiating the sale of hogs, take any
steps that the Marketing Division considers necessary to obtain the best
price, terms and conditions for the hogs that the Marketing Division sells,
either on the Marketing Division's own behalf or as an agent for a
producer.

(4)  Payment for hogs purchased through or from the Marketing Division
shall be made by a buyer to the Marketing Division within the time
prescribed by the Marketing Division.


Sale cancellation
7   It is a term of any agreement made pursuant to this Regulation for the
sale of hogs that the Marketing Division may cancel the sale of the hogs
before the delivery of them to a buyer if, in the opinion of the Marketing
Division,

     (a)  the buyer has an unsatisfactory credit standing,

     (b)  the buyer has not made satisfactory arrangements for receiving
the hogs,

     (c)  the hogs will not be slaughtered within a reasonable time, or

     (d)  the sale might prove detrimental to the interests of the
producer.


Agreement
8   An agreement for the purchase or sale of hogs may be made

     (a)  by the Marketing Division as principal, or

     (b)  between the buyer as purchaser and

               (i)  the Marketing Division, or 

               (ii) an agent of the Marketing Division referred to in
section 9(2),

          as agent for the producer as vendor.


Powers to allow effective marketing by the Marketing Division
9(1)  The Marketing Division may be involved, either directly or through
agents, in all activities necessary to market hogs effectively, either on
its own behalf or on behalf of producers who choose to use the services of
the Marketing Division, including, without limiting the generality of the
foregoing, the following:

     (a)  the operation of assembly services;

     (b)  the operation of transportation services;

     (c)  the operation of settlement services;

     (d)  the operation of buying and selling services, including a
system of forwarding contracting;

     (e)  the sale of supplies to producers in relation to marketing;

     (f)  the operation of grading services;

     (g)  the operation of indemnity funds under section 34 of the Act.

(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), the Marketing Division may retain
agents and establish terms for the agency, renewals of the agency and
revocation of the agency.

(3)  Unless authorized in writing by the Marketing Division, a person shall
not

     (a)  hold that person out or represent that person to be an agent of
the Corporation or the Marketing Division,

     (b)  use a symbol or sign in relation to the marketing of hogs that
has been developed or used by the Corporation or Marketing Division in
relation to the marketing of hogs, or

     (c)  represent, expressly or by implication, that the person is
associated with the Corporation or Marketing Division in any manner.

(4)  In order to enable the Marketing Division to market hogs effectively,
the Marketing Division may exercise any of the powers set out in sections
12, 38 and 60 of the Co-operative Associations Act.

(5)  If a power under the Co-operative Associations Act requires the
approval of the Director of Co-operative Associations, that power may be
exercised by the Marketing Division with both the approval of the Director
and the approval of the Council.

(6)  The Marketing Division may charge producers who use the services
provided under this section service charges to cover the costs of those
services.


Financial responsibility
10   The Marketing Division may require one or more of the following
persons to furnish security or proof of financial responsibility that the
Marketing Division considers necessary:

     (a)  a producer entering into an agreement with the Marketing
Division for the delivery of hogs, either immediately or at some future
date;

     (b)  a licensed transporter who transports hogs for the Marketing
Division;

     (c)  a licensed assembler who assembles hogs for the Marketing
Division;

     (d)  a licensed buyer who buys hogs through or from the Marketing
Division.


Risk indemnification
11   The Marketing Division may require a person engaged in buying or
transporting hogs for the Marketing Division to indemnify the Marketing
Division and producers who market through the Marketing Division against
risks arising from that person's activities, in amounts and in a form that
the Marketing Division may prescribe from time to time.


Legal action
12   In addition those rights that the Marketing Division has at law to
enforce by legal action in the name of the Corporation the Marketing
Division's rights under the Act, the Plan and the regulations made in
respect of the Plan, the Marketing Division may in the name of the
Corporation enforce by legal action a producer's rights in respect of a
matter where the Marketing Division is acting as an agent for the producer
in respect of that matter.


