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THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, NOVEMBER 15, 1997

     Alberta Regulation 193/97

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCILS (MINISTERIAL) REGULATION

     Filed:  October 23, 1997

Made by the Minister of Health (M.O. 58/97) pursuant to section 22 of the
Regional Health Authorities Act.


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Regional Health Authorities Act;

     (b)  "community health council" means a community health council
established in accordance with the Community Health Councils Regulation.


Remuneration of members of community health councils
2    Members of a community health council are not entitled to remuneration
for acting as members, but the regional health authority that established
the council may authorize the payment of expenses incurred by a member of
the council in the course of acting as a member that in the opinion of the
regional health authority are reasonable.


Community health council annual report
3(1)   A community health council shall provide to the regional health
authority that established it an annual report of its activities for the
previous fiscal year.

(2)  The regional health authority may require the community health council
to submit the annual report

     (a)  in the form,

     (b)  containing the information, and

     (c)  by the date

specified by the regional health authority.

(3)  A regional health authority that receives an annual report under
subsection (1) shall make the report available to the public.


Winding up or disestablishing a council
4(1)   The regional health authority that establishes a community health
council shall, if it wishes to disestablish the council, submit to the
Minister a proposal for the disestablishment of the council and the
winding-up of the council's affairs.

(2)  When the proposal has been approved by the Minister, the regional
health authority shall pass a by-law to disestablish the community health
council in accordance with the approved proposal.

(3)  The regional health authority shall submit to the Minister a copy of
each by-law disestablishing a community health council.

(4)  No by-law under subsection (2) has effect until it is approved by the
Minister.

(5)  On receiving a by-law under subsection (3), the Minister may

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

     (b)  refer the by-law back to the regional health authority to take
further action as directed by the Minister and to re-submit the by-law.


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     Alberta Regulation 194/97

     Child Welfare Act

     ADOPTION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 27, 1997

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


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


2   Section 12(1)(c) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (c)  refer the guardian, and the child if the child is 12 years of
age or over,

               (i)  to a director or lawyer for the completion of a
consent to adoption, and

               (ii) to a director for counselling services concerning
the proposed adoption, if the guardian or the child, or both, request those
counselling services from the director.


3   Section 13(2)(c) is amended

     (a)  in subclause (i) by striking out "director" and substituting
"director or lawyer";

     (b)  in subclause (ii) by striking out "director" and substituting
"director or lawyer".


4   Section 20(2)(b) is amended by adding the following after subclause
(i):

     (i.1)     consents under this Regulation taken by lawyers,


5   Section 21(4)(b) is amended by striking out "relating to persons who
have applied to the agency for an adoption placement and persons who have
applied to the agency to have a direct placement adoption processed".



6   Section 22(1) is amended

     (a)  by striking out "an applicant, a person who has applied under
section 16.1(1) to have a direct placement adoption processed by the agency
or an adoptive parent" and substituting "a person, other than a guardian
who wishes to place or who has placed a child for adoption through the
agency,";

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

          (e)  preparation of a home assessment report;


7   Section 24(2)(d)(ii) is amended by striking out "parent" and
substituting "parent or a prospective adoptive parent".


8  Forms 3 and 16 are repealed and the attached Forms 3  and 16 are
substituted.  


     FORM 3

     REQUEST FOR CHILD WELFARE RECORD CHECK

     To:  A director
     Alberta Family and Social Services

     Name of applicant:

                                                                                                      year/ month /day
        (full name and all previous names)           /        /      
                                                                                                             birthdate
                                                                                                      year/ month /day
        (full name and all previous names)           /        /      
                                                                                                             birthdate

     Regarding each applicant:

     I have applied to     (name of licensed adoption agency)    

     (check one of the following)

     to:
          place a child in my home for adoption
          process my adoption of a child placed in my home by the parent.

     Please check for any child welfare records about me.  Please send the
results of your check to me at: (address).

     (check one of the following)

          I have no other child.
                                                          year/
month/ day
          My other children are:     (name)          /        /      
                                                              
birthdate
                                                          year/
month/ day
                                             (name)          /      
 /      
                                                              
birthdate

     Signatures

                                        year/ month/ day    (applicant's
       (witness's signature)            /        /          signature) 
                                                date

                                        year/ month/ day    (applicant's
       (witness's signature)            /        /          signature) 
                                                date

     Results of Child Welfare Record Check

     I,       (name)      ,      (position)     have conducted a child
welfare record check on    (applicant)    and report as follows:

          I have found no child welfare record indicating that the
applicants might have caused a child to be in need of protective services
in Alberta.

                                              year/ month/ day
     Father:       (name)      , born       /        /      
                                                     date
                    (address)                    (phone)       

     Notice

     This is your notice that we received custody of this child
                                 year/ month/ day
     from the parent on         /        /        for the purpose of
                                        date
     adoption.  We intend to apply for an adoption order

      regarding the child.
                                                  year/ month/ day
        (applicant's signature)    ,             /         /       
                                                          date
                                                  year/ month/ day
        (applicant's signature)    ,             /         /       
                                                          date


     FORM 16

     NOTICE BY A PARENT ABOUT A 
     DIRECT ADOPTION PLACEMENT

     Regarding the child        (name as on birth document)     
               year/ month/ day
     born        /        /           at       (place of birth)        
                     date

     Parents

     I am this child's parent.  I am:


                                                  year/ month/
day
                    (name)          , born          /       /      
                                                           date
                   (address)                           (phone)        

     The child's other parent is:

                                                  year/ month/
day
                    (name)          , born         /       /       
                                                         date
                   (address)                         (phone)      

     Applicants

     The people who will be applying to adopt my child are:

        (applicant's legal name)        (applicant's legal name)  
                  (address)                             (phone)           

     Notice

     This is your notice that I placed this child with the
                            year/ month/ day
     applicants on          /        /        for the purpose of
                                   date
     adoption.

     I understand that I will need to sign a consent form for the
adoption.  I also understand that I can have the consent form completed
either by going to a lawyer, or by contacting Alberta Family and Social
Services.

                                                  year/ month/
day
           (parent's signature)                   /        /       
                                                          date


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     Alberta Regulation 195/97

     Persons with Developmental Disabilities
     Community Governance Act

     GOVERNANCE (MINISTERIAL) REGULATION

     Filed:  October 27, 1997

Made by the Minister of Family and Social Services pursuant to section 23
of the Persons with Developmental Disabilities Community Governance Act.



Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Foundation" means the Persons with Developmental
Disabilities Foundation under the Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Foundation Act.


Notice of meeting
2   The Provincial Board must provide 10 days' written notice of its
meetings to the chair of the Foundation's board of trustees.


Appeal form
3   The form of a notice of appeal to the Provincial Board is in the
attached Form 1.


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 October 1, 2002.


     FORM 1

     NOTICE OF APPEAL TO THE PROVINCIAL BOARD


1    My name is                            (name)                    .
     My address is                        (address)                   .
     My telephone number is     (telephone number)           .

2    I am                __        a  person  who  has  been 
affected by a
     (Check 1)                     decision of a Community Board or
Facility Board.

                              __        the guardian of  (name of
dependent adult    , who is a person who has been affected by a decision of
a Community Board or Facility Board.

                              __        the agent of     (name of
maker of personal directive)   , who is a person who has been affected by a
decision of a Community Board or Facility Board.

3    I am appealing a decision of     (name of Board)             .

     The decision I am appealing is _______________________.

     I was told about the decision on      (year/month/day)      .
     Date              

     My reasons for appealing the decision are:                            
                                                                     .

4    I understand that, instead of proceeding with a formal hearing of my
appeal, this dispute can be referred to an impartial person who will
attempt to mediate the dispute.

     __   I agree to having my appeal referred to a mediator.

     __   I do not agree to having my appeal referred to a mediator.

                                                               
(year/month/day)     
Signature of person appealing                                                Date


     Alberta Regulation 196/97

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     LOCAL AUTHORITIES PENSION PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 473/97) pursuant to
Schedule 1, section 4 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.


1   The Local Authorities Pension Plan (AR 366/93) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 2(1) is amended in clause (rr), in subclause (i) by striking
out "or", by adding ", or" at the end of subclause (ii) and by adding the
following after subclause (ii):

     (iii)     ceasing to be an employee, if applicable, as a result or as
part of the process of his employer's withdrawal from the Plan pursuant to
section 14 or 14.1 of the Act Schedule;


3   Section 11 is amended by adding the following after clause (h):

     (h.1)     who is employed by an employer who has withdrawn from the Plan
under section 14 or 14.1 of the Act Schedule,


4  Section 116.1 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)

               (i)  by repealing clause (a) and striking out everything
preceding clause (a) and substituting the following:

Transitional - Edmonton Telephones Corporation/ Telus Group
                    116.1(1)  WHEREAS the business of Edmonton
Telephones Corporation (formerly listed in Part 1 of Schedule 2 and in this
section referred to as "ETC") was reorganized by the transfer of certain
assets and liabilities of ETC to ED TEL Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of
ETC, and to 3 wholly-owned subsidiaries of ED TEL Inc. that are listed in
subsection (4) (in this section the 4 last-mentioned corporations,
including ED TEL Inc., being individually and collectively referred to as
"ETI"),

                    AND WHEREAS ETI was subsequently acquired by TELUS
Corporation by virtue of the latter's acquisition of all of the share
capital issued by ED TEL Inc., after which the corporations comprising ETI
were renamed as described in subsection (4), 

                    AND WHEREAS all the employees affected by this 
section are currently employed by either TELUS Edmonton Holdings Inc.,
TELUS Communications (Edmonton) Inc. or TELUS Advertising Services
(Edmonton) Inc. (which corporations are in this section both individually
and collectively referred to as "TELUS Edmonton"),

                    THEREFORE, until arrangements have been made under
section 14.1 of the Act Schedule to effect withdrawal from the Plan and a
transfer of assets and liabilities to another pension plan, then, with
respect to the position in the Plan formerly occupied by ETC and currently
deemed to be or treated as occupied by TELUS Edmonton

               (ii) in clauses (b) and (c) by striking out "ETI"
wherever it occurs and substituting "TELUS Edmonton";

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

                         (d)  subject to clause (e), for the purposes
of the Plan only, TELUS Edmonton will be treated as being the successor of
ETC and employees who worked for ETC, who then continued to work for ETI
and then TELUS Edmonton and who continue to work for TELUS Edmonton as
employees on a continuous basis are to be treated as not having terminated,

               (iv) in clause (f) by striking out "ETI" and
substituting "TELUS Edmonton";

     (b)  in subsections (2) and (3) by striking out "ETI" and
substituting "TELUS Edmonton";

     (c)  in subsection (2) by striking out "after its formation";

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

     (4)  The corporations individually and collectively referred to in
subsection (1) as "ETI" are ED TEL Inc., which has been renamed as TELUS
Edmonton Holdings Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries

               (a)  ED TEL Communications Inc., which has been renamed
as TELUS Communications (Edmonton) Inc.,

               (b)  ED TEL Directory Inc., which has been renamed as
TELUS Advertising Services (Edmonton) Inc., and

               (c)  ED TEL Mobility Inc., which amalgamated with AGT
Mobility Inc. under the latter's name, the amalgamated corporation
subsequently being renamed TELUS Mobility Inc., and whose employees became,
and currently are, employees of TELUS Edmonton Holdings Inc.

     (e)  in subsection (5)(a) by striking out "14" and substituting
"14.1".


5    Part 1 of Schedule 2 is amended by striking out "Edmonton Telephones
Corporation". 


6   Sections 2 and 3 come into force at the end of 1997.


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     Alberta Regulation 197/97

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (LEGISLATIVE
     PROVISIONS) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 474/97) pursuant to
Schedule 1, sections 12 and 14 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.


1   The Public Sector Pension Plans (Legislative Provisions) Regulation (AR
365/93) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 8.1(6) is amended

     (a)  by adding "Local Authorities Pension Plan Board of Trustees or
the" before "Universities";

     (b)  by adding "section 20 of Schedule 1 or by" after "given by";

     (c)  by adding ", as the case may be," after "Schedule 3".


3   Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following before section 1:

     PART 1

     GENERAL PROVISIONS

     (b)  by adding the following after section 8:

     PART 2

     EMPLOYER WITHDRAWALS

Application
     9   This Part establishes, in addition to section 14 of the Act
Schedule, the bases for the withdrawal of employers from the Plan under
that section, the method by which such withdrawals are to be made and other
terms and conditions for such withdrawals.

General Definitions
     10   In this Part,

               (a)  "actuarial valuation methods and assumptions" means
the actuarial cost methods and assumptions used by the Plan's actuary in
the actuarial valuation report for funding purposes, but with assets being
valued at market value, that is coincident with or that most recently
precedes the time of withdrawal;

               (b)  "additional contributions" means additional
contributions paid or payable to the other plan under section 14(6) and (7)
of the Act Schedule and under section 17.1(6) and (7) or 17.2;

               (c)  "market value" means the amount that the Provincial
Treasurer, using generally accepted accounting principles, including the
accounting recommendations of the Canadian Institute of Chartered
Accountants set out in the Handbook published by that Institute, as amended
from time to time, determines to represent the value of the assets or
investments that would be agreed on in an arm's length transaction between
knowledgeable and willing parties who are under no compulsion to act;

               (d)  "other plan" has the meaning assigned to "the other
plan" in section 14(1) of the Act Schedule;
 
               (e)  "post-1991 assets" means the Plan's assets, as
determined and reflected in the Plan's most recent audited financial
statements coincident with or preceding the time of withdrawal and updated,
if necessary, to the time of withdrawal, in respect of the post-1991
liability;

               (f)  "post-1991 liability" means the Plan's liabilities
in respect of all service recognized as pensionable service and all
benefits in place, less the pre-1992 liability;

               (g)  "pre-1992 assets" means the Plan's assets, as
determined and reflected in the Plan's most recent audited financial
statements coincident with or preceding the time of withdrawal and updated,
if necessary, to the time of withdrawal, in respect of the pre-1992
liability;

               (h)  "pre-1992 liability" means the Plan's liabilities
in respect of all service that was recognized as pensionable service, and
all the benefits that were in place, as at December 31, 1991;

               (i)  "time of withdrawal" means the effective time of a
withdrawal specified in the notice given under section 14(1) or, if
applicable, agreed under section 13(1);

               (j)  "withdrawal" means the withdrawal of an employer
from the Plan under section 14 of the Act Schedule and includes the
consequential transfer of a portion of the liabilities and assets of the
Plan under that section;

               (k)  "withdrawing employer" means an employer who has
given notice under section 14(1), and includes any successor to that
employer;

               (l)  "withdrawing participant" means a withdrawing
person described in section 12(1)(a); 

               (m)  "withdrawing person" means a person falling within
section 12(1)(a), (c.1) or (d).

Required characteristics of other plan
     11(1)  The other plan must, in addition to meeting the requirements
of section 14(1) of the Act Schedule,

               (a)  provide for the benefits and entitlements provided
for by Part 5 of the plan rules to withdrawing participants or for benefits
and entitlements that are not less favourable for those persons in respect
of

                         (i)  pensionable service accumulated to the
time of withdrawal, and

                         (ii) pensionable salaries earned during
participation in the Plan and in the other plan,

               (b)  provide in effect that all service of or with
respect to withdrawing persons that counts as pensionable service for the
purposes of determining eligibility for benefits under the Plan is to count
as pensionable service for those purposes under the other plan, and

               (e)  provide to persons referred to in section
12(1)(c.1)  the protection afforded by section 13 of this Regulation
(preceding this Schedule). 

     (2)  The other plan must also provide in effect that 

               (a)  the legal owners of the pension fund of the other
plan are to hold all the assets transferred from the Plan to the other plan
and all investment income and capital appreciation derived from those
assets in trust, and to use them, for the sole purposes of providing
benefits and entitlements under the other plan to withdrawing persons and
to meet the other plan's administration costs that relate to those benefits
and entitlements and any payments payable from the pension fund of the
other plan under any indemnity provided for in the Act Schedule or this
Part, until all of those benefits, entitlements and costs have been
discharged or satisfied in their entirety, and

               (b)  subject to clause (a), those assets, investment
income and capital appreciation belong beneficially to the withdrawing
persons.

     (3)  To avoid any doubt, benefits and entitlements are not less
favourable, for the purposes of subsection (1)(a), by reason only of their
being provided by means of defined contribution provisions within the
meaning of the Employment Pension Plans Act if

               (a)  the arrangements under those defined contribution
provisions are agreed to in writing by each withdrawing participant who
elects to participate in the other plan under those defined contribution
arrangements, and

               (b)  the benefits and entitlements provided to each such
withdrawing participant are of equivalent value to those benefits and
entitlements to which the participant would be entitled if he did not agree
to those arrangements.

Employees, etc. withdrawn
     12(1)  Subject to this section, on a withdrawal, the withdrawing
employer withdraws from the Plan only in relation to

               (a)  persons who were participants and who were
employees of that employer immediately before the time of withdrawal and
who do not terminate with effect as at, or die at, the time of withdrawal,

               (c.1)     spouses or former spouses of persons referred to in
clause (a) who, immediately before the time of withdrawal, have
entitlements to benefits arising under matrimonial property orders filed
with the Minister with respect to those persons, and

               (d)  persons prospectively or potentially entitled to
benefits under the Plan accrued to the time of withdrawal through persons
referred to in clause (a) or (c.1).

     (2)  A person who

               (a)  falls within subsection (1)(a), and

               (b)  was, immediately before the time of withdrawal,
also accruing pensionable service with another employer who is not a
withdrawing employer,

     remains a participant of the Plan as well as becoming a member of the
other plan.

     (4)  A person referred to in subsection (2)

               (a)  withdraws from the Plan in relation to service
performed or treated by the Board as performed before the time of
withdrawal with the withdrawing employer, and

               (b)  remains in the Plan in relation to service
performed or treated by the Board as performed before the time of
withdrawal with the employer remaining in the Plan.

     (5)  Where there are 2 or more withdrawing employers involved
withdrawing to 2 or more other plans, a person referred to in subsection
(1)(a) becomes a member of both or all of the other plans to the respective
extent decided by the Board.

     (6)  The Board shall make any decisions required by subsection (4) or
(5) on the basis which, in its opinion, most closely reflects the overall
intent of this Part.


Timing
     13(1)  The time of withdrawal must occur as at the end of a calendar
year unless the Board and the withdrawing employer agree in writing that it
is to occur as at the end of another day specified in the agreement.

     (2)  Subject to section 12, withdrawing participants cease to be
participants immediately before the time of withdrawal and become members
of the other plan immediately after that time, and other withdrawing
persons cease to have their current, prospective or potential entitlements
under this Plan and assume their respective entitlements, if any, under the
other plan at those respective times. 

Information and disclosure
     14(1)  An employer who wishes to withdraw from the Plan must give
written notice of the intention to withdraw, specifying when the withdrawal
is intended to become effective,

               (a)  to the Minister and the Board at least 12 months in
advance, and

               (b)  to each potential withdrawing participant at least
9 months in advance.

     (2)  At least 9 months before the time of withdrawal, the Board must
report in writing to the withdrawing employer the Board's estimation, as at
the time of withdrawal and with respect to that employer, of

               (a)  the apportionment of the pre-1992 and post-1991
assets that will be determined on the basis set out in section 17, and

               (b)  the apportionment of the pre-1992 and post-1991
liabilities.

     (2.1)  At least 6 months before the time of withdrawal, the
withdrawing employer must provide written notice to each potential
withdrawing participant regarding the withdrawal containing

               (a)  a summary of the other plan, including the relevant
benefits and entitlements under that plan,

               (b)  a description of the conditions that the other plan
is required by section 11 to meet and a certification by the withdrawing
employer that the other plan meets those requirements,

               (c)  a general description of the obligations of the
withdrawing employer, its employees and the Crown to pay additional
contributions, and

               (d)  the name of the withdrawing employer's
representative who can provide more information to potential withdrawing
participants on request.

     (3)  At least 3 months before the time of withdrawal, the withdrawing
employer must submit to the Board and the Minister, in writing,

               (a)  confirmation by the employer of the decision to
withdraw,

               (b)  certification by the other plan's actuary that the
other plan meets the requirements of section 11(1),

               (c)  a copy of the indemnity for the Crown given by that
employer under section 14(5) of the Act Schedule,

               (e)  a written opinion of the legal adviser of the
withdrawing employer to the effect that the other plan meets the
requirements of section 11(2),

               (f)  certification by the employer that the disclosure
required by subsection (2.1) has been made,

               (g)  a copy of the notice given under subsection (2.1),
and

               (h)  certification by the employer that the proposed
withdrawal has the support of a majority of the potential withdrawing
participants.

     (4)  At the earliest practicable time, the Board must

               (a)  report in writing to the withdrawing employer, with
respect to that employer, the final apportionment of the pre-1992 and
post-1991 assets under section 17 and of the pre-1992 and post-1991
liabilities, and 

               (b)  provide to the withdrawing employer a copy of the
actuarial valuation referred to in section 16(1), 

     and, as soon as practicable thereafter, the withdrawing employer must
provide to the Minister and the Board a certificate agreeing to that
apportionment.

     (5)  If the withdrawing employer so requests, the Board must
forthwith provide to that employer the data and working papers used for
calculating the apportionments of assets and liabilities referred to in
subsections (2) and (4).

     (6)   For the purposes of subsections (2) and (4), the pre-1992 and
the post-1991 liabilities following the provisional and final
apportionments are to be taken as the amounts "B" and "D", as defined in
section 16(1)(b) and (d), respectively.

     (7)  At the earliest practicable time, the withdrawing employer must
submit to the Board and the Minister a copy of the indemnity for the Crown
given by the legal owners of the pension fund of the other plan under
section 14(5) of the Act Schedule.

Completion of purchases of service
     14.1(1)  Where a withdrawing participant made arrangements to acquire
service as pensionable service before the time of withdrawal, has not fully
paid for the service being acquired and wishes to transfer the service not
yet paid for to the other plan, payment must be made for that unacquired
service before the time of withdrawal.

     (2)  No service that has not been paid for may be transferred to the
other plan.

     (3)  At least 6 months before the time of withdrawal, the Minister
must give written notice to each potential withdrawing participant who has
made arrangements to acquire service as pensionable service and has not
fully paid for the service being acquired, of the obligation to pay
outstanding amounts for that service prior to the time of withdrawal in
order to receive appropriate credit as a result of such payment.

Application fee and withdrawal costs
     15(1)  The Provincial Treasurer may charge the plan fund for all
reasonable costs, including the cost referred to in section 23 but
excluding any plan costs, incurred by the Minister, the Board and the
Provincial Treasurer before the completion or withdrawal of the withdrawal,
with respect to the withdrawal or proposed withdrawal.

     (2)  The withdrawing employer

               (a)  on applying for the withdrawal must pay the plan
fund a fee on account of the costs chargeable under subsection (1), in an
amount equal to $50 times the number of withdrawing participants
anticipated, to a maximum of $5000, and

               (b)  is further liable to the plan fund for any costs
charged to the plan fund under subsection (1) that exceed in amount the
amount of that fee.

     (3)  Subject to subsection (6), the costs for which the withdrawing
employer is liable under subsection (2)(b) are to be deducted from the
assets apportioned to the withdrawing employer under section 17 in
accordance with section 17(4) and (5).

     (4)  If the withdrawal is withdrawn, the withdrawing employer must
reimburse the plan fund for any costs incurred with respect to the
examination of the proposed withdrawal for which the employer is liable
under subsection (2)(b), in which case the withdrawing employer must pay
those costs within 30 days of being charged for them by the Provincial
Treasurer.

     (5)  Transactions involving withdrawal costs under this section
involving the plan fund must be applied to its post-1991 assets.

     (6)  As an alternative to having assets reduced as referred to in
subsection (3), the withdrawing employer may elect in writing to the
Provincial Treasurer, at least 3 months before the time of withdrawal, to
reimburse the plan fund directly for the costs for which the employer is
liable under subsection (2)(b), in which case the employer must pay those
costs within 30 days of being charged for them by the Provincial Treasurer.

     (7)  The Provincial Treasurer shall repay from the plan fund an
amount equal to the amount, if any, by which the application fee paid under
subsection (2)(a) exceeds the total amount ultimately chargeable under
subsection (1).


