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THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, APRIL 15, 1998

     Alberta Regulation 43/98

     Alberta Corporate Tax Act

     ALBERTA CORPORATE TAX AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 88/98) pursuant to
sections 56 and 72.4 of the Alberta Corporate Tax Act.


1   The Alberta Corporate Tax Regulation (AR 105/81) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 2(1) and (2) are repealed.


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

     (2)  A reference to "Receiver General" in Part XLIII of the
regulations made under the Federal Act shall be read as a reference to the
"Provincial Treasurer".


4   Sections 4 and 5.4 are repealed.


5   Parts 3 and 4 are repealed.


6   The following is added after section 14:

     PART 6

     APPEAL COMMITTEE - AVOIDANCE TRANSACTIONS

Definitions
     15   In this Part, 

               (a)  "Appeal Committee" means the Appeal Committee
established under section 72.4 of the Act;

               (b)  "federal assessment" means an assessment,
reassessment or additional assessment under the federal Act involving the
application of subsection 245(2) of the federal Act or a determination
pursuant to subsection 152(1.11) of the federal Act;

               (c)  "GAAR appeal" means an appeal under section 72.2(2)
of the Act;

               (d)  "panel" means a panel of the Appeal Committee.

Application for GAAR appeal
     16   A GAAR appeal by a corporation to the Appeal Committee must

               (a)  be submitted to the Provincial Treasurer,

               (b)  identify the corporation that is making the appeal
and set out the name, address and telephone number of a contact person for
the corporation,

               (c)  describe the transaction that is the subject of the
appeal and set out the grounds of the appeal,

               (d)  contain a consent authorizing the Provincial
Treasurer to release to a panel all relevant tax information about the
corporation in the Provincial Treasurer's possession, including information
received from the Minister of National Revenue, and

               (e)  be signed by an officer of the corporation.

Formation of panels
     17(1)  Subject to subsection (2), if a corporation has, within the
time period specified in section 72.2(2) of the Act, made a GAAR appeal
that meets the requirements of section 16 of this Regulation, the
Provincial Treasurer shall

               (a)  select the members of the Appeal Committee to form
a panel to hear the appeal, and

               (b)  designate the chair and vice-chair of the panel.

     (2)  If a corporation makes a GAAR appeal in respect of a transaction
that is the basis of a federal assessment of the corporation, the
Provincial Treasurer shall not form a panel to hear the GAAR appeal unless

               (a)  all rights of objection and appeal under the
federal Act in respect of the federal assessment have expired or been
exercised, and

               (b)  after those rights of objection and appeal have
expired or been exercised, the corporation confirms that it wishes to
proceed with the GAAR appeal.

Adjournment by Provincial Treasurer
     18(1)  The Provincial Treasurer may require a panel to adjourn the
hearing of a corporation's GAAR appeal if, after the panel is formed, there
is a federal assessment of the corporation based on the transaction upon
which the GAAR appeal is based.

     (2)  The Provincial Treasurer shall not direct the panel to resume
the hearing of the corporation's GAAR appeal unless

               (a)  all rights of objection and appeal under the
federal Act in respect of the federal assessment have expired or been
exercised, and

               (b)  after those rights of objection and appeal have
expired or been exercised, the corporation confirms that it wishes to
proceed with the GAAR appeal.

Additional information
     19   A corporation shall supply any information relating to the GAAR
appeal that is required by the panel.

Parties
     20   The parties to a GAAR appeal are the corporation that makes the
appeal and the Provincial Treasurer.

Procedure
     21(1)  The Appeal Committee shall establish general procedures to be
followed in a GAAR appeal.

     (2)  A panel may modify the general procedures to fit the
circumstances of a GAAR appeal.

Hearings
     22(1)  A panel may conduct a GAAR appeal with or without hearings for
the presentation of evidence and for oral argument, but a panel shall hold
a hearing if a party requests it.

     (2)   A panel shall determine the time, date and place of hearings,
taking into consideration the convenience of the parties and of the panel
members.

     (3)  A panel shall provide the parties with sufficient notice of
hearings.

Default
     23   If a party fails to appear at a hearing or to produce
documentary evidence, the panel may make an order based on the evidence
before it, unless the party offers a explanation that is satisfactory to
the panel.

Panel decisions
     24   A decision of a majority of the members of a panel is a decision
of the panel, but if there is no majority decision, the decision of the
chair of the panel governs.


7   The Schedule is repealed.


     Alberta Regulation 44/98

     Fuel Tax Act

     FUEL TAX AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 90/88) pursuant to section
39 of the Fuel Tax Act.


1   The Fuel Tax Regulation (AR 388/87) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  by renumbering section 1 as section 1(1);

     (b)  by adding the following after clause (c.2):

               (c.3)     "exempt sale retailer" means a person who is
registered under section 4.1 to sell aviation fuel, fuel oil or liquid
petroleum gas to consumers who are exempt from tax under the Act or under
an Act of Parliament;

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

               (e)  "farming operations" means, subject to subsection
(2), any one or more of the following:

                         (i)  any step in the production of plants or
domesticated animals, including animal products or by-products;

                         (ii) the operation of an irrigation
district, when carried out by the board of directors of the irrigation
district and its employees, but not when carried out by a contractor;

                         (iii)     the harvesting of peat moss; 

                         (iv) the business, commonly known as custom
farming, of carrying out any step in the farming operations referred to in
subclause (i) on behalf of another person, including the harvesting of
crops and the transportation of those crops from the machinery used to
harvest the crops to the location where the crops are to be stored or used;

               and includes the personal use of a farm truck by a farmer
and the farmer's dependants, and the heating of buildings located on a farm
by a farmer;

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

               (f)  "farm machinery" means any of the following when
used by a farmer in farming operations:

                         (i)  any machinery powered by an internal
combustion engine or stationary engine;

                         (ii) a boat or plane;

                         (iii)     a vehicle that is not registered under
the Motor Vehicle Administration Act;

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

               (i.1)     "Minister" means the Provincial Treasurer, except

                         (i)  in section 12, where it means the
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, and

                         (ii) in sections 7(4), (6), (7), (8), (9)
and (10) and 7.1(2) and (3), where it means the Provincial Treasurer or the
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, as the circumstances
require;

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

          (2)  The following are not farming operations:

               (a)  the business of adding value to farm products by 
manufacturing, packaging, mixing, grinding or otherwise processing them,
when carried out by anyone other than by the farmer who produced them;

               (b)  subject to subsection (1)(e)(iv), the
transportation of farm products by a person other than the farmer who
produced them;

               (c)  the transportation of trees, shrubs, sod or peat
moss from the location where they were produced to a consumer or to a
wholesale or retail location, whether the location is owned by the producer
or not;

               (d)  the renting out by a lessor of farm land,
buildings, livestock, vehicles, machinery or other assets, and any
activities related to the maintenance or improvement of the rented assets;

               (e)  the raising of animals

                         (i)  commonly kept as pets, or

                         (ii) for display in a zoo;

               (f)  the use of any vehicle or machinery other than a
farm truck or farm machinery;

               (g)  any activity carried out by a person who is not a
farmer.


3   Section 4.1(3) is repealed.


4   Section 5(1) is amended by adding ", with respect to aviation fuel,
fuel oil or liquid petroleum gas used for a purpose other than for farming
operations in Alberta," after "Act".


5   Sections 6, 6.1 and 6.2 are repealed and the following is substituted:

Refund of tax
     6(1)  The Minister may, on receipt of an application in the form
provided by the Minister, pay a refund of tax     

               (a)  that was remitted by a seller in respect of fuel

                         (i)  that was delivered to a consumer
outside Alberta,

                         (ii) that was stolen or destroyed prior to
being sold to a consumer, or

                         (iii)     that is unsaleable due to
contamination,

               or

               (b)  that was remitted in respect of sales made to a
seller on credit, where all or a portion of the amount of the debt in
respect of the sale becomes uncollectible.

     (2)  The applicant must notify the Minister of the loss within 30
days of the date the applicant first becomes aware of it.

     (3)  An application for a refund must be accompanied by sales
invoices, ledgers and any other records, documents and evidence required

               (a)  to prove the claim, and

               (b)  to determine the amount of tax that was remitted,
and the amount of tax to be refunded.

     (4)  An application for a refund must be received by the Minister

               (a)  in the case of a refund referred to in subsection
(1)(a), within 90 days after the date the fuel was delivered to the
consumer outside Alberta, the theft or destruction was discovered by the
applicant or the contamination was discovered by the applicant, as the case
may be, and

               (b)  in the case of a refund referred to in subsection
(1)(b), within 90 days of the earlier of

                         (i)  the date that a Notice of Bankruptcy or
a notice of the appointment of a receiver is received by the applicant, and

                         (ii) the date that the applicant identifies
the debt as an amount to be claimed as an uncollectible debt for income tax
purposes.

     (5)  For the purposes of this section, a debt is not an uncollectible
debt unless the applicant

               (a)  has exhausted all efforts to collect the debt that
would reasonably be expected to be made by a creditor who is dealing at
arm's length with a debtor, and

               (b)  in the case of a bankruptcy or receivership, has
filed a claim with the trustee or receiver that includes the amount of the
tax owing shown separately.

     (6)  The amount of refund that the Minister may pay in respect of a
refund referred to in subsection (1)(b) is to be calculated in accordance
with the following formula:
               where

               A    is the amount of the uncollectible debt at the time
of the application;

               B    is the original amount of the debt at the time of
the sale;

               C    is the amount of tax that was remitted relating to
the sale.

     (7)  Even if an applicant for a refund does not comply with
subsection (2), the Minister may pay the refund if, in the Minister's
opinion, the failure to comply does not prevent the Minister from
collecting the tax from another person.


6   Section 7 is amended

     (a)  by repealing subsections (1) and (2) and substituting the
following:

Marked fuel certificates
     7(1)  A person who wishes to obtain a certificate identifying  the
person as a person who is entitled to be in possession of marked fuel for
use in farming operations in Alberta must apply to the Minister of
Agriculture, Food and Rural Development in a form provided by that
Minister.

     (2)  A person who wishes to obtain a certificate identifying the
person as a person who is entitled to be in possession of marked fuel for a
use other than in farming operations in Alberta must apply to the
Provincial Treasurer in a form provided by the Provincial Treasurer.

     (b)  by repealing subsection (5);

     (c)  by repealing subsection (6)(b) and (c) and substituting the
following:

               (b)  the date the person to whom the certificate was
issued ceases to conduct activities that qualify the person to obtain the
certificate, and

7   Section 11(1) is amended by striking out "An application for a grant
under section 8(6) of the Act" and substituting "An  application for a
refund of tax under section 4(3) of the Act and a grant under section 8(6)
of the Act, or either of them, in respect of aviation fuel, fuel oil or
liquid petroleum gas used in farming operations in Alberta,".


8   Section 12.1 to 12.3 are repealed and the following is substituted:

Application for exempt sale retailer
     12.1(1)  A person who wishes to become registered as an exempt sale
retailer must apply to the Minister in a form provided by the Minister in
respect of each location in which the person intends to sell fuel exempt
from tax.

     (2)  A person registered under this section is subject to the terms
and conditions imposed by the Minister.

     (3)  No person shall sell fuel without collecting the tax imposed by
the Act unless the Minister has acknowledged the registration of the person
as an exempt sale retailer.

     (4)  The Minister may refuse to register a person as an exempt sale
retailer 

               (a)  if the person has contravened 

                         (i)  the Act or the regulations made under
the Act,

                         (ii) an Act or regulation of Alberta that
imposes any tax, or 

                         (iii)     a law in force in another jurisdiction
that governs the sale of fuel or the levying of a tax on fuel in that
jurisdiction,

               or

               (b)  if the person is not dealing at arm's length with a
person who has contravened a law referred to in clause (a).

     (5)  The Minister may cancel or suspend the registration of an exempt
sale retailer if the Minister is satisfied that the exempt sale retailer
has contravened the Act or the regulations made under the Act or any other
Act or regulation of Alberta that imposes any tax.