Repeal
13   The Hog Marketing Regulation (Alta. Reg. 242/87) is repealed.


Expiry
14   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 December 31, 2001.


Coming into force
15   This Regulation comes into force on December 2, 1996.



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     Alberta Regulation 285/96

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     HOG REGISTRATION, LICENSING AND
     UNIVERSAL SERVICE CHARGE REGULATION

     Filed:  November 29, 1996

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


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Licence   2
Licence application 3
Multiple licences   4
Licence refusal     5
Term of licence     6
Licence not transferable 7
Ability of licensee not warranted by Corporation  8
Licence suspended, revoked, not renewed 9
Notification of licence refusal    10
Show cause respecting refusal of licence, etc.    11
Hog information     12
Information to be submitted   13
Registration   14
Prohibition re farm unit registration number 15
Confidentiality     16
General service charge   17
Deduction of service charge   18
Debt to the Corporation  19
Use of service charge    20
Transitional re licences 21
Expiry    22
Coming into force   23


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act;

     (b)  "buyer" means a person who buys and includes a processor;

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

     (d)  "farm unit registration number" means a number allocated by the
Corporation to a producer for identification of that producer for the
purposes of this Regulation;

     (e)  "feeder" means a hog, other than a weaner, that is sold to a
producer to be raised to slaughter weight by that producer;

     (f)  "hog" means a hog as defined in the Plan;

     (g)  "licence" means a licence issued or renewed by the Corporation
under this Regulation;

     (h)  "marketing" means marketing as defined in the Plan;

     (i)  "Plan" means the Alberta Pork Producers' Plan Regulation (Alta.
Reg. 141/96);

     (j)  "processor" means a person who slaughters hogs;

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

     (l)  "weaner" means a hog that weighs less than 20 kg.


Licence
2(1)  No person shall

     (a)  assemble hogs except under the authority of a licence
authorizing the assembly of hogs;

     (b)  transport hogs except under the authority of a licence
authorizing the transport of hogs;

     (c)  buy hogs except under the authority of a licence authorizing
the buying of hogs.

(2)  A producer is not required to be licensed under subsection (1)(a) or
(b) unless that producer is in the business of assembling or transporting
or assembling and transporting hogs on behalf of another producer.

(3)  A producer that buys hogs from another producer must hold a buyer's
licence unless the hogs bought are

     (a)  weaners or feeders that are bought by the producer for use in
the production of hogs on that producer's farm, or

     (b)  sows and boars that are used for breeding on that producer's
farm.


Licence application
3(1)  A person may apply to the Corporation for one or more of the
following licences:

     (a)  a licence to operate as an assembler of hogs;

     (b)  a licence to operate as a transporter of hogs;

     (c)  a licence to operate as a buyer of hogs.

(2)  An applicant for a licence must provide to the Corporation the
information required under Schedule 1.

(3)  In addition to the information required under Schedule 1, the
Corporation may require an applicant for a licence to provide any other
information in relation to the activity for which the licence is being
applied for that the Corporation considers necessary to determine whether a
licence should be granted.


Multiple licences
4   Where a person carries out more than one activity for which different
licences are required under this Regulation, that person must hold the
different licences required for each of those activities.


Licence refusal
5   The Corporation may refuse to grant a licence to an applicant if

     (a)  the Corporation is not satisfied that the applicant will comply
with

               (i)  the Act, the Plan or this or any other regulation
applying to the applicant,

               (ii) any orders or directions of the Council or the
Corporation, or

               (iii)     any other statute, regulation or order applicable
to the business in which the applicant is engaged,

     or

     (b)  the applicant does not provide the information required under
section 3.


Term of licence
6   A licence expires on December 31 next following the date on which the
licence is issued or renewed.


Licence not transferable
7   A licence is not transferable.


Ability of licensee not warranted by Corporation
8(1)  Even though the Corporation issues a licence to a person or renews
the licence of a person, the Corporation does not warrant or endorse in any
manner the ability of that person to carry out the activity for which the
person is licensed.

(2)  A person who is licensed shall not represent to any person that the
Corporation warrants or endorses in any manner the ability of that person
to carry out the activity for which the person is licensed.


Licence suspended, revoked, not renewed
9   The Corporation may suspend or revoke or refuse to renew any licence if
in the opinion of the Corporation the holder of the licence or the
applicant for renewal has failed to observe, perform or carry out the
provisions of the Act, the Plan or any regulation or order or direction of
the Council or the Corporation.


Notification of licence refusal
10   Where

     (a)  a person's application for a licence is refused,

     (b)  a person's licence is suspended or revoked, or

     (c)  the Corporation refuses to renew a person's licence,

the Corporation shall forthwith notify the person of that fact.


Show cause respecting refusal of licence, etc.
11   Where

     (a)  a person's application for a licence is refused,

     (b)  a person's licence is suspended or revoked, or

     (c)  the Corporation fails to renew a person's licence,

that person is entitled to show cause to the Corporation as to why

     (d)  the licence should not be refused, suspended or revoked, or

     (e)  the renewal of it should not be refused.


Hog information
12(1)  A licence holder must maintain a complete and accurate record of all
matters relating to the activity authorized by the licence, including any
of the following records and documents that are pertinent to the activity
authorized by the licence:

     (a)  hog sales records showing

               (i)  the number of hogs sold;

               (ii) the date of the sale;

               (iii)     the name of the purchaser;

               (iv) the farm unit registration number for the farm at
which the hogs were produced;

     (b)  hog purchase records showing

               (i)  the number of hogs purchased;

               (ii) the name of the person from whom the hogs were
purchased;

               (iii)     the name of the producer of the hogs;

               (iv) the date of the purchase;

               (v)  the farm unit registration number for the farm at
which the hogs were produced;

     (c)  transportation records, including manifests and bills of
lading.

(2)  A processor must maintain a complete and accurate record with respect
to the following:

     (a)  the date on which hogs were slaughtered and the number of hogs
slaughtered on that date;

     (b)  the name of the seller of each hog slaughtered;

     (c)  the farm unit registration number for the farm at which each of
the hogs were produced that were slaughtered.

(3)  A person who is required to maintain records and documents, as the
case may be, under this section must

     (a)  maintain those records and documents for not less than 3 years
from the day that the record was made or the document was created, and

     (b)  make those records and documents available to the Corporation
when requested to do so by the Corporation.


Information to be submitted
13(1)  A person who at anytime during a month sells, transports, assembles,
buys or processes hogs must submit the information required under Schedule
2 to the Corporation by the last day of the next month.

(2)  A person submitting information to the Corporation under subsection
(1) may submit the information to the Corporation

     (a)  by ordinary mail, or

     (b)  by any other means that is approved of by the Corporation.


Registration
14(1)  A person may apply to the Corporation for a farm unit registration
number.

(2)  An application under subsection (1) must provide the information
required under Schedule 3.

(3)  There is no fee for an application made under this section.

(4)  The Corporation shall maintain a farm unit registration system under
which the information provided under this section is to be recorded.


Prohibition re farm unit registration number
15(1)  A producer shall not market hogs unless that producer

     (a)  has been allotted a farm unit registration number by the
Corporation, and

     (b)  provides that number to the person assembling, transporting,
buying or processing the producer's hogs at the time of marketing.

(2)  A person shall not assemble, transport, buy or process hogs unless

     (a)  the hogs were marketed by a producer who has been allotted a
farm unit registration number by the Corporation, and

     (b)  the farm unit registration number is provided to and is
recorded by the person receiving the hogs.


Confidentiality
16(1)  The information obtained by the Corporation under sections 3(2) and
(3), 12 and 13 shall be held in confidence and used only for the purposes
of ensuring compliance with

     (a)  this and other regulations made under the Act in respect of the
Plan, and

     (b)  the Hog Order made under the Agricultural Products Marketing
Act (Canada).

(2)  The Corporation shall institute a system to preserve the
confidentiality of the information referred to in subsection (1) that is
received by the Corporation. 


General service charge
17(1)  A service charge of $1.00 shall be paid to the Corporation by a
producer for each hog sold by the producer.

(2)  A service charge is not payable on sales of 

     (a)  feeders or weaners that are used in the production of hogs on a
producer's farm, or 

     (b)  sows and boars that are used for breeding on a producer's farm,

 until those hogs are slaughtered or sold for slaughter.

(3)  If a producer slaughters a hog or causes a hog to be slaughtered
without selling the hog to another person, that producer is deemed to have
sold the hog on the date of slaughter, and the service charge referred to
in subsection (1) is payable by the producer in respect of that hog.

(4)  Subsection (3) does not apply to a hog slaughtered for consumption by
the producer or the producer's immediate family.


Deduction of service charge
18(1)  A person who buys a hog from a producer shall

     (a)  deduct the service charge from the purchase price payable to
that producer,

     (b)  account for the service charge by providing the information
required under Schedule 4, and 

     (c)  forward the service charge and the information required under
Schedule 4 to the Corporation in time for that service charge and the
information to reach the Corporation by the last day of the month following
the month in which the service charge was deducted.

(2)  If a buyer who buys hogs from a producer fails to deduct the service
charge from the sale proceeds as required under subsection (1), the buyer
and the producer are jointly and severally liable to the Corporation for
the payment of the service charge.

(3)  If a processor slaughters a hog for which no service charge has been
deducted as required under this Regulation, the processor must deduct the
service charge from any proceeds payable in respect of the hog and forward
the service charge to the Corporation in accordance with subsection (1)(c). 

(4)  If the processor fails to forward the service charge to the
Corporation in accordance with subsection (3), the processor and the
producer are jointly and severally liable to the Corporation for the
payment of the service charge.

(5)  Where a person holds funds that were deducted as a service charge and
that are held in trust by that person for the Corporation by virtue of
section 31 of the Act, that person must deposit and hold those funds in a
separate trust account maintained by that person for the purpose of holding
funds deducted as service charges.


Debt to the Corporation
19   A service charge that is payable under this Regulation is a debt due
to the Corporation and may be recovered by the Corporation by a civil
action for debt.


Use of service charge
20   The service charge collected under this Regulation shall be used for
the purposes set out in section 6(a) and (b)(i), (vii), (viii), (ix), (xi),
(xii), (xiv), (xv), (xvi), (xvii), (xviii) and (xx) of the Plan.


Transitional re licences
21   A person who holds a licence under the Hog Marketing Regulation (Alta.
Reg. 242/87) immediately before the coming into force of this Regulation is
deemed to hold the same licence as if issued under this Regulation.


Expiry
22   For the purposes 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 December 31, 2001.


Coming into force
23   This Regulation comes into force on December 2, 1996.


     SCHEDULE 1

     LICENCE APPLICATION













2.   Name of Applicant:  

3.   Mailing Address:    

4.   Registered Office:  
     (for incorporated applicants)

5.   Phone Number:  

6.   Facsimile Number:   

7.   Location where the licenced activity will take place:  

8.   Location where records relating to the activity under the licence
will be kept:  

     (Note:  For 7 and 8, identify each location by land description and
municipal address.  If there is more than one location, list each.)

9.   If trucks are to be used in conducting the activity, list the make,
year, vehicle identification number and licence number for each truck that
will be used:  

10.  Do you hold a licence under the Livestock and Livestock Dealers Act?:
     
     Yes  Describe the type of licence held under the Livestock and
Livestock Dealers Act:   

     No   
     (Check one)

11.  Signature of the Applicant (or authorized representative):
          

12.  Date:     


     SCHEDULE 2

A person who sells, transports, assembles, buys or slaughters a hog must
provide the information applicable to that activity required by this
Schedule regarding the hogs sold, transported, assembled, bought or
slaughtered, as the case may be.


A.   Information Required To Be Provided By A Person Who Sells Hogs.

1.   Seller's Name:      

2.   Farm Unit Registration Number:     

3.   Date of sale:  

4.   Number of hogs sold:     

5.   Tattoo numbers on hogs sold:  

6.   Purchaser's Name:   

7.   Signature of Seller or Seller's authorized agent and certificate that
the information provided is true and correct:     


B.   Information Required To Be Provided By A Person Who Transports Hogs.

1.   Transporter's Name:      

2.   Transporter Licence Number:   

3.   Truck Licence Number:    

4.   Date hogs were transported:   

5.   Location where hogs were picked up:     

6.   Location where hogs were delivered:     

7.   Name of Producer of the hogs:      

8.   Producer Registration Number of producer of the hogs:  

9.   Tattoo number of hogs:   

10.  Number of hogs picked up:     

11.  Signature of Transporter or the Transporter's authorized agent and
certification that the information provided is true and correct: 

C.   Information Required To Be Provided By An Assembler.

1.   Assembler's Name:   

2.   Assembler Licence Number:     

3.   Date hogs were assembled:     

4.   Tattoo numbers of hogs:  

5.   Name of Producer of assembled hogs:     

6.   Producer Registration Number of Producer:    

7.   Number of hogs assembled:     

8.   Date the hogs left the Assembler's possession:    

9.   The person to whom the hogs were delivered:  

10.  Signature of Assembler or Assembler's authorized agent and
certification that the information provided is true and correct:
          


D.   Information To Be Provided By A Person That Buys Hogs.

1.   Buyer's Name:  

2.   Buyer's Licence Number:  

3.   Date hogs were bought:   

4.   Name of Producer of hogs:     

5.   Producer Registration Number of Producer of hogs:      

6.   Tattoo numbers of hogs:  

7.   Is Buyer a Processor?      Yes_______        No_______

8.   If No, name and address of person to whom the Buyer delivered the
hogs:     

9.   Signature of Buyer or Buyer's authorized agent and certification that
the information provided is true and correct:
          


E.   Information To Be Provided By A Person That Slaughters Hogs.

1.   Processor's Name:   

2.   Processor's Address:     

3.   Name of Producer that produced the slaughtered hog:    

4.   Farm Unit Registration Number of the Producer referred to in #3
above:    

5.   Tattoo number on the slaughtered hogs:  

6.   Date the hogs were delivered to the Processor:    

7.   Date the hogs were slaughtered:    

8.   Signature of Processor or authorized agent of the Processor and
certification that the information provided is true and correct:
          


     SCHEDULE 3

     FARM UNIT REGISTRATION

1.   Applicant's Name:   

2.   Mailing Address:    

3.   Phone Number:  

4.   Facsimile Number:   

5.   Legal description of land where Applicant produces hogs or intends to
produce hogs:  

6.   Name of Municipal District, Town or City where the hogs will be
produced:      

7.   Signature of Applicant (or if the Applicant is a Corporation, the
authorized representative) and certification that the information provided
is true and correct:     


     SCHEDULE 4

A Buyer under Section 18(1) or a Processor under Section 18(3) must provide
the following information for each hog bought or slaughtered, as the case
may be:

1.   Buyer's Name:  

2.   Producer's Name:    

3.   Farm Unit Registration Number of producer:   

4.   Date of purchase:   

5.   Number of hogs purchased:     

6.   Amount of service charge deducted:      

7.   Date service charge deducted:      

8.   Name and address of financial institution that held the service
charge before it was remitted to the APPDC: