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THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, NOVEMBER 29, 1997

     Alberta Regulation 221/97

     Wildlife Act

     WILDLIFE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 5, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 496/97) and the Minister
of Environmental Protection (M.O. 43/97) pursuant to sections 96 and 97 of
the Wildlife Act and sections 1(b) and 2 of the Wildlife Regulation (AR
143/97).


1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  in section 4(1)(f) and (g) by striking out ", unless the spouse
holds a fur dealer permit";

     (b)  in section 12,

               (i)  in subsection (1)

                         (A)  by striking out "521,";

                         (B)  by adding "in that portion of WMU 521
that is described in subsection (2.1)," after "subsection (2),";

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

                    (2.1)  The portion of WMU 521 that is referred to
in subsection (1) is all of WMU 521 except the portion within the following
boundary:

                    Commencing at the intersection of highway 34 and
the west boundary of WMU 521; thence easterly along highway 34 to the east
boundary of the Sturgeon Lake Indian Reserve; thence southerly, westerly
and southerly along the Sturgeon Lake Indian Reserve boundary to the west
boundary of the Valleyview Grazing Reserve; thence southerly along the west
boundary of the Valleyview Grazing Reserve until it crosses the WMU 521
boundary; thence westerly and northwesterly along the WMU 521 boundary to
the point of commencement.


3   This Regulation, except section 2(a), comes into force on July 1, 1998.


     Alberta Regulation 222/97

     Oil and Gas Conservation Act

     OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 5, 1997

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


1   The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations (AR 151/71) are amended by
this Regulation.


2   Section 16.081 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.081   For the 1997/98 fiscal year of the Board, an annual
adjustment factor of 

               (a)  0.67 shall be applied to the administration fees in
section 16.070, and 

               (b)  1.55 shall be applied to the administration fees in
section 16.080.


3   Section 16.100 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.100   For the purpose of Part 11 of the Act, the prescribed date
for the 1997/98 fiscal year of the Board is  January 1, 1997.


4   Section 16.540 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.540   For the 1997/98 fiscal year of the Board, the abandonment
fund levy is $70 for each inactive well in each class.


     Alberta Regulation 223/97

     Government Organization Act

     DESIGNATION AND TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 5, 1997

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 519/97) pursuant to
sections 16, 17 and 18 of the Government Organization Act.


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


2   Section 1(8) is amended by striking out "Federal and Intergovernmental"
and substituting "Intergovernmental and Aboriginal".


3   Section 11 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     11   The responsibility for the following enactments is transferred
to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs:

               Constitution of Alberta Amendment Act, 1990
               Constitutional Referendum Act
               International Trade and Investment Agreements
                    Implementation Act
               Metis Settlements Act
               Metis Settlements Accord Implementation Act
               Metis Settlements Land Protection Act
               Senatorial Selection Act


4   The responsibility for the Intergovernmental Affairs Program and the
Aboriginal Affairs Program and that part of the public service under the
administration of the Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs
including that part employed in the administration of section 11 and
Schedule 6 of the Government Organization Act and the enactments referred
to in section 3 is transferred to the Minister of Intergovernmental and
Aboriginal Affairs.


5   The responsibility for the administration of the unexpended balance of
the operating expense supply vote for the 1996-97 Government appropriation
for Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs is transferred to the Minister of
Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs.


6   The Agent-General Administrative Transfer Order (AR 24/93) is repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 224/97

     Wildlife Act

     WILDLIFE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  November 5, 1997

Made by the Minister of Environmental Protection (M.O. 44/97) pursuant to
sections 15, 25 and 96 of the Wildlife Act.


1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 72 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out ", subject to subsection
(2),";

     (b)  by repealing subsection (2).


3   Section 99 is amended by adding the following after subsection (2):

     (2.1)  A person who holds a registered fur management licence for a
registered fur management area, or a person holding a section 4(1)(d), (e),
(f), (g), (h) or (i) exemption with authority to hunt in that area may, if
a portion of the registered fur management area falls within a corridor
wildlife sanctuary,

               (a)  trap fur-bearing animals, and

               (b)  kill a fur-bearing animal that is caught in a trap,
with or without the use of a firearm,

     in the portion of the registered fur management area that falls
within that sanctuary.


4   Section 121(1) is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1)(a), by adding "subject to subsection (1.1),"
before "discharge";

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

          (1.1)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a person killing a
fur-bearing animal with a firearm pursuant to section 99(2.1).


5   Section 152(4) is amended by striking out "1988" and substituting
"1998".


6   Schedule 8 is amended

     (a)  in Part 1

               (i)  in Item 59 by striking out "80.75" and substituting
"65.75";

               (ii) in Item 60 by striking out "235.24" and
substituting "220.24";

               (iii)     in Item 61 by striking out "176.73" and
substituting "161.73";

               (iv) in Item 62 by striking out "176.73" and
substituting "161.73";

               (v)  in Item 63 by striking out "235.24" and
substituting "220.24";

               (vi) in Item 64 by striking out "235.24" and
substituting "220.24";

               (vii)     in Item 65 by striking out "212.74" and
substituting "197.24";

               (viii)    in Item 69 by striking out "293.51" and
substituting "278.51";

               (ix) in Item 70 by striking out "21.55" and substituting
"6.55";

     (b)  in Part 3, in Item 1, by striking out "100.00" and substituting
"FREE".


7   Part 1 of Schedule 9 is amended

     (a)  in Item 78 by striking out "upstream along the right bank of
the North Saskatchewan River to the point of commencement" and substituting
"downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan River to its
confluence with Rose Creek in section 13, township 47, range 8, west of the
5th meridian; thence upstream along the right bank of Rose Creek to highway
22; thence southerly along highway 22 to the southeast corner of section
16, township 41, range 7, west of the 5th meridian; thence westerly and
northerly along the south and west boundaries of section 16, township 41,
range 7, west of the 5th meridian to its northwest corner; thence westerly
to the North Saskatchewan River; thence upstream along the right bank of
the North Saskatchewan River to the point of commencement";

     (b)  in Item 79 by striking out "right bank of the North
Saskatchewan River to" and substituting "right bank of the North
Saskatchewan River to the northern boundary of section 18, township 41,
range 7, west of the 5th meridian; thence easterly to the northwest
boundary of section 16, township 41, range 7, west of the 5th meridian;
thence southerly and easterly along the west and south boundaries of
section 16, township 41, range 7, west of the 5th meridian to highway 22;
thence northerly along highway 22 to Rose Creek; thence downstream along
the right bank of Rose Creek to its confluence with the North Saskatchewan
River; thence downstream along the right bank of the North Saskatchewan
River to";

     (c)  by repealing Item 137 and substituting the following:

          137  Shoal Creek Wildlife Management Unit (505)

               Commencing at the intersection of highway 33 and the
right bank of the Athabasca River near Fort Assiniboine; thence downstream
along the right bank of the Athabasca River to the northern boundary of
township 63; thence easterly along the northern boundary of township 63 to
highway 44; thence southeasterly along highway 44 to secondary road 661;
thence easterly along secondary road 661 to highway 2; thence southerly
along highway 2 to highway 18; thence westerly along highway 18 to highway
33; thence northwesterly to the point of commencement.

     (d)  by repealing Item 142 and substituting the following:

          142  Baptiste Lake Wildlife Management Unit (510)

               Commencing at the junction of highways 2 and 55 in the
town of Athabasca; thence southerly along highway 2 to secondary road 661;
thence westerly along secondary road 661 to highway 44; thence
northwesterly along highway 44 to the northern boundary of township 63;
thence westerly along the northern boundary of township 63 to the right
bank of the Athabasca River; thence downstream along the right bank of the
Athabasca River to a point directly north of the point of commencement;
thence southerly to the point of commencement.

     (e)  in Item 151 by striking out "Seal Lake Road to highway 88" and
substituting "Seal Lake Road to its intersection with the road locally
known as the Unical Road in section 32, township 82, range 13, west of the
5th meridian; thence southeasterly along the Unical Road to its
intersection with secondary road 750; thence northeasterly along secondary
road 750 to highway 88";

     (f)  in Item 171 by striking out "Seal Lake Road to highway 88" and
substituting "Seal Lake Road to its intersection with the road locally
known as the Unical Road in section 32, township 82, range 13, west of the
5th meridian; thence southeasterly along the Unical Road to its
intersection with secondary road 750; thence northeasterly along secondary
road 750 to highway 88".


8   Schedule 15 is amended

     (a)  in section 7(4)

               (i)  in clause (a) by striking out "6" and substituting
"10";

               (ii) in clause (b) by striking out "5" and substituting
"8";

               (iii)     in clause (c) by striking out "4" and substituting
"6";

     (b)  in section 9(1)

               (i)  in clause (b)(iv) by striking out "or 537" and
substituting ", 537 or 539";

               (ii) in clause (b)(v) by adding "353," after "352,";

               (iii)     in clause (d)(ii) by striking out "or 537" and
substituting ", 537 or 539";

               (iv) in clause (e)(ii) by adding "353," after "349,";

               (v)  in clause (e)(iv) by striking out "or 537" and
substituting ", 537 or 539".


9   Section 7 comes into force on July 1, 1998.