Tax-exempt sales
     12.2(1)  For the purposes of this section and section 12.3,
"tax-exempt sale" means a sale of aviation fuel, fuel oil or liquid
petroleum gas without being required to collect the tax imposed by section
2 of the Act.

     (2)  An exempt sale retailer may make tax-exempt sales only to
persons referred to in subsection (3).

     (3)  Notwithstanding section 2 of the Act, the following are exempt
from the payment of tax:

               (a)  the Government of Canada, if the seller obtains
from the purchaser certification that the purchase is for the use of the
Government of Canada;

               (b)  a member of the Diplomatic Corps eligible for
inclusion in the Diplomatic Consular and other Representatives in Canada,
as published by the Government of Canada, and the armed forces of other
countries stationed in Canada, where the aviation fuel, fuel oil or liquid
petroleum gas is for consumption by the purchaser or by others at the
purchaser's expense;

               (c)  an Indian or Indian band only if

                         (i)  the purchaser presents to the exempt
sale retailer at the time of purchase, a valid identification card issued
under section 12.4,

                         (ii) it is reasonable to believe that the
fuel is not being purchased for resale or for export to another
jurisdiction, and

                         (iii)     the sale is made

                                   (A)  on a reserve, or

                                   (B)  on the settlement known as
the Garden River Settlement, located in the south-west corner of Wood
Buffalo National Park, if the sale is made between September 10, 1997 and
September 9, 1998 or such later date as the Minister determines.

Records of tax-exempt sales
     12.3(1)  The Minister may require an exempt sale retailer to complete
a voucher for some or all of the tax-exempt sales made by an exempt sale
retailer, and may determine the information that is to be contained in the
voucher.

     (2)  The Minister may require an exempt sale retailer to complete and
maintain records in electronic form instead of vouchers, and may determine
the nature and form of the records to be maintained.

     (3)  An exempt sale retailer shall not make a tax-exempt sale unless
the retailer has complied with subsection (1) or (2), as the case requires.

Identification cards
     12.4(1)  An application for an identification card shall be made on a
form provided by the Minister.

     (2)  The Minister shall issue an identification card to an Indian if
the Minister is satisfied that the Indian is 16 years of age or older.

     (3)  The Minister shall issue an identification card to an Indian
band if all or part of the reserve of the Indian band is in Alberta or the
band has an office in Alberta.

     (4)  An identification card expires on the date specified on the
card.

     (5)  If an identification card is lost, stolen or destroyed, the
Minister shall, on application in the form provided by the Minister, issue
a replacement card.

     (6)  The Minister may cancel an identification card

               (a)  if the Minister is satisfied that the holder of the
identification card does not meet the requirements of subsection (2), in
the case of an Indian, or subsection (3), in the case of an Indian band, or

               (b)  if the card has been lost, stolen or destroyed.

Refund re tax-exempt sales
     12.5(1)  The Minister may pay to an exempt sale retailer a refund of
an amount of tax the exempt sale retailer has remitted on tax-exempt sales.

     (2)  An application for a refund shall be made in a form and manner
determined by the Minister and shall be accompanied by any information
required by the Minister.

     (3)  An application for a refund shall be forwarded to the Minister
or to an agent-collector determined by the Minister.

     (4)  An agent-collector who receives a refund application under this
section shall, if satisfied that the application is materially correct,
immediately credit the account of the exempt sale retailer with the amount
of the refund.

     (5)  An agent-collector who has provided a credit to an exempt sale
retailer shall deduct the amount of the credit provided from the
agent-collector's next fuel tax remittance to the Minister, and shall
forward the refund application together with all required information to
the Minister together with the next return.

     (6)  The Minister shall, as soon as possible, review the applications
for refunds received by the Minister from exempt sale retailers.

     (7)  When the Minister receives refund applications under this
section with the return of an agent-collector, the Minister may review the
claim and,

               (i)  if the exempt sale retailer is entitled to an
additional refund, pay the additional refund, or

               (ii) if the exempt sale retailer was given an excessive
credit by the agent-collector, recover the amount of the excess from the
exempt sale retailer.

     (8)  If the Minister refuses to refund all or a portion of an amount
claimed under subsection (6), or determines that funds should be recovered
under subsection (7), the Minister shall cause to be given to the exempt
sale retailer a notice of disallowance specifying the amount that the
Minister will not refund or that the Minister will seek to recover, and the
reasons for the refusal or recovery.


9   Section 14(1.2) is amended by striking out "daily".


10   In the following provisions "Provincial Treasurer" is struck out
wherever it occurs and "Minister" is substituted:

     section 1(b)(ii), (d)(ii) and (e.1);
     section 2(1), (2) and (3);
     section 3;
     section 4;
     section 4.1(1);
     section 5(1)(a), (2);
     section 6.3;
     section 7(4), (6)(d), (7), (8), (9), (10);
     section 7.1(2)(b), (3)(b);
     section 8(1), (2);
     section 11(1)(a), (2);
     section 12(1);
     section 14(5);
     section 16(1), (3), (4), (5);
     section 18(2);
     section 19.


11   Section 2(c), (d) and (f) come into force on the coming into force of
section 2(a) of the Fuel Tax Amendment Act, 1997.


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     Alberta Regulation 45/98

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     LOCAL AUTHORITIES PENSION PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 91/98) 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   The following is added after section 117.3:

Transitional - Alberta Fire Training School
     117.5(1)  From the effective date of section 117.5 until the end of
December 1998, this Regulation is to be read as if the changes described in
subsections (2) to (6) constituted amendments to the provisions of this
Regulation referred to in those subsections.

     (2)  The following is to be treated as added after section 2(1)(00a):

               (00b)     "AFTS" means the Alberta Fire Training School in
the Town of Vermilion, Alberta, responsibility for the delivery of whose
school program is to be transferred from the Crown, in whose Department of
Labour the program currently resides, to Lakeland College on or about March
31, 1998;

     (3)  The following is to be treated as added after section 2(1)(o.1):

               (o.2)     "effective date of section 117.5" means the
beginning of the effective date as of which staff members formerly employed
in Alberta Labour's AFTS by the Crown become employed by Lakeland College
pursuant to the transfer agreement;

     (4)  Section 2(1)(p) is to be treated as changed

               (a)  by adding "or Lakeland College" after "or Pembina";

               (b)  by adding "or a person employed by Lakeland College
who is a participant of the Public Service Pension Plan by virtue of
section 10(1)(c.8) or (c.9) of the Public Service Pension Plan" after "or
(c.5) of the Public Service Pension Plan".

     (4.1)  The following is to be treated as added after section
2(1)(ss):

               (ss.1)    "transfer agreement" means the agreement
dated December 12, 1997 between the Crown, as represented by the Minister
of Labour, and the Board of Governors of Lakeland College;

     (5)  Section 10(1) is to be treated as changed by adding the
following after clause (c.4):

               (c.8)     employees who 

                         (i)  are employed by Lakeland College after
the effective date of section 117.5, and 

                         (ii) at any time after becoming so employed
work in AFTS if, immediately prior to their becoming so employed, they had
pensionable service accumulated in the Plan, while they remain employed by
Lakeland College;

     (6)  References in this section to a provision of this Plan or of the
Public Service Pension Plan are to be treated as references to that
provision as treated as altered by sections 117.1 to 117.3 and by this
section and by sections 117.1 to 117.5 of the Public Service Pension Plan,
as the case may be.

     (7)  For the purposes of this section, a person who works for the
Crown in AFTS immediately before the effective date of section 117.5 and
who continues to work in AFTS after that time is deemed to become employed
by Lakeland College at the beginning of the effective date of section
117.5, regardless of when the person actually becomes employed by it.

     (8)  This section is repealed as at the end of December 31, 1998.


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     Alberta Regulation 46/98

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES PENSION PLAN
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 92/98) pursuant to
Schedule 5, section 4 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.


1   The Management Employees Pension Plan (AR 367/93) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 117.4:

Transitional - Alberta Fire Training School
     117.5(1)  From the effective date of section 117.5 until the end of
December 1998, this Regulation is to be read as if the changes described in
subsections (2) to (6) constituted amendments to the provisions of this
Regulation referred to in those subsections.

     (2)  The following is to be treated as added after section 2(1)(00a):

               (00b)     "AFTS" means the Alberta Fire Training School in
the Town of Vermilion, Alberta, responsibility for the delivery of whose
school program is to be transferred from the Crown, in whose Department of
Labour the program currently resides, to Lakeland College on or about March
31, 1998;

     (3)  The following is to be treated as added after section 2(1)(o.1):

               (o.2)     "effective date of section 117.5" means the
beginning of the effective date as of which staff members formerly employed
in Alberta Labour's AFTS by the Crown become employed by Lakeland College
pursuant to the transfer agreement;

     (4.1)  The following is to be treated as added after section
2(1)(ss):

               (ss.1)    "transfer agreement" means the agreement
dated December 12, 1997 between the Crown, as represented by the Minister
of Labour, and the Board of Governors of Lakeland College;

     (5)  Section 10 is to be treated as changed by adding the following
after clause (c.7):

               (c.8)     employees who

                         (i)  are employed by Lakeland College after
the effective date of section 117.5,

                         (ii) at any time after becoming so employed,
worked in AFTS, and

                         (iii)     work in AFTS in circumstances where,
had they been employed by the Crown to work in AFTS before the effective
date of section 117.5, they would have been participants of this Plan,

                    while they remain employed by Lakeland College;

               (c.9)     employees of Lakeland College who were participants
of the Plan employed by the Crown to work in AFTS immediately prior to
their transfer to  Lakeland College under the transfer agreement, while
they remain employed by Lakeland College;

     (6)  References in this section to a provision of this Plan are to be
treated as references to that provision as treated as altered by sections
117.2 to 117.4 and by this section.

     (7)  For the purposes of this section, a person who works for the
Crown in AFTS immediately before the effective date of section 117.5 and
who continues to work in AFTS after that time is deemed to become employed
by Lakeland College at the beginning of the effective date of section
117.5, regardless of when the person actually becomes employed by it.

     (8)  This section is repealed as at the end of December 31, 1998.


     Alberta Regulation 47/98

     Public Sector Pension Plans Act

     PUBLIC SERVICE PENSION PLAN AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 93/98) pursuant to
Schedule 2, section 4 of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.


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


2   The following is added after section 117.4:

Transitional - Alberta Fire Training School
     117.5(1)  From the effective date of section 117.5 until the end of
December 1998, this Regulation is to be read as if the changes described in
subsections (2) to (6) constituted amendments to the provisions of this
Regulation referred to in those subsections.

     (2)  The following is to be treated as added after section 2(1)(00a):

               (00b)     "AFTS" means the Alberta Fire Training School in
the Town of Vermilion, Alberta, responsibility for the delivery of whose
school program is to be transferred from the Crown, in whose Department of
Labour the program currently resides, to Lakeland College on or about March
31, 1998;

     (3)  The following is to be treated as added after section 2(1)(o.1):

               (o.2)     "effective date of section 117.5" means the
beginning of the effective date as of which staff members formerly employed
in Alberta Labour's AFTS by the Crown become employed by Lakeland College
pursuant to the transfer agreement;

     (4)  Section 2(1)(p) is to be treated as changed

               (a)  by adding "or Lakeland College" after "or an AVC";

               (b)  by adding "or a person employed by Lakeland College
who is a participant of the Local Authorities Pension Plan by virtue of
section 10(1)(c.8) of the Local Authorities Pension Plan" after "10(1)(c.4)
of the Local Authorities Pension Plan".