Definitions for calculation purposes
     16(1)  The following letters designate the amounts used in the
calculations under sections 17 and 17.1(1) as determined in a written
actuarial valuation that is prepared for the purposes of the withdrawal as
at the time of withdrawal on the basis of the actuarial valuation methods
and assumptions and that is approved by the Board: 

               (a)  "A" means the pre-1992 liability;

               (b)  "B" means the pre-1992 liability, so far as it
relates to the withdrawing persons;

               (c)  "C" means the post-1991 liability;

               (d)  "D" means the post-1991 liability, so far as it
relates to the withdrawing persons;

               (e)  "E" means the market value of the pre-1992 assets;

               (f)  "F" means the market value of the post-1991 assets;

               (g)  "G" means the decimalized fraction (rounded to 5
decimal places) representing the ratio, determined immediately before the
time of withdrawal, of the aggregate annualized pensionable salaries of the
withdrawing participants to those of all withdrawing participants and other
participants who do not terminate with effect as at, or die at, the time of
withdrawal.

     (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), except so far as they relate
to the withdrawing persons,

               (a)  a pre-1992 liability includes the amount, if any, 
by which liabilities in respect of service for which a written application
to purchase it was made before 1992 and that is in the course of being
purchased over time and that, at the time of withdrawal, has not yet been
paid for exceed the present value of the outstanding contributions in
respect of that service, and

               (b)  a post-1991 liability includes the amount, if any,
by which liabilities in respect of other service that is in the course of
being purchased over time and that, at the time of withdrawal, has not yet
been paid for exceed the present value of the outstanding contributions in
respect of that service.

     (3)  Section 9(8) of the Act Schedule applies to the extent that the
actuarial valuation referred to in subsection (1) applies with respect to
the Plan's unfunded liability referred to in section 9(1) of the Act
Schedule.

Formulas for apportionment of assets
     17(1)  The assets to be apportioned to the withdrawing employer as at
the time of withdrawal are equal to the sum of the results of the
apportionments under this section.

     (2)  If A exceeds E, the pre-1992 assets to be apportioned to the
withdrawing employer as at the time of withdrawal are

     B - [(A - E) x G],

     or, if A is less than or equal to E, they are
     (3)  If C exceeds F, the post-1991 assets to be apportioned to the
withdrawing employer as at the time of withdrawal are

     D - [(C - F) x G],

     or, if C is less than or equal to F, they are
     (4)  Unless section 15(6) applies, the post-1991 assets to be
apportioned to the withdrawing employer under subsection (3) are to be
reduced by an amount equal to the costs referred to in section 15(2)(b).

     (5)  Unless section 15(6) applies, if the costs referred to in
subsection (4), when finalized, exceed the post-1991 assets to be
apportioned to the withdrawing employer under subsection (3), no post-1991
assets are to be apportioned to the withdrawing employer, and the
withdrawing employer must pay an amount equal to the excess to the plan
fund within 30 days  of being charged for them by the Provincial Treasurer.

Pre-1992 unfunded liability provisions
     17.1(1)  In this section,

               (a)  "other plan's initial unfunded amount" means an
amount equal to the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded liability as at the time
of withdrawal based on the actuarial valuation methods and assumptions,
which amount is equal to

     (A - E) x G

                    or, if that amount is negative, zero;

               (b)  "other plan's pre-1992 unfunded liability" means
the other plan's unfunded liability in respect of service that was
recognized as pensionable service, and the  benefits that were in place,
under the Plan as at December 31, 1991;

               (c)  "total required" means the aggregate additional
contributions that are required to be paid under subsection (6), expressed
as the constant percentage referred to in that subsection.

     (2)  If the other plan's initial unfunded amount

               (a)  is a positive amount, additional contributions are
payable in respect of it to the other plan, and

               (b)  is equal to zero, the Crown has no liability for
additional contributions  and subsections (3) to (13) do not apply.

     (3)  The rules of the other plan must require that the other plan's
pre-1992 unfunded liability is re-determined by the other plan's actuary at
each actuarial valuation for funding purposes and that a separate
accounting is made and maintained in respect of that liability, including
the application of the additional contributions and the application of any
payments made pursuant to the funding and solvency requirements as a result
of subsection (11).

     (4)  A re-determination of the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded
liability referred to in subsection (3) is subject to approval by the
Provincial Treasurer if such approval is required by him.

     (5)  The withdrawing employer must provide a copy of each actuarial
valuation of the other plan prepared for funding purposes, with the data
and working papers relating to that valuation, to the Provincial Treasurer
within 60 days of being requested to do so.

     (6)  Additional contributions are payable as a constant percentage of
the pensionable salaries of the employees of the withdrawing employer who
are members of the other plan and that percentage must be determined,
subject to the approval of the Provincial Treasurer, on the basis that

               (a)  those contributions are paid quarterly,

               (b)  future pensionable salaries of those employees are
projected over the period from the time of withdrawal to December 31, 2036,
and

               (c)  the actuarial present value, as at the time of
withdrawal, of all additional contributions over the period to December 31,
2036 is equal to the other plan's initial unfunded amount,

     with the projection of pensionable salaries referred to in clause (b)
and the actuarial present value referred to in clause (c) being calculated
using the actuarial valuation methods and assumptions.

     (7)  The additional contributions required to be paid are

               (a)  by the Crown, additional contributions in the
aggregate amount of 30% of the total required;

               (b)  additional contributions

                         (i)  by the withdrawing employer, or

                         (ii)  if there are 2 or more withdrawing
employers, by those employers, with the contributions being  based as
between different employers proportionately on the pensionable salaries of
all  members of the other plan who are employees of a particular employer,

                    in the aggregate amount of 35% of the total
required;

               (c)  by the employees of the withdrawing employer who
are members of the other plan, additional contributions, based as between
individual such members proportionately on each person's pensionable
salary, in the aggregate amount of 35% of the total required. 

     (8)  The Crown ceases to be liable to pay additional contributions at
the earliest of the following:

               (a)  the end of December, 2036;

               (b)  the date the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded
liability is first eliminated;

               (c)  the effective date of the termination of the other
plan;

               (d)  the date the other plan is de-registered under the
tax rules;

               (e)  the date the condition in section 14(6) of the Act
Schedule is first not met.

     (9)  The withdrawing employer shall give the Provincial Treasurer at
least 12 months' written notice or, if that period of notice is impossible,
written notice at the earliest possible time, of the effective date of any
proposal by any person

               (a)  to eliminate the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded
liability,

               (b)  to terminate the other plan,

               (c)  to de-register the other plan under the tax rules,
or

               (d)  to cease to continue to pay additional
contributions.

     (10)  Subject to subsection (8), the total required and the schedule
of additional contributions established under subsections (6) and (7), once
established, are never to change.

     (11)  The liability of the Crown under section 14(6) and (7) of the
Act Schedule is limited to its liability for the payment of additional
contributions, and any further payments that may be required in respect of
the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded liability are to be paid pursuant to the
funding and solvency requirements.

     (12)  If it transpires at any time that the Crown has paid additional
contributions in excess of the amount that was required, the overpayment is
repayable to the Crown, with interest, as a debt, and the Provincial
Treasurer may charge the other plan interest on the overpayment at the rate
per year equal to the prime interest rate, according to the Canadian
Imperial Bank of Commerce, on the first banking day of each quarter, plus
2%.

     (13)  If additional contributions are to be paid, the rules of the
other plan must require separate accounting of the pre-1992 and the
post-1991 assets apportioned under section 17.

Alternative pre-1992 unfunded liability arrangements
     17.2(1)  Notwithstanding anything in section 17.1 but subject to
section 14 of the Act Schedule and subsection (2), as part of the terms and
conditions of the withdrawal, the Provincial Treasurer and the withdrawing
employer may agree in writing to

               (a)   a different schedule of additional contributions
from that in section 17.1(6) and (7), including one that allows the
employer to assume liability for all or part of the employees' share of
additional contributions, and

               (b)  terms and conditions for the subject-matter dealt
with in section 17.1 generally that deviate from that section.

     (2)  An agreement under subsection (1) must not subject employees of
the withdrawing employer who are  members of the other plan to paying a
higher percentage of their pensionable salaries as additional contributions
than would be the case if section 17.1 applied.

Order in Council effectuating withdrawal
     17.3   The Lieutenant Governor in Council may, if satisfied that
section 14 of the Act Schedule and this Part have been met, order the
withdrawal with effect as at the time of withdrawal.


Apportionment and transfer
     18(1)  Before the time of withdrawal, the Board shall estimate the
assets to be apportioned to the withdrawing employer as at the time of
withdrawal on the basis set out in section 17.

     (2)   At and as at the time of withdrawal, the Provincial Treasurer
shall make an initial transfer to the pension fund of the other plan of an
amount equal to 80% of the estimated apportionment.

     (3)  At the earliest practicable time after the finalization of data,
the Board shall determine the final apportionment of assets to the
withdrawing employer, as at the time of withdrawal, on the basis set out in
section 17 and, once the withdrawing employer has provided the certificate
under section 14(4), the transfer under subsection (4) or the return of
excess under subsection (5) shall be made forthwith.

     (4)  If the amount determined under subsection (3) exceeds the amount
transferred under subsection (2), the Provincial Treasurer shall transfer
the remainder of the apportionment, with interest from the time of
withdrawal to the date of payment, from the plan fund to the pension fund
of the other plan.

     (5)  If the amount determined under subsection (3) is less than the
amount transferred under subsection (2), the legal owners of the other
plan's pension fund shall return the excess, with interest from the time of
withdrawal to the date of payment, from the pension fund of the other plan
to the plan fund in the form of cash or, with the consent of the Provincial
Treasurer, specific assets equal in market value to the amount required, or
a combination of both.

     (6)  Interest under subsection (4) or (5) is payable on the basis of
the market rate of return earned by the plan fund, net of those investment
costs that are specified by the Provincial Treasurer for that purpose, from
the time of withdrawal until the latest date up to which that rate is
available, and on the basis of the rate of return earned by the
Consolidated Cash Investment Trust Fund for the remainder of the period to
the date of payment.

     (7)  The transfers from the plan fund under subsections (2) and (4)
are to consist of such specific assets and to be in such of the following
forms as is decided by the Provincial Treasurer after consulting with the
Board, namely

               (a)  in cash,

               (b)  on the basis of a prorated interest in the
investments of the plan fund valued at  market value, or

               (c)  as a combination of the forms set out in clauses
(a) and (b),

     and where the transfer would require a significant liquidation of the
assets in a pooled fund, the transfer may include securities held by the
pooled fund.

     (8)  Where any assets transferred under subsection (2) or (4) are
interests in a pooled fund, the other plan must redeem those interests in
accordance with the guidelines established for the pooled fund within one
year of the date of the transaction under subsection (4) or (5) or within
such longer period as is agreed in writing between the withdrawing employer
and the Provincial Treasurer.

     (9)  The guidelines referred to in subsection (8) are exempt from the
Regulations Act.

     (10)  The assets and liabilities attributable to the withdrawing
employer as at the time of withdrawal become final when, and may not change
after, the transaction described in subsection (4) or (5) is completed.

Application to withdrawing persons accruing multiple service
     19   Where

               (a)  subsections (2) and (4) or subsection (5) of
section 12 apply, or

               (b)  any other similar circumstances that give rise to
doubt as to a person's pension coverage or potential coverage under this
Part arise,

     any apportionment or other separation or division that needs to be
done under this Part as between the Plan and the other plan or plans or
between the other plans must be done on a basis that is approved by the
Board and that most closely reflects the overall intent of this Part.


Indemnific-ation
     20(1)  The withdrawing employer and the legal owners of the pension
fund of the other plan indemnify 

               (a)  the Board and the members of the Board for any
damages or legal and other expenses incurred in defending any claim against
the Board or any Board member that arises directly or indirectly from the
withdrawal, and

               (b)  the plan fund and the Plan's administrator and
trustee for any claims made by any person that arise directly or indirectly
from the withdrawal.

     (2)  Subject to subsection (1), an indemnification by subsection
(1)(a) covers anything done by the Board or Board member, as the case may
be, in good faith in the exercise of powers, duties and functions under
section 14 of the Act Schedule or this Part.

Agreement to alter time limits
     21   Notwithstanding anything in this Part, where a provision of this
Part requires anything to be done within a certain period or by a specified
time prior to the time of withdrawal, the Minister, the Board and the
withdrawing employer may enter into a written agreement altering the time
before which that thing must be done.

Transfer of records and documents
     23   As soon as is practicable, the Minister shall transfer to the
administrator of the other plan, at the withdrawing employer's cost, those
documents and records that the Minister holds as the administrator of the
Plan, that pertain to withdrawing persons and that are needed for the
administration of the other plan.

References in matrimonial property orders
     24   Where there is a reference to the Plan in a matrimonial property
order in respect of a withdrawing person, that reference is to be treated,
with effect from the time of withdrawal, as a reference to the other plan.




4   This Regulation, to the extent that section 3(b) incorporates a new
Part 2 into Schedule 1 to the Regulation being amended, comes into force on
January 1, 1998.


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     Alberta Regulation 198/97

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SECTOR PENSION PLANS (LEGISLATIVE
     PROVISIONS) AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 475/97) pursuant to
Schedule 1, sections 12, 14 and 14.1 of the Public Sector Pension Plans
Act.


1   The Public Sector Pension Plans (Legislative Provisions) Regulation (AR
365/93) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 8.1(6) is amended by adding "or 40 or 41(2)" before "of
Schedule 1".


3   Schedule 1 is amended by adding the following after section 24:


     PART 3

     WITHDRAWAL OF TELUS EDMONTON

Application
     25   The Minister's having consulted with the Board on the matter and
having determined that the corporations referred to in this Part as "TELUS
Edmonton" are about to become ineligible to continue to participate in the
Plan as employers, this Part establishes, in addition to section 14.1 of
the Act Schedule, the bases for the withdrawal of TELUS Edmonton from the
Plan under that section, the method by which that withdrawal is to be made
and other terms and conditions for the withdrawal.

General definitions
     26   In this Part,

               (a)  "actuarial valuation methods and assumptions" means
the actuarial cost methods and assumptions used by the Plan's actuary in
the actuarial valuation report for funding purposes, but with assets being
valued at market value, that is coincident with or that most recently
precedes the time of withdrawal;

               (b)  "additional contributions" means additional
contributions paid or payable to the other plan under section 14.1(4) of
the Act Schedule as it incorporates section 14(6) and (7) of the Act
Schedule, and under section 36(6) and (7) or 37;

               (c)  "federal Pensions Act" means the Pension Benefits
Standards Act, 1985 (Canada);

               (d)  "market value" means the amount that the Provincial
Treasurer, using generally accepted accounting principles, including the
accounting recommendations of the Canadian Institute of Chartered
Accountants set out in the Handbook published by that Institute, as amended
from time to time, determines to represent the value of the assets or
investments that would be agreed on in an arm's length transaction between
knowledgeable and willing parties who are under no compulsion to act;

               (e)  "other plan" means a registered pension plan, other
than the Plan, to which the federal Pensions Act applies;

               (f)  "post-1991 assets" means the Plan's assets, as
determined and reflected in the Plan's most recent audited financial
statements coincident with or preceding the time of withdrawal and updated,
if necessary, to the time of withdrawal, in respect of the post-1991
liability;

               (g)  "post-1991 liability" means the Plan's liabilities
in respect of all service recognized as pensionable service and all
benefits in place, less the pre-1992 liability;

               (h)  "pre-1992 assets" means the Plan's assets, as
determined and reflected in the Plan's most recent audited financial
statements coincident with or preceding the time of withdrawal and updated,
if necessary, to the time of withdrawal, in respect of the pre-1992
liability;

               (i)  "pre-1992 liability" means the Plan's liabilities
in respect of all service that was recognized as pensionable service, and
all the benefits that were in place, as at December 31, 1991;

               (j)  "TELUS Edmonton" means any or all of the
corporations individually and collectively referred to as "TELUS Edmonton"
in section 116.1 of the plan rules, and, after the time of withdrawal,
includes its or their successors;

               (k)  "time of withdrawal" means the end of calendar year
1997 or such later date, if any, as is previously requested in a written
notice given by TELUS Edmonton to the Minister and as is approved in
writing before that first-mentioned date by the Minister;

               (l)  "withdrawal" means the withdrawal of TELUS Edmonton
from the Plan under section 14.1 of the Act Schedule and this Part and
includes the consequential transfer of a portion of the liabilities and
assets of the Plan under those provisions;

               (m)  "withdrawing participant" means a withdrawing
person described in section 29(a); 

               (n)  "withdrawing person" means a person falling within
section 29(a), (b) or (c).

Withdrawal by TELUS Edmonton from Plan
     27(1)  TELUS Edmonton may withdraw from participation in, and cease
to be an employer for the purposes of, the Plan and have a portion of the
Plan's liabilities and assets transferred to the other plan if the
conditions set out in and the requirements of this Part are met.

     (2)  The withdrawal may be effected only if all the corporations
referred to in section 116.1 of the plan rules  withdraw from the Plan and
withdraw at the same time.

Required characteristics of other plan
     28(1)  The other plan must, in addition to meeting the requirements
of section 26(e),

               (a)  provide for the benefits and entitlements provided
for by Part 5 of the plan rules to withdrawing participants or for benefits
and entitlements that are not less favourable for those persons in respect
of

                         (i)  pensionable service accumulated to the
time of withdrawal, and

                         (ii) pensionable salaries earned during
participation in the Plan and in the other plan,

               (b)  provide to persons referred to in section 29(b) the
protection afforded by section 13 of the Regulations (preceding the
Schedules), and

               (c)  provide in effect that all service of or with
respect to withdrawing persons that counts as pensionable service for the
purposes of determining eligibility for benefits under the Plan is to count
as pensionable service for those purposes under the other plan.

     (2)  The other plan must also provide in effect that 

               (a)  the legal owner of the pension fund of the other
plan is to hold all the assets transferred from the Plan to the other plan
and all investment income and capital appreciation derived from those
assets in trust, and to use them, for the sole purposes of providing
benefits and entitlements under the other plan to withdrawing persons and
to meet the other plan's administration costs that relate to those benefits
and entitlements and any payments payable from the pension fund of the
other plan under any indemnity provided for in the Act Schedule or this
Part, until all of those benefits, entitlements and costs have been
discharged or satisfied in their entirety, and

               (b)  subject to clause (a), those assets, investment
income and capital appreciation belong beneficially to the withdrawing
persons.

     (3)  To avoid any doubt, benefits and entitlements are not less
favourable, for the purposes of subsection (1)(a), by reason only of their
being provided by means of defined contribution provisions within the
meaning of the federal Pensions Act if

               (a)  the arrangements under those defined contribution
provisions are agreed to in writing by each withdrawing participant who
elects to participate in the other plan under those defined contribution
arrangements, and

               (b)  the benefits and entitlements provided to each such
withdrawing participant are of equivalent value to those benefits and
entitlements to which the participant would be entitled if he did not agree
to those arrangements.

Employees, etc., withdrawn
     29   TELUS Edmonton withdraws from the Plan only in relation to

               (a)  persons who were participants and who were
employees of TELUS Edmonton immediately before the time of withdrawal and
who do not terminate with effect as at, or die at, the time of withdrawal,

               (b)  spouses or former spouses of persons referred to in
clause (a) who, immediately before the time of withdrawal, have
entitlements to benefits arising under matrimonial property orders filed
with the Minister with respect to those persons, and

               (c)  persons prospectively or potentially entitled to
benefits under the Plan accrued to the time of withdrawal through persons
referred to in clause (a) or (b).

Effective 
time of change-over
     30   Withdrawing participants cease to be participants immediately
before the time of withdrawal and become members of the other plan
immediately after that time, and other withdrawing persons cease to have
their current, prospective or potential entitlements under this Plan and
assume their respective entitlements, if any, under the other plan at those
respective times.

Information and disclosure
     31(1)  Before the time of withdrawal and as soon as practicable, the
Board must report in writing to TELUS Edmonton the Board's estimation, as
at the time of withdrawal and with respect to TELUS Edmonton, of

               (a)  the apportionment of the pre-1992 and post-1991
assets that will be determined on the basis set out in section 35, and

               (b)  the apportionment of the pre-1992 and post-1991
liabilities.

     (2)  Before the time of withdrawal and as soon as practicable, TELUS
Edmonton must provide written notice to each potential withdrawing
participant regarding the withdrawal containing

               (a)  a summary of the other plan, including the relevant
benefits and entitlements under that plan,

               (b)  a description of the conditions that the other plan
is required by section 28 to meet and a certification by TELUS Edmonton
that the other plan meets those requirements,

               (c)  a general description of the obligations of TELUS
Edmonton, its employees and the Crown to pay additional contributions, and

               (d)  the name of TELUS Edmonton's agent who can provide
more information to potential withdrawing participants on request.

     (3)  Before the time of withdrawal and as soon as is practicable in
each case, TELUS Edmonton must submit to the Board and the Minister, in
writing,

               (a)  certification by TELUS Edmonton that the disclosure
required by subsection (2) has been made, and

               (b)  a copy of the notice given under subsection (2).

     (4)  As soon as is practicable in each case, TELUS Edmonton must
submit to the Board and the Minister, in writing,

               (a)  certification by the other plan's actuary that the
other plan meets the requirements of section 28(1), 

               (b)  a written opinion of the legal adviser of TELUS
Edmonton to the effect that the other plan meets the requirements of
section 28(2), and

               (c)  evidence of the other plan's registration under the
tax rules.

     (5)  At the earliest practicable time, the Board must

               (a)  report in writing to TELUS Edmonton, with respect
to that employer, the final apportionment of the pre-1992 and post-1991
assets under section 35 and of the pre-1992 and post-1991 liabilities, and

               (b)  provide a copy of the actuarial valuation referred
to in section 34(1),

     and, as soon as practicable thereafter, TELUS Edmonton must provide
to the Minister and the Board a certificate agreeing to that apportionment.

     (6)  If TELUS Edmonton so requests, the Board must forthwith provide
to TELUS Edmonton the data and working papers used for calculating the
apportionments of assets and liabilities referred to in subsections (1) and
(5).

     (7)   For the purposes of subsections (1) and (5), the pre-1992 and
the post-1991 liabilities following the provisional and final
apportionments are to be taken as the amounts "B" and "D", as defined in
section 34(1)(b) and (d), respectively.

Completion of purchases of service
     32(1)  Where a withdrawing participant made arrangements to acquire
service as pensionable service before the time of withdrawal, has not fully
paid for the service being acquired and wishes to transfer the service not
yet paid for to the other plan, payment must be made for that unacquired
service before the time of withdrawal.

     (2)  No service that has not been paid for may be transferred to the
other plan.

Withdrawal costs
     33(1)  TELUS Edmonton is liable for all reasonable costs, including
the cost referred to in section 43 but excluding any plan costs, incurred
by the Minister, the Board and the Provincial Treasurer before the
completion of the withdrawal, with respect to the withdrawal.

     (2)  Subject to subsection (4), the costs for which TELUS Edmonton is
liable under subsection (1) are to be deducted from the assets apportioned
to TELUS Edmonton under section 35, in accordance with section 35(4).

     (3)  Transactions involving withdrawal costs under this section
involving the plan fund must be applied to its post-1991 assets.

     (4)  As an alternative to having assets reduced as referred to in
subsection (2), TELUS Edmonton may elect in writing to the Provincial
Treasurer, before the time of withdrawal, to pay directly for the costs for
which the TELUS Edmonton is liable under subsection (1), in which case
TELUS Edmonton must pay those costs within 30 days of being charged for
them by the Provincial Treasurer.

Definitions for calculation purposes
     34(1)  The following letters designate the amounts used in the
calculations under sections 35 and 36(1) as determined in a written
actuarial valuation that is prepared for the purposes of the withdrawal as
at the time of withdrawal on the basis of the actuarial valuation methods
and assumptions and that is approved by the Board: 

               (a)  "A" means the pre-1992 liability;

               (b)  "B" means the pre-1992 liability, so far as it
relates to the withdrawing persons;

               (c)  "C" means the post-1991 liability;

               (d)  "D" means the post-1991 liability, so far as it
relates to the withdrawing persons;

               (e)  "E" means the market value of the pre-1992 assets;

               (f)  "F" means the market value of the post-1991 assets;

               (g)  "G" means the decimalized fraction (rounded to 5
decimal places) representing the ratio, determined immediately before the
time of withdrawal, of the aggregate annualized pensionable salaries of the
withdrawing participants to those of all withdrawing participants and other
participants who do not terminate with effect as at, or die at, the time of
withdrawal.

     (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), except so far as they relate
to the withdrawing persons,

               (a)  a pre-1992 liability includes the amount, if any, 
by which liabilities in respect of service for which a written application
to purchase it was made before 1992 and that is in the course of being
purchased over time and that, at the time of withdrawal, has not yet been
paid for exceed the present value of the outstanding contributions in
respect of that service, and

               (b)  a post-1991 liability includes the amount, if any,
by which liabilities in respect of other service that is in the course of
being purchased over time and that, at the time of withdrawal, has not yet
been paid for exceed the present value of the outstanding contributions in
respect of that service.