     (4.1)  The following is to be treated as added after section
2(1)(ss):

               (ss.1)    "transfer agreement" means the agreement
dated December 12, 1997 between the Crown, as represented by the Minister
of Labour, and the Board of Governors of Lakeland College;

     (5)  Section 10(1) is to be treated as changed by adding the
following after clause (c.5):

               (c.8)     employees who

                         (i)  are employed by Lakeland College after
the effective date of section 117.5,

                         (ii) at any time after becoming so employed,
worked in AFTS,

                         (iii)     work in AFTS in circumstances where,
had they been employed by the Crown to work in AFTS before the effective
date of section 117.5, they would have been participants of this Plan, and

                         (iv) do not fall within section 10(1)(c.8)
of the Local Authorities Pension Plan,

                    while they remain employed by Lakeland College;

               (c.9)     employees of Lakeland College who were participants
of the Plan employed by the Crown to work in AFTS immediately prior to
their transfer to Lakeland College under the transfer agreement, while they
remain employed by Lakeland College;

     (6)  References in this section to a provision of this Plan or of the
Local Authorities Pension Plan are to be treated as references to that
provision as treated as altered by sections 117.1 to 117.4 and by this
section and by sections 117.1 to 117.5 of that Plan, as the case may be.


     (7)  For the purposes of this section, a person who works for the
Crown in AFTS immediately before the effective date of section 117.5 and
who continues to work in AFTS after that time is deemed to become employed
by Lakeland College at the beginning of the effective date of section
117.5, regardless of when the person actually becomes employed by it.

     (8)  This section is repealed as at the end of December 31, 1998.


     Alberta Regulation 48/98

     Tobacco Tax Act

     TOBACCO TAX AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 94/98) pursuant to section
20 of the Tobacco Tax Act.


1   The Tobacco Tax Regulation (AR 273/83) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 3 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     3(1)  A wholesaler's or importer's licence expires when the
wholesaler or importer, as the case may be, no longer carries on business
in Alberta as a wholesaler or importer.

     (2)  This section applies to licences issued before or after this
section comes into force.


3   Section 9.1 is amended by striking out "4300" and substituting "4301".


4   Sections 10 and 11 are repealed and the following is substituted:

     10(1)  The Minister may, on receipt of an application in the form
provided by the Minister, pay a refund of tax

               (a)  that was remitted in respect of tobacco that was
stolen or destroyed prior to being sold to a consumer, or

               (b)  that was remitted by a wholesaler in respect of
sales made to a wholesaler or retailer on credit, where all or a portion of
the amount of the debt in respect of the sale becomes uncollectible.

     (2)  The applicant must notify the Minister of the loss within 30
days of the date the applicant first becomes aware of it.

     (3)  An application for a refund must be accompanied by sales
invoices, ledgers and any other records, documents and evidence required

               (a)  to prove the claim, and

               (b)  to determine the amount of tax that was remitted,
and the amount of tax to be refunded.

     (4)  An application for a refund must be received by the Minister,

               (a)  in the case of a refund referred to in subsection
(1)(a), within 90 days after the date the theft or destruction was
discovered by the applicant, and

               (b)  in the case of a refund referred to in subsection
(1)(b), within 90 days of the earlier of

                         (i)  the date that a Notice of Bankruptcy or
a notice of the appointment of a receiver is received by the applicant, and

                         (ii) the date that the applicant identifies
the debt as an amount to be claimed as an uncollectible debt for income tax
purposes.

     (5)  For the purposes of this section, a debt is not an uncollectible
debt unless the applicant

               (a)  has exhausted all efforts to collect the debt that
would reasonably be expected to be made by a creditor who is dealing at
arm's length with a debtor, and

               (b)  in the case of a bankruptcy or receivership, has
filed a claim with the trustee or receiver that includes the amount of the
tax owing shown separately.

     (6)  The amount of refund that the Minister may pay in respect of a
refund referred to in subsection (1)(b) is to be calculated in accordance
with the following formula:
               where

               A    is the amount of the uncollectible debt at the time
of the application;

               B    is the original amount of the debt at the time of
the sale;

               C    is the amount of tax that was remitted relating to
the sale.


5   Section 12(2) is amended by striking out "10(5) or 11(3)" and
substituting "10(2)".


6   Section 12.1 is amended by striking out "Provincial Treasurer" wherever
it occurs and substituting "Minister".


7   Section 12.2 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     12.2(1)  A person who wishes to become registered as an  exempt sale
retailer must apply to the Minister in a form provided by the Minister in
respect of each location in which the person intends to make tax-exempt
sales.

     (2)  A person registered under this section is subject to the terms
and conditions imposed by the Minister.

     (3)  No person shall sell tobacco without collecting the tax imposed
by the Act unless the Minister has acknowledged the registration of the
person as an exempt sale retailer.

     (4)  The Minister may refuse to register a person as an exempt sale
retailer 

               (a)  if the person has contravened 

                         (i)  the Act or the regulations made under
the Act,

                         (ii) an Act or regulation of Alberta that
imposes any tax, or

                         (iii)     a law in force in another jurisdiction
that governs the sale of tobacco or the levying of a tax on tobacco in that
jurisdiction,

               or

               (b)  if the person is not dealing at arm's length with a
person who has contravened a law referred to in clause (a).

     (5)  The Minister may cancel or suspend the registration of an exempt
sale retailer if the Minister is satisfied that the exempt sale retailer
has contravened the Act or the regulations made under the Act or any other
Act or regulation of Alberta that imposes any tax.


8   Section 13(2) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (2)  An exempt sale retailer may make tax-exempt sales only to
persons referred to in subsection (2.1).

     (2.1)  Notwithstanding section 3 of the Act, the following are exempt
from the payment of tax:

               (a)  the Government of Canada, if the seller obtains
from the purchaser certification that the purchase is for the use of the
Government of Canada;

               (b)  a member of the Diplomatic Corps eligible for
inclusion in the Diplomatic Consular and other Representatives in Canada,
as published by the Government of Canada, and the armed forces of other
countries stationed in Canada, where the tobacco is for consumption by the
purchaser or by others at the purchaser's expense;

               (c)  an Indian or Indian band only if

                         (i)  the purchaser presents to the exempt
sale retailer at the time of purchase, a valid identification card issued
under section 13.2,

                         (ii) it is reasonable to believe that the
tobacco is not being purchased for resale or for export to another
jurisdiction, and

                         (iii)     the sale is made

                                   (A)  on a reserve, or

                                   (B)  on the settlement known as
the Garden River Settlement, located in the south-west corner of Wood
Buffalo National Park, if the sale is made between September 10, 1997 and
September 9, 1998 or such later date as the Minister determines.


9   Section 13.1 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     13.1(1)  The Minister may require an exempt sale retailer to complete
a voucher for some or all of the tax-exempt sales made by an exempt sale
retailer, and may determine the information that is to be contained in the
voucher.

     (2)  The Minister may require an exempt sale retailer to complete and
maintain records in electronic form instead of vouchers, and may determine
the nature and form of the records to be maintained.

     (3)  An exempt sale retailer shall not make a tax-exempt sale unless
the retailer has complied with subsection (1) or (2), as the case requires.


10   Section 13.2 is amended 

     (a)  in subsection (3) by adding "or the band has an office in
Alberta" after "Alberta";

     (b)  by repealing subsection (5) and substituting the following:

     (5)  If an identification card is lost, stolen or destroyed, the
Minister shall, on application in the form provided by the Minister, issue
a replacement card.

     (6)  The Minister may cancel an identification card

               (a)  if the Minister is satisfied that the holder of the
identification card does not meet the requirements of subsection (2), in
the case of an Indian, or subsection (3), in the case of an Indian Band, or

               (b)  if the card has been lost, stolen or destroyed.


11   Section 13.3 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     13.3(1)  The Minister may pay to an exempt sale retailer a refund of
an amount of tax the exempt sale retailer has remitted on  tax-exempt
sales.

     (2)  An application for a refund shall be made in a form and manner
determined by the Minister and shall be accompanied by any information
required by the Minister.

     (3)  An application for a refund made under this section shall be
forwarded to the Minister.

     (4)  The Minister shall, as soon as possible, review the application
for refund.

     (5)  If the Minister refuses to refund all or a portion of an amount
claimed under this section, the Minister shall cause to be given to the
exempt sale retailer a notice of disallowance specifying the amount that
the Minister will not refund, and the reasons for the refusal.


12   Section 14.1 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by adding "at a mark-point" after "tobacco";

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

     (3)  A marking permit holder shall not mark packages, cartons or
cases anywhere other than at a mark-point.


13   Section 14.2 is amended by striking out "and fine" and substituting
"or fine".


14   Section 14.4 is amended by striking out "with the following text on
the tear tape" and substituting "by a marking permit holder with the
following text on a tear tape approved by the Minister".


15   Section 14.5 is amended by adding "by a marking permit holder" after
"imprinted".


16   Section 14.6(1) is amended by adding "by a marking permit holder"
after "marked".


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     Alberta Regulation 49/98

     Forests Act

     CASTLE SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA FOREST
     LAND USE ZONE REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 99/98) pursuant to section
46 of the Forests Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Zone established    2
Duty to comply 3
Vehicular traffic   4
Order     5

Schedule



Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "highway" means that part of a secondary road, bridge, parking
lot or other place intended for use by on-highway vehicles;

     (b)  "motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle as defined in the Highway
Traffic Act;

     (c)  "off-highway vehicle" means a motor vehicle used for
cross-country travel on land or water but does not include snow vehicles or
motor boats;

     (d)  "on-highway vehicle" means a motor vehicle designed for travel
on a highway;

     (e)  "open fire" means a fire that is not confined to a facility
designed to contain fire;

     (f)  "registered trapping area" means an area or location defined
and registered under the Wildlife Act for the taking of fur-bearing animals
and fur-bearing carnivore on it by a licensed trapper;

     (g)  "secondary road" means any publicly owned road other than a
primary highway as defined in the Public Highways Development Act;

     (h)  "snow vehicle" means a motor vehicle designed and equipped to
be driven exclusively or chiefly on snow or ice or both;

     (i)  "Zone" means the Castle Special Management Area Forest Land Use
Zone.


Zone established
2   The area of forest land described in the Schedule to this Regulation is
declared to be a forest land use zone named the Castle Special Management
Area Forest Land Use Zone.


Duty to comply
3   Every person who is within the Zone shall comply with

     (a)  the lawful orders and instructions of a forest officer, and

     (b)  the instructions, prohibitions and directions contained in
signs and notices posted in or about the Zone.


Vehicular traffic
4(1)  Subject to subsections (2) and (4), no person shall, within the Zone,
operate

     (a)  an on-highway vehicle, except on a highway, or

     (b)  an off-highway vehicle or snow vehicle.

(2)  The operation of a motor vehicle is permitted within the Zone in areas
or on trails that have been designated for that purpose by signs or notices
posted in the Zone, or by the written instructions of a forest officer.

(3)  A person operating a motor vehicle within the Zone shall, at the time
of entry into the Zone, obtain a copy of, and comply with, any written
instructions referred to in subsection (2) that are then available.

(4)  The operation of a motor vehicle on land within the Zone which is not
a highway is permitted

     (a)  to transport an employee of the Government in the course of the
employee's employment,

     (b)  where the vehicle is being used to conduct, or to transport any
person or equipment to be employed or used in, work within the Zone that
has been approved by the Minister,

     (c)  to remove a sick, injured or deceased person from the Zone or,

     (d)  at places within the limits of a registered trapping area
located within the Zone where the use of a vehicle is approved in writing
by a forest officer.


Order
5   A forest officer may order a person in the Zone to refrain from doing
anything that, in the opinion of the forest officer is dangerous to life or
property or detrimental to the management or use of any road, trail or
route within the zone.


     SCHEDULE

All those portions of the following land as shown outlined on a plan on
file in the Department of Environmental Protection as No. 5932 GEN.

In Township 2, Range 30, West of the 4th Meridian
The north half of section 31

In Township 2, Range 1, West of the 5th Meridian
The northwest quarter of section 29
The north half of section 30
Section 31
The west half of section 32
The north half and southeast quarter of section 34
Sections 35 and 36

In Township 2, Range 2, West of the 5th Meridian
The north halves of sections 25, 26 and 33
Sections 34, 35 and 36

In Township 3, Range 30, West of the 4th Meridian
The north half and southwest quarter of section 4
Fractional sections 5, 8, 17, 20, 29 and 32
Sections 9 and 16

In Township 3, Range 1, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 36 inclusive

In Township 3, Range 2, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 4 inclusive
The north half of section 5
Sections 6 to 36 inclusive

In Township 3, Range 3, West of the 5th Meridian
Section 1
The northeast quarter of section 2
The northeast quarter of section 7
The north half of section 8
Section 9
The north half and southeast quarter of section 10
Sections 11 to 30 inclusive 
The north half and southeast quarter of section 31
Sections 32 to 36 inclusive

In Township 3, Range 4, West of the 5th Meridian
The northeast quarter of section 36

In Township 4, Range 1, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 12 inclusive
Sections 15 to 20 inclusive
Sections 29 to 32 inclusive

In Township 4, Range 2, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 36 inclusive

In Township 4, Range 3, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 36 inclusive

In Township 4, Range 4, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 and 2
The northeast quarter of section 3
The east half of section 10
Sections 11 to 14 inclusive
The north half and southeast quarter of section 15
Sections 21 to 27 inclusive
The south half and northeast quarter of section 28
Sections 33 to 36 inclusive

In Township 5, Range 2, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 8 inclusive

In Township 5, Range 3, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 36 inclusive

In Township 5, Range 4, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 5 inclusive
The east half of section 6
Sections 7 to 36 inclusive

In Township 5, Range 5, West of the 5th Meridian
The northeast quarter of section 11
The north half of section 12
Section 13 and 14
The east half of section 22
Sections 23 to 27 inclusive
Sections 34, 35 and 36

In Township 6, Range 3, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 8 inclusive 
The south half and northwest quarter of section 9
The west half of section 16
Sections 17 to 21 inclusive
Sections 28 and 29
The south half and northeast quarter of section 30
The southeast quarter of section 31
The south halves of sections 32 and 33

In Township 6, Range 4, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1 to 35 inclusive
The south half and northwest quarter of section 36

In Township 6, Range 5, West of the 5th Meridian
Sections 1, 2 and 3
Sections 10 to 15 inclusive
Sections 22 to 27 inclusive
The southeast quarter of section 34
Sections 35 and 36

In Township 7, Range 4, West of the 5th Meridian
The south half of section 2
Sections 4 to 8 inclusive
Sections 17 and 18
The southeast quarter of section 19
The south half of section 20

In Township 7, Range 5, West of the 5th Meridian
Section 1
The east half of sections 2 and 11
Section 12
The south half of section 13
The southeast quarter of section 14

The intervening theoretical road allowances within all the above land

Excepting thereout all mines and minerals and the right to work the same
out of all the above land.


SAVING AND EXCEPTING

 1)  Miscellaneous Leases numbered MLL 2867, MLL 780078, MLL 810055, MLL
860092 and MLL 910051.

 2)  Mineral Surface Leases numbered MSL 205, MSL 230, MSL 308, MSL 322,
MSL 1365, MSL 10358, MSL 10597, MSL 12127, MSL 12464, MSL 12493, MSL 12513,
MSL 12677, MSL 770595, MSL 771408, MSL 781155, MSL 800863, MSL 800898, MSL
801559, MSL 851000, MSL 860750, MSL 860770, MSL 860771, MSL 870066, MSL
870067, MSL 870068, MSL 870551, MSL 870751, MSL 871127, MSL 880824, MSL
882214 and MSL 900857. 

 3)  Pipeline Installation Leases numbered PIL 9, PIL 11, PIL 12, PIL 13,
PIL 14, PIL 15, PIL 16, PIL 17, PIL 18, PIL 22, PIL 176, PIL 195, PIL 202,
PIL 204, PIL 290, PIL 760044, PIL 810041, PIL 850060, PIL 850061, PIL
900012, PIL 900013, PIL 900086 and PIL 910015.

 4)  Recreational Leases numbered REC 2397, REC 780041 and REC 930002.

 5)  Surface Material Leases numbered SML 860059, SML 960034 and SML
960036.

 6)  Block 1 as shown on Settlement Plan No. 8511254 (4175 GEN)
   
     (Pt. Theoretical N « 24 & S « 25 Tp. 4, R 4, W 5th Mer)
     (Pt. Intervening Theoretical Road Allowance).

 7)  Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 as shown on Settlement Plan No. 971 1993
(5840 GEN)

     (Pt. Theoretical E « 24 and S « 25 Tp. 4, R 4, W 5th Mer)
     (Pt. Intervening Theoretical Road Allowance).

 8)  Beaver Mines Lake Recreation Area
     Castle River Bridge Recreation Area
     Castle Falls Recreation Area
     Lynx Creek Recreation Area
     Syncline Recreation Area.

 9)  Departmental Reservation No. DRS 800075 in favour of Alberta
Transportation and Utilities.

10)  Right of Entries as authorized under files numbered ROE 201, ROE 310,
ROE 639, ROE 4410, ROE 5157, ROE 5440, ROE 6997, ROE 7331, ROE 7386, ROE
7629, ROE 7864, ROE 7865, ROE 7943, ROE 8229, ROE 8392, ROE 8778, ROE 8779,
ROE 9097, ROE 9125, ROE 9148, ROE 9173, ROE 9194, ROE 9268, ROE 730009 and
ROE 740028.


     Alberta Regulation 50/98

     Safety Codes Act

     BUILDING CODE REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 107/98) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


Codes in the building discipline
1   The Alberta Building Code 1997, as established by the Safety Codes
Council and published  by the National Research Council of Canada, is
declared in force in respect of buildings.


Repeal
2(1)  The Alberta Building Regulation, 1991 (AR 109/91) is repealed.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Alberta Building Regulation, 1991
(AR 109/91) remains in force

     (a)  for work for which an application for a permit is submitted
prior to August 31, 1998, and

     (b)  for work for which a permit is issued by a safety codes officer
or other person designated by an Administrator pursuant to section 40 of
the Safety Codes Act who is satisfied that the design of the project
commenced prior to June 1, 1998,

until that work has been completed or the permit has expired or been
revoked.


Expiry
3   For the purpose 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 June 1, 2003.


Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on June 1, 1998.


     Alberta Regulation 51/98

     Safety Codes Act

     ENGINEERS' AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 108/98) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


1   The Engineers' Regulations (AR 319/75) are amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  in clause (d) by adding  "by providing general supervision for
the care and operation of a heating plant" after "of a building operator";

     (b)  in clause (e.1) by striking out "the Fee Regulation (Alta. Reg.
353/84)" and substituting "Schedule G of the Alberta Boilers Safety
Association Fee Schedule made under the Boilers Delegated Administration
Regulation (AR 54/95), as amended and as approved by the Minister";

     (c)  in clause (f) by striking out from "who takes charge of a power
plant" to the end of the clause and by substituting "issued before
September, 1998 permitting that person to perform functions as such".


3   Section 4 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     4(1)  The following classes of certificate of competency are in
effect in relation to the operation and supervision of pressure equipment: 

               (a)  First Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

               (b)  Second Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

               (c)  Third Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

               (d)  Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

               (e)  a Building Operator A Certificate of Competency
issued before September, 1998;

               (f)  Fifth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency;

               (g)  a Fireman's Certificate of Competency issued before
September, 1998;

               (h)  a Building Operator B Certificate of Competency
issued before September, 1998;

               (i)  Special Boiler Operator's Certificate of
Competency;

               (j)  Special Oilwell Operator's Certificate of
Competency.

     (2)  Certificates of competency in the classes of Building Operator
A, Building Operator B and Fireman are no longer to be issued after August,
1998, but those in force at the end of August, 1998 remain valid in
relation to the operation and supervision of power plants and heating
plants without any change in the activities authorized by them at that
date, subject to their being renewed through the payment of the required
annual fee.


4   Section 4.1 is repealed.


5   Section 5 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (5) by adding ", Fifth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency" after "Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of
Competency";

     (b)  in subsection (6) by adding "Fifth Class Engineer's Certificate
of Competency," after "Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency,";

     (c)  in subsection (7) by adding ", a Fourth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency issued after September, 1998" after "Third Class
Engineer's Certificate of Competency";

     (d)  in subsection (8) by adding "a Fourth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency issued after September, 1998,  Fifth Class
Engineer's Certificate of Competency," after "Third Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency,";

     (e)  in subsection (9) by striking out "fourth class" and
substituting "fifth class, other than  a certificate of a fourth class
issued before September, 1998,";

     (f)  in subsection (10) by adding ", Fifth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency" after "Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of
Competency".


6   Section 12(1)(f) is amended by adding "or while holding a Fourth Class
Engineer's Certificate of Competency issued after September, 1998" after
"Building Operator A Certificate of Competency".


7   Section 13 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) 

               (i)  by repealing clause (a) and substituting the
following:

                         (a)  of employment for a period of 6 months
assisting in the operation of a power plant having a capacity exceeding 250
kW and of  successful completion of a course in power engineering offered
after February 1, 1998 that is satisfactory to the Administrator and that
leads to a Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination,
or

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

                         (d)  of employment for a period of 6 months
in a pressure plant in an operating capacity satisfactory to the
Administrator and of successful completion of a course in power engineering
offered after February 1, 1998 that is satisfactory to the Administrator
and that leads to a Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency
examination, or 

               (iii)     in clause (f) by adding "or a Fifth Class
Engineer's Certificate of Competency" after "Building Operator's
Certificate of Competency";

     (b)  by repealing subsection (2);

     (c)  in subsection (5)

               (i)  in clause (a)(i) by adding "Fifth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency or a" after "obtaining a";

               (ii) in clause (b) by striking out "obtained the
experience specified in" and substituting "fulfilled the requirements of";

     (d)  by adding the following after subsection (7):

     (8)  Notwithstanding anything in this section, a candidate who holds
a valid Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency that was issued
before September, 1998 is eligible to write a special examination on the
subject of heating plants after successful completion of 

               (a)  a period of 6 months' employment in a heating plant
having a capacity exceeding 750 kW in an operating capacity satisfactory to
the Administrator, or

               (b)  an upgrading course in heating plant design and
operation that is satisfactory to the Administrator,

          and the Administrator shall issue a new Fourth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency showing a September, 1998 or later issuing date
to a candidate who obtains 65% or more of the total marks allotted for that
special examination.

     (9)  Notwithstanding anything in this section, a candidate who holds
a valid Building Operator A Certificate of Competency is eligible to write
a special examination on the subject of power plants after successful
completion of 

               (a)  a period of 6 months' employment in a power plant
having a capacity exceeding 250 kW in an operating capacity satisfactory to
the Administrator, or

               (b)  an upgrading course in power plant design and
operation that is satisfactory to the Administrator,

          and the Administrator shall issue a new Fourth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency showing a September, 1998 or later issuing date
to a candidate who obtains 65% or more of the total marks allotted for that
special examination.


8   The following is added after section 13:

     13.1(1)  To qualify to take a Fifth Class Engineer's Certificate of
Competency examination a candidate must furnish evidence satisfactory to
the Administrator

               (a)  of having acted as a fireman operating a boiler or
heating plant for a period of at least 6 months, or

               (b)  of having successfully completed a vocational
course in boiler and heating plant operation satisfactory to the
Administrator and leading towards a Fifth Class Engineer's Certificate of
Competency examination.

     (2)  Three months' credit in place of part of the operating
experience specified in subsection (1) may be granted by the Administrator
on successful completion of a course in boiler and heating plant operation
satisfactory to the Administrator and leading towards a Fifth Class
Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination.

     (3)  To qualify for a Fifth Class Engineer's Certificate of
Competency, a candidate must receive 65% or more of the total marks
allotted for the examination.

     (4)  The Fifth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency examination
must consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current
reference syllabus as established by the Administrator for the examination.

     (5)  Notwithstanding anything in this section, a candidate who holds
a valid Fireman's Certificate of Competency that was issued before
September, 1998 is eligible to write a special examination on the subject
of heating plants after successful completion of

               (a)  a period of 3 months' employment in a heating plant
in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator, or

               (b)  an upgrading course in heating plant design and
operation that is satisfactory to the Administrator,

     and the Administrator shall issue a Fifth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency to a candidate who obtains 65% or more of the
total marks allotted for that special examination.

     (6)  Notwithstanding anything in this section, a candidate who holds
a valid Building Operator B Certificate of Competency is eligible to write
a special examination on the subject of power plants after successful
completion of

               (a)  a period of 3 months' employment in a power plant
in an operating capacity satisfactory to the Administrator, or

               (b)  an upgrading course in power plant design and
operation that is satisfactory to the Administrator,

     and the Administrator shall issue a Fifth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency to a candidate who obtains 65% or more of the
total marks allotted for that special examination.


9   The following is added after section 21:

     21.1(1)  A person who holds both a valid Fourth Class Engineer's
Certificate of Competency issued before September, 1998 and a valid
Building Operator A Certificate of Competency may exchange those
certificates for a new Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency
that indicates that it was issued after September, 1998.

     (2)  A person who holds both a valid Fireman's Certificate of
Competency and a valid Building Operator B Certificate  of Competency may
exchange those certificates for a Fifth Class Engineer's Certificate of
Competency.

     (3)  No fee is payable for an exchange of certificates under
subsection (1) or (2).

10   Section 23(6) is amended by striking out "Fourth" and substituting "a
Fourth or Fifth".


11   Sections 34 and 35 are repealed.


12   This Regulation comes into force on April 15, 1998.


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     Alberta Regulation 52/98

     Safety Codes Act

     FIRE CODE REGULATION

     Filed:  March 18, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 109/98) pursuant to
section 61 of the Safety Codes Act.


Code in force
1   The Alberta Fire Code 1997, as established by the Safety Codes Council
and published by the National Research Council of Canada, is declared in
force in respect of fire protection.


Repeal
2   The Alberta Fire Code Regulation, 1992 (AR 204/92) is repealed.


Expiry
3   For the purpose 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 June 1, 2003.


Coming into force
4   This Regulation comes into force on June 1, 1998.


     Alberta Regulation 53/98

     Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act

     HERITAGE FUND FOREIGN INVESTMENT LIMITATION
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 25, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 111/98) pursuant to
section 17 of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act.


1   The Heritage Fund Foreign Investment Limitation Regulation (AR 265/96)
is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 3 is repealed and the following is substituted: 


Endowment portfolio
     3   The fair market value of investments in the endowment portfolio
that consists of foreign property shall not exceed 35% of the fair market
value of all assets of the endowment portfolio as calculated at the end of
each quarter of the fiscal  year.


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     Alberta Regulation 54/98

     Alberta Treasury Branches Act

     ALBERTA TREASURY BRANCHES AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 25, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 112/98) pursuant to
section 34 of the Alberta Treasury Branches Act.


1   The Alberta Treasury Branches Regulation (AR 187/97) is amended by this
Regulation.


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

     (3)  For the purposes of section 14 of the Act, "money deposited"
includes a debt obligation issued by Alberta Treasury Branches that

               (a)  is issued in Canadian dollars,

               (b)  has an original term to maturity of not more than
10 years, and 

               (c)  is not subordinate to other money deposited with
Alberta Treasury Branches.


3   Section 24 is amended

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

     (2)  "Capital" for the purposes of this section is the sum of $750
million plus subordinated debt calculated under subsection (3), plus
retained earnings, plus general allowances against loan losses calculated
under subsection (4) less deductions from capital.

     (b)  by adding the following after subsection (3):

     (4)  The maximum amount of general allowances against loan losses
that may be taken into account in determining capital for the purposes of
this section is an amount equal to the lesser of

               (a)  .625% of the risk weighted assets of Alberta
Treasury Branches, and

               (b)  an amount prescribed by the Minister.


4   Section 29(1)(d)(i) is amended

     (a)  in paragraph (C) by striking out ", bearer deposit notes";

     (b)  in paragraph (D) by adding "and bearer deposit notes" after
"issue". 


5   Section 30(1)(b) is repealed and the following is substituted:

     (b)  increase the amortization period of the loan or mortgage.


     Alberta Regulation 55/98

     Government Organization Act

     MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS GRANTS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 25, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 120/98) pursuant to
section 13 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Municipal Affairs Grants Regulation (AR 82/78) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1 of Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2) by striking out "and 1997" and substituting
", 1997 and 1998";

     (b)  in subsection (3)(b) by repealing everything occurring before
subclause (ii) and substituting the following:

          (b)  "senior's accommodation unit" means a housing facility
that is occupied by a senior citizen who rents or leases the facility and
that is part of a property complex

               (i)  in which or in any part of which that senior
citizen has no fee simple or life estate interest,


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     Alberta Regulation 56/98

     Public Health Act

     FOOD AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 25, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 121/98) pursuant to
section 75 of the Public Health Act.


1   The Food Regulation (AR 240/85) is amended by this Regulation.


2   The following is added after section 19:

     19.1   No person shall, in a food establishment, donate, exhibit,
distribute, supply, sell or offer for sale for human consumption any
pasteurized milk that is past its durable life date, within the meaning of
Part B, Foods, Division 1 of the Food and Drug Regulations, CRC Vol. VIII,
c.870, under the Food and Drugs Act (Canada).


3(1)  Division 9 of the Provincial Board of Health Regulations (AR 572/57)
is repealed.

(2)  The Provincial Board of Health Regulations Respecting Fluid Milk
Standards (AR 108/72) are repealed.


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     Alberta Regulation 57/98

     Government Organization Act

     COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS REGULATION

     Filed:  March 25, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 123/98) pursuant to
section 13 of the Government Organization Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Authority of Minister    2
Delegation     3
Agreements     4
Application for grants   5
Residency requirement    6
Incorporation  7
Payment of grant    8
Purpose of grant    9
Conditions     10
Accountability 11
Transitional   12
Repeal    13
Expiry    14
Coming into force   15

Schedules


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "fiscal year" means April 1 to the next following March 31;

     (b)  "Minister" means the Minister of Community Development.


Authority of Minister
2(1)  The Minister is authorized to make grants that are referred to in the
Schedules.

(2)  The Minister is also authorized to make grants to a person or
organization for purposes related to any program, service or other matter
under the administration of the Minister.


Delegation
3   The Minister may, either generally or with regard to any particular
case, delegate in writing to an employee of the Government any power or
duty conferred or imposed on the Minister by this Regulation or by section
13 of the Government Organization Act.


Agreements
4(1)  The Minister may enter into an agreement with an applicant in respect
of any matter relating to the payment of a grant.

(2)  The Minister may withhold a grant from an applicant who does not enter
into an agreement referred to in subsection (1).


Application for grants
5   An application for a grant must include or be accompanied by the
following information:

     (a)  the name, address and phone number of the applicant;

     (b)  if the applicant is incorporated, the corporation's correct
legal name and the address and phone number of its main office in Alberta;

     (c)  if the applicant is a partnership, the name, phone number and
residential address of each partner, and the business address and phone
number of the partnership;

     (d)  the purpose for which the grant is to be used;

     (e)  a detailed budget of the applicant's proposed use of the grant;

     (f)  the name and address of the person to whom the grant may be
disbursed;

     (g)  any additional information required by the Minister.


Residency requirement
6   In addition to the other requirements of this Regulation, in order for
an individual to receive a grant

     (a)  the individual must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
of Canada,

     (b)  the individual must be ordinarily present in Alberta, and

     (c)  the individual's home must be in Alberta.


Incorporation
7   The Minister may require an applicant to incorporate and may withhold a
grant from the applicant if the applicant does not incorporate.


Payment of grant
8(1)  The Minister may pay a grant in a lump sum or by instalments.

(2)  The Minister may round off any grant to the nearest dollar. 


Purpose of grant
9(1)  A grant recipient under this Regulation must use the grant only

     (a)  for the purpose for which the grant was made, or

     (b)  for any variation of that purpose approved by the Minister.

(2)  If a grant recipient does not use all the grant for the purpose for
which the grant was made, the recipient must return the unused portion of
the grant to the Provincial Treasurer.

(3)  A grant not used for the purpose for which it was made is a debt due
to the Crown and may be recovered from the person or organization to whom
the grant was made by an action in debt.


Conditions
10(1)  If a grant recipient does not meet the conditions on which the grant
was made or if the information provided by the recipient to obtain the
grant is determined by the Minister to be false, misleading or inaccurate,
the Minister may require the recipient to pay all or part of the grant to
the Provincial Treasurer.

(2)  An amount that a recipient is required to pay to the Provincial
Treasurer under subsection (1) is a debt due to the Crown and may be
recovered from the recipient by an action in debt.


Accountability
11(1)  The Minister may at any time require a grant recipient

     (a)  to report in writing on the work and activity in respect of
which the grant was made and provide proof of all expenditures made, to the
satisfaction of the Minister, or

     (b)  to provide an audited or unaudited financial statement of how
the grant was spent.

(2)  A financial statement required by the Minister must be in a form that
is satisfactory to the Minister and be prepared by persons whose
qualifications are satisfactory to the Minister.

(3)  A grant recipient must permit the Minister or the Minister's
representative, authorized in writing, to examine, during regular business
hours, the books or records relating to the expenditure of the grant to
determine if  the grant has been properly spent.


Transitional
12(1)  In this section, "former regulations" means

     (a)  the Cultural Grants Regulation (AR 105/84),

     (b)  the Historical Resources Grants Regulation (AR 65/83), and

     (c)  the Recreation and Parks Grant Regulations (AR 235/75).

(2)  The repeal of the former regulations does not affect

     (a)  any duties or liabilities of a person or organization that
received a grant under the former regulations, or

     (b)  any of the Minister's rights or powers with respect to a person
or organization that received a grant under the former regulations.


Repeal
13   The following regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Cultural Grants Regulation (AR 105/84);

     (b)  Historical Resources Grants Regulation (AR 65/83);

     (c)  Recreation and Parks Grant Regulations (AR 235/75).


Expiry
14   For the purpose 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 March 31, 2003.


Coming into force
15   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 1998.


     SCHEDULE 1

     SPECIAL SERVICES AND NEEDS,
     EMERGENCIES AND NEW PROGRAMS


1   The Minister may make grants pursuant to this Schedule to

     (a)  provide a special service,

     (b)  fill a special need,

     (c)  meet an emergency, or

     (d)  enable a new program to be started.


2   Any person or organization engaged in any activity related to any
policy, program, service or other matter coming under the administration of
the Minister may apply for a grant under section 1 of this Schedule.


3   An application for a grant under this Schedule must be submitted to the
Minister and be in the form specified by the Minister.


4   No grant may be paid under this Schedule where the Minister finds that
the applicant is eligible for a grant under

     (a)  another Schedule of this Regulation, or

     (b)  any program administered by the Alberta Foundation for the
Arts, the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, the
Alberta Historical Resources Foundation or the Wild Rose Foundation, or 

     (c)  section 13.1 of the Human Rights, Citizenship and
Multiculturalism Act

in respect of the program for which the grant is requested under this
Schedule.


     SCHEDULE 2

     PUBLIC LIBRARIES


1(1)  In this Schedule,

     (a)  "appropriation" with respect to a municipal board or library
system board means, subject to subsection (3), the amount of money
appropriated for a year by the municipality or by the members of the
library system for the operation of the municipal library or library
system, minus

               (i)  the amount of any money paid to the municipality or
members of the library system by the Government of Canada or the Government
of Alberta by way of a grant for library purposes for that year, and

               (ii) the amount of any money paid during that year by
the municipal board or library system board as rent to the municipality or
members of the library system;

     (b)  "member" in respect of a library system means a municipality,
improvement district, special area, Metis settlement or school authority
that is, under section 20 or 21 of the Libraries Act, a member of the
library system; 

     (c)  "per resident share of the appropriation" means,

               (i)  in respect of a municipal library, the
appropriation  for the municipal board divided by the number of residents
of the municipality, and

               (ii) in respect of a library system, the appropriation
for the library system board divided by the number of residents of the
members of the library system;

     (d)  "resident" means,

               (i)  in respect of a municipal library, a resident of
the municipality for which the municipal library is established,

               (ii) in respect of a library system, a resident of the
area of the municipality, improvement district, special area, Metis
settlement or school authority that is a member of the library system, and

               (iii)     in respect of a community library, a resident
within the boundaries of the community library. 

(2)  Unless otherwise provided, words and expressions used in this Schedule
have the same meanings as in the Libraries Act.

(3)  If a member of a library system is a school authority, the amount of
money allocated for the purposes of the definition of "appropriation"
includes the amount of money the school authority allocates for the
operation of the library system from its education grant from the
Government of Alberta.


2   An application for a grant under this Schedule must be submitted to the
Minister and be in the form specified by the Minister.


3   A board is not eligible for a grant under this Schedule if it does not
comply with the Libraries Act and the regulations under it. 


4(1)   For the purposes of this Schedule, the number of residents is to be
determined by using the Official Population List 1997 published by the
Department of Municipal Affairs.

(2)  If a library system does not serve a whole municipality, the number of
residents in the part of the municipality that is served by the library
system is to be determined by the Minister in a manner satisfactory to the
Minister using the Official Population List 1997 published by the
Department of Municipal Affairs.

(3)  Despite subsections (1) and (2), if an operating grant under Part 2 of
this Schedule for 1998 that is calculated using the Official Population
List 1997 is less than if the Official Population List 1991 published by
the Department of Municipal Affairs was used, the operating grant under
Part 2 for 1998 must be calculated using the Official Population List 1991.


5   The amounts of grants set out in this Schedule are the maximum amounts
of the grants that the Minister is authorized to make, and the Minister may
make grants of lesser amounts if the Minister considers it appropriate.


     Part 1

     General Grants


6(1)  In this section,

     (a)  "Alberta organization" means

               (i)  a corporation incorporated or continued under the
Companies Act or the Business Corporations Act, 

               (ii) a society incorporated under the Societies Act, 

               (iii)     an ordinary or limited partnership formed in
Alberta,

               (iv) a limited partnership formed in a jurisdiction,
other than Alberta, that is registered under Part 2 of the Partnership Act,

               (v)  a municipality,

               (vi) an Indian band located in Alberta,

               (vii)     a Metis settlement, or

               (viii)    a board, other than a board as defined in the
Libraries Act, society, council, committee or incorporated congregation
established pursuant to an enactment;

     (b)  "Canadian corporation" means a corporation or society
incorporated or continued in a jurisdiction in Canada, other than Alberta.

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), the Minister may make grants to

     (a)  boards for completing, amalgamating or restructuring library
systems;

     (b)  boards to assist in restructuring due to municipal
reorganization;

     (c)  boards, Alberta organizations and Canadian corporations for
research, development and promotion of programs dealing with public library
services;

     (d)  boards to assist in resource-sharing through the development of
electronic information-sharing networks in Alberta.

(3)  An applicant is not eligible for more than one grant with respect to
each clause of subsection (2) in one fiscal year.


     Part 2

     Operating Grants


7(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the Minister may make grants under this
Part to assist boards in operating libraries and providing library
services.

(2)  If a municipal board or library system board has received or is to
receive in a year a grant under this Part with respect to the residents of
a community library, the community board is not eligible for a grant under
this Part in the same year. 


8(1)   In this section, "expenditure" in respect of a year means the amount
of money expended in that year for library purposes by a community board
from funds under its control other than 

     (a)  funds that are paid by the Government of Canada or the
Government of Alberta by way of a grant for library purposes for that year,
and 

     (b)  funds received from improvement districts or municipal boards
for that year. 

(2)  The Minister may make a grant to a community board for a year if the
community board had an expenditure in the previous year.

(3)  The amount of the grant that the Minister may make is the greater of

     (a)  $1000, or

     (b)  1.5 times the expenditure, up to a maximum of $3 per resident.


9(1)  The Minister may, for a year, make a grant to a municipal board in an
amount of $2600 if the population of the municipality is 600 or less.

(2)  The Minister may, for a year, make a grant to a municipal board, if
the population of the municipality is greater than 600, in an amount equal
to the greater of

     (a)  $5250, and

     (b)  an amount, not to exceed $4.29 per resident, calculated by
multiplying 1.575 times the per resident share of the appropriation for
that year times the number of residents.

(3)  A municipal board is not eligible to receive a grant under subsection
(2) for a year unless the per resident share of the appropriation for the
year is at least $2 per resident. 

(4)  The Minister may make a grant for a year of $600 to any municipal
board that receives a grant under subsection (1) or (2) for that year.


10(1)   The Minister may, for a year, make a grant to a library system
board in an amount, not to exceed $3.22 per resident, calculated by
multiplying 2.1 times the per resident share of the appropriation for the
year times the number of residents.

(2)  A library system board is not eligible to receive a grant under
subsection (1) for a year unless the per resident share of the
appropriation for the year is at least $1 per resident.


11   An application for a grant under this Part for a year must include

     (a)  in the case of an application submitted by a community board, a
financial statement of the community library for the previous year audited
by persons whose qualifications are satisfactory to the Minister;

     (b)  in the case of an application submitted by a municipal board or
library system board, a budget for that year and the audited financial
statements of the municipal library or library system, as the case may be,
for the previous year.


12   The Minister may make a grant to a federation board for a year in an
amount determined by the Minister.


     Part 3

     Library Services Grants


13(1)  Subject to subsections (2) and (3), the Minister may make grants in
accordance with this Part.  

(2)  An applicant is not eligible for more than one grant under this Part
in one fiscal year.

(3)  If a municipal board or library system board has received or is to
receive a grant under this Part for a year with respect to residents of a
community library, the community board is not eligible for a grant under
this Part for the same year.  


14(1)  The Minister may make a grant for a year to a municipal board or
community board that receives financial assistance from an improvement
district, summer village or special area, of up to 1.5 times the financial
assistance received in the previous year.

(2)  The total grant paid under this Part for a year in respect of an
improvement district, summer village or special area may not exceed $4.08
per resident of the improvement district, summer village or special area,
as the case may be.

(3)  The Minister may make a grant for 1998 to a municipal board or
community board that receives financial assistance from a municipality

     (a)  that was formerly an improvement district, and

     (b)  that was established as a municipality after January 1, 1994

of up to 1.4 times the financial assistance received for 1997.

(4)  The total grant paid under subsection (3) may not exceed $3.84 per
resident.


15(1)  The Minister may make a grant to a library system board under this
section for a year in respect of 

     (a)  a member of the library system that does not have a municipal
board, or 

     (b)  a member of the library system that has a municipal  board, but
the municipal board has not applied for a grant for that year under section
9.

(2)  A grant under this section may only be used to provide library
services to public libraries within the library system.

(3)  A grant under this section made in respect of the members referred to
in subsection (1)(a) or (b) is calculated on the same basis as the grants
under section 9(2) of this Schedule to a maximum of $4.29 times the number
of residents of the members referred to in subsection (1)(a) or (b).

(4)  A library system board is not eligible to receive a grant under this
section for a year unless the per resident share of the appropriation for
the library system board for the year is at least $3 per resident.


16   An application under this Part must be made at the same time and in
the same manner as an application under Part 2.


     Part 4

     Establishment Grants


17(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the Minister may make an establishment
grant to a library system board to assist in the establishment or
completion of a library system with respect to 

     (a)  a library system board being established under section 20 of
the Libraries Act; 

     (b)  a municipality, improvement district, special area or Metis
settlement becoming a member of the library system;

     (c)  a member of the library system undergoing an increase in
population because of the annexation of land from a municipality,
improvement district or special area that was not a member of the library
system.

(2)  An establishment grant may not be made to a library system board with
respect to the City of Edmonton or the City of Calgary or in the case of a
merger of 2 or more library systems.  


18   The Minister may make an establishment grant of $10.27 times the
number of residents.


19   In addition to the requirements of section 5 of this Regulation, an
application for a grant under this Part must include

     (a)  in the case of a new member joining a library system, evidence
satisfactory to the Minister of the number of residents of the new member
and a copy of the library system's agreement referred to in section 19 of
the Libraries Act signed by the new member, and  

     (b)  in the case of an annexation, evidence satisfactory to the
Minister of the number of residents within the boundaries of the annexed
land.


20   An application for a grant under this Part must be submitted within 60
days after the event referred to in section 17(1) occurs.


     SCHEDULE 3

     COMMUNITY LOTTERY GRANTS


1   In this Schedule, "community lottery board" means a society
incorporated under the Societies Act for the purpose of performing the
duties and exercising the powers of a community lottery board under this
Schedule.


2   The Minister may make grants pursuant to this Schedule to fund
project-based initiatives in community services, recreation, culture,
parks, health, education, social services, libraries or the environment.


3(1)  A person or organization that wishes to apply for a grant under this
Schedule must submit an application to the community lottery board that the
Minister has designated for the area in which the person or organization
resides.

(2)  An application must be in the form specified by the Minister.

(3)  In addition to meeting the requirements of section 5 of this
Regulation, an applicant must also provide to the community lottery board
to which the application is submitted any additional information required
by the board.

(4)  A board that receives an application must, after considering the
guidelines established by the Minister and the requirements of this
Regulation, recommend to the Minister that

     (a)  a grant be made to the applicant in a specified amount and
subject to certain terms or conditions, or

     (b)  the application be refused.

(5)  The Minister may, after receiving the recommendation of a board and
any information that the Minister requires from the board or applicant,

     (a)  make a grant to the applicant in an amount and on any
conditions that the Minister considers appropriate, or

     (b)  refuse the application.


4(1)  The Minister may make guidelines establishing eligibility
requirements for applicants for grants under this Schedule.

(2)  A community lottery board is not eligible to receive a grant under
this Schedule.

(3)  An applicant is not eligible for more than one grant under this
Schedule in respect of the same project in one fiscal year.


5(1)  In addition to any conditions imposed by the Minister when making a
grant, a grant made under this Schedule is subject to the conditions set
out in this section.

(2)  Grants may be held unspent by the recipient of the grant if

     (a)  the grant is accounted for separately in the recipient's books
and accounts and in the recipient's statement of expenditures and revenues,
and

     (b)  any interest that accrues while the grant is held by the
recipient

               (i)  is treated in the recipient's books and accounts as
being part of the grant, and

               (ii) is spent on the project for which the grant was
made.

(3)  A grant that is held unspent under subsection (2) and any interest on
that grant must be spent on the project for which the grant was made within
2 years of receiving the grant.


6  A community lottery board must keep for a period specified by the
Minister all applications for grants and other documents it receives or
creates that are related to applications and must provide them to the
Minister on the Minister's request.


     Alberta Regulation 58/98

     Government Organization Act

     AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
     GRANT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 25, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 126/98) pursuant to
section 13 of the Government Organization Act.


     Table of Contents

Definition     1
Authority of Minister    2
Purpose of grants   3
Deductions from grant    4
Refund of surplus or repayment     5
Accountability 6
Repeal    7
Expiry    8


Definition
1   In this Regulation, "Minister" means the Minister of Agriculture, Food
and Rural Development.


Authority of Minister
2(1)   The Minister is authorized to make grants in accordance with this
Regulation.

(2)   The Minister may delegate in writing to an employee of the Government
any power conferred or duty imposed on the Minister under section 13 of the
Government Organization Act or this Regulation.

(3)  The Minister may not under subsection (2) delegate the power to waive
any criteria required to receive a grant.

(4)   The Minister may enter into an agreement with respect to any matter
relating to the payment of a grant.


Purpose of grants
3(1)   The Minister may make grants to a person or organization for
purposes related to any program, service or other matter under the
administration of the Minister.

(2)  An application for a grant must be made in the manner and form that
the Minister determines.


Deductions from grant
4   If a person who is to receive a grant under this Regulation owes money
to the Crown in right of Alberta or the Crown in right of Canada, the
Minister may deduct all or a portion of the money owing from the grant.


Refund of surplus or repayment
5(1)  The recipient of a grant may use the money

     (a)  only for the purpose for which the grant is made, or

     (b)  if the original purpose for which the grant is made is varied
with the consent of the Minister, only for the purpose as varied.

(2)  If the recipient of a grant does not use all of the money for the
purpose for which the grant is made, the Minister may require the recipient
of a grant to refund the surplus money to the Provincial Treasurer.

(3)  The Minister may require the recipient of a grant to repay all or part
of the money to the Provincial Treasurer if the recipient does not comply
with any conditions of the grant or does not use the money as required
under this Regulation.


Accountability
6   The Minister may at any time require that a recipient of a grant

     (a)  provide information to the Minister so that the Minister may
determine whether the recipient is complying with any conditions of the
grant and is using the money as required under this Regulation,

     (b)  provide an audited financial statement of the expenditure of
the money, and 

     (c)  permit a representative of the Minister or the Auditor General,
or both, to examine any books or records to determine whether the money has
been properly expended.


Repeal
7   The Agriculture Grants Regulation (AR 87/78) is repealed.


Expiry
8   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be re-passed
in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation
expires on December 31, 2002.


     Alberta Regulation 59/98

     Local Authorities Election Act

     FORMS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 25, 1998

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:129/98) pursuant to
section 160 of the Local Authorities Election Act.


1   The Forms Regulation (AR 272/91) is amended by this Regulation.


2   The list of Form Titles in Schedule 1 is amended

     (a)  with respect to Form 3, by striking out 

          "Nomination Paper and                                       11, 21, 22, 27,
           Candidate's Acceptance                                47,
151"

          and substituting 

          "Nomination Paper and
           Candidate's Acceptance
               Local Authorities Election Act          11, 21, 22, 27
                                                                                                    47, 151
               School Act                                                            27(4)";

     (b)  with respect to Form 6, by striking out "43" and substituting
"43, 44";

     (c)  with respect to Form 8, by striking out 

          "Voting Register                                                      52, 53, 59, 78" 

          and substituting 

          "Voting Register
               Local Authorities Election Act          52, 53, 59, 78
               School Act                                                            27(4)";

     (d)  with respect to Form 14, by striking out "Ballot Account" and
substituting "Ballot Account and Result of Vote".


3   Form 1 of Schedule 1 is repealed and the following is substituted:


FORM 1    OATH OF RETURNING OFFICER,
     DEPUTY, ENUMERATOR, CONSTABLE
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
                    (SECTION 16)

LOCAL JURISDICTION:      , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

ELECTION DATE:      

I,   (Name of Person Taking Oath)        , solemnly swear (affirm)

THAT I will diligently, faithfully and to the best of my ability execute
according to law the office of            (Office Appointed To)         .

THAT I will not communicate to any person any information obtained at an
election or in the course of carrying out my duties as to the candidate or
candidates for whom a person has voted, or at a vote on a bylaw or
question, as to whether a person has voted for or against a bylaw or
question.

THAT, where applicable, I will not communicate to any person any
information obtained in the course of carrying out my duties as an
enumerator.

THAT I will in all respects maintain and aid in maintaining the absolute
secrecy of the vote.

SWORN (AFFIRMED) before me )
at the          of                                )                     
               
in the Province of Alberta this    )  (Signature of Person Taking Oath)
       day of          , 19        .    )         

_________________________________________
(Signature of Returning Officer or Commissioner for Oaths)       


     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE AFFIDAVIT


4   Form 3 of Schedule 1 is repealed and the following is substituted:


FORM 3    NOMINATION PAPER AND
     CANDIDATE'S ACCEPTANCE
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTIONS 11, 21, 22, 27, 47, 151)
     SCHOOL ACT (SECTION 27(4))

LOCAL JURISDICTION:      , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

We, the undersigned electors of      (Name of Local Jurisdiction)     ,
nominate   (Candidate's Surname) (Given Names)   of               (Address) 
              as a candidate at the election about to be held for the
office of     (Office Nominated For)     of                         (Name
of Local Jurisdiction)   .

Signatures of at least 5 ELECTORS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE in this election in
accordance with sections 27 and 47 of the Local Authorities Election Act
and section 27(4) of the School Act (if applicable).


Printed Name of Elector
Address of  Elector
Signature of Elector



















CANDIDATE'S ACCEPTANCE

I, the above named candidate, solemnly swear (affirm):

         THAT I am eligible under sections 21 and 47 (and section 11, in
the case of Summer Villages) of the Local Authorities Election Act and
section 27(4) of the School Act (if applicable) to be elected to the
office; and
         THAT I am not otherwise disqualified under section 22 of the
Local Authorities Election Act; and
         THAT I will accept the office if elected; and
         THAT I have read sections 11, 21, 22, 47 and 151 of the Local
Authorities Election Act and section 27(4) of the School Act (if
applicable) and understand their contents.

Print name as it should appear on the ballot

_______________________________________________________
     (Candidate's Surname)              (Given Names (may include
nicknames,
                                                       but not
titles, i.e., Mr., Mrs., Dr.))


SWORN (AFFIRMED) before me at the  )
                       of                              )
in the Province of Alberta                                       )   
                         
this        day of                , 19         .       )  
(Candidate's Signature)    

                                                                            
  
(Signature of Returning Officer or Commissioner for Oaths)


     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE AFFIDAVIT
     OF A FORM THAT CONTAINS A FALSE STATEMENT


5   Forms 6 to 8 SV of Schedule 1 are repealed and the following is
substituted:


FORM 6    BALLOT               
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTIONS 42, 43, 44)        


        BALLOT FORM FOR CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIAL



(List Names of Candidates Below)









This ballot shall not be marked for more than one (1) candidate.



    BALLOT FORM FOR OTHER OFFICES


(List Names of Candidates Below)











The maximum number of candidates that can be voted for is       (Number)    
 .



USING SEPARATE BALLOTS FOR EACH OFFICE

     A separate ballot shall be used for:

                    the office of chief elected official;
                    the offices of councillors;
                    the office of school representative or trustee.


BALLOT FOR A VOTE ON A BYLAW OR QUESTION

     The wording on a ballot for a vote on a bylaw or question shall be
determined by a resolution of the elected authority.  The form of the
ballot may be determined by a resolution of the elected authority, however
if no resolution is passed the returning officer must determine the form.


ARRANGING THE NAMES ON THE BALLOTS

     The names of the candidates on each ballot must be arranged
alphabetically in order of the surnames and, if 2 or more candidates have
the same surname, the names of those candidates shall be arranged
alphabetically in order of their given names.

     If an elected authority passes a bylaw 2 months before an election
that provides that ballots be printed in as many lots as there are
candidates for the office, section 43(3) applies.


INDICATING THE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES THAT CAN BE VOTED FOR

     Every ballot used in an election for a member of an elected authority
must contain a brief explanatory note stating the maximum number of
candidates that can be voted for in order not to make the ballot void, and
every ballot used in an election for chief elected official must contain a
brief explanatory note stating that the ballot shall not be marked for more
than one (1) candidate.


FORM 7    INSTRUCTIONS FOR ELECTORS
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTION 45)               

TO VOTE:

          Mark each ballot by placing an "X" in the space provided on the
right hand side opposite the name of the candidate(s) of your choice.  The
ballot indicates the maximum number of candidates that can be voted for. 
You may vote for less than the maximum number, but not for more.


     EXAMPLES OF HOW TO MARK BALLOTS

      BALLOT FORM FOR THE ELECTION OF 
      CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIAL (CEO)










This ballot shall not be marked for more than one (1) candidate.




    BALLOT FORM  FOR OTHER THAN THE ELECTION OF 
CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIAL (CEO)

















The maximum number of candidates that can be voted for is three (3).


          Fold each ballot so that your markings are concealed and the
initials of the deputy who issued the ballot(s) are visible.


AFTER MARKING YOUR BALLOT(S):

          Hand the ballot(s) to the deputy supervising the ballot box. 
The deputy will deposit the ballot(s) in the ballot box.

          You have now completed the voting process.  Please leave the
voting station.


BYLAW OR QUESTION BALLOT:

          In the case of a ballot for a bylaw or question, mark the
ballot by placing an "X" opposite either "For" or "Against" or opposite
either "Yes" or "No".


SPOILED BALLOT(S):

          If you have marked your ballot in error, or defaced it in any
way, you may return it and obtain a replacement from the deputy who gave it
to you.

     If a ballot is torn, defaced, or otherwise dealt with by an elector
so that the elector can be identified, the ballot is void and shall not be
counted.

     - A PERSON MAY ONLY VOTE ONCE -

     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO TAKE A BALLOT
     OUT OF A VOTING STATION


FORM 8    VOTING REGISTER
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTIONS 52, 53, 59, 78)       
     SCHOOL ACT (SECTION 27(4))

LOCAL JURISDICTION: , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

ELECTION DATE:                                         

VOTING SUBDIVISION OR WARD
(If Applicable):        VOTING STATION:         


STATEMENT OF ELECTOR ELIGIBILITY

I,       (Name of Elector)       of           (Address of Elector)          
     ,
am eligible to vote at the above mentioned election because:

      I have not voted before in this election;
      I am 18 years of age or older;
      I am a Canadian citizen;
      I have resided in Alberta for the six (6) consecutive
            months immediately preceding Election Day;
      I am resident in the Voting Subdivision or Ward on
            Election Day; and
      I am eligible to vote for:

Where applicable:   (Check [ ] One)               A Public School Trustee

                                                                           A Separate School Trustee

             (Signature of Elector)        

     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE STATEMENT




DEPUTY RETURNING OFFICER

VOTER NUMBER:                           

BALLOTS ISSUED TO ELECTOR  (Check [ ])

         Chief Elected Official                       Bylaw or Question

         Councillors                                            
Separate School Trustee

         Public School Trustee




OBJECTION TO PERSON VOTING
Name of Candidate/Agent Making Objection:
Deputy's Initials:




Reason for Objection:



INCAPACI-TATED ELECTOR
Ballot of Incapacitated Elector Was Marked By Another Person: 
     (Check [ ])               



Reason:


OTHER




FORM 8 SV VOTING REGISTER
     FOR SUMMER VILLAGES
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTIONS 11, 52, 53, 59, 78)       

LOCAL JURISDICTION: , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

ELECTION DATE:                                     

VOTING SUBDIVISION OR WARD
(If Applicable):        VOTING STATION:         


STATEMENT OF ELECTOR ELIGIBILITY

I,         (Name of Elector)         of          (Address of Elector)       
     ,
am eligible to vote at the above mentioned election because:

      I have not voted before in this election;
      I am 18 years of age or older;
      I am a Canadian citizen;
      I am named on the tax roll as the person liable to 
         pay property taxes for property within the summer 
         village or the spouse of the person named;
      I have resided in Alberta for the six (6) consecutive 
         months immediately preceding Election Day and I
         am a resident of the Summer Village on Election Day.

             (Signature of Elector)        

     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE STATEMENT




DEPUTY RETURNING OFFICER

VOTER NUMBER:                                           

BALLOTS ISSUED TO ELECTOR  (Check [ ])

             Chief Elected Official                      Bylaw or Question

             Councillors



OBJECTION TO PERSON VOTING
Name of Candidate/Agent Making Objection:
Deputy's Initials:




Reason for Objection:



INCAPACI-TATED ELECTOR
Ballot of Incapacitated Elector Was Marked By Another Person:
     (Check [ ])               



Reason:


OTHER




6   Forms 11 and 12 of Schedule 1 are repealed and the following is
substituted:


FORM 11   STATEMENT OF INTERPRETER,
     INCAPACITATED ELECTOR,
     FRIEND OF INCAPACITATED ELECTOR
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTIONS 72, 78)          

LOCAL JURISDICTION:      , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

ELECTION DATE:                           

VOTING SUBDIVISION OR WARD (If Applicable):  

VOTING STATION:                          


STATEMENT OF INTERPRETER

I,       (Name of Interpreter)      of           (Address)              
in the Province of Alberta, will faithfully translate such statements,
questions and answers that the deputy returning officer may require to be
translated at this election and I will keep secret all information which
may come to me by virtue of being the interpreter for      (Name of
Elector)     .

          (Signature of Interpreter)     












Deputy's Initials




STATEMENT OF INCAPACITATED ELECTOR

     VERBAL STATEMENT

Are you              (Name of Incapacitated Elector)             of         
 (Address )         in the Province of Alberta, unable to mark your ballot
in the usual manner because you are unable to read, or you require
assistance because of blindness, or you require assistance because of a
physical condition?

(Instruction to Deputy: Initial if the elector answers affirmatively to
this question.)











Deputy's Initials



STATEMENT OF FRIEND OF INCAPACITATED ELECTOR

I,               (Name of Friend of Incapacitated Elector)             of   
         (Address)               in the Province of Alberta, am the friend
of   (Name of Incapacitated Elector)  , an incapacitated elector.  I will
read the ballot to my friend, mark the ballot in accordance with the
elector's  instructions, and keep secret all information which may come to
me by virtue of assisting the elector.

           (Signature of Friend of Incapacitated Elector)    












Deputy's Initials



     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO MAKE OR
     SIGN A FALSE   STATEMENT

     (FILE WITH ELECTOR'S VOTING REGISTER FORM)


FORM 12   STATEMENT FOR ADVANCE VOTE
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTIONS 76, 77)            

LOCAL JURISDICTION:      , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

ELECTION DATE:                               

VOTING SUBDIVISION OR WARD (If Applicable):  

VOTING STATION:                     

I,         (Name of Elector)              of          (Address of Elector)  
          , am eligible to vote at the above mentioned election and:  
(Check [ ])

     I have reason to believe that I will be absent from     (Name of 
Local Jurisdiction)    on election day as noted above, and unless I am
permitted to vote prior to election day, I will be unable to cast my vote
at this election. 

     Because of physical disability, it will be impossible or extremely
difficult to attend at the regular voting station and unless I am permitted
to vote prior to election day, I will be unable to cast my vote at this
election.

     Because I am a senior who lives in a senior's accommodation facility
where an institutional voting station is established and I am unable to
vote at the time established for the institutional vote and, unless I am
permitted to vote prior to election day, I will be unable to cast my vote
at this election.

     Because of religious reasons I am unable to vote on election day and,
unless I am permitted to vote prior to election day, I will be unable to
cast my vote at this election.

          (Signature of Elector)     

     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE STATEMENT


7   Forms 14 to 16 of Schedule 1 are repealed and the following is
substituted:


FORM 14   BALLOT ACCOUNT
     and RESULT OF VOTE
     for (Name of Office, Bylaw, or Question)
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTIONS 88, 89)     

LOCAL JURISDICTION:      , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

DATE OF ELECTION:                                 

VOTING SUBDIVISION OR WARD (If Applicable):  

VOTING STATION:                              

Result of Vote




Names of Candidates
(or Question, or Description of Bylaw)
Number of VALID Ballots Marked for Each Candidate (or For and Against on a
Question or Bylaw)




(Continue on Reverse if Required)



Ballot Account

(a)  Number of Ballots Supplied    ========

(b)  Valid Ballots         _______

     Valid Ballots Objected To    _______

(c)  Rejected Ballots         +_______

     Rejected Ballots On Which No
     Vote Was Cast By An Elector ______

(d)  Spoiled Ballots          +_______

(e)  Unused Ballots           +_______

(f)  Ballots Not Accounted For          +_______

     *Total Ballots            =  ========
     
*Total Ballots in (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f)  must equal number in (a).

DATED this _______ day of ________________ ,  19______.

(Signatures of at least 2 Deputies)     (Signatures of Candidates/Agents 
     who desire to sign)
________________________________     ______________________________

________________________________     ______________________________



     (HAND THIS FORM TO THE RETURNING OFFICER)



FORM 15   DISCLAIMER BEFORE A COMPLAINT
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTION 144)           

LOCAL JURISDICTION:      , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

I,    (Name of Person Disclaiming)      , solemnly swear (affirm) that I
disclaim all right to the office of                       of    (Name of
Local Jurisdiction)     and all defence of any right I may have to it.


SWORN (AFFIRMED) before me    )
at the               of                      )
in the Province of Alberta this    )                                       
         day of          , 19         . )    (Signature of Person Taking
Oath)

                                                                      
(Signature of Returning Officer or Commissioner for Oaths) 

     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE AFFIDAVIT


FORM 16   DISCLAIMER AFTER MOTION
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (SECTION 143)      

LOCAL JURISDICTION:      , PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

I,     (Name of Person Disclaiming)   , on whom notice of motion in the
nature of quo warranto has been served for the purpose of contesting my
right to the office of                                   of    (Name of
Local Jurisdiction)   , solemnly swear (affirm) that I disclaim that office
and all defence of any right I may have to it.

SWORN (AFFIRMED) before me    )
at the               of                      )
in the Province of Alberta this    )                                       

      day of               , 19       . )      (Signature of Person
Taking Oath)
     
                                
(Signature of Returning Officer or Commissioner for Oaths) 

IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE AFFIDAVIT


8   In the following Forms of Schedule 1, "A.D." is struck out wherever it
occurs:

     Form 2;
     Form 2 SV;
     Form 4;
     Form 5.


9   Formulaires 1RA to 3RA of Schedule 2 are repealed and the following is
substituted:


FORMULAIRE  1RA     SERMENT DU DIRECTEUR DU SCRUTIN,
     DU SCRUTATEUR, DU RECENSEUR,
     DU PR�POSE AU SERVICE D'ORDRE
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (article 16)
R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU          Nø____.
PROVINCE D' ALBERTA

DATE D'�LECTION:

Je, soussign‚,   (nom du d‚clarant)   d‚clare sous serment (ou affirme
solennellement)

     QUE je remplirai consciencieusement, fidŠlement et le mieux possible
les fonctions de (poste) conform‚ment … la loi.

     QUE je ne divulguerai aucun renseignement obtenu dans le cadre de mes
fonctions et concernant le choix d'un ‚lecteur, lors d'une ‚lection ou d'un
vote portant sur un rŠglement ou une question donn‚e.

     QUE je ne divulguerai aucun renseignement obtenu dans le cadre de mes
fonctions de recenseur.

     QUE je garderai et veillerai … ce que soit gard‚ … tous ‚gards le
secret absolu du scrutin.

D�CLAR� SOUS SERMENT OU AFFIRM�    
SOLENNELLEMENT devant moi … ______ )
dans la province d'Alberta ce _____ jour de  )    
___________ ,  19 ______.               )  (signature du d‚clarant)
                         )
                         )
(signature du directeur du scrutin ou
du commissaire aux serments)

LE FAIT DE SIGNER UNE FAUSSE
D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION


FORMULAIRE 2RA AVIS DE MISE EN CANDIDATURE
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (article 26)

R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU     Nø_______.
PROVINCE D'ALBERTA

Avis est donn‚ par la pr‚sente que le jour de mise en candidature est fix‚
au  (date)  et que les noms des candidats … ‚lire aux postes suivants
pourront ˆtre soumis au bureau de l'Autorit‚ r‚gionale de la R�GION
SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU 

          Nø     de      … midi … la date indiqu‚e.


     Poste
     Nombre de
     postes
Subdivision Nø__
     (au besoin)

















Adresses des bureaux de la R‚gion scolaire francophone du        Nø   :
                                   
                                   
                                   

DAT� …            dans le province d'Alberta, ce   jour de
               ,  19          .
                         
     (signature du directeur du scrutin)


Formulaire 3RA MISE EN CANDIDATURE ET
     CONSENTEMENT DU CANDIDAT
     School Act (article 223.4)
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (articles 22,27,151)

R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU      Nø ______.
PROVINCE D'ALBERTA

Nous, les ‚lecteurs soussign‚s de la R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE  DU   Nø  

soumettons la candidature de   (Pr‚nom, initiales, nom du candidat)  , 
(adresse du candidat) au poste de membre de l'Autorit‚ r‚gionale de la
R‚gion scolaire francophone du           Nø  .

Signatures d'au moins 5 PERSONNES ayant qualit‚ d'‚lecteur en vertu de
l'article 223.4(1) de la School Act (Loi scolaire) et de l'article 27 de la
Local Authorities Election Act (Loi sur l'‚lection des autorit‚s locales).


     Nom de l'‚lecteur*
     Adresse de l'‚lecteur
Signature de l'‚lecteur
















*PriŠre d'‚crire en lettres moul‚es

CONSENTEMENT DU CANDIDAT

Je, soussign‚,    (pr‚noms)                  (noms)    
dont la candidature est soumise ci-dessus, d‚clare sous serment (ou affirme
solennellement):
    QUE je suis ‚ligible au poste … combler en vertu de l'article
223.4(3) de la School Act (Loi scolaire);
    QUE je ne suis frapp‚ d'aucune des causes d'in‚ligibilit‚ pr‚vues par
l'article 223.4(5) de la School Act (Loi scolaire) et l'article 22 de la
Local Authorities Election Act (Loi sur l'‚lection des autorit‚s locales);
    QUE j'accepterai d'assumer la fonction … combler si je suis ‚lu;
    QUE j'ai lu l'article 223.4(3) de la School Act (Loi scolaire) et les
articles 22 et 151 de la Local Authorities Election Act (Loi sur l'‚lection
des autorit‚s locales) et que j'en comprends le contenu.

INSCRIRE le nom tel qu'il devrait apparaŒtre sur le bulletin de vote

_____________________________________________________________
     (nom du candidat)        (prenom(s) du candidat peut inclure surnoms
mais pas de titre, i.e., M., Mme, Dr.)

D�CLAR� SOUS SERMENT     )
OU D�CLAR� SOLENNELLEMENT     )
devant moi …                       dans la   )
province d'Alberta ce                        )                           
          
jour de                   , 19               .    )      (signature du
candidat)
                         )
                         )
(signature du directeur du scrutin ou 
du commissaire aux serments)

     LE FAIT DE SIGNER UN FAUX AFFIDAVIT OU UN    FORMULAIRE CONTENANT
UNE FAUSSE
     D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION


10   Formulaire 5RA of Schedule 2 is amended by striking out "(ou des
‚lecteurs propri‚taires)".


11   Formulaire 6RA of Schedule 2 is repealed and the following is
substituted:

FORMULAIRE 6RA BULLETIN DE VOTE
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (articles 42, 43, 44)

Bulletin de vote pour le poste de membre d'une Autorit‚ r‚gionale

(en fran‡ais)




(Indiquez le nom des candidats ci-dessous)

  
  
  


Le nombre maximum de candidats pour lesquels vous pouvez voter est de 
(nombre) 



BULLETIN DE VOTE PORTANT SUR UN R GLEMENT OU UNE QUESTION VIS�E

     Le libell‚ des bulletins de vote portant sur un rŠglement ou une
question donn‚e doit ˆtre d‚termin‚ aux termes d'une r‚solution adopt‚e par
l'Autorit‚ r‚gionale.    Le format du bulletin peut ˆtre d‚termin‚ par 
l'Autorit‚ r‚gionale, cependant en l'absence de r‚solution, il incombe au
scrutateur de d‚terminer le format du bulletin de