     (3)  Section 9(8) of the Act Schedule applies to the extent that the
actuarial valuation referred to in subsection (1) applies with respect to
the Plan's unfunded liability referred to in section 9(1) of the Act
Schedule.

Formulas for apportionment of assets
     35(1)  The assets to be apportioned to TELUS Edmonton as at the time
of withdrawal are equal to the sum of the results of the apportionments
under this section.

     (2)  If A exceeds E, the pre-1992 assets to be apportioned to TELUS
Edmonton as at the time of withdrawal are

     B - [(A - E) x G]

     or, if A is less than or equal to E, they are

     (3)  If C exceeds F, the post-1991 assets to be apportioned to TELUS
Edmonton as at the time of withdrawal are

     D - [(C - F) x G]

     or, if C is less than or equal to F, they are

     (4)  Unless section 33(4) applies, the post-1991 assets to be
apportioned to TELUS Edmonton under subsection (3) are to be reduced by an
amount equal to the costs for which TELUS Edmonton is liable under section
33(1).

Pre-1992 unfunded liability provisions
     36(1)  In this section,

               (a)  "other plan's initial unfunded amount" means an
amount equal to the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded liability as at the time
of withdrawal based on the actuarial valuation methods and assumptions,
which amount is equal to

     (A - E) x G

                    or, if that amount is negative, zero;

               (b)  "other plan's pre-1992 unfunded liability" means
the other plan's unfunded liability in respect of service that was
recognized as pensionable service, and the  benefits that were in place,
under the Plan as at December 31, 1991;

               (c)  "total required" means the aggregate additional
contributions that are required to be paid under subsection (6), expressed
as the constant percentage referred to in that subsection.

     (2)  If the other plan's initial unfunded amount

               (a)  is a positive amount, additional contributions are
payable in respect of it to the other plan, and

               (b)  is equal to zero, the Crown has no liability for
additional contributions  and subsections (3) to (13) do not apply.

     (3)  The rules of the other plan must require that the other plan's
pre-1992 unfunded liability is re-determined by the other plan's actuary at
each actuarial valuation for funding purposes and that a separate
accounting is made and maintained in respect of that liability, including
the application of the additional contributions and the application of any
payments made pursuant to the requirements of the federal Pensions Act
dealing with funding and solvency as a result of subsection (11).

     (4)  A re-determination of the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded
liability referred to in subsection (3) is subject to approval by the
Provincial Treasurer if such approval is required by him.

     (5)  TELUS Edmonton must provide a copy of each actuarial valuation
of the other plan prepared for funding purposes, with the data and working
papers relating to that valuation, to the Provincial Treasurer within 60
days of being requested to do so.

     (6)  Additional contributions are payable as a constant percentage of
the pensionable salaries of the employees of TELUS Edmonton who are members
of the other plan and that percentage must be determined, subject to the
approval of the Provincial Treasurer, on the basis that

               (a)  those contributions are paid quarterly,

               (b)  future pensionable salaries of those employees are
projected over the period from the time of withdrawal to December 31, 2036,
and

               (c)  the actuarial present value, as at the time of
withdrawal, of all additional contributions over the period to December 31,
2036 is equal to the other plan's initial unfunded amount,

     with the projection of pensionable salaries referred to in clause (b)
and the actuarial present value referred to in clause (c) being calculated
using the actuarial valuation methods and assumptions.

     (7)  The additional contributions required to be paid are

               (a)  by the Crown, additional contributions in the
aggregate amount of 30% of the total required;

               (b)  by TELUS Edmonton, additional contributions in the
aggregate amount of 35% of the total required;

               (c)  by the employees of TELUS Edmonton who are members
of the other plan, additional contributions, based as between individual
such members proportionately on each person's pensionable salary, in the
aggregate amount of 35% of the total required. 

     (8)  The Crown ceases to be liable to pay additional contributions at
the earliest of the following:

               (a)  the end of December, 2036;

               (b)  the date the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded
liability is first eliminated;

               (c)  the effective date of the termination of the other
plan;

               (d)  the date the other plan is de-registered under the
tax rules;

               (e)  the date the condition in section 14.1(4) of the
Act Schedule, as it incorporates section 14(6) of the Act Schedule, is
first not met.

     (9)  TELUS Edmonton shall give the Provincial Treasurer at least 12
months' written notice or, if that period of notice is impossible, written
notice at the earliest possible time, of the effective date of any proposal
by any person

               (a)  to eliminate the other plan's pre-1992 unfunded
liability,

               (b)  to terminate the other plan,

               (c)  to de-register the other plan under the tax rules,
or

               (d)  to cease to continue to pay additional
contributions.

     (10)  Subject to subsection (8), the total required and the schedule
of additional contributions established under subsections (6) and (7), once
established, are never to change.

     (11)  The liability of the Crown under section 14.1(4) of the Act
Schedule, as it incorporates section 14(6) and (7) of the Act Schedule is
limited to its liability for the payment of additional contributions, and
any further payments that may be required in respect of the other plan's
pre-1992 unfunded liability are to be paid pursuant to the requirements of
the federal Pensions Act dealing with funding and solvency.

     (12)  If it transpires at any time that the Crown has paid additional
contributions in excess of the amount that was required, the overpayment is
repayable to the Crown, with interest, as a debt, and the Provincial
Treasurer may charge the other plan interest on the overpayment at the rate
per year equal to the prime interest rate, according to the Canadian
Imperial Bank of Commerce, on the first banking day of each quarter, plus
2%.

     (13)  If additional contributions are to be paid, the rules of the
other plan must require separate accounting of the pre-1992 and the
post-1991 assets apportioned under section 35.

Alternative pre-1992 unfunded liability arrangements
     37(1)  Notwithstanding anything in section 36 but subject to section
14.1 of the Act Schedule and subsection (2) of this section, as part of the
terms and conditions of the withdrawal, the Provincial Treasurer and TELUS
Edmonton may agree in writing to

               (a)   a different schedule of additional contributions
from that in section 36(6) and (7), including one that allows TELUS
Edmonton to assume liability for all or part of the employees' share of
additional contributions, and

               (b)  terms and conditions for the subject-matter dealt
with in section 36 generally that deviate from that section.

     (2)  An agreement under subsection (1) must not subject employees of
TELUS Edmonton who are  members of the other plan to paying a higher
percentage of their pensionable salaries as additional contributions than
would be the case if section 36 applied.

Order in Council effectuating withdrawal
     38   The Lieutenant Governor in Council may, if satisfied that
section 14.1 of the Act Schedule and this Part have been met, order the
withdrawal with effect as at the time of withdrawal.

Apportionment and transfer
     39(1)  Before the time of withdrawal, the Board shall estimate the
assets to be apportioned to TELUS Edmonton as at the time of withdrawal on
the basis set out in section 35.

     (2)   At and as at the time of withdrawal, the Provincial Treasurer
shall make an initial transfer to the pension fund of the other plan of an
amount equal to 80% of the estimated apportionment.

     (3)  At the earliest practicable time after the finalization of data,
the Board shall determine the final apportionment of assets to TELUS
Edmonton, as at the time of withdrawal, on the basis set out in section 35
and, once TELUS Edmonton has provided the certificate under section 31(5),
the transfer under subsection (4) or the return of excess under subsection
(5) shall be made forthwith.

     (4)  If the amount determined under subsection (3) exceeds the amount
transferred under subsection (2), the Provincial Treasurer shall transfer
the remainder of the apportionment, with interest from the time of
withdrawal to the date of payment, from the plan fund to the pension fund
of the other plan.

     (5)  If the amount determined under subsection (3) is less than the
amount transferred under subsection (2), the legal owner of the other
plan's pension fund shall return the excess, with interest from the time of
withdrawal to the date of payment, from the pension fund of the other plan
to the plan fund in the form of cash or, with the consent of the Provincial
Treasurer, specific assets equal in market value to the amount required, or
a combination of both.

     (6)  Interest under subsection (4) or (5) is payable on the basis of
the market rate of return earned by the plan fund, net of those investment
costs that are specified by the Provincial Treasurer for that purpose, from
the time of withdrawal until the latest date up to which that rate is
available, and on the basis of the rate of return earned by the
Consolidated Cash Investment Trust Fund for the remainder of the period to
the date of payment.

     (7)  The transfers from the plan fund under subsections (2) and (4)
are to consist of such specific assets and to be in such of the following
forms as is decided by the Provincial Treasurer after consulting with the
Board, namely

               (a)  in cash,

               (b)  on the basis of a prorated interest in the
investments of the plan fund valued at  market value, or

               (c)  as a combination of the forms set out in clauses
(a) and (b),

     and where the transfer would require a significant liquidation of the
assets in a pooled fund, the transfer may include securities held by the
pooled fund.

     (8)  Where any assets transferred under subsection (2) or (4) are
interests in a pooled fund, the other plan must redeem those interests in
accordance with the guidelines established for the pooled fund within one
year of the date of the transaction under subsection (4) or (5) or within
such longer period as is agreed in writing between TELUS Edmonton and the
Provincial Treasurer.

     (9)  The guidelines referred to in subsection (8) are exempt from the
Regulations Act.

     (10)  The assets and liabilities attributable to TELUS Edmonton as at
the time of withdrawal become final when, and may not change after, the
transaction described in subsection (4) or (5) is completed.


Indemnific-ation
     40(1)  TELUS Edmonton and the legal owner of the pension fund of the
other plan indemnify 

               (a)  the Board and the members of the Board for any
damages or legal and other expenses incurred in defending any claim against
the Board or any Board member that arises directly or indirectly from the
withdrawal, and

               (b)  the plan fund and the Plan's administrator and
trustee for any claims made by any person that arise directly or indirectly
from the withdrawal.

     (2)  Subject to subsection (1), an indemnification by subsection
(1)(a) covers anything done by the Board or Board member, as the case may
be, in good faith in the exercise of powers, duties and functions under
section 14.1 of the Act Schedule or this Part.

Right of TELUS Corporation to give indemnities
     41(1)  The Minister's having approved TELUS Corporation as a related
corporation referred to in section 14.1(5) of the Act Schedule, TELUS
Corporation may give the indemnity referred to in that subsection.

     (2)  TELUS Corporation may in writing assume instead of TELUS
Edmonton the obligations that section 40 would, but for the application of
this section, have placed on TELUS Edmonton.

     (3)  Any obligations assumed under subsection (1) or (2) by TELUS
Corporation must bind its successors.

Alteration of time limits
     42   Notwithstanding anything in this Part, where a provision of this
Part requires anything to be done within a certain period or by a specified
time, the Minister, at the request of Telus Edmonton, may in writing alter
the time before which that thing must be done.

Transfer of records and documents
     43   As soon as is practicable, the Minister shall transfer to the
administrator of the other plan, at TELUS Edmonton's cost, those documents
and records that the Minister holds as the administrator of the Plan, that
pertain to withdrawing persons and that are needed for the administration
of the other plan.

References in matrimonial property orders
     44   Where there is a reference to the Plan in a matrimonial property
order in respect of a withdrawing person, that reference is to be treated,
with effect from the time of withdrawal, as a reference to the other plan.

TELUS agent
     45(1)  TELUS Edmonton shall appoint an agent for the purposes of
receiving all notices and other communications required to be given to
TELUS Edmonton under this Part, and shall notify the Minister and the Board
of the name and address of that agent.

     (2)  Notwithstanding anything in this Part, all notices and other
communications to be given to the Minister, the Provincial Treasurer or the
Board may be given by the agent referred to in subsection (1).

Expiry
     46   For the purpose of ensuring that this Part 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 Part expires on
June 30, 2001.


4   This Regulation comes into force on the day after it is filed under the
Regulations Act.


     Alberta Regulation 199/97

     Municipal Government Act

     CALGARY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT VICINITY PROTECTION
     AREA AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 483/97) pursuant to
section 693 of the Municipal Government Act.


1   The Calgary International Airport Vicinity Protection Area Regulation
(AR 318/79) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule C, Table 1, item 2 is amended in the line respecting Schools,
Kindergartens and Colleges within the column for NEF 30-35 Area by striking
out "NA" and substituting "C2".


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     Alberta Regulation 200/97

     Judgment Interest Act

     JUDGMENT INTEREST AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 486/97) pursuant to
section 4 of the Judgment Interest Act.


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


2   The following is added after section 14:

     15   The interest rate from January 1, 1998 to December 31, 1998 is
prescribed at 3.5% per year.


     Alberta Regulation 201/97

     Victims of Crime Act

     VICTIMS' BENEFITS REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 490/97) pursuant to
section 17 of the Victims of Crime Act.


     Table of Contents

Fund payment request     1
Eligible offences   2
Application    3
Benefits reductions 4
Financial benefits  5
CICA reviews   6
Appeals   7
Expiry    8
Coming into force   9

Schedules 


Fund payment request
1   The Minister may request that payment from the Fund be made

     (a)  for grants under the Victims' Programs Regulation (AR 135/97);

     (b)  for costs that in the opinion of the Minister are incurred by
the Committee and Appeal Board in carrying out their duties under this Act;

     (c)  for remuneration of and expenses incurred by

               (i)  the Committee, in an amount authorized under
section 5(3) of the Act, and

               (ii) the Appeal Board, in an amount authorized under
section 7(3) of the Act;

     (d)  for financial benefits payable under the Act and this
Regulation;

     (e)  for costs that in the opinion of the Minister are incurred in
the administration of the Act.


Eligible offences
2   The offences under the Criminal Code (Canada) listed in Schedule 1 are
offences with respect to which an application may be made for financial
benefits.


Application
3(1)  An application for financial benefits must be made in writing in a
form approved by the Director pursuant to section 12 of the Act.

(2)  If a victim in respect of the victim's injury or the dependant in
respect of a victim's death is under 18 years of age, the application may
be made on behalf of the victim or dependant by the parent or guardian of
the victim or dependant unless the victim or dependant satisfies the
Director that he is living independently of a parent or guardian.

(3)  The applicant for financial benefits must provide all the information
required by the Director respecting the injuries, the circumstances under
which the injuries were acquired and the nature of the injuries and must
authorize the Director to acquire that information.

(4)  If an applicant has received financial benefits with respect to an
eligible offence and the applicant develops a new injury or the effect of
an injury arising from that eligible offence becomes worse,

     (a)  section 12 of the Act applies to an application for a further
financial benefits, and

     (b)  the Director must consider the amount of and the reason for the
financial benefits already paid and offset that amount if any further
financial benefits are to be paid.


Benefits reductions
4   If in the opinion of the Director the victim's conduct directly or
indirectly contributed to the victim's injury or death, the Director may,
depending on the conduct and how it contributed to the injury, reduce the
financial benefits by 25%, 50%, 75% or by a further amount that the
Director considers reasonable.


Financial benefits
5(1)  The injuries for which financial benefits are payable and the amount
of the financial benefits payable are the injuries and amounts  listed in
Schedule 2.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the maximum number of injuries for
which a victim may receive financial benefits is 3 and the maximum
financial benefits payable to a victim is $110 000.

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if a victim suffers an injury that is
not listed in Schedule 2, the Director may send the victim to a physician,
dentist or other health professional selected by the Director to assess the
injury and advise the Director as to which band of Schedule 2 the injury is
most closely related.

(4)  Regardless of the number of dependants in respect of a victim's death,
the maximum amount of financial benefits payable to the dependants is the
amount set out in Band 12 of Schedule 2.

(5)  Financial benefits described in subsection (4) may be paid to the
applicant or, at the discretion of the Director, to other dependants.


CICA reviews
6   Notwithstanding section 5(2), if under section 15 of the Act an order
by The Crimes Compensation Board for periodic payments is to be converted
to final payment of financial benefits under the Victims of Crime Act, the
Director may with the approval of the Minister authorize  financial
benefits that are different from the amount listed in Schedule 2 for the
injury.


Appeals
7(1)  An application for an appeal to the Appeal Board must

     (a)  be in writing,

     (b)  state the grounds of the appeal, and

     (c)  include the appellant's mailing address.

(2)  On receipt of an application for an appeal, the Appeal Board must
review it and

     (a)  if the Appeal Board determines that there are no grounds for an
appeal set out in the application, confirm the decision of the Director, or

     (b)  if the Appeal Board determines that there are grounds for an
appeal set out in the application, send the appellant written notification
of the date, time and place that the appeal is to be heard.

(3)  A hearing may be held in public and may proceed even if the appellant
is not present.

(4)  The proceedings at a hearing must be recorded.

(5)  A decision of the Appeal Board must be in writing.


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 November 1, 2002.


Coming into force
9   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


     SCHEDULE 1

     ELIGIBLE OFFENCES

      Section of    Description of Offence
   Criminal Code
      (Canada)

     65   taking part in a riot

     76   hijacking of aircraft

     77   endangering safety of aircraft in flight

     78   taking on board a civilian aircraft offensive weapons or
explosive substances

     80   failure to take reasonable care in respect of explosives where
death or bodily harm results

     81(1)     intentionally causing death or bodily harm by explosive
substance

     86(2)     careless use of firearm

     151, 152  sexual intercourse with a female under 14 or under 16
years of age

     153  sexual exploitation


     155  incest

     159  anal intercourse

     160  bestiality (forcing someone to participate or watch)

     163(1)    child pornography

     170  parent or guardian procuring sexual activity

     173  indecent acts (exposure)

     175  causing disturbance, indecent exhibition, loitering, etc.

     212  procuring

     215  failure to provide necessaries

     218  abandoning child

     220  causing death by criminal negligence

     221  causing bodily harm by criminal negligence

     235.1     murder

     236  manslaughter

     239  attempted murder

     244  causing bodily harm with intent

     245  administering noxious substance

     246  overcoming resistance to commission of offence

     247  setting traps likely to cause death or bodily harm

     248  interfering with transportation facilities

     262  impeding attempt to save life

     264  criminal harassment

     266  assault

     267  assault causing bodily harm; assault with a weapon

     268  aggravated assault

     269  unlawfully causing bodily harm

     270  assaulting a peace officer

     271  sexual assault

     272(1)    sexual assault with a weapon, threats to a third party or
causing bodily harm

     273(1)    aggravated sexual assault

     273(3)    removal of child from Canada (for sexual purpose)

     279  kidnapping / hostage taking / abduction / illegal confinement

     344  robbery

     346.1     extortion

     348  break and enter which includes bodily harm

     423  intimidation by violence (stalking)

     430(2)    mischief causing actual danger to life

     433  arson



     SCHEDULE 2

     FINANCIAL BENEFITS


Band
Description of Injury
Benefits


1
Head: deviated nasal septum
     $1,000



Head: nose: undisplaced fracture of 




     nasal bones




Head: teeth: chipped front teeth  




     requiring crown






Head: teeth: fractured tooth/teeth




     requiring crown




Head: loss of 1 tooth other than front




Head: teeth: slackening of teeth




     requiring dental treatment




Minor injuries: multiple (see notes)




Shock (see notes): moderate -




     lasting for 6 to 16 weeks




Torso: fractured rib




Head: teeth: loss of crowns




Lower limbs: scarring: minor - no




     significant disfigurement




Torso: scarring: minor - no significant




     disfigurement




Upper limbs: dislocated finger or thumb




Upper limbs: scarring: minor - no




     significant disfigurement



     2
Head: burns: minor
     $1,250



Head: ear: temporary partial deafness -




     lasting at least 13 weeks




Head: face: scarring: minor - no




      significant disfigurement




Head: nose: displaced fracture of




      nasal bones




Head: scarring: visible, but no




      significant disfigurement




Head: skull: concussion (lasting at




      least 1 week)




Head: teeth: loss of 1 front tooth




Head: teeth: loss of 2 or more




      teeth other than front




Lower limbs: burns -minor




Lower limbs: fractured phalanges (toes)




Neck: burns: minor




Neck: scarring: minor - no significant




     disfigurement




Torso: burns: minor




Torso: fractured ribs (2 or more)




Upper limbs: burns: minor




Upper limbs: fractured finger/thumb




Upper limbs: sprained wrist -




      disabling for at least 13 weeks




Head: ear: perforated ear drum
     3



Head: eye: blurred or double vision -




      lasting at least 13 weeks




Lower limbs: scarring: significant




     disfigurement




Neck: whiplash injury: effects lasting




     at least 13 weeks




Torso: damage to testes




Torso: dislocated hip (full recovery)




Torso: dislocated shoulder (full recovery)





4
Head: eye: corneal abrasions
     $2,000



Head: face: burns - minor




Head: facial: dislocated jaw




Head: facial: fractured malar and/or




      zygomatic - cheek bones




Head: nose: deviated nasal septum




     requiring septoplastamy




Head: teeth: loss of 2 or 3 front




     teeth




Torso: fractured clavicle - collar bone




Upper limbs: fractured hand



5
Head: skull: simple fracture (no operation)
     $2,500



Lower limbs: fractured great toe




Lower limbs: fractured tarsal bones -




     7 small bones of instep




Lower limbs: sprained ankle -




     disabling for at least 13 weeks




Torso: fractured coccyx - tail bone




Torso: fractured scapula - shoulder blade




Torso: fractured sternum - breast bone




Torso: scarring: significant disfigurement




Torso: strained back - disabling for at




     least 13 weeks




Upper limbs: partial loss of finger




     (other than thumb/index) (1 joint)




Upper limbs: scarring: significant
     disfigurement



6
Head: ear: tinnitus (ringing noise in
     $3,000



      ears) - lasting at least 13 weeks




Head: eye: blow out fracture of orbit




      bone cavity containing eyeball




Head: facial: fractured mandible




      and/or maxilla - jaw bones




Head: scarring: multiple - some, but




      not serious, disfigurement




Head: teeth: loss of 4 or more




      front teeth




Lower limbs: fractured ankle (full




      recovery)




Lower limbs: fractured femur - thigh




      bone (full recovery)




Lower limbs: fractured fibula - slender 




     bone from knee to ankle (full recovery)




Lower limbs: fractured tibia - shin




     bone  (full recovery)




Lower limbs: severely damaged tendon(s)/




     /ligament(s) (no continuing damage)




Neck: scarring: significant disfigurement




Torso: damage to digestive tract/organs




     (full recovery)




Torso: punctured lung






Upper limbs: dislocated/fractured




     elbow (with full recovery)




Upper limbs: fracture of 2 or more




     fingers




Upper limbs: fractured humerus - upper




     arm bone (with full recovery)




Upper limbs: fractured radius - smaller




     forearm bone (with full recovery)




Upper limbs: fractured ulna - inner




     forearm bone (with full recovery)




Upper limbs: fractured wrist




     (including scaphoid fracture)




Upper limbs: severely damaged tendon(s)/




     ligament(s) (with full recovery)



7
Head: ear: partial deafness (1 ear)
$3,500



     - remaining hearing socially useful




     with hearing aid if necessary




Head: face: scarring: significant




     disfigurement




Lower limbs: 2 sprained ankles -




     disabling for at least 13 weeks




Torso: collapsed lung




Torso: frozen shoulder




Torso: hernia




Torso: injury requiring laparotomy




Upper limbs: 2 fractured hands



8
Head: burns: moderate
     $4,000



Head: ear: partial loss of ear (at least




     10% loss)




Head: facial: continuing




     numbness/loss of feeling




Head: nose: partial loss (at least 10%)




Lower limbs: burns - moderate




Neck: burns: moderate




Neck: scarring: serious disfigurement




Shock (see notes): serious - lasting




     for over 16 weeks and up to 26 weeks




Torso: burns: moderate




Torso: loss of spleen




Upper limbs: burns: moderate




Upper limbs: fractured wrist (Colles type)




Upper limbs: partial loss of thumb or




     index finger (1 joint)




Upper limbs: scarring: serious




     disfigurement



9
Epilepsy: serious exacerbation of
     $4,500



     pre-existing condition




Head: eye: detached retina




Head: face: burns - moderate




Head: nose: loss of smell and/or




     taste (partial)




Head: scarring: serious disfigurement






Lower limbs: fractured ankle (with




     continuing disability)




Lower limbs: fractured femur (with




     continuing disability)




Lower limbs: fractured fibula (with




     continuing disability)




Lower limbs: fractured tibia - shin bone (with continuing disability)




Lower limbs: scarring: serious




     disfigurement




Neck: whiplash injury: moderate -




     recovery period 26 weeks or more 




Torso: continuing and disabling damage to




     lungs from smoke inhalation




Torso: damage to genitalia (full recovery)




Torso: spinal fracture (full recovery)




Torso: dislocated shoulder (residual




     disability)




Torso: loss of testicle




Torso: scarring: serious disfigurement




Torso: strained back (seriously




     disabling, but not continuing)




Upper limbs: fractured humerus (with




     continuing disability)




Upper limbs: fractured radius - (with




     continuing disability)




Upper limbs: fractured ulna (with




     continuing disability)




Upper limbs: loss of 1 finger other




     than index




Upper limbs; loss of dexterity: 1




     finger or thumb



10
Head: skull: depressed fracture
     $6,000



     (requiring operation)




Lower limbs: 2 fractured ankles




     (full recovery)




Lower limbs: 2 fractured femurs




     (full recovery)




Lower limbs: 2 fractured fibulas




     (full recovery)




Lower limbs: 2 fractured tibias (full




     recovery)




Upper limbs: 2 fractured wrists




     (including scaphoid fracture)




Upper limbs: 2 fractured humerus




     (full recovery)




Upper limbs: 2 fractured radius




     (full recovery)




Upper limbs: 2 fractured ulna (full




     recovery)



11
Epilepsy: fully controlled
     $8,500



Head: ear: partial deafness (both ears) -  






     remaining hearing socially useful with




     hearing aid if necessary




Head: ear: tinnitus - continuing




     (moderate)




Head: eye: blurred or double vision -




     continuing




Head: face: scarring: serious




     disfigurement




Head: skull: balance impaired -




     continuing




Lower limbs: fractured patella - knee cap




Lower limbs: severely damaged tendon(s)/




     ligament(s) (continuing damage)




Lower limbs: 2 fractured ankles




     (with continuing disability)




Lower limbs: 2 fractured femurs




     (with continuing disability)




Lower limbs: 2 fractured fibulas




     (with continuing disability)




Lower limbs: 2 fractured tibias




     (with continuing disability)




Shock (see notes): severe - lasting for over




     26 weeks but not continuing




Torso: spinal fracture (continuing




     disability)




Torso: dislocated hip (residual disability)




Torso: fractured pelvis




Torso: strained back (seriously




     disabling, continuing disability)




Upper limbs: dislocated/fractured




     elbow (with continuing disability)




Upper limbs: 2 dislocated/fractured




     elbows (with full recovery)




Upper limbs: 2 fractured wrists 




     (Colles type)




Upper limbs: 2 fractured humerus (with




    continuing disability)




Upper limbs: 2 fractured radius (with




    continuing disability)




Upper limbs: 2 fractured ulna (with




    continuing disability)




Upper limbs: loss of index finger




Upper limbs: continuingly & seriously




    impaired grip - 1 arm




Upper limbs: severely damaged tendon(s)/




   ligament(s) (with continuing disability)



12
Fatal award (per case)
     $12,500



Head: burns: severe




Head: ear: loss of ear




Head: eye: cataracts 
     (continuing/inoperable) 




Head: nose: loss of smell or taste






Lower limbs: burns - severe




Neck: burns: severe




Neck: whiplash injury: continuing




     disability




Torso: burns: severe




Torso: damage to genitalia (continuing)




Torso: damage to digestive




     tract/organs (continuing)




Torso: loss of thyroid




Upper limbs: burns: severe




Upper limbs: 2 dislocated/fractured




     elbows (with continuing disability)




Upper limbs: loss of 2 or more fingers



13
Epilepsy: partially controlled
     $25,000



Torso: loss of 1 lung




Brain damage: moderate impairment




     of social/intellectual functions




Head: ear: total deafness (1 ear)




Head: ear: tinnitus - continuing




    (very serious)




Head: nose: loss of smell and taste




Upper limbs: loss of thumb



14
Head: eye: loss of sight of 1 eye
     $35,000



Shock (see notes): very severe -




     continuing disability (excluding




     physical symptoms alone for




     which the maximum award is Band 12)




Torso: loss of kidney




Torso: loss of bladder



15
Head: eye: loss of 1 eye
     $40,000



Head: face: burns - severe




Lower limbs: paralysis of leg




Upper limbs: paralysis of arm



16
Head: tongue: loss of speech -
     continuing
Lower limbs: loss of leg below knee
     $42,500


17
Brain damage: serious impairment
     $45,000



     of social/intellectual functions




Epilepsy: uncontrolled




Head: ear: total deafness (both ears)




Lower limbs: loss of leg above knee




Upper limbs: loss of hand



18
Bodily functions: hemiplegia
     (paralysis of 1 side of body)
     $50,000


19
Head: eye: loss of sight of both eyes
     $60,000


20
Head: eye: loss of both eyes
     $65,000



Lower limbs: loss of both legs




Upper limbs: loss of both hands



21
Bodily functions: paraplegia
     $70,000



     (paralysis of the lower limbs)



22
Bodily functions: quadriplegia/tetraplegia
     $110,000



     (paralysis of all 4 limbs)




Brain damage: continuing - extremely




     serious (no effective control of






     functions)



Notes:

1   Where the criminal injury has the effect of accelerating or
exacerbating a pre-existing condition, the award will reflect only the
degree of acceleration or exacerbation.

2   Payment for burns or scarring may be subject to inspection of injury.

3   To qualify for a payment for multiple minor injuries, the claimant must
have sustained at least 3 injuries of the following type, necessitating at
least 2 visits to a medical practitioner:

     (a)  grazing, cuts, lacerations (no permanent scarring);

     (b)  severe and widespread bruising;

     (c)  severe soft tissue injury (not permanently disabling);

     (d)  black eye(s);

     (e)  bloody nose;

     (f)  hair pulled from scalp;

     (g)  loss of fingernail.

4   Shock or "nervous shock" may be taken to include conditions attributed
to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression and similar generic terms
covering such psychological symptoms as anxiety, tension, insomnia,
irritability, loss of confidence, agoraphobia, pre-occupation with thoughts
of self-harm or guilt, and related physical ones such as alopecia, asthma,
eczema, enuresis, and psoriasis.

     Alberta Regulation 202/97

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCILS REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 491/97) pursuant to
section 21 of the Regional Health Authorities Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Establishment of community health councils   2
Contents of by-law  3
Corporate status    4
Eligibility    5
Conflict of interest     6
Termination of a member  7
Fiscal year    8
Closed meetings     9
Minutes   10
Expiry    11


Definitions
1   In this Regulation, "Act" means the Regional Health Authorities Act.


Establishment of community health councils
2(1)  Where the Minister approves a health plan proposal in respect of
matters referred to in section 8(4)(b) and (c) of the Act, the regional
health authority that submitted the proposal shall forthwith pass a by-law
establishing the community health council in accordance with the proposal.

(2)  The regional health authority shall submit to the Minister a copy of
the by-law under subsection (1).

(3)  No by-law under subsection (1) and no amendment or repeal of such a
by-law has effect until it is approved by the Minister.

(4)  On receiving a by-law under subsection (1), the Minister may

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

     (b)  refer the by-law back to the regional health authority to take
further action as directed by the Minister and to resubmit the by-law.


Contents of by-law
3(1)  A by-law establishing a community health council must contain the
following:

     (a)  the name of the council;

     (b)  the objects of the council and the purposes for which it is
established;

     (c)  the functions and duties of the council, which may include any
or all of the following:

               (i)  gathering information and public input respecting
health, health needs and health services;

               (ii) providing advice to the regional health authority
that established the council about health issues, health needs and
priorities, access to health services, the promotion of health and any
other matters requested by the regional health authority;

               (iii)     promoting community health promotion activities;

               (iv) providing health services pursuant to a delegation
from the regional health authority;

     (d)  if the regional health authority intends to delegate to the
community health council under clause (c)(iv) the power to provide health
services on the regional health authority's behalf,

               (i)  a statement to that effect, together with a list of
health services that may be so delegated, and

               (ii) a statement that the community health council is to
be a corporation;

     (e)  the area or the communities served by the council;

     (f)  the number of members on the council;

     (g)  the composition of the council;

     (h)  subject to section 5, the qualifications and other eligibility
requirements for becoming and remaining a member of the council;

     (i)  the criteria and process for selecting the members of the
council, including, without limitation, the consultative process to be used
by the regional health authority in order to involve the communities to be
served by the council in the selection process;

     (j)  the term of office of each member of the council;

     (k)  the method of filling vacancies on the council;

     (l)  the method of selecting the chair of the council.

(2)  No by-law may contain a statement referred to in subsection (1)(d)
unless the regional health authority's health plan proposal under section 8
of the Act contains a statement that the community health council is to
have the power to enter into agreements with the regional health authority.

(3)  When a by-law establishing a community health council has been
approved by the Minister, the regional health authority shall appoint the
members of the council in accordance with the by-law.

(4)  A regional health authority shall submit to the Minister the name of
the chair of each community health council established by the regional
health authority.


Corporate status
4   Where the by-law establishing a community health council provides that
the council is to be a corporation, the council is thereby established as a
corporation consisting of its members.


Eligibility
5(1)  No person is eligible to be or remain a member of a community health
council unless that person is ordinarily resident in the health region for
which the council is established.

(2)  The following persons are not eligible to be or remain a member of a
community health council:

     (a)  all members of the regional health authority that established
the community health council;

     (b)  the chief executive officer of the regional health authority
that established the community health council;

     (c)  all regional health authority management personnel who report
directly to one or more members of the regional health authority;

     (d)  all regional health authority management personnel who report
directly to the chief executive officer;

     (e)  all remaining regional health authority management personnel
who report to management personnel referred to in clause (d);

     (f)  all persons who are engaged on a fee for service basis in a
management capacity referred to in any of clauses (b) to (e).

(3)  The following persons are eligible to be members of a community health
council, but not more than   of the membership may consist of such persons:

     (a)  employees of the regional health authority that established the
community health council, other than persons referred to in subsection (2)
who are employees;

     (b)  independent health service providers who, directly or
indirectly through a corporation, partnership or other association, receive
from the Government of Alberta or the regional health authority that
established the council, income through the provision of health services;

     (c)  employees of persons referred to in clause (b);

     (d)  other persons who rely in whole or part on contracts with the
regional health authority as a means of earning their livelihood;

     (e)  directors, officers or employees of a corporation that is a
person referred to in clause (d) or partners or employees of a partnership
that is a person referred to in clause (d).

(4)  Notwithstanding subsection (3), an employee of the regional health
authority that established a community health council is not eligible to be
or remain a member of the council where the regional health authority
intends to delegate to the council the power to provide health services on
the regional health authority's behalf.


Conflict of interest
6(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "member" means a member of a community health council;

     (b)  "minor child" includes a minor to whom a member has
demonstrated a settled intention to treat as a child of the member's
family;

     (c)  "private corporation" means a corporation none of whose shares
are publicly-traded securities;

     (d)  "private interest" does not include the following:

               (i)  an interest in a matter

                         (A)  that is of general application,

                         (B)  that affects a person as one of a broad
class of the public, or

                         (C)  that concerns the remuneration and
benefits of a member;

               (ii) an interest that is trivial;

     (e)  "publicly-traded securities" means

               (i)  securities of a corporation that are listed or
posted for trading on a recognized stock exchange, or

               (ii) securities of a corporation that has more than 15
shareholders and any of whose issued securities were part of a distribution
to the public;

     (f)  "senior officer" means, with reference to a corporation,

               (i)  the president, vice-president, secretary,
comptroller, treasurer or general manager of the corporation, or

               (ii) any other person who performs functions for the
corporation similar to those normally performed by persons holding the
offices referred to in subclause (i);

     (g)  "spouse" includes a party to a relationship between a man and a
woman who are living together on a bona fide domestic basis, but does not
include a party who is living apart from the other party in circumstances
where there is a written separation agreement or the support obligations
and family property have been dealt with by a court order.

(2)  For the purposes of this section, a person is directly associated with
a member if that person is

     (a)  the member's spouse,

     (b)  a corporation having share capital and carrying on business or
activities for profit or gain and the member is a director or senior
officer of the corporation,

     (c)  a private corporation carrying on business or activities for
profit or gain and the member, the member's spouse or the member's minor
child owns or is the beneficial owner of shares of the corporation,

     (d)  a partnership having not more than 20 partners

               (i)  of which the member is a partner, or

               (ii) of which one of the partners is a corporation
directly associated with the member by reason of clause (b) or (c),

          or

     (e)  a person or group of persons acting as the agent of the member
and having actual authority in that capacity from the member.

(3)  Subsection (2)(c) does not apply where the corporation is

     (a)  an association as defined in the Co-operative Associations Act,

     (b)  a credit union continued or incorporated under the Credit Union
Act,

     (c)  a co-operative credit society incorporated by or under an Act
of the Parliament of Canada, or

     (d)  the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited.

(4)  No member shall take part in a decision in the course of carrying out
the member's office or powers as a member knowing that the decision might
further a private interest of the member, a person directly associated with
the member or the member's minor child.

(5)  Where

     (a)  a matter for decision is before a community health council or a
committee of the community health council, and

     (b)  a member has reasonable grounds to believe that the member, the
member's minor child or a person who is directly associated with the member
has a private interest in the matter,

the member must declare that interest and must withdraw from the meeting
without voting on or participating in the discussion of the matter.

(6)  No member shall use the member's office or powers as a member to
influence a decision to be made by or on behalf of the community health
council or a regional health authority to further a private interest of the
member, a person directly associated with the member or the member's minor
child.

(7)  No member shall use or communicate information not available to the
general public that was gained by the member in the course of carrying out
the member's office or powers as a member to further or seek to further a
private interest of the member, a person directly associated with the
member or the member's minor child.


Termination of a member
7   A regional health authority may, for cause, by notice in writing
terminate the appointment of any member of a community health council
established by it.


Fiscal year
8  The fiscal year of a community health council is April 1 to the
following March 31.


Closed meetings
9(1)   If a community health council decides under section 11 of the Act to
hold a meeting or part of a meeting in private, the council shall ensure
that the minutes of the meeting indicate

     (a)  the nature of the subject-matter to be discussed in private,
and

     (b)  the reasons why the council considers it necessary to hold the
meeting or part of the meeting in private.

(2)  Where a meeting or part of a meeting is held in private under
subsection (1), no resolution related to the subject-matter that was
discussed in private may be passed unless the meeting reverts to being held
in public.

(3)  In determining under section 11 of the Act whether to hold a meeting
or part of a meeting in private, a community health council shall take the
following considerations into account:

     (a)  whether holding the meeting or part of the meeting in public
would result in the release of information that would prejudice measures
protecting health, safety, security or the maintenance of the law;

     (b)  whether holding the meeting or part of the meeting in private
is justified in order to permit the council to carry out its
responsibilities in an effective and efficient manner;

     (c)  any other relevant consideration.


Minutes
10(1)  A community health council shall record the minutes of its meetings.

(2)  At each meeting the community health council shall adopt the minutes
of the previous meeting.

(3)   A community health council shall forward a copy of the adopted
minutes to the regional health authority that established the council
within 7 days after the meeting at which the minutes were adopted.

(4)  The regional health authority shall make the adopted minutes available
for inspection by the public during normal business hours of the regional
health authority.

(5)  A regional health authority may exclude from minutes made available
under subsection (4) any matter that relates to a meeting or part of a
meeting that was held in private, other than a resolution that was passed
in respect of that matter.

(6)  A community health council and the regional health authority shall
keep a copy of the minutes of each meeting of the council.


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, 2000.


     Alberta Regulation 203/97

     Fisheries (Alberta) Act

     GENERAL FISHERIES (ALBERTA) REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 493/97) pursuant to
section 43 of the Fisheries (Alberta) Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1

     Part 1
     Licences

Licence categories  2
Terms and conditions     3
Licence transfer    4
Activity under another's licence   5
Lost licences  6
Fishing location    7
Bait fish 8
Buying, selling authorized    9

     Sportfishing

Licence not required     10
Sportfishing   11
Trophy fishing      12
Sturgeon fishing    13
Sportfishing, special    14
Sturgeon fishing licence 15
Retaining sturgeon  16
Trophy licence eligibility    17
Trophy fishing licence   18
Game fish 19

     Commercial Fishing

Applying for commercial fishing licences     20
Metis/commercial fishing licences  21
Bait fishing licence     22
Limited net licence 23

     Salvage Fishing

Salvage fishing licence  24

     Domestic Fishing

Domestic fishing licence 25

     Trout Stocking

Trout stocking licence   26

     Fish Culture

Licences  27
Cultured fish prohibited 28
Applying for a licence   29
Prohibited live fish     30
Selling class A fish     31
Prohibited waters   32
Prescribed, contained waters  33
Class B conditions  34
Ineligible applicants    35
Prohibited live fish     36
Sale of live cultured fish    37
Chemicals 38
Fish stock from public water  39
Report of diseased or escaped cultured fish  40

     Fish Research

Research licence    41
Restricted possession    42

     Fish Establishment

Licence required    43
Classes A and B licences 44
Licence application 45
Sanitary standards  46
Packing fish   47

     Part 2
     Fish Handling and Quality

Dressing fish  48
Sanitary standards  49
Healthy fish   50
Importing fish 51
Substandard fish    52
Sale of fish prohibited  53
Ice fishing    54
Surplus of fish     55
Fish in boat   56
Game fish 57
Gill nets 58
Illegal fish   59
Transportation of fish   60

     Part 3
     Repeals, Expiry and Coming into Force

Repeals   61
Expiry    62
Coming into force   63

Schedules


Definitions
1   In this Regulation, 

     (a)  "angling" means fishing with hook and line gear;

     (b)  "box" means a container of a size and type approved by the
Corporation;

     (c)  "comminuted", in relation to fish, means fish flesh that has
been ground to a fine uniform consistency;

     (d)  "decomposed", with respect to fish, means having a rancid or
abnormal, offensive or objectionable odour or flavour or a textural defect
associated with spoilage;

     (e)  "Director" means an employee under the administration of the
Minister designated as the Director of Fisheries Management;

     (f)  "dressed fish" means fish from which the gills and viscera have
been removed and the blood along the backbone has been spooned but not
scraped out and which has been rinsed clean on the outside and inside;

     (g)  "fish culture premises" means a location where cultured fish
are kept alive for the purpose of propagation or rearing or both;

     (h)  "fish establishment" means a place of business where fish are
received for handling, packing, dressing, processing or storage and
includes the buildings, grounds, equipment and employees at that place of
business;

     (i)  "game fish" means a fish of a species set out in Part 1 of
Schedule 1 of the Alberta Fishery Regulations under the Fisheries Act
(Canada);

     (j)  "mesh size" means, in respect of a net, the distance between
the diagonally opposite angles of a single mesh measured

               (i)  after the net has been immersed in water for at
least 30 minutes, and

               (ii) with the mesh extended without straining the twine;

     (k)  "Ministerial Regulation" means the Fisheries (Ministerial)
Regulation under the Fisheries (Alberta) Act;

     (l)  "public water" means all water vested in the Crown in right of
Alberta;

     (m)  "resident of Alberta" means

               (i)  a person who makes his home in Alberta and is
ordinarily present in Alberta,

               (ii) a partnership, if at least one of the partners
makes his home in Alberta and is ordinarily present in Alberta, or

               (iii)     a corporation that is lawfully carrying on business
in Alberta;

     (n)  "resident of Canada" means a person who

               (i)  is a Canadian citizen or is a permanent resident as
defined in the Immigration Act (Canada), or

               (ii) has resided in Canada for the 12-month period
immediately preceding the date of the person's application for a licence or
the date the person begins to fish;

     (o)  "round fish" means whole fish from which no part or portion,
including the gills or viscera, has been removed;

     (p)  "sportfishing" means angling or fishing with bow and arrow,
spear, dip net, seine net or minnow trap;

     (q)  "trophy waters" means the waters specified in Schedule 2;

     (r)  "unwholesome fish" means fish destined for human consumption
that, in the opinion of an executive officer or inspector under the Public
Health Act or an inspector of the Corporation, is unfit for human
consumption.


     PART 1

     LICENCES

Licence categories
2   The following are the categories of licences:

     (a)  sportfishing licences:

               (i)  sportfishing licence:

                         (A)  for a resident of Canada;

                         (B)  with a term that expires on March 31
following the date of its issue for a non-resident of Canada;

                         (C)  with a term of 5 days for a
non-resident of Canada;

               (ii) special sportfishing licence;

     (b)  trophy waters fishing licence;

     (c)  sturgeon fishing licence;

     (d)  commercial fishing licences:

               (i)  commercial fishing licence;

               (ii) commercial fishing lake licence;

               (iii)     Metis commercial fishing licence;

               (iv) commercial bait fishing licence;

               (v)  limited net fishing licence;

     (e)  fish culture licences:

               (i)  recreational fish culture licence;

               (ii) class A commercial fish culture licence;

               (iii)     class B commercial fish culture licence;

               (iv) fish import licence;

     (f)  fish establishment licences:

               (i)  class A fish establishment licence;

               (ii) class B fish establishment licence;

     (g)  fish research licence;

     (h)  fish stocking licence - trout stocking licence;

     (i)  salvage fishing licence;

     (j)  domestic fishing licences:

               (i)  Metis domestic fishing licence;

               (ii) domestic fishing licence.


Terms and conditions
3(1)  The Minister may include terms and conditions in a licence that
authorizes fishing generally or specifically on the following matters:

     (a)  the species or kind of fish and the quantities, sizes or
weights of fish that are permitted to be taken;

     (b)  when, where and how fishing is permitted to be carried out;

     (c)  who may conduct activities pursuant to the licence;

     (d)  the type and quantity of fishing gear and equipment, including
mesh size, that may be used and how they may be used;

     (e)  how fish caught and retained for educational or scientific
purposes are to be held, displayed and disposed of;

     (f)  how caught and retained fish are to be marked and transported;

     (g)  how scientific and catch data are to be reported;

     (h)  whether the fish may be bought or sold and how;

     (i)  how a licensee may be required to report proposed activities;

     (j)  the term of the licence if it is not the term set out in
section 14(1) of the Act or section 2(a) of this Regulation.

(2)  The Minister may include terms and conditions in a fish culture
licence generally or specifically on the following:

     (a)  the species or kinds of fish that may be kept under the
authority of the licence;

     (b)  the size or shape of the container or volume of the water in
which the fish may be kept;

     (c)  the lining or construction of a reservoir in which the fish may
be kept, including the maintenance and repair of any works or undertakings;

     (d)  the method of screening or constructing and maintaining the
outflow from a reservoir in which the fish are kept;

     (e)  the treatment and disposal of water or fish from any facility;

     (f)  the care, feeding or prophylactic treatment of fish and the
care and prophylactic treatment of water under a licence;

     (g)  the testing for and control of any parasite, disease or
infestation;

     (h)  the reporting of information or submission of records;

     (i)  the term of the licence if it is not the term set out in
section 14(1) of the Act.

(3)  The Minister may include terms and conditions in a fish establishment
licence generally or specifically on the following:

     (a)  the care, construction or maintenance of a fish establishment
and equipment used in relation to it;

     (b)  the buying, selling, handling, packing, dressing, processing,
storage or transportation of fish or products of fish;

     (c)  the reporting of information and submission of records;

     (d)  the term of the licence if it is not the term set out in
section 14(1) of the Act.

(4)  The Minister may include terms and conditions in a trout stocking
licence generally or specifically with respect to the following:

     (a)  the possession of trout and transport to the location where
they may be stocked;

     (b)  where and when trout may be stocked;

     (c)  the person or persons authorized to transport and stock the
trout;

     (d)  the species and number of trout to be stocked at any location;

     (e)  the reporting of trout stocking activities and the submission
of records.


Licence transfer
4(1)  The Minister may, on the surrender of a licence by a licensee,
approve the transfer of the licence to another person.

(2)  The Minister may, in a licence that is to be transferred,

     (a)  delete or alter any terms or conditions of the licence,

     (b)  include additional terms and conditions in the licence, and

     (c)  alter the term of the licence if the term is not or is not to
be the term set out in section 14(1) of the Act.


Activity under another's licence
5(1)  For the purposes of section 18(b) of the Act, an instrument must be
in writing, authorized by the Director and state who is authorized to
conduct activities pursuant to the licence.

(2)  An instrument may only be authorized with respect to a special
sportfishing licence, a commercial fishing licence or a fish research
licence.


Lost licences
6   If a sportfishing licence is lost or destroyed, the licensee may apply
to the Minister for a replacement licence.


Fishing location
7(1)  Subject to this Regulation, licences that authorize fishing, research
or stocking do not apply in a National Park of Canada.

(2)  A licence that authorizes fishing is not required for fishing

     (a)  in contained waters, and

     (b)  in water in which fish are lawfully held live under the
authority of a licence for that location.


Bait fish
8   No person shall have in his possession live bait fish unless

     (a)  the bait fish are possessed as specifically authorized under
the authority of a research licence, or

     (b)  if imported, the bait fish are held in contained waters as pets
or for sale as pets.


Buying, selling authorized
9(1)  A licence that authorizes fishing authorizes the holder to sell fish
taken under the licence if regulations state that the licence is issued for
a commercial purpose.

(2)  A licence other than a fish culture licence authorizes the holder to
sell fish taken under the licence or held live under the licence if

     (a)  regulations state that the sale is allowed, or

     (b)  a term or condition, issued in accordance with this Act,
specifically authorizes the sale of dead fish caught pursuant to the
licence.

(3)  An establishment licence authorizes the buying or selling of fish in
accordance with section 44.

(4)  No person shall knowingly buy, sell or attempt to buy or sell fish
that have not been caught pursuant to a licence that authorizes the buying
or selling of the fish.


     Sportfishing

Licence not required
10(1)  The following persons do not require a sportfishing licence when
they engage in sportfishing:

     (a)  a person who is under 16 years of age;

     (b)  a person who is a resident of Canada, who is 65 years of age or
older and whose primary residence is in Alberta;

     (c)  a person who is a member of a group that is named in a special
sportfishing licence that authorizes that fishing;

     (d)  a person who is authorized under the Fisheries Act (Canada) to
engage in sportfishing in Alberta without having been issued a sportfishing
licence.

(2)  A person who is sportfishing in Cold Lake or Primrose Lake and holds a
valid angling licence issued pursuant to the Fisheries Act (Saskatchewan),
1994 does not require a sportfishing licence while sportfishing.


Sportfishing
11   A person who holds a sportfishing licence and a person described in
section 10(1) or (2) may engage in sportfishing for non-commercial
purposes.


Trophy fishing
12   A trophy waters fishing licence authorizes the licensee to engage in
angling in trophy waters for non-commercial purposes.


Sturgeon fishing
13   A sturgeon fishing licence authorizes the licensee to retain sturgeon,
for non-commercial purposes, taken by means of angling.


Sportfishing, special
14   The Minister, on considering the advice of the Director, may issue a
special sportfishing licence authorizing an organized group to engage in
sportfishing.


Sturgeon fishing licence
15(1)  Only a sportfishing licensee or a person described in section 10 is
eligible to apply for a sturgeon fishing licence.

(2)  One or more tags may be issued with a sturgeon fishing licence and
they

     (a)  are valid only during the period during which the sturgeon
fishing licence may be used, and

     (b)  are considered to be part of the licence until the they are
used.

(3)  No person shall 

     (a)  apply for or hold more than one sturgeon fishing licence during
the period from April 1 to March 31, or

     (b)  retain a sturgeon that the person has caught without being the
holder of a sturgeon fishing licence.

(4)  A person described in subsection (3)(b) must immediately return the
sturgeon to the waters from which it was caught.


Retaining sturgeon
16(1)  No person shall retain a sturgeon that the person has caught unless

     (a)  the sturgeon is caught while the person holds a sturgeon
fishing licence and the licensee is lawfully angling,

     (b)  the sturgeon is more than 130 centimetres in length, and

     (c)  a tag, issued with the licence, is attached to the sturgeon in
accordance with subsection (2).

(2)  A person who retains a sturgeon must immediately tag it by placing a
tag issued with the licence through the gill cavity and mouth of the
sturgeon and securely locking the tag.

(3)  No person shall remove a sturgeon tag affixed to a sturgeon unless the
sturgeon

     (a)  is being prepared for preservation by taxidermy, or

     (b)  is being prepared for consumption.


Trophy licence eligibility
17(1)  Only a person who holds a sportfishing licence is eligible to apply
for a trophy waters fishing licence.

(2)  The following persons do not require a trophy waters fishing licence
when they engage in angling in trophy waters:

     (a)  a person who is under 16 years of age;

     (b)  a person who is a resident of Canada who is 65 years of age or
older;

     (c)  a person who is a member of a group that is named in a special
sportfishing licence that authorizes sportfishing;

     (d)  a person who is authorized by the Fisheries Act (Canada) to
engage in sportfishing in Alberta without having been issued a sportfishing
licence.


Trophy fishing licence
18   Only a person who holds a trophy waters fishing licence or is exempted
from holding the licence under section 17(2) may angle in trophy waters.


Game fish
19(1)  Subject to this section, no person shall have in his possession
other than at his permanent residence any game fish that is skinned, cut or
packed so that

     (a)  the species of fish cannot be readily identified,

     (b)  the number of fish cannot be readily determined, or

     (c)  in the case of fish to which minimum or maximum length limits
apply, the length of the fish cannot be readily determined.

(2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), 2 pieces of fish flesh must be
counted as one fish.

(3)  Subsection (1) does not apply to

     (a)  the skin, fins or eyes removed from game fish which may
lawfully be used as bait,

     (b)  fish that are not being transported that are being prepared for
immediate consumption, and

     (c)  the possession of game fish that have been lawfully

               (i)  acquired from a jurisdiction outside of Alberta or
from a National Park of Canada,

               (ii) caught and retained under the authority of a
licence other than a sportfishing licence, trophy waters fishing licence or
sturgeon fishing licence, or

               (iii)     removed directly from waters where they were kept
under the authority of a fish culture licence.


     Commercial Fishing

Applying for commercial fishing licences
20(1)  An applicant for a commercial fishing licence, commercial fishing
lake licence, Metis commercial fishing licence or a commercial bait fishing
licence must be a resident of Alberta.

(2)  One of the grounds on which the Minister may reject an application is
if an applicant for a licence referred to in subsection (1) does not
provide the relevant information requested by the Minister, including but
not restricted to the applicant's status and the intended use of the
licence.

(3)  An applicant for a commercial fishing lake licence must hold a
commercial fishing licence that is valid for the area of Alberta where the
lake is located.

(4)  A commercial fishing licence or a Metis commercial fishing licence do
not authorize fishing except in a lake specified in a commercial fishing
lake licence issued pursuant to that commercial fishing licence or Metis
commercial fishing licence.

(5)  In order for a Metis commercial licence to be issued

     (a)  the application must be approved by the Minister,

     (b)  the applicant must be a Metis settlement member, as defined in
the Metis Settlements Act, and

     (c)  the settlement council of the settlement where the applicant
resides must, pursuant to section 133(1) of the Metis Settlements Act,
request that the licence be issued.


Metis/comm-ercial fishing licences
21(1)  A commercial fishing lake licence authorizes the licensee to engage
in fishing for commercial purposes in the body of water specified in the
licence.

(2)  The only body of water that may be specified in a commercial fishing
lake licence that is issued to a person who holds a Metis commercial
fishing licence but does not hold a commercial fishing licence is a body of
water that is in or adjacent to a Metis settlement.


Bait fishing licence
22   A commercial bait fishing licence authorizes the licensee to engage in
fishing for bait fish for commercial purposes in the body of water
specified in the licence.


Limited net licence
23(1)  A limited net fishing licence authorizes the licensee to fish with
baited hooks, trap nets or a single gill net for commercial purposes in the
body of water specified in the licence.

(2)  One of the grounds on which the Minister may reject an application is
if an applicant for a limited net fishing licence does not provide the
relevant information requested by the Minister.

(3)  A limited net fishing licence may only be issued to a resident of
Alberta who has surrendered a commercial fishing licence in order to be
eligible for a limited net fishing licence.


     Salvage Fishing

Salvage fishing licence
24(1)  If a fishery officer is of the opinion that fish are about to die,
the Minister may issue a salvage fishing licence to a resident of Canada
for the purpose of salvaging those fish for non-commercial purposes.

(2)  No person shall apply for or hold more than one salvage fishing
licence during the time period of April 1 to March 31.

(3)  A salvage fishing licence authorizes the holder to salvage the fish in
the body of water and in the manner specified in the licence.


     Domestic Fishing

Domestic fishing licence
25(1)  A domestic fishing licence may be issued if the Minister is 
satisfied that the applicant is a resident of Alberta who is in dire need
of fish for the purpose of providing food for

     (a)  the applicant and members of the applicant's family living with
the applicant, and

     (b)  animals owned by the applicant or members of the applicant's
family living with the applicant.

(2)  No person shall possess fish taken under the authority of a domestic
fishing licence for purposes other than those described in subsection (1).


     Trout Stocking

Trout stocking licence
26(1)  A trout stocking licence may be issued by the Minister that
authorizes

     (a)  the possession and transport of live trout, and

     (b)  the placing of live trout into the bodies of water specified in
the licence.

(2)  A body of water specified in a trout stocking licence may not include

     (a)  contained waters,

     (b)  water that forms part of a licensed fish culture premises, or

     (c)  water that is not accessible to the public.


     Fish Culture

Licences
27(1)  Subject to section 28, a recreational fish culture licensee may
acquire, propagate, rear and keep those cultured fish and their live eggs
listed in section 1(a) to (f) of Schedule 2 of the Ministerial Regulation
that are specified in the licence, in the bodies of water and in accordance
with the terms and conditions of the licence.

(2)  Subject to section 28 and the Public Health Act, a class A commercial
fish culture licensee may 

     (a)  acquire, propagate, rear and keep those cultured fish and their
live eggs listed in section 1(a) to (f) of Schedule 2 of the Ministerial
Regulation that are specified in the licence, in the bodies of water and in
accordance with the terms and conditions of the licence,

     (b)  sell dead cultured fish referred to in clause (a), and

     (c)  subject to section 31, sell the live cultured fish and eggs
referred to in clause (a).

(3)  Subject to section 28 and the Public Health Act, a class B commercial
fish culture licensee may

     (a)  acquire, propagate, rear and keep those cultured fish and their
live eggs listed in section 1 of Schedule 2 of the Ministerial Regulation,
other than those described in subsection (2) of this section, that are
specified in the licence, in the contained waters, during the times and in
accordance with the terms and conditions of the licence,

     (b)  sell dead cultured fish described in clause (a), and

     (c)  sell live cultured fish and live fish eggs of cultured fish
described in clause (a) to the holder of a class B commercial fish culture
licence or to a premises that holds a food establishment permit under the
Food Regulation (AR 240/85).


Cultured fish prohibited
28   The Minister may refuse the keeping of any kind of cultured fish under
the authority of a fish culture licence.


Applying for a licence
29(1)  One of the grounds for which the Minister may reject an application
is if an applicant for a fish culture licence does not provide the relevant
information requested by the Minister, including but not limited to the
applicant's status and the intended use of the licence.

(2)  An applicant who wishes to keep, under a fish culture licence, a
species of fresh water dwelling fish that is not referred to in section 1
of Schedule 2 of the Ministerial Regulation must satisfy the Director that
the kind of fish, the manner of propagating, rearing and keeping the fish
and the place where the fish are to be kept does not endanger the health of
any other fish, animal or person and is not an ecological threat or genetic
danger to other wild or cultured fish.

(3)  A fish culture licence may be approved only to authorize the keeping
of live cultured fish of a species listed in section 1 of Schedule 2 of the
Ministerial Regulation.

(4)  The Director may waive the requirement of subsection (2) if the
Director is of the opinion that satisfactory information has already been
provided in relation to that species of fish and the fish is defined as a
cultured fish in Schedule 2 of the Ministerial Regulation.


Prohibited live fish
30   In accordance with section 8 of the Act, no person shall possess live
fresh water dwelling fish that are cultured fish for direct or indirect
sale for human consumption or sell such fish unless

     (a)  the person holds a commercial fish culture licence that
authorizes it, or

     (b)  the person is authorized in section 2 of Schedule 2 of the
Ministerial Regulation to do so and only sells the fish if they are dead.


Selling class A fish
31(1)  No person shall dispose of or sell, in Alberta, live fish from a
class A commercial fish culture premises, except to a recreational fish
culture licensee, a commercial fish culture licensee, a research licensee
or a trout stocking licensee or to a person who is authorized to possess
the fish in another jurisdiction and who is obtaining the fish for
immediate removal from Alberta.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a person may remove fish by angling
from a class A commercial fish culture premises.


Prohibited waters
32(1)  A fish culture licence may not be approved for prohibited waters.

(2)  Neither a class A commercial fish culture licence nor a recreational
fish culture licence shall be issued for restricted waters unless it is
approved by a biologist who is employed by the Government.


Prescribed, contained waters
33(1)  A fish culture licence may not be issued unless the fish to be kept,
reared or grown pursuant to the licence will be held in prescribed waters
or contained waters.

(2)  A fish culture licence may not be issued

     (a)  for an area of water exceeding 640 contiguous acres, or

     (b)  if, in the opinion of the Director, the licence would interfere
with any other use of the water.


Class B conditions
34(1)  A class B commercial fish culture licensee shall not allow water
used in the fish culture premises to be discharged where the water would
either directly or indirectly enter a body of water where fish may be
present unless

     (a)  the body of water is within his licensed premises, or

     (b)  the water that is discharged is treated to the satisfaction of
the Director.

(2)  A class B commercial fish culture licensee must display a copy of the
class B commercial fish culture licence in an obvious location at the fish
culture premises.


Ineligible applicants
35   A person must be a resident of Alberta to apply for or hold a
recreational fish culture licence or a commercial fish culture licence.


Prohibited live fish
36   No person shall import live fish or live fish eggs of a species listed
in section 1(a) to (j) of Schedule 2 of the Ministerial Regulation without
a fish import licence that authorizes it.


Sale of live cultured fish
37   No fish culture licensee shall acquire any live cultured fish or live
eggs of a cultured fish unless they are obtained from

     (a)  a commercial fish culture licensee who is authorized to dispose
of the fish or fish eggs in that manner,

     (b)  a fish culture facility outside of Alberta that is approved by
the Director, 

     (c)  a Government fish culture facility with the approval of the
Director, or

     (d)  a fish research licensee if 

               (i)  the fish research licence under which the fish were
held authorizes the transfer of the fish, and

               (ii) the acquisition does not involve a purchase, sale
or consideration.


Chemicals
38   No person shall use a chemical to capture or kill cultured fish unless
use of the chemical is expressly authorized under the Fish Toxicant
Regulations under the Fisheries Act (Canada).


Fish stock from public water
39   No person shall take, use or attempt to use live fish or fish eggs
taken from public water for stocking a fish culture premises.


Report of diseased or escaped cultured fish
40   The holder of a fish culture licence or the person in charge of live
fish at a licensed fish culture premises must, immediately on discovery of
diseased fish at the premises or an escape of fish from the premises,
report it to the Director.


     Fish Research

Research licence
41(1)  A fish research licence authorizes the licensee

     (a)  to fish,

     (b)  to possess live fish, if the licence specifically authorizes
it, in accordance with the conditions stated in the licence, and

     (c)  to carry out any other activities stated in the licence, other
than selling fish that have been held live.

(2)  A fish research licence may be issued for research or educational
purposes to a person who submits a plan that has been approved by the
Director.


Restricted possession
42   No person may possess live fish of the following species unless the
person holds a fish research licence that specifically authorizes it:

     Common Name    Scientific Name

1    Lamprey   Lampetra sp. and Ichthyomyzon sp.

2    Zebra mussel   Dreissena polymorpha


     Fish Establishment

Licence required
43(1)  No person shall operate a fish establishment unless the person holds
a fish establishment licence.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a person is not required to hold a
fish establishment licence if the person operates a fish establishment

     (a)  that is not involved in the storage or processing of fish for,
or sale of fish to, a retail outlet and for which there is a food
establishment permit under the Food Regulation (Alta. Reg. 240/85), or 

     (b)  for which there is a licence issued under the Meat Inspection
Act.


Classes A and B licences
44(1)   There are class A and class B fish establishment licences.

(2)  A class A fish establishment licence authorizes the  Corporation by
its appointed agent to engage in the Corporation's business of buying,
selling, exporting and importing fish.

(3)  A class B fish establishment licence authorizes a resident of Alberta
to engage in any of the following activities if so stated on the licence:

     (a)  the business of buying, selling or processing fish purchased
from the Corporation;

     (b)  the business of processing fish for the Corporation;

     (c)  the business of buying, selling, processing or handling fish or
fish products under the authority of an exemption from the Corporation.


Licence application
45   A licence may be issued by the Minister in respect of a fish
establishment if the establishment meets requirements of this Regulation,
the Public Health Act and regulations under it.


Sanitary standards
46   It is a condition of a fish establishment licence that the sanitary
conditions of the fish establishment meet the requirements of this
Regulation, the Public Health Act and the regulations under it.


Packing fish
47(1)  In a fish establishment, every container in which fish intended for
human consumption is packed for shipping must be clearly marked on both
ends

     (a)  with the licence number of the fish establishment,

     (b)  with the lake of origin of the fish,

     (c)  with the common name of the fish,

     (d)  with the net weight of the fish in the container,

     (e)  with the day, the month and the year the fish are packed,

     (f)  with the name and address of the person by whom or for whom the
fish is produced or packed or by whom it is distributed,

     (g)  with the words "dressed", "round", "fillets" or "headless
dressed", and

     (h)  in the case of whitefish, in accordance with the Fish
Inspection Regulations under the Fish Inspection Act (Canada).

(2)  No person shall mark a container described in subsection (1) in a
manner that the person knows is false, misleading or deceptive.


     PART 2

     FISH HANDLING AND QUALITY

Dressing fish
48   A person who dresses fish that are intended for sale for human
consumption to or from a fish establishment may only do so in

     (a)  a fish establishment licensed under this Regulation,

     (b)  a fish establishment described in section 43(2), or

     (c)  a building or at a place that has been approved in writing by a
fishery officer.


Sanitary standards
49(1)   An owner or operator of equipment in contact with fish intended for
human consumption that are to be transported to or from a fish
establishment must ensure that the equipment is clean and sanitary.

(2)  An owner or operator of a fish establishment must cause all fish
received, that are not to be otherwise processed or dressed and packed
immediately, to be iced in clean, sanitary boxes and placed in efficient
cold storage immediately after being received.


Healthy fish
50   An owner or operator of a fish establishment must immediately remove
any decomposed or unwholesome fish from the fish establishment.


Importing fish
51   No person shall bring into Alberta any fish intended for human
consumption that were caught by a commercial fisherman, as defined in
section 1(1)(b)(ii) of the Act, unless

     (a)  they are in a container that is labelled in accordance with
section 47, and

     (b)  there is a record with respect to the fish described in section
29 of the Act.


Substandard fish
52(1)  No person shall process, transport or conduct any transaction with
respect to fish intended for human consumption that is decomposed or
unwholesome or that otherwise fails to meet the requirements of this
Regulation.

(2)  A person who transports fish, other than fish offal, for disposal as
waste or for sale for other than human consumption must transport it in
containers that are labelled as containing fish unfit for human
consumption.


Sale of fish prohibited
53(1)  No person shall market for human consumption fish taken from a lake
set out in an item of Schedule 1 of a species listed in Column 2 or 3 of
Schedule 1 for that item.

(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply

     (a)  to fish sold to the Corporation, or

     (b)  to fish listed in Column 2 of Schedule 1 that are infested with
Triaenophorus crassus and have been processed to remove the cysts or have
been comminuted.


Ice fishing
54   A commercial fisherman must, when fishing through the ice, pack and
transport the fish in sanitary boxes.


Surplus of fish
55(1)  If a fishery officer is of the opinion that some of the fish being
taken from a body of water under the authority of commercial fishing
licences are unlikely to be sold or placed in effective cold storage, the
fishery officer may direct those who are fishing under the licences to
remove all the nets and set lines from the water and direct that further
commercial fishing be discontinued until the fish already taken have been
sold or placed in cold storage.

(2)  No person shall fail to comply with a direction from a fishery officer
under subsection (1).


Fish in boat
56   A commercial fisherman must

     (a)  fish from a boat that is constructed and equipped so as to
ensure that fish carried in it are kept out of the bilge,

     (b)  carry adequate crushed ice in the boat and when he catches
fish, immediately pack and ice the fish in sanitary boxes in his boat,

     (c)  use a suitable covering for the fish in his boat,

     (d)  ensure that the fish holds, pen boards and shelf boards or any
other container or location where fish are held within his boat are

               (i)  smooth and constructed so as to facilitate proper
cleaning,

               (ii) non-porous,

               (iii)     thoroughly cleaned, along with the deck, with clean
water as soon as the boat has discharged its fish, and

               (iv) treated with a disinfecting agent after a cleaning
with water each day,

     and

     (e)  ensure that the fish are adequately packed and covered in
crushed ice in sanitary boxes when they are removed from the boat and are
transported from the lakeshore.


Game fish
57(1)  No person who is in possession of a game fish shall allow its edible
flesh to be wasted, destroyed, spoiled or abandoned.

(2)  This section does not apply to

     (a)  burbot,

     (b)  fish caught or held under the authority of a research licence
unless specified otherwise in conditions attached to the licence,

     (c)  the disposal of fish at the direction of a fishery officer,

     (d)  fish that undergo taxidermy, and

     (e)  fish kept under a fish culture licence.


Gill nets
58(1)  No person shall set a gill net unless the person removes any fish
from the net

     (a)  at least once each day after the day it is set if the net is
set in water that is not covered with ice, or

     (b)  at least once every 48 hours after it is set if the net is set
in ice-covered water.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a fishery officer may direct a person
who sets a gill net to

     (a)  remove any fish from the net at any time, and

     (b)  remove any net or set line from any water.

(3)  No person shall fail to comply with a direction of a fishery officer
under subsection (2).


Illegal fish
59(1)  A person shall not, in Alberta, knowingly handle, market, process,
store, transport, preserve, dispose of or sell fish taken, sold or disposed
of contrary to this Act or the Fisheries Act (Canada).

(2)  The fish referred to in subsection (1) include fish represented or
held out by a person as having been taken, or as being sold or disposed of
contrary to this Act or the Fisheries Act (Canada).

Transportation of fish
60(1)  No person shall transport or cause to be transported any game fish
or cultured fish in a vehicle, aircraft or boat unless

     (a)  the person is carrying a bill of lading signed by the licensee
who caught the fish or an invoice issued by a commercial fish culture
licensee who sold the fish,

     (b)  the person has caught or kept the fish pursuant to a licence,
or

     (c)  the bill of lading or invoice described in clause (a) is
attached to the outside of the container in which the fish are transported.

(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply

     (a)  to fish that have been sold by a restaurant or a retail outlet,
other than a licensed fish culture facility;

     (b)  to a person who is carrying a statement described in section 29
of the Act that includes the date that the fish were caught or sold;

     (c)  to a taxidermized fish.

(3)  The bill of lading or invoice described in subsection (1) must set out

     (a)  the type and number of the licence under which the fish were
caught or kept,

     (b)  the quantity and species of the fish,

     (c)  the points of origin and destination of the fish, and

     (d)  the date on which the fish is to be transported.

(4)  A person who transports game fish or cultured fish must, when
requested by a fishery officer, produce to the fishery officer the licence
pursuant to which the fish were caught or kept or the invoice or bill of
lading required under this section.


     PART 3

     REPEALS, EXPIRY AND COMING INTO FORCE

Repeals
61   The Fish Marketing Regulation (AR 68/91) and the Game Fish Farm
Regulation (AR 69/91) are repealed.


Expiry
62   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 October 31, 2002.


Coming into force
63   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the
Fisheries (Alberta) Act.


     SCHEDULE 1

Item Column 1  Column 2  Column 3
No.
     Lakes     Species   Species

 1   AMISK          Northern Pike
     (68-18-W4)

 2   ATHABASCA Lake Whitefish
     (117-1-W4)

 3   BISTCHO   Lake Whitefish
     (124-6-W6)

 4   CALLING   Lake Whitefish
     (72-22-W4)

 5   CHRISTINA      Walleye
     (76-6-W4)

 6   EDWARDS        Northern Pike
     (75-9-W4)

 7   ELINOR         Northern Pike
     (64-11-W4)

 8   ETHEL          Northern Pike
     (64-3-W4)

 9   FROG Lake Whitefish
     (57-3-W4)

10   GLOVER         Northern Pike
     (75-9-W4)

11   GOODFISH  Lake Whitefish
     (89-5-W5)

12   GRAHAM    Lake Whitefish
     (87-4-W5)

13   HAIG Lake Whitefish
     (91-14-W5)

14   HELENA    Lake Whitefish Walleye
     (66-11-W4)

15   IRONWOOD       Northern Pike
     (65-11-W4)          Walleye

16   LAC LA BICHE   Tullibee
     (68-15-W4)

17   LESSER SLAVE   Lake Whitefish
     (74-11-W5)     

18   LONG Lake Whitefish
     (90-2-W5)

19   MOOSE          Northern Pike
     (61-7-W4)      Walleye

20   MUSKWA         Northern Pike
     (68-18-W5)          Walleye

21   NORTH BUCK     Tullibee
     (66-17-W4)

22   NORTH WABASCA  Lake Whitefish
     (82-4-W5)

23   ROLLING HILLS       Northern Pike
     (16-14-W4)

24   SANDY     Lake Whitefish
     (79-22-W4)

25   SAWN Lake Whitefish
     (92-12-W5)

26   SKELETON  Lake Whitefish
     (65-18-W4)

27   ST. MARYS      Walleye
     (4-24-W4)

28   TOUCHWOOD Lake Whitefish
     (67-10-W4)

29   VANDERSTEENE   Lake Whitefish Walleye
     (88-3-W5)

30   WEST TWIN Lake Whitefish
     (90-4-W5)


     SCHEDULE 2

     TROPHY WATERS

     Item Waters

     1.   Andrew Lake (125-1-W4)
     2.   Gardiner Lakes (98-16-W4)
     3.   Gods Lake (90-2-W5)
     4.   May Lake (66-3-W4)
     5.   Namur Lake (97-17-W4)
     6.   Seibert Lake (66-9-W4) 
     7.   Winefred Lake (75-5-W4) and its outlet stream within 1.5 km of
Winefred Lake


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     Alberta Regulation 204/97

     Child Welfare Act

     INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 498/97) pursuant to
section 71.9 of the Child Welfare Act.


Director
1   A director is designated as a competent authority for Alberta with
respect to this Regulation and Part 6.1 of the Act.


Report
2   A report referred to in section 71.6(1) of the Act must be made in
accordance with Form 1 of the Schedule.


Expiry
3   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be re-passed
in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation
expires on November 1, 2002.


Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of sections 3
and 4 of the Child Welfare Amendment Act, 1997.


     SCHEDULE

     FORM 1

     HOME ASSESSMENT REPORT

PART 1: APPLICANT INFORMATION

MALE APPLICANT:
FEMALE APPLICANT:



  Name on birth
   certificate

  Name on birth
   certificate


  Birthdate, year, month and
   day
  Birthdate, year, month and
   day


  Address, street, city,
   province, postal code  
  Address, street, city,
   province, postal code  


  Telephone, residence,
   business
  Telephone, residence,
   business


  Marital status     Racial
   origin       Ethnic origin      Registered Indian  
  Marital status     Racial
   origin       Ethnic origin      Registered Indian  


  Band Name       Metis  
  Band Name       Metis  


  Metis settlement name or
   community
  Metis settlement name or
   community


  Height      Weight    
  Height      Weight    


  Hair colour
  Hair colour



  Eye colour     Build   
  Complexion  
  Personality       Health     Education  
  Employment      Religion
  Family history: (include
   parenting style, familial
   relationships, significant
   childhood experiences,
   views on adoption
   application
  Involvement with
   legal and child welfare
   systems
  Eye colour     Build   
  Complexion  
  Personality       Health   
  Education  
  Employment      Religion
  Family history: (include
   parenting style, familial
   relationships, significant
   childhood experiences,
   views on adoption
   application)
  Involvement with
   legal and child welfare
   systems


PART 2: FAMILY DYNAMICS

DESCRIBE THE FOLLOWING:

  Marital relationship
  Family composition
  Communications patterns
  Autonomy of individual
   family members
  Ability to solve problems
   and handle crises


  Emotional interactions
  Family traditions
  Philosophy on child rearing
  Modes of behaviour control
  Interests and hobbies
  Social support network



PART 3: HOME AND COMMUNITY

DESCRIBE THE FOLLOWING:

  Physical space
  Availability of resources


  Community involvement
  Contact with professional
    agencies


PART 4: INCOME

DESCRIBE THE FOLLOWING:

  The source and level of
   income and expenditures


  The effect of an adoption
    placement on family's
    finances


PART 5: UNDERSTANDING OF ADOPTION AND MOTIVATION FOR INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION

DESCRIBE THE FOLLOWING:

  Applicants' understanding
   of the legal, social and
   emotional aspects of
   adoption
  Applicants' understanding
   of inter-racial/intercountry
   adoption


  Applicants' knowledge of
   the selected country
  Motivation for selecting a
    particular country
  Applicants' plans to
   promote child's cultural/
   racial heritage and identity


PART 6: CHILD DESIRED

  Age
  Sex
  Racial origin
  Sibling group:   yes    no
  Acceptable background
   characteristics
  Acceptable special needs
  Accepting of an abandoned
    child with no background
    information
  Accepting of a child who
   has lived in an institution
  Compatibility of applicants
   and child desired


PART 7: REFERENCES

  List 3 references' opinions regarding adoption suitability of
   applicants


PART 8: OVERVIEW OF HOME ASSESSMENT PROCESS

  Date of personal visits
  Persons interviewed
  Activities/initiatives in
   support of adoption
   application


PART 9: SUMMARY OF OUTCOME OF ASSESSMENT




PART 10: RECOMMENDATION/APPROVAL




PREPARATION/REVIEW

Report prepared by         Position        Date report prepared
Report reviewed by         Position        Date report reviewed




     Alberta Regulation 205/97

     Child Welfare Act

     COURT RULES AND FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 499/98) pursuant to
section 96 of the Child Welfare Act.


1   The Court Rules and Forms Regulation (AR 184/85) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   The Schedule is amended by repealing Forms 28, 30 and 31 and
substituting the attached Forms 28, 30 and 31.


     FORM 28

     CONSENT BY A CHILD TO ADOPTION

Note:  Use this form when adopting a child placed directly by the parent or
by a licensed agency.

     In the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
     Judicial District of             
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act

     Regarding the child     (name as on birth document)     ,

     born     


          Consent

     My name is                         .   My address is (full mailing
address).  I know that (names of adopting parents)  of (full mailing
address) are petitioning the Court for an adoption order about me.  A child
welfare worker/lawyer has explained to me what an adoption order means.  I
consent to the adoption order.  I also consent to have my name changed to   
        (names)           . 

     (witness's signature)              (child's signature)


     Affidavit of Execution of a Director or a Lawyer

     My name is                                    .

     My address is          (business address)                .

     I make oath and say that:

     I am a              child welfare worker.  I have the authority
to act for a Child Welfare Director.
                         a lawyer. 

     1.   I am satisfied that:

              the child has the capability to understand and appreciate
the nature and consequences of the consent,

              the child is informed about the nature and consequences
of the consent, and

              the consent represents what the child wants.

     2.   I witnessed this child sign the consent form.

          (signature of child welfare worker/lawyer)    


     Sworn before me at      (city or town)    ,

     in the Province of Alberta on    

     __________________________________
     Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths


     FORM 30

     CONSENT BY A GUARDIAN TO ADOPTION

Note:  Use this form when adopting a child placed directly by the parent or
by a licensed adoption agency.

     In the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
     Judicial District of             
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act

     Regarding the child     (name as on birth document)     ,

     born 


          Consent

     My name is                                     .

     My address is           (full mailing address)        .

     I know that           (names of adopting parents)            of     
(full mailing address)      are petitioning the Court for an 
     adoption order regarding my child.  A child welfare worker/lawyer has
explained to me what an adoption order means.  I understand that the order
will end all my rights and responsibilities regarding the child.  I consent
to the adoption order.  I understand that I may cancel this consent within
10 days of signing it by giving a written notice to a child welfare worker.


               I am a guardian of this child.  I understand that once I
sign this consent the petitioners become joint guardians of my child with
me until an adoption order is granted.

               I was a guardian before the petitioner became the sole
guardian of the child.

               I want to be notified of the adoption hearing.

               I do not want to be notified of the adoption hearing.


     I have been told about the options available to me for planning for
my child and I know I can get counselling regarding the following options:

              I may choose to parent my child.

              I may choose to place my child for adoption directly with
a family member, or any other person known to me.

              I may choose to place my child for adoption using the
services of a licenced adoption agency.

              I may choose to place my child for adoption using the
services of Alberta Family and Social Services.


     (witness's     (guardian's   
      signature)                    signature)   


     Affidavit of Execution of a Director or a Lawyer

     My name is                                  .

     My address is          (business address)                .

     I make oath and say that:

     I am a              child welfare worker.  I have the authority
to act for a Child Welfare Director.
                         a lawyer. 

     1.   I am satisfied that:

              the guardian has the capability to understand and
appreciate the nature and consequences of the consent,

              the guardian is informed about the nature and
consequences of the consent, and

              the consent represents what the guardian wants.

     2.   I witnessed the guardian sign the consent form.

                  (signature of child welfare worker/lawyer)    

     Sworn before me at      (city or town)    ,

     in the Province of Alberta on    

     __________________________________
     Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths



     FORM 31

     CONSENT BY A GUARDIAN TO ADOPTION

Note:  Use this form when adopting a child of a spouse, a child of a
relative or a child under permanent guardianship.

     In the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
     Judicial District of             
     In the Matter of the Child Welfare Act

     Regarding the child     (name as on birth document)     ,

     born 

          Consent

     My name is                                     .

     My address is           (full mailing address)        .

     I know that           (names of petitioners)                  of     
(full mailing address)      are petitioning the Court for an adoption order
regarding this child.

     1.   I understand what an adoption order means.

     2.   I understand that unless I am the spouse of the petitioner, the
order will end all my rights and responsibilities regarding this child.

     3.   I consent to the adoption order.

     4.   I understand that I may cancel this consent within 10 days of
my signing it by giving a written notice to a child welfare worker.


               I am a guardian of this child.  I understand that once I
sign this consent the petitioners become joint guardians of this child with
me until an adoption order is granted.

               I was a guardian before the petitioner became the sole
guardian of the child.

               I want to be notified of the adoption hearing.

               I do not want to be notified of the adoption hearing.


     (witness's     (guardian's   
      signature)                    signature)   

     __________________________________
     Notary Public or Commissioner for Oaths


     Affidavit of Execution

     My name is           (name of witness)          .

     My address is                   (address)                   .

     I make oath and say that:  I witnessed the guardian sign the consent
form.

            (witness's signature)    

     Sworn before me at      (city or town)    ,

     in the Province of Alberta on    

     _________________________________
     Notary Public or Comissioner for Oaths


     Alberta Regulation 206/97

     Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act

     ASSURED INCOME FOR THE SEVERELY HANDICAPPED
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 500/97) pursuant to
section 13 of the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act.


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


2   Section 1 of Schedule 1 is amended by adding the following after clause
(n):

     (n.1)     financial benefits paid pursuant to sections 13, 15 and 19(3)
of the Victims of Crime Act;


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


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     Alberta Regulation 207/97

     Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act

     ASSURED INCOME FOR THE SEVERELY HANDICAPPED
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 501/97) pursuant to
section 13 of the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act.


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


2   Schedule 1 is amended 

     (a)  by adding the following before section 1:

          0.1   For the purpose only of determining whether or not a
person is eligible to receive a handicap benefit, the maximum monthly
amount of the handicap benefit for the purpose of section 4(2)(c) of the
Act is to be regarded as being $818.

     (b)  in section 1(t)

               (i)  by striking out "$50 per person per month" and
substituting "$600 per person per year";

               (ii) by striking out "$50 per month" and substituting
"$600 per year".


3   Schedule 2 section 1 is amended

     (a)  by adding the following before subsection (1):

          (0.1)  In this section, "co-payment" means the contribution
required to be made by a person toward the cost of drugs prescribed to that
person.

     (b)  in subsection (1) by striking out "$818" and substituting
"$823";

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

     (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), if the Director determines that
a person is not required to make a co-payment, the monthly handicap benefit
payable in respect of that person is $818 less any income that is not
exempt under Schedule 1.

     (3)  Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), the monthly handicap
benefit payable in respect of a person who is a resident of a social care
facility, as defined in the Social Care Facilities Licensing Act, that is

               (a)  owned and operated by the Government, and

               (b)  not designated as a facility in Schedule 3

     is the amount calculated under subsection (1) or (2), as the case may
be, less the monthly residents rate payable by that person, as determined
by the Minister.

     (4)  The Director may exempt a person from the requirement of making
a co-payment if the Director considers it appropriate in the circumstances.


4   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


     Alberta Regulation 208/97

     Persons With Developmental Disabilities
     Community Governance Act

     GOVERNANCE REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 502/97) pursuant to
section 23 of the Persons With Developmental Disabilities Community
Governance Act.


     Table of Contents

Provincial Board membership   1
Term of office 2
Advertising for nominations   3
Advertising exemption    4
Expiry    5



Provincial Board membership
1   The membership of the Provincial Board must include the chair or
vice-chair of each Community Board and each Facility Board.


Term of office
2   A Board member may be appointed

     (a)  for a term of up to 3 years, and

     (b)  for not more than 2 consecutive terms.


Advertising for nominations
3   If there is a vacancy on a Board, other than for a position on the
Provincial Board described in section 1, the Minister must advertise for
nominations for the position,

     (a)  in the case of the Provincial Board or a Facility Board,
throughout Alberta;

     (b)  in the case of a Community Board, within the region served by
the Community Board.


Advertising exemption
4   Notwithstanding section 3, if a vacancy occurs on a Board and  an
advertisement for an earlier vacancy on the Board was placed under section
3 within the 6 previous months, the Minister 

     (a)  is not required to advertise the vacancy, and

     (b)  may appoint a member from the nominations received pursuant to
that advertisement.


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 October 1, 2002.


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     Alberta Regulation 209/97

     Social Development Act

     SOCIAL ALLOWANCE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 503/97) pursuant to
section 30 of the Social Development Act.


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


2   Section 6 is amended by adding the following after clause (e.1):

     (e.2)     an asset that is purchased with a payment received by the
applicant or recipient or a member of the family pursuant to section 13, 15
or 19(3) of the Victims of Crime Act;


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

          (v.1)     financial benefits paid pursuant to sections 13, 15 and
19(3) of the Victims of Crime Act;


     100% exempt



4   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


     Alberta Regulation 210/97

     Social Development Act

     SOCIAL ALLOWANCE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 504/97) pursuant to
section 30 of the Social Development Act.


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


2   Section 7(p) is amended by striking out "$50 per month" and
substituting "$600 per year".


3   The following is added after section 20.2:

Co-payment allowance
     20.3(1)  In this section, "co-payment" means the contribution
required to be made by an applicant or recipient toward the cost of drugs
prescribed to an adult member of the family unit.

     (2)  The Director may provide an allowance of $5 per month in respect
of each adult member of a family unit who

               (a)  has not been exempted under subsection (3) from the
requirement of making a co-payment, or

               (b)  has insurance coverage for prescription drugs.

     (3)  The Director may exempt an adult member of a family unit from
the requirement of making a co-payment if the Director considers it
appropriate in the circumstances.


4   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


     Alberta Regulation 211/97

     Widows' Pension Act

     WIDOWS' PENSION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 505/97) pursuant to
section 10 of the Widows' Pension Act.


1   The Widows' Pension Regulation (AR 166/83) is amended by this
Regulation.


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

     (o.2)     financial benefits paid pursuant to sections 13, 15 and 19(3)
of the Victims of Crime Act;


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


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     Alberta Regulation 212/97

     Widows' Pension Act

     WIDOWS' PENSION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 506/97) pursuant to
section 10 of the Widows' Pension Act.


1   The Widows' Pension Regulation (AR 166/83) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 2(v) is amended by striking out "$50 per month" and
substituting "$600 per year".


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


     Alberta Regulation 213/97

     Highway Traffic Act

     BUS SAFETY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 507/97) pursuant to
section 12 of the Highway Traffic Act.


1   The Bus Safety Regulation (AR 235/82) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule 3 is amended by repealing section 27.


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     Alberta Regulation 214/97

     Safety Codes Act

     AMUSEMENT RIDE STANDARDS REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 508/97) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Code 2
Paramountcy    3
Consequential amendment  4
Repeal    5
Expiry    6
Coming into force   7


Interpretation
1   The definitions in the code declared in force in this Regulation apply
to the words used in this Regulation.


Code
2   The following code, CSA Standard Z267-M1983, Safety Code for Amusement
Rides, is declared in force in respect of amusement rides.


Paramountcy
3   If there is a conflict between a code declared in force in this
Regulation and another regulation under a statute of Alberta, the other
regulation prevails over this Regulation.


     Consequential Amendments and Repeals

Consequential amendment
4   The Amusement Rides Regulation (AR 270/89) is amended by repealing
section 2.


Repeal
5   The Designation of Amusement Rides Regulation (AR 275/74) is repealed.


     Expiry

Expiry
6   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 November 1, 2002.


     Coming into Force

Coming into force
7   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


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     Alberta Regulation 215/97

     Safety Codes Act

     ELECTRICAL CODE REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 509/97) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Paramountcy    2
Electrical systems equipment  3
Code 4
Repeals   5
Expiry    6
Coming into force   7


Interpretation
1(1)   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Safety Codes Act;

     (b)  "utility" means an individual, firm, corporation or other
entity authorized to distribute electrical energy, signals for
communication systems, gas or water services to a consumer in Alberta.

(2)   The definitions in a code declared in force in this Regulation  apply
to the words used in this Regulation.


Paramountcy
2   If there is a conflict between a code declared in force in this
Regulation and another regulation under a statute of Alberta, the other
regulation prevails. 


Electrical systems equipment
3(1)   No person may manufacture, install, sell or offer for sale any
equipment related to electrical systems for use in Alberta unless it has
been

     (a)  certified by a certification organization accredited by the
Standards Council of Canada, or

     (b)  inspected, tested and accepted by a certification organization
accredited by the Standards Council of Canada, and the equipment bears
evidence of having been accepted in the manner authorized by the
certification organization.

(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to electrical equipment used by

     (a)  an electrical utility in the direct function of generating and
transmitting electric power to the point of connection to a consumer's
service, or

     (b)  a communication utility in the direct function of providing
communication services up to the point of connection to a consumer's
communication system.

(3)  If a code, standard or body of rules declared in force under the Act
with respect to electrical systems refers to approved equipment, that
equipment must meet the requirements of this section.


Code
4(1)  The word "Code" in this section means the Canadian Electrical Code,
Part 1, Seventeenth Edition, CSA Standard C-22.1-1994.

(2)  Subject to the variations set out in this section, the Canadian
Electrical Code, Part 1, Seventeenth Edition, CSA Standard C-22.1-1994, as
amended by this section, is the code declared in force in respect of
electrical systems.

(3)  Section O of the Code, Object, Scope and Definition is amended by
striking out the definition "Approved as applied to electrical equipment".

(4)  Rule 6-112 of the Code, Support for the Attachment of Overhead Supply
or Consumer Service Conductors, is amended in Subrule (2) by striking out
Paragraphs (a) to (d) and substituting the following:

     (a)  Over right of way of underground pipelines   5.8  m;

     (b)  Across roads and highways     5.7  m;

     (c)  Across or along lanes, alleys or entrances to
          commercial or industrial premises  5.2  m;

     (d)  Across or along rural areas likely to be
          travelled by agricultural and other equipment
          not exceeding 4.3  m     4.6  m;

     (e)  Over flat roofs (readily accessible surfaces)
          or metal clad peaked roofs    3.0  m;

     (f)  Across or alongside driveways to residences
          or residential garages   4.5  m;

     (g)  Over peaked roofs   1.0  m;

     (h)  Across walkways or ground normally
          accessible to pedestrians only     4.0  m;

(5)  Rule 6-300 of the Code, Underground Consumers' Services, is amended in
Subrule (1)(b) by striking out Subparagraph (i) and substituting the
following:

     (i)  The conductors or cables are buried below finished grade at a
minimum depth of 900  mm and the installation is otherwise in accordance
with Rule 12-012, and

(6)  Rule 12-010 of the Code, Wiring in Ducts and Plenum Chambers, is
amended in Subrule (4) by striking out "Notwithstanding Subrule (3)" and
substituting "Notwithstanding Rule 12-100".

(7)  Rule 12-012 of the Code, Underground Installations, is amended by
striking out Subrule (2) and substituting the following:

     (2)  Direct buried conductors or cables that do not have a metal
sheath or metal armour or that are not of concentric neutral design in
their construction shall be provided with mechanical protection, but the
mechanical protection may, with special permission, be omitted if

               (a)  The conductors are not service conductors or high
voltage conductors; and

               (b)  The conductors are buried to a minimum depth of 900 
mm.

(8)  Rule 12-304 of the Code, Location of Conductors, is amended in Subrule
(1) by adding "or other structures" after "buildings".

(9)  Rule 12-306 of the Code, Conductor Supports, is amended by adding the
following after Subrule (4):

     (5)  Wood poles used for the support of overhead conductors shall be
treated with an acceptable preservative to prevent premature rotting and
shall:

               (a)  Be of sufficient length to provide the conductor
clearances specified in Rule 12-310; and

               (b)  Be guyed where necessary to maintain the specified
clearances; and

               (c)  Have a minimum circumference at the top of 430  mm;
and

               (d)  Have a minimum circumference measured at a point
1.8  m from the butt of:

                         (i)  700  mm - for poles not exceeding 7.7 
m in length; or

                         (ii) 760  mm - for poles exceeding 7.7  m
but not exceeding 9.2  m; or

                         (iii)     810  mm - for poles exceeding 9.2  m
but not exceeding 11.0  m; or

                         (iv) 860  mm - for poles exceeding 11.0  m
but not exceeding 12.2  m; and

               (e)  Be set in the ground a minimum depth of:

                         (i)  1.5  m - for poles not exceeding 7.7  m
in length; or

                         (ii) 1.6  m - for poles exceeding 7.7  m but
not exceeding 9.2  m; or

                         (iii)     1.8  m - for poles exceeding 9.2  m but
not exceeding 12.2  m;

     except that for poles set in rock, concrete or fabricated bases this
depth may be reduced by a deviation in accordance with Rule 2-030.

(10)  Rule 12-310 of the Code, Clearance of Conductors, is struck out and
the following is substituted:

     12-310  Clearance of Conductors

     (1)  Overhead conductors shall be so installed and maintained that
the minimum clearance above finished grade complies with that specified in
Rule 6-112.

     (2)  Conductors shall be located or guarded so they cannot be reached
from a window, doorway, fire escape or other readily accessible surface.

     (3)  The minimum horizontal clearance between overhead conductors,
operating at 750  V or less, and a water well shall be 2  m.

(11)  Rule 12-312 of the Code, Conductors Over Buildings, is struck out and
the following is substituted:

     12-312   Conductors Over Buildings.   Conductors operating at
voltages in excess of 750  V shall not be carried over buildings without a
deviation in accordance with Rule 2-030 and work shall not begin until the
plans and specifications for the work are acceptable to the authority
having jurisdiction.

(12)  Rules 12-1200 to 12-1212 of the Code are struck out and the following
rules are substituted:

     12-1200  Scope.  Rules 12-1202 to 12-1220 apply only to the
installation of rigid RE conduit Type AG and Type BG.

     12-1202  Use

     (1)  Rigid RE conduit Type AG and Type BG shall be permitted to be
installed:

               (a)  Underground in accordance with Rule 12-012; and

               (b)  In walls, floors and ceilings where encased or
imbedded in at least 50 mm of masonry or poured concrete.

     (2)  Rigid RE conduit Type AG shall, in addition to the locations
permitted in Subrule (1) be permitted for exposed and concealed locations.

     12-1204  Restrictions on Use (see Appendix B note on Rule 12-1102). 
Rigid RE conduit shall not be used:

               (a)  In hazardous locations as covered by Section 18; or

               (b)  In buildings required to be of noncombustible
construction, unless it has a flame spread rating and smoke developed
classification as specified in the Alberta Building Code 1990.

     12-1206  Mechanical Protection.  Rigid RE conduit shall be provided
with mechanical protection where exposed to damage either during
installation or afterwards.

     12-1208  Field Bends.  Rigid RE conduit shall not be bent in the
field.

     12-1210  Temperature Limitations.  Rigid RE conduit shall not be used
where normal conditions are such that any part of the conduit is subjected
to a temperature in excess of 110 C.

     12-1212  Fittings.  Rigid RE conduit shall not be threaded but shall
be used with adapters and couplings specifically designed for the purpose.

     12-1214  Expansion Joints (see Appendix B note on Rules 12-1012 and
12-1118).  Except where encased in concrete, at least one expansion joint
shall be installed in any conduit run where the expansion of the conduit
due to the maximum probable temperature change during and after
installation will exceed 45  mm.

(13)  Rule 12-1402 of the Code,  Use of the Code, is amended in Subrule (1)
by adding the following after Paragraph (f):

     (g)  Where it would be subject to excessive vibration.

(14)  Rule 26-754 of the Code, Infra-red Drying Lamps, is amended by adding
the following after Paragraph (d):

     (e)  Heat lamps that are used for special applications such as
brooders shall be used only in fixture assemblies specifically approved for
the purpose and shall:

               (i)  Be installed or guarded in a manner that will
provide mechanical protection; and

               (ii) Be kept at least 450  mm clear of combustible
material; and

               (iii)     Be supported independently of the supply cord by a
chain, wire or brackets if of the pendant type.

(15)  Rule 30-904 of the Code, Overcurrent Protection of High-Intensity
Discharge Lighting Equipment, is struck out and the following is
substituted:

     30-904  Overcurrent Protection of Luminaires

     (1)  Luminaires shall be protected by overcurrent devices in
accordance with Rule 30-104.

     (2)  Overcurrent devices shall not be installed in a high-intensity
discharge luminaire or separate ballast enclosure unless the combination is
approved for the purpose and is so marked.

(16)  Rule 66-100 of the Code, Supporting of Conductors, is amended by
striking out Subrule (3) and substituting the following:

     (3)   Overhead conductors shall have a vertical clearance to finished
grade of not less than that prescribed in Rule 6-112(2).

(17)  Rule 68-058 of the Code, Bonding to Ground, is amended by striking
out Subrule (7).

(18)  Rule 68-302 of the Code is amended by adding Subrule (3) as follows:

     (3)  Subject to Subrule (2) and notwithstanding Subrule 68-068(6),
ground fault circuit interrupters are permitted to be closer to the hydro
massage bath tub than 3  m but not closer than 1.5  m to the hydro massage
bath tub wall.

(19)  The following is added after Rule 68-400 of the Code:

     68-401   Protection

     Electrical equipment forming an integral part of a spa or hot tub
shall be protected by a ground fault circuit interrupter of the Class A
type.

(20)  Rule 80-008 of the Code, Branch Circuit, is amended by striking out
Paragraph (c).


Repeals
5   The following regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Amendments to the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, Seventeenth
Edition Regulation (AR 239/95);

     (b)  General Safety Regulation (AR 49/86).


Expiry
6   For purposes of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing
relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its
present or an amended form following a review, this  Regulation expires on
November 1, 2002.


Coming into force
7   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


     Alberta Regulation 216/97

     Safety Codes Act

     ELEVATING DEVICES CODES REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 510/97) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Paramountcy    2
Codes and standards 3

     Consequential Amendments
Consequential amendment  4

     Expiry
Expiry    5

     Coming into Force
Coming into force   6


Interpretation
1   The definitions in a code or standard declared in force in this
Regulation apply to the words used in that Regulation.


Paramountcy
2   If there is a conflict between a code or standard declared in force in
this Regulation and another regulation under a statute of Alberta, the
other regulation prevails over this Regulation.


Codes and standards
3(1)  The codes and standards declared in force in respect of elevating
devices, other than passenger ropeways and amusement rides, are

     (a)  CAN/CSA-B44-1994 Safety Code for Elevators, Escalators,
Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks and Freight Platform Lifts, as varied by
subsection (2);

     (b)  CAN/CSA-Z185-M87 Safety Code for Personnel Hoists;

     (c)  CAN/CSA-B311-M1979 Safety Code for Manlifts, excepting section
6;

     (d)  CSA Standard, Supplement No. 1-1984 to B311-M1979 Safety Code
for Manlifts;

     (e)  CAN/CSA-B355-M94 Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities.

(2)  The CAN/CSA-B44-1994 Safety Code for Elevators, Escalators,
Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks and Freight Platform Lifts is amended

     (a)  by adding the following after Article 8.6.18:

          8.6.19:   An inspection and service switch shall be provided in
each machinery space of every new or existing escalator where a means of
access to the space is provided that, when actuated, will open self-holding
circuits of the driving machine motor and brake running relays.  The switch
shall be

               (a)  permanently fastened to the machinery space in a
location where it is readily accessible at the point of access to the
space,

               (b)  of the manually opened and closed type,

               (c)  conspicuously and permanently marked to identify
the "inspection" and "run" positions, and

               (d)  positively opened mechanically and the opening must
not be solely dependent on springs.

     (b)  by striking out section 12 and substituting the following:

          Section 12 - Maintenance of Elevators, Dumbwaiters and
Escalators

          12.1 Scope

          12.1.1
          This Section shall apply to all existing installations and all
new installations after being placed in service.  These are the minimum
standards to which these installations shall be maintained.  However, it is
not the intent of this Section to require the alteration or replacement of
equipment to meet design, nameplate and performance standards not required
by an earlier edition of this Code at the time the equipment was installed.

          12.1.2
          This Section applies also, by analogy of the design and usage,
to the maintenance of other devices covered by this Code such as moving
walks and freight platform lifts.

          12.2   General Maintenance Requirements

          12.2.1 - Scope of Maintenance Required
          Each elevator, dumbwaiter and escalator shall be maintained in
accordance with the requirements of this Section or the original
manufacturer's recommendations.  The maintenance shall include:

               (a)  inspections, examinations and tests at required or
scheduled intervals of all parts and functions of an installation in order
to ensure, to a reasonable degree, that the installation is in a safe
operating condition;

               (b)  cleaning, lubricating and adjusting applicable
components at regular intervals and repairing or replacing all worn or
defective components where necessary, to prevent the device from becoming
unsafe for operation;

               (c)  repairing or replacing damaged or broken parts
affecting safe operation.

          12.2.2
          On and after November 1, 1998, except for procedures in this
Section where time intervals are specified, maintenance inspections shall
be carried out at least once every 3 months to ensure compliance with
Clause 12.2.1.

          However, exceptions may be granted by the enforcing authority
under certain conditions, such as, but not limited to, light usage of
equipment, remote geographical location where remote monitoring of all
safety systems is in effect, and if the original manufacturer recommends an
alternate frequency.

          12.2.3 - Actions Respecting Defective Parts
          Where a defective part directly affecting the safety of the
operation is identified, it shall be immediately adjusted, repaired or
replaced.

          12.2.4 - Maintenance Mechanics
          Persons performing maintenance, including repair and
replacement work, shall have training, be experienced and be qualified with
an Alberta Trade Certificate in the trade of Elevator Constructor or be an
apprentice in the trade under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
provided the apprentice is under the direct supervision of a person
qualified with an Alberta Trade Certificate.

          Note:     Maintenance mechanics should

               (a)  understand operational and safety functions of all
components of the installation maintained in order to appreciate all safety
hazards for maintenance personnel and the general public that might be
created during any maintenance procedure;

               (b)  be able to reasonably assess compatibility of
replacement components;

               (c)  be able to carry out the work required under this
Section.

          12.2.5   Log Book
          On and after November 1, 1998, a manual or electronic log shall
be maintained on site or with the maintenance contractor provided it is
available at all times.  The log shall contain, as a minimum, records for
the last 5 years on all activities referred to in this Section and trouble
calls.

          12.2.6   Wiring Diagrams
          On and after November 1, 1998, up-to-date wiring diagrams
detailing circuits of all electrical protective devices listed in Clause
3.12.2 and primary directional circuits shall be available in the machine
room at all times.

          12.3   Maintenance Procedure Applicable to all Installations

          12.3.1   Making Safety-Related Devices Inoperative

          12.3.1.1
          No person shall at any time make inoperative any component on
which safety of persons is dependent or any electrical protective device,
except where necessary during testing, inspections and maintenance (see
Clause 3.12.7.2).

          12.3.1.2
          During such tests, inspections and maintenance, the
installation shall not be made available to the public.  Immediately on
completion, the installation shall be restored to its normal operating
condition in conformity with the applicable requirements.

          12.3.1.3
          Substitution of any wire or current-carrying device for the
proper fuse or circuit-breaker in an elevator circuit shall not be
permitted.

          12.3.2   Hoistways, Pits and Machine Rooms

          12.3.2.1
          Hoistways, trusses and pits shall be kept clean and dry. 
Accumulation of rubbish in elevator pits and the use of these areas for
storage shall not be permitted.

          12.3.2.2
          The machine room floor shall be kept clean and free from oil
and grease.  Articles or materials not necessary for the maintenance or
operation of the elevator shall not be stored in the machine room. 
Flammable liquids having a flashpoint of less than 44oC shall not be kept
in the machine room.

          12.3.2.3
          Access doors shall be kept closed and locked, except during
periods when a qualified person is in the machine room or secondary sheave
space.

          12.3.2.4
          Care shall be used in the painting of the equipment to ensure
that the paint does not interfere with its proper function.  Brakes,
governors, car-safety parts and buffer parts shall be tested for proper
operation after completion of painting.

          12.3.3   Tops of Cars
          The tops of cars shall be kept free from oil and grease and
shall not be used for storing lubricants, tools or other materials not
required for the operation of the elevator (see Clause 3.6.1.7).

          12.3.4   Cleaning of Car and Hoistway Transparent Enclosures
          Unless the requirements of Clause 2.11.1.3 or 3.6.2.5 are  met,
cleaning of transparent enclosures on the exterior of an elevator car or on
the interior of an elevator hoistway shall be done under the direct
supervision and presence of a maintenance mechanic.

          12.3.5   Lubrication

          12.3.5.1   General
          All parts of the machinery and equipment requiring lubrication
shall be maintained with lubricants of a grade and quantity recommended by
the manufacturer.

          12.3.5.2   Lubrication of Suspension Wire Ropes
          Precautions shall be taken in lubricating wire ropes to prevent
loss of traction (see Clause 3.14.2.2.3(i)).

          12.3.5.3   Lubrication of Governor Wire Ropes
          Governor wire ropes shall not be lubricated unless recommended
by the manufacturer of the governor (see Clause 3.8.9(e)).

          12.3.5.4   Lubrication of Guide Rails

          12.3.5.4.1
          Only elevators equipped with guiding members requiring
lubrication shall have guide rails lubricated.  Rail lubricants or coatings
shall comply with Clause 3.7.16.  Means shall be provided at the base of
the rails to collect excess lubricant.

          12.3.5.4.2
          Rails shall be kept clean and free from lint and dirt
accumulation.  Where necessary, a non-flammable or high flashpoint solvent
shall be used to remove excess lubricant, lint and dirt that may accumulate
on the rails and present a hazard in case of fire in the hoistway.

          12.3.5.4.3
          Rust-preventative compounds such as paint, lubricants such as
graphite or oil, or similar coatings, shall not be applied unless
recommended by the manufacturer.

          Note:  Rust-preventative compounds or improper lubricants may
interfere with and in many cases will prevent proper operation of the car
safety device.  Such substances may even cause complete failure of the
safety to function.  If it is considered necessary for any reason to use
any of these substances, the manufacturer of the elevator shall be
consulted before their application.

          12.3.6   Car and Counterweight Safeties Mechanisms and
Governors
          All moving parts of car and counterweight safeties mechanisms
shall be kept clean and free from rust and dirt and shall be lubricated at
frequent intervals.

          Note:  This is especially important where the equipment is
exposed to water or corrosive vapours or excessively damp conditions, as
corrosion or rusting of the parts may prevent operation of the safety.

          12.3.6.1   Examination and Tests of Safeties and Overspeed
Governors

               (a)  All working parts shall be examined and the
safeties operated by hand to determine if they are in safe operating
condition.

               (b)  Where the safety is of a type requiring continual
unwinding of the safety drum rope to fully apply the safety, and it has
been operated by hand, not less than 3 turns of the safety drum rope shall
remain on the safety drum after the safety jaws clamp over the rail to
ensure operation of overspeed application.

          When resetting drum-operated safeties by means of the wrench in
the car, sufficient tension shall be kept in the safety-drum rope to
prevent kinking of the rope and to ensure that it is wound evenly and
uniformly in the drum grooves.  The drum shall be rewound until no slack
remains in the safety rope between the drum and the car releasing-carrier.

               (c)  Overspeed governors shall be examined and operated
by hand to determine that all parts and switches operate freely and are not
worn excessively.

               (d)  If a safety test indicates it may be necessary
(e.g., excessive slippage of governor rope through the governor jaw; the
application of the governor jaw causes damage to the governor rope), the
governor pull-through force shall be tested for compliance with Clause
3.8.6.

               (e)  The governor tripping speed shall be tested every
time the seal on the governor has been disturbed or examination indicates
that a retest is necessary.

               (f)  Safeties shall be tested (see Clauses 12.3.6.1.1
and 12.3.6.1.2) if the examination indicates that it may be necessary.

          12.3.6.1.1   Procedures for Testing of Safeties
          If the examination and test in Clause 12.3.6.1 indicates that
further testing is required to confirm that the overspeed safety device
systems function as intended, safeties shall be subjected to one of the
following tests with no load in the car and with the car moving in the down
direction while the safeties are being tested, or with the counterweight
moving in the down direction while its safeties are being tested:

               (a)  Type B or C governor-operated safeties shall be
engaged by tripping the governor by hand with the car or counterweight
operating at its lowest speed.

               (b)  Type A governor-operated safeties shall be engaged

                         (i)  following the procedure in Clause (a);
or

                         (ii) the governor may be first set by hand
and the car or counterweight lowered onto the safeties by inching or other
means.

               (c)  Type A safeties without governors shall be engaged
by providing the necessary slack rope to cause them to function.

          12.3.6.1.2   Safety Test Results Criteria
          During the tests set out in Clause 12.3.6.1.1, the safeties
shall promptly bring the car or counterweight to rest subject to the
following:

               (a)  in the case of Type A, B or C safeties employing
rollers or dogs for their application, the rollers or dogs are not required
to operate their full travel;

               (b)  in the case of Type B safeties, the stopping
distance is not required to comply with Clause 3.7.4;

               (c)  in the case of Type C safeties, the oil buffer may
or may not compress its full stroke.

          12.3.7   Hydraulic Components

          12.3.7.1
          Plungers of water-hydraulic elevators and dumbwaiters shall be
thoroughly cleaned, as is necessary to remove any buildup of rust or scale.

          12.3.7.2
          Where valves and cylinders use packing glands, they shall be
periodically checked and tightened or replaced as necessary to prevent
excessive loss of the fluid.

          12.3.7.3
          A means shall be provided to collect oil from the cylinder head
packing gland.

          12.3.7.4
          The level of oil in the oil tanks shall be checked and where
necessary adjusted to comply with the prescribed minimum and maximum level.

          12.3.8   Oil Buffers

          12.3.8.1
          The oil shall be maintained at the level indicated by the
manufacturer.

          12.3.8.2
          Buffer plungers shall be kept clean and shall not be coated or
painted with a substance that will interfere with their operation.

          12.3.9   Controller Contactors and Relays
          Controller contactors and relays shall be kept clean and free
from dirt and where necessary shall be lubricated as recommended by the
manufacturer.

          12.4   Wire Ropes

          12.4.1 - Inspection of Wire Ropes
          All wire ropes shall be inspected in accordance with the
following procedure:

               (a)  from the rope data tag (see Clause 3.14.2.2.3),
determine

                         (i)  nominal rope diameter;

                         (ii) rope construction, i.e., the number of
strands (e.g., 6) and the number of wires per strand (e.g., 19);

               (b)  establish the length of a rope lay using the
following guidelines:

Nominal Rope
diameter (in*)   3    9/16           11/16           

Rope lay
length (in*)   3¬   3    41/16     4«        4 
     
* Imperial units are used to accommodate present wire rope industry
practices.

               (c)  measure rope diameter (see Clause 12.4.2.1(a));

               (d)  establish whether the rope is affected by corrosion
(e.g., rust, red dust), or is rough (see Clause 12.4.2.1(c));

               (e)  count number of broken wires per rope lay; for
preformed  ropes a more rigid inspection is required to identify hairline
breaks on flat spots of worn wires;

               (f)  establish if broken wires are equally distributed
in all wire strands or mainly concentrated in one or 2 strands (see Clause
12.4.2.1(b)).

          12.4.2   Rope Replacement Requirements

          12.4.2.1
          Wire ropes other than governor ropes shall be replaced if one
of the following conditions is identified:

               (a)  when the rope diameter is less than that permitted
for the corresponding nominal size in the table below:

     
Nominal Rope
diameter (in*)      7/16 «    9/16      11/16          1

Minimum
diameter
permitted 
(in*)          11/32     13/32     15/32     17/32     37/64     41/64     45/64     15/16

* Imperial units are used to accommodate present wire rope industry
practices.

               (b)  when no corrosion is identified and the number of
broken wires in a rope lay exceeds the following:



     Maximum number of breaks (see Clause 12.4.1(e) and (f)) 

     Rope Construction   Wire Breaks    Breaks in
Drive Machine  (see Clause    equally   one or 2
Type 12.4.1(a)(ii)) distributed    strands
     
Traction  6 x 19
     6 x 21    24    8
     6 x 25

     8 x 19
     8 x 21    32   10
     8 x 25
     
Drum Any  12    8

               (c)  when corrosion is identified and the number of
broken wires in a lay exceeds 50% of the breaks shown in the table provided
in Clause (b).

          12.4.2.2
          Governor wire ropes shall be replaced

               (a)  when the rope diameter is less than that permitted
for the corresponding nominal size;

               (b)  when the number of broken wires in a rope lay
exceeds 75% of the maximum number of breaks shown in the table provided in
Clause 12.4.2.1(b) or 50% if corrosion is identified.

          12.5
          All landing and car door mechanical and electrical components
shall be inspected to ensure proper and safe operating condition including
the following:

               (a)  interlocks, locks and contacts (see Clauses 2.12
and 3.6.4.2);

               (b)  door reopening devices (see Clause 2.13.5);

               (c)  vision panels (see Clause 2.11.7);

               (d)  hoistway access switches (see Clause 2.12.9);

               (e)  eccentrics/upthrusts and retainers (see Clauses
2.11.10.3.1 and 2.11.10.5);

               (f)  door gibs (see Clauses 2.11.10 and 2.11.11);

               (g)  pickup rollers and assemblies;

               (h)  clutch/retiring cams and assemblies (see Clause
2.12.2.2);

               (i)  hangers;

               (j)  hanger/door panel interconnecting means;

               (k)  door closers (see Clause 2.13.3);

               (l)  closing force (see Clause 2.13.3.1.2);

               (m)  restrictions on opening of car doors (see Clause
3.6.4.6);

               (n)  door panels and sight guards (see Clauses
2.11.10.4, 2.11.11.4.2 and 2.11.12.3).

          12.6   Driving Machine Brakes

          12.6.1   Examination of Brakes
          The driving machine brakes shall be:

               (a)  dismantled, cleaned and all components checked;

               (b)  tested to ensure that the car will decelerate* from
rated speed when power is removed from the driving machine and brake while
an empty car is travelling in the up direction at rated speed.

          * Any rate of deceleration is acceptable, all factors
considered, e.g., heat dissipation.

          Note:  It is recommended that means other than the disconnect
switch be used to remove the power.

          12.6.2 - Unscheduled Brake Tests
          The driving-machine brake shall be tested after replacement of
brake linings or any other components, or any change affecting the
operation or adjustment of the brake to ensure that the car will
decelerate* from rated speed when power is removed from the driving machine
and brake while an empty car is travelling in the up direction at rated
speed.

          * Any rate of deceleration is acceptable, all factors
considered, e.g., heat dissipation.

          Note:  It is recommended that means other than the disconnect
switch be used to remove the power.

          12.7   Car and Counterweight Oil Buffers

          12.7.1   Plunger Return Test
          Oil buffers shall be tested as specified in Clause 9.2.2.2.2 
at intervals not longer than 5 years.

          12.8   Hydraulic Driving Machine Relief Valve Setting
          The relief valve setting (see Clause 4.19.2.1) shall be tested
if the valve has been altered or the seal broken (see Clauses 4.19.2.1.3
and 4.19.2.1.4).  The test shall be done by applying pressure from the pump
after

               (a)  closing the main shutoff valve; or

               (b)  inching the empty car upward to engage the plunger
stop ring.

          The relief valve setting shall be resealed if it is altered or
if the seal is broken (see Clause 4.19.2.1.3).

          12.8.1   Inspection of Hydraulic Elevator Cylinder
          Cylinders that are exposed shall be visually inspected. 
Cylinders that are not exposed shall be tested for leakage.

          12.9   Car Emergency Lighting System Test
          Car emergency lighting systems shall be tested in accordance
with Clause 3.6.7.1(d).

          12.10   Free-Fall, Overspeed and Uncontrolled Low Speed
Protection Devices

          12.10.1   Examination
          All parts relating to free-fall, overspeed and uncontrolled low
speed protection devices shall be examined following the manufacturer's
recommendations to determine if the parts are in safe operating condition.

          12.10.2   Inspections and Tests
          Inspections and tests, as required in Clause 9.2.9, shall be
carried out, except that full-load tests are not required.

          12.11   Repairs and Replacement

          12.11.1   Replacement Parts and Workmanship

          12.11.1.1   Replacement Parts
          Repair and replacement of damaged or worn parts shall be with
parts of equivalent or better material and strength to the original
manufacturer's design (see Clause 10.1.1).  Any change in the design of
components that might affect the safe operation of the equipment shall be
certified by a professional engineer.  A copy of the certification shall be
retained by the contractor and recorded in the log book (see Clause
12.2.5).

          12.11.1.2   Workmanship
          Repair and replacement shall be done in a good workmanlike
manner.  Care should be taken during operations such as torquing, drilling,
cutting and welding  to ensure that no component of the assembly is damaged
or weakened so as to affect the safe operation of the equipment.  Rotating
parts shall be properly aligned within the tolerances provided by the
manufacturer's design.

          12.12   Refastening or Resocketing of Car Hoisting Ropes on
Winding Drum Machines

          12.12.1
          The hoisting ropes of elevators or dumbwaiters having winding
drum driving machines with 1:1 roping, if of the babbitted rope socket
type, shall be resocketed; or if of other types of fastenings, replaced or
moved on the rope to a point above the existing fastening at the car ends

               (a)  every year, for machines over the hoistway;

               (b)  every 2 years, for machines located below or at the
side of the hoistway.

          12.12.2
          In resocketing babbitted rope sockets or replacing other types
of fastenings, a sufficient length shall be cut from the end of the rope to
remove damaged or fatigued portions.  The fastenings shall conform to the
requirements of Clause 3.14.9.3.2.

          12.12.3
          A metal tag shall be securely attached to one of the wire rope
fastenings after each resocketing or change to other types of fastenings
and shall bear the following information:

               (a)  the name of the person or firm who performed the
resocketing or change to other types of fastenings; 

               (b)  the date on which the rope was resocketed or other
types of fastenings were changed.

          12.12.4
          The material and marking of the tags shall conform to the
requirements of Clause 3.9.3.3, except that the letters and figures shall
not be less than 1.5 mm high.

          12.13   Procedure for Replacement of Governor Ropes

          12.13.1
          Replacement governor ropes shall be of the same size, material
and construction as the rope originally furnished by the manufacturer.  A
rope of the same size, but of either different material or construction,
may be employed, provided there is compliance with Clause 3.8.7 and a test
is made of the car or counterweight safety and speed governor with the new
rope, to demonstrate that the safety will function as required by Clauses
3.7.4 and 3.7.16.1 (see also Clause 12.4.2.2).

          12.13.2
          A new rope data tag shall be installed when a rope is replaced.

          12.14   Procedure for Replacement of all Ropes other than
Governor Ropes

          12.14.1
          Replacement ropes shall be specified by the original elevator
manufacturer (see rope data tag according to Clause 3.14.2.2) or be at
least equivalent in strength and design to the rope being replaced (see
also Clause 12.4.2.1).

          12.14.2
          When replacing suspension, compensating and car or drum
counterweight ropes, all ropes in a set shall be replaced.  The ropes in
the set shall all be from the same manufacturer and of the same material,
grade, construction and diameter.

          12.14.3
          A new rope data tag shall be installed at each rope
replacement.

          12.15   Procedure for Replacement of Belts or Chain Sets
          If one belt or the entire chain of a set is worn or stretched
beyond the manufacturer's service recommendation or is damaged so as to
require replacement, the entire set shall be replaced.  Sprockets and
toothed sheaves shall also be replaced if worn beyond the manufacturer's
service recommendation.

          12.16   Examinations and Tests of Escalators

          12.16.1 - General
          Examinations shall include the following procedures:

               (a)  the emergency stop buttons required by Clause 8.6.2
shall be tested by operating them when the escalator is operated in each
direction of travel;

               (b)  the skirt switches shall be checked for compliance
with Clause 8.6.10;

               (c)  the speed of the handrail shall be tested to ensure
movement in the same direction and at substantially the same speed as the
steps and to ensure that it cannot be easily stalled (see Clause 8.3.4.1);

               (d)  examinations shall be performed to ensure that the
clearance on either side of the steps and between the step and the adjacent
skirt guard does not exceed 5 mm and that the sum of the clearances on both
sides does not exceed 6 mm;

               (e)  combplates shall be examined to ensure that:

                         (i)  no more than one tooth is missing from
any section;

                         (ii) no 2 adjacent teeth are missing;

                         (iii)     all leading edges of teeth are below
the upper surface of the step treads;

                    combplates not in compliance shall be replaced or
adjusted immediately;

               (f)  where skirt panels do not conform with Clause
8.3.3.3.1.3, a friction-reducing agent shall be applied as required to
prevent excessive friction;

               (g)  step treads and risers shall be checked for wear,
breakage and loose screws and when necessary corrective actions shall be
taken;

               (h)  checks shall be made to ensure that all caution
signs as required by Clause 8.10 are posted;

               (i)  operation of the broken step-chain as required by
Clause 8.6.5 shall be tested by operating the actuating device by hand;

               (j)  operation of the broken drive-chain device as
required by Clause 8.6.6, where a drive-chain is used, shall be tested by
operating the actuating device by hand;

               (k)  the step obstruction device shall be tested for
compliance with Clause 8.6.7;

               (l)  where a speed governor is required by Clause 8.6.4,
the governor shall be examined and the switch tested by operating it by
hand;

               (m)  the stop-switch in the machinery space shall be
checked for compliance with Clause 8.6.13;

               (n)  the anti-reversal mechanism switch shall be checked
for compliance with Clause 8.6.9;

               (o)  the step upthrust devices shall be checked for
compliance with Clause 8.6.8;

               (p)  the brakes shall be tested for compliance with 
Clause 8.5.3.1(a) and (c);

               (q)  the clearance between successive steps as a means
to indicate wear or stretch of the step-chains shall be checked.  If this
clearance exceeds 6 mm, corrective action shall be taken to reduce the
clearance immediately.


     Consequential Amendments

Consequential amendment
4  The Codes and Procedures Regulation (AR 177/92) is amended by repealing
section 3 and Schedule 2.


     Expiry

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 November 1, 2002.


          Coming into Force

Coming into force
6   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


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     Alberta Regulation 217/97

     Safety Codes Act

     GAS CODE REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 511/97) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Paramountcy    2
Gas systems equipment    3
Natural Gas Installation Code 4
Prohibition    5
Natural gas for vehicles code 6
Propane installation code     7
Fuel systems code   8
Refuelling stations code 9
Repeal    10
Expiry    11
Coming into force   12


Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Safety Codes Act;

     (b)  "Administrator" means an Administrator appointed pursuant to
section 14(1) of the Act with respect to gas;

     (c)  "utility" means an individual, firm, corporation or other
entity authorized to distribute gas services to a consumer in Alberta.

(2)  The definitions in a code declared in force in this Regulation apply
to the words used in this Regulation.


Paramountcy
2   If there is a conflict between a code declared in force in this
Regulation and another regulation under a statute of Alberta, the other
regulation prevails over this Regulation.


Gas systems equipment
3(1)  No person may manufacture, install, sell or offer for sale any
equipment related to gas systems for use in Alberta unless it has been

     (a)  tested and certified by a certification organization accredited
by the Standards Council of Canada, or

     (b)  inspected and accepted by a certification organization
accredited by the Standards Council of Canada, and the equipment bears
evidence of having been accepted in the manner authorized by the
certification organization.

(2)  If a code, standard or body of rules declared in force under the Act,
with respect to gas systems, refers to approved equipment, that equipment
must meet the requirements of this section.


Natural Gas Installation Code
4(1)  The word "Code" in this section means the National Standard of
Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.1-M95 Natural Gas Installation Code.

(2)  Subject to the variations set out in this section, the National
Standard of Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.1-M95 Natural Gas Installation Code is the
code declared in force under the Safety Codes Act in respect of natural gas
systems.

(3)  The Code is amended in sections 2.3, 6.22.2, 6.23.2, 7.12.1, 7.30.1(a)
and 8.1.3 by striking out "National Building Code of Canada" and
substituting "Alberta Building Code 1990".

(4)  Clauses 3.8.2 and 3.8.3 of the Code are struck out and the following
is substituted:

     3.8.2   When a mobile home is placed on a permanent foundation, a
replacement furnace or water heater is not required to be certified
specifically for use within the mobile home but it shall be installed in
accordance with the C.S.A. Standard Z.240.1.

     3.8.3   When a mobile home is placed on a permanent foundation and
permanent structural alterations are made to the floor, an exterior wall,
or both, gas fired appliances and gas supply piping may be installed in
accordance with the requirements of this Code.

(5)  Clause 3.14.5 of the Code is struck out and the following is
substituted:

     3.14.5    An appliance shall not be installed on a roof of a building
exceeding 13 ft (4 m) in height from grade to roof elevation unless direct
access is provided in accordance with the Alberta Building Code 1990.

(6)  Clause 5.14.5 of the Code is struck out and the following is
substituted:

     5.14.5   Bending of gas supply piping shall be made only with bending
equipment and procedures especially intended for that purpose.

(7)  Clause 5.15.12 of the Code is amended by adding "A mechanical
compression transition fitting shall not be located within 15 ft (4.5 m) of
a building." after "plastic.".

(8)  The following is added after Clause 5.25.2 of the Code:

     5.25.3   The fuel supply for emergency generators mentioned in
Clauses 5.25.1 and 5.25.2 shall comply with the requirements of the Alberta
Building Code 1990.

(9)  Clause 6.21.3 is amended by adding "Provision shall be made to
maintain these minimum specified clearances by either an interlock to shut
off the gas supply until the required clearances have been re-established
or a protective bar or other device is put in place to warn that the
clearances are not maintained." after "appliance.".

(10)  Clause 7.21.5 of the Code is amended by striking out "and" at the end
of clause (b), adding "and" at the end of clause (c) and adding the
following after clause (c):

     (d)  comply with requirements of the Alberta Building Code 1990.


Prohibition

5   No person shall fuse or join plastic pipe or aluminum pipe unless that
person has satisfactorily completed a course of training prescribed by or
acceptable to the Administrator.


Natural gas for vehicles code
6(1)  The word "Code" in this section means the National Standard of
Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.4-M91, Natural Gas for Vehicles Installation Code.

(2)  Subject to the variations set out in this section, the National
Standard of Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.4-M91, Natural Gas for Vehicles
Installation Code is the code declared in force in respect of  natural
gas-powered vehicles.

(3)  The Code is amended in sections 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 by striking out
"National Building Code" and substituting "Alberta Building Code 1990".

(4)  The following is added after Clause 4.4.12 of the Code:

     4.4.13   The discharge from a relief valve shall

               (a)  be directed to the outside of any enclosed space;

               (b)  be directed as far as is practicable from possible
sources of ignition;

               (c)  have a raincap or other protector where required.

(5)  Clause 4.5.7 of the Code is amended by striking out
"CAN/CGA-B149.1-M86" and substituting "CAN/CGA-B149.1-M95".

(6)  Clause 4.9.2 of the Code is amended by adding "or be of an approved
design" after "on a blue background".


Propane installation code
7(1)  The word "Code" in this section means the National Standard of
Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.2-M95, Propane Installation Code.

(2)  Subject to the variations set out in this section, the National
Standard of Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.2-M95, Propane Installation Code is the
code declared in force under the Safety Codes Act in respect of propane
installations.

(3)  The Code is amended in Sections 2.3, 6.22.2, 6.23.2, 7.12.1, and
7.30.1(a) by striking out "National Building Code of Canada" and
substituting "Alberta Building Code 1990".

(4)  Clause 3.14.5 of the Code is struck out and the following is
substituted:

     3.14.5   An appliance shall not be installed on the roof of a
building exceeding 13 ft (4 m) in height from grade to roof  elevation
unless direct access is provided in accordance with the Alberta Building
Code 1990.

(5)  Clause 5.14.5 of the Code is struck out and the following is
substituted:

     5.14.5   Bending of piping shall be made only with bending equipment
and procedures specially designed for that purpose.

(6)  Clause 5.15.12 of the Code is amended by adding "a mechanical
compression transition fitting shall not be located within 15 ft (4.5 m) of
buildings" after "plastic".

(7)  The Code is amended by adding the following after Clause 5.25.2:

     5.25.3   The fuel supply for emergency generators mentioned in
Clauses 5.25.1 and 5.25.2 shall comply with the requirements of the Alberta
Building Code 1990.

(8)  Clause 6.21.3 of the Code is amended by adding "Provision shall be
made to maintain these minimum specified clearances by either an interlock
to shut off the gas supply until the required clearances have been
re-established or a protective bar or other device is installed to warn
that the clearances are not maintained" after "appliance."

(9)  Clause 7.21.5 of the Code is amended by adding the following after
clause (c):

     (d)  comply with requirements of the Alberta Building Code 1990.

(10)  Clause 10.19.4.3 is amended by striking out "10 ft (3 m)" and
substituting "3.5 ft (1 m)".

(11)  Clause 14.1.5 of the Code is struck out and the following is
substituted:

     14.1.5   When a mobile home is placed on a permanent foundation, a
replacement furnace or water heater is not required to be certified
specifically for use within the mobile home, but it shall be installed in
accordance with the CSA Standard Z240.1.

(12)  Clause 14.1.7 of the Code is struck out and the following is
substituted:

     14.1.7   When a mobile home is placed on a permanent foundation and
permanent structural alterations are made to the floor, an exterior wall,
or both, gas fired appliances and gas supply piping may be installed in
accordance with the requirements of this Code.


Fuel systems code
8(1)  The words "Code" in this section means the National Standard of
Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.5-M95, Installation Code for Propane Fuel Systems and
Tanks in Highway Vehicles.

(2)  Subject to the variations set out in this section the National
Standard of Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.5-M95, Installation Code for Propane Fuel
Systems and Tanks in Highway Vehicles is the code declared in force under
the Safety Codes Act in respect of the gas discipline.

(3)  The Code is amended in section 4.4.8. by adding "except that welding
shall not be used as a means of attaching a tank bracket to a vehicle"
after "instructions".

(4)  The Code is amended in section 4.13.1 by striking out "Except for a
vehicle having an installed tank that is equipped with a stop-fill valve,"
and substituting "Except for a vehicle that is in compliance with this
Code".


Refuelling stations code
9(1)  The word "Code" in this section means the National Standard of
Canada, CAN/CGA-B108-M95, NGV Refuelling Stations Installation Code.

(2)  Subject to the variations set out in this section, the National
Standard of Canada, CAN/CGA-B108-M95, NGV Refuelling Stations Installation
Code is the code declared in force under the Safety Codes Act in respect of
the gas discipline.

(3)  The Code is amended by striking out Clause 1.2 and substituting the
following:

     1.2  The installation of components, accessories and equipment
referred to in Clause 1.1 shall be made in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions except that, in the case of a conflict, the
requirements of this Code shall prevail.

(4)  The Code is amended by striking out Clause 2.2 and substituting the
following:

     2.2  The space surrounding a compressor and the space surrounding a
building or other enclosure housing a compressor shall be electrically
classified in accordance with Table 2.2.

(5)  Table 2.2 of the Code is amended in the column under "Class 1, Div. 1,
Group D" by striking out "15 ft (4.5 m)" and substituting "5 ft (1.5 m)".

(6)  The Code is amended by striking out Clause 5.14 and substituting the
following:

     5.14  Means shall be provided at a refuelling station for
reconnecting the quick disconnect coupling to the breakaway device referred
to in Clause 4.9 so that the gas that must be vented to make the
reconnection is limited to the contents of the refuelling hose and the
piping within the dispenser cabinet.


Repeal
10   The following regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Gas Protection Regulations (AR 339/77);

     (b)  Natural Gas Installation Regulation (AR 207/92);

     (c)  Natural Gas for Vehicles Installation Regulation (AR 208/92);

     (d)  Propane Installation Regulation (AR 209/92).


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 November 1, 2002.


Coming into force
12   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


     Alberta Regulation 218/97

     Safety Codes Act

     PASSENGER ROPEWAYS STANDARDS REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 512/97) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Passenger ropeways  2
Paramountcy    3
Standard  4
Consequential amendment  5
Expiry    6
Coming into force   7


Interpretation
1   The definitions in a standard declared in force in this Regulation
apply to the words used in this Regulation.


Passenger ropeways
2   In addition to section 1(1)(k) of the Act the following devices are
designated as elevating devices and may also be referred to as passenger
ropeways:

     (a)  reversible, single and double, above-surface ropeways;

     (b)  fixed grip and detachable grip ropeways, circulating
above-surface ropeways including gondola ropeways, chair ropeways and
similar devices;

     (c)  surface ropeways, including T-bar ropeways, j-bar ropeways,
platter ropeways and similar devices;

     (d)  tows, including wire and fibre rope tows.


Paramountcy
3   If there is a conflict between a standard declared in force in this
Regulation and another regulation under a statute of Alberta, the other
regulation prevails over this Regulation.


Standard
4   The following standards are declared in force in respect of passenger
ropeways:

     (a)  CAN/CSA Z98-96, Passenger Ropeways;

     (b)  CAN/CSA Amendment No. 1-97 to CAN/CSA Z98-97.


     Consequential Amendments

Consequential amendment
5   The Codes and Procedures Regulation (AR 177/92) is amended by repealing
section 3 and Schedule 2.


     Expiry

Expiry
6   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 November 1, 2002.


     Coming into Force

Coming into force
7   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


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     Alberta Regulation 219/97

     Safety Codes Act

     PLUMBING CODE REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 219/97) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


     Table of Contents

Interpretation 1
Plumbing equipment  2
Code 3
Repeal    4
Expiry    5
Coming into force   6


Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Safety Codes Act;

     (b)  "plumbing system" means a plumbing system as defined by the
National Plumbing Code of Canada 1995 but does not include a private sewage
disposal system.

(2)  The definitions in a code declared in force in this Regulation apply
to the words used in this Regulation.


Plumbing equipment
2(1)  No person may manufacture, install, sell or offer for sale any
plumbing equipment for use in Alberta unless it has been

     (a)  tested and certified by a certification organization accredited
by the Standards Council of Canada, or

     (b)  inspected and approved by a certification organization
accredited by the Standards Council of Canada and the equipment bears
evidence of having been accepted in the manner authorized by the
certification organization.

(2)  If a code, standard or body of rules declared in force under the Act
with respect to plumbing systems refers to approved equipment, that
equipment must meet the requirements of this section.


Code
3(1)  The word "Code" in this section means the National Plumbing Code of
Canada 1995.

(2)  Subject to the variations set out in this section, the National
Plumbing Code of Canada 1995 is the code declared in force under the Safety
Codes Act in respect of plumbing systems.

(3)  The Code is amended in clauses 1.1.2., 1.3.3., 1.5.1., 1.7.1.(1),
2.5.12.(2), 2.5.12.(3), 2.6.7.(3)(a), 4.10.4.(1) and 6.1.3.(5) by striking
out "National Building Code" and substituting "Alberta Building Code 1990".

(4)  Article 2.2.5 of the Code is amended by adding the following after
sentence (1):

     (2)  A urinal connected to a plumbing system that is served by a
private sewage treatment and disposal system shall be equipped with a
hand-controlled flush valve.

(5)  Clause 2.6.7.(3) of the Code is amended by striking out "or" at the
end of clause (a), by adding "or" at the end of clause (b)  and adding the
following after clause (b):

     (c)  with the approval of the enforcing authority, in applications
such as piping of meter trees, if the water piping is not enclosed and
piping is readily accessible.

(6)  Article 4.6.4. of the Code is amended

     (a)  by striking out sentence (1) and substituting the following:

     (1)  A trap, backwater valve, gate valve or obstruction that would
prevent a free current of air from passing through the plumbing system
shall not be installed in a building drain or in a building sewer without
the approval of the enforcing authority.  (See Appendix A.)

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

     (6)  When a subsoil drain is connected to a storm drainage system,
the connection shall include an accessible backwater valve when the subsoil
drain connection is below the level of the adjoining street.

(7)  Article 4.6.5. of the Code is amended by adding the following after
sentence (1):

     (2)  The sewer service that serves a mobile home, re-locatable
structure or recreational vehicle that does not have an approved plumbing
system shall include a 100  mm vented P  trap.

(8)  Article 4.9.2. of the Code is amended by striking out sentences (2)
and (3).

(9)  Article 5.8.4. of the Code is amended by adding the following after
sentence (3):

     (4)  Every building drain shall be provided with a stack vent not
smaller than 75  mm nominal pipe size.

(10)  Article 6.2.4. of the Code is amended

     (a)  in sentence (1) by striking out "may be prevented by an alarm
check valve installed in conformance with NFPA  13 Standard for the
Installation of Sprinkler Systems" and substituting "shall be prevented by
the installation of not less than an Approved Double Check Valve Assembly,
and such a device shall not adversely affect the designed performance of
the system";

     (b)  in sentence (2) by striking out "may be prevented by the
installation of a detector check valve with a resilient-seated check valve
on the metered bypass" and substituting "shall be prevented by the
installation of not less than an Approved Double Check Valve Assembly, and
such a device shall not adversely affect the designed performance of the
system".


Repeal
4   The Plumbing Code Regulation (AR 211/92) is 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 November 1, 2002.


Coming into force
6   This Regulation comes into force on November 1, 1997.


     Alberta Regulation 220/97

     Fisheries (Alberta) Act

     FISHERIES (MINISTERIAL) REGULATION

     Filed:  October 29, 1997

Made by the Minister of Environmental Protection (M.O. 29/97) pursuant to
section 44 of the Fisheries (Alberta) Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Act definitions     2
Fees 3
Invoice   4
Fish establishment records    5
Officer, guardian ID     6
Expiry    7
Coming into force   8

Schedules


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Director" means an employee under the administration of the
Minister designated as the Director of Fisheries Management;

     (b)  "fish establishment" means a place of business where fish are
received for handling, packing, dressing, processing or storage and
includes the buildings, grounds, equipment and employees at that place of
business;

     (c)   "game fish" means a fish of a species set out in Part I of
Schedule 1 of the Alberta Fishery Regulations under the Fisheries Act
(Canada).


Act definitions
2(1)   For the purposes of the Act,

     (a)  "bait fish" means the species of fish set out in Schedule 3;

     (b)  "contained waters" means water held

               (i)  in a man-made aquarium or other impervious
container which is normally housed within a building, or

               (ii) in a man-made reservoir that

                         (A)  effectively isolates the water in it
from direct flow into other water sources,

                         (B)  is completely lined with an impervious
material, and

                         (C)  is no larger than 600 square feet in
surface area unless, in the case of contained waters forming part of a
commercial fish culture facility, a larger area is approved by the
Director;

     (c)  "cultured fish" means the kinds of fish set out in Schedule 2;

     (d)  "prescribed waters" means water bodies or contained waters

               (i)  that have as their source of water a municipal
water supply, a well, surface runoff or a source approved in writing by the
Director or an official on behalf of an irrigation district, and

               (ii) that are completely surrounded by privately owned
land, privately owned leased land, land within a Metis settlement or other
land that is not public land under the Public Lands Act that is under the
administration of a Minister responsible for that Act,

          but does not include prohibited waters;

     (e)  "prohibited waters" means those waters in the following portion
of Alberta:

               All lands within the watersheds of the Raven River, the
North Raven River and the creek flowing into the Raven River locally known
as Beaver Creek;

     (f)  "restricted waters" means those waters on or occurring within
that portion of Alberta described as the Restricted Waters Area that is on
file in the records of the Government of Alberta, Department of
Environmental Protection in Edmonton, Alberta.

(2)   For the purposes of the Act, the following are excluded from the
definition of fish:

     (a)  Gammarus sp.;

     (b)  all marine mammals;

     (c)  fish lawfully caught pursuant to a commercial fishing licence
if the fish have undergone taxidermy.


Fees
3   The fee for a licence is the amount set out in Schedule 1.


Invoice
4(1)  The holder of a commercial fish culture licence shall issue an
invoice for fish being removed from the waters specified in the licence and
supply a copy of the invoice to the person removing the fish, even if the
person who removes the fish has not purchased the fish.

(2)  A copy of the invoice completed under subsection (1) shall be retained
by the holder of the commercial fish culture licence for a period of 12
months following the expiry of the licence.

(3)  The holder of a commercial fish culture licence shall, after March 1
and before March 31 in each year, complete and submit an annual report to
the Director on a form supplied by the Director.


Fish establishment records
5(1)  An owner or operator of a fish establishment shall immediately on
purchasing fish from a commercial fisherman record the following:

     (a)  the date of the purchase;

     (b)  the name and licence number of the commercial fisherman;

     (c)  the lake of origin of the fish;

     (d)  the weight of each species of fish purchased;

     (e)  the grades of fish, where applicable.

(2)  The operator of a fish establishment shall forward a copy of the
record under subsection (1) to the Director before the 5th day of the month
following the month in which the record was made.


Officer, guardian ID
6(1)  The identification for a fishery officer or fishery guardian
appointed by the Minister under sections 19(1) and 20(1) of the Act is a
document in the form in Schedule 4 that refers to a fishery officer or
fishery guardian, as the case may be.

(2)  The identification for a fishery officer described in section 19(2) of
the Act is the badge or identification card provided by the employer of the
fishery officer that identifies the employee as holding a position
described in section 19(2).


Expiry
7   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 October 31, 2002.


Coming into force
8   This Regulation comes into force on the coming into force of the
Fisheries (Alberta) Act.


     SCHEDULE 1

     LICENCE FEES

     Sportfishing Licences

Item         Column 1    Column 2
 No.         Licence     Fee   

1    Sportfishing licences

     (a)  resident of Canada  $ 7.00

     (b)  non-resident of Canada (annual)    14.00

     (c)  non-resident of Canada (5 days)    9.35

     (d)  special sportfishing     0.00

     (e)  trophy waters fishing licence 5.00

     (f)  sturgeon fishing licence 5.00

     (g)  replacement licence 2.00


2    Commercial fishing licences

     (a)  commercial fishing licence    $75

     (b)  commercial fishing lake licence    3
     times the
     number of
     gill nets
     authorized by
     the licence

     (c)  Metis commercial fishing licence   25

     (d)  commercial bait fishing licence    25

     (e)  limited net fishing licence   15

3    Fish culture licences

     (a)  recreational fish culture licence  $10

     (b)  Class A commercial fish culture
             licence     75

     (c)  Class B commercial fish culture
             licence     150

     (d)  fish import licence 0

4    Fish establishment licences

     (a)  Class A establishment licence $100

     (b)  Class B establishment licence 10

5    Research licence

     (a)  fish research licence    $ 0

6    Fish stocking licence

     (a)  trout stocking licence   $ 0

7    Salvage fishing licence

     (a)  issued to a person less than 65 years of age $5

     (b)  issued to a person 65 years of age 
          or older  0

8    Domestic fishing licences

     (a)  domestic fishing licence $5

     (b)  Metis domestic fishing licence     0


     SCHEDULE 2

     CULTURED FISH

1   Subject to section 3, for the purposes of the Act the following are
defined as cultured fish:

     Common Name         Scientific Name

     (a)  Arctic char    Salvelinus alpinus

     (b)  Brook trout    Salvelinus fontinalis

     (c)  Brown trout    Salmo trutta

     (d)  Rainbow trout  Oncorhynchus mykiss

     (e)  Tiger trout    Salvelinus fontinalis x 
                    Salmo trutta

     (f)  Grass carp (triploid
          fish only)     Ctenopharyngodon idella

     (g)  Atlantic salmon     Salmo salar

     (h)  Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

     (i)  Coho salmon    Oncorhynchus kisutch

     (j)  Sockeye salmon/     Oncorhynchus nerka
          Kokanee salmon

     (k)  Freshwater prawn    Macrobrachium sp.

     (l)  Goldfish  Carassius auratus

     (m)  Koi  Cyprinus carpio

     (n)  Tilapia   Genus Tilapia

2   For the purposes of the Act, all fresh water dwelling fish in addition
to those included in section 1 are cultured fish if the fish are held alive
and are to be offered for sale for human consumption.

3(1)  Koi and goldfish are cultured fish only if they are possessed at a
location that is not within a person's principal residence and the fish are
being kept for the purpose of selling wholesale.

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), tilapia are cultured fish only if they are
held for the purpose of wholesale or retail sale as human food.

(3)  Tilapia may be held for sale as human food without a licence under the
Act if

     (a)  they are held in contained waters at a location licenced as a
food establishment under the Food Regulation (AR 240/85), and

     (b)  not more than 100 fish are kept in a single contained waters.


     SCHEDULE 3

     BAIT FISH

     Common Name         Scientific Name

1    Iowa darter    Etheostoma exile

2    Minnows, except carp     Family Cyprinidae
     and gold fish

3    Sticklebacks   Family Gasterosteidae

4    Suckers   Family Catostomidae

5    Trout perch    Percopsis omiscomaysus


     SCHEDULE 4

     FISHERY OFFICER AND FISHERY
     GUARDIAN IDENTIFICATION



                              A
                       Environmental Protection
     NATURAL RESOURCES SERVICE

This is to certify that the person
whose name and picture appears
on this card is appointed as a 
Wildlife Officer and a Fishery Officer
in and for the Province of Alberta.

          
               Name           Badge No.





                              A
                       Environmental Protection
     NATURAL RESOURCES SERVICE

This is to certify that the person
whose name and picture appears
on this card is appointed as a 
Wildlife Guardian and a Fishery 
Guardian in and for the Province
of Alberta.

          
               Name           ID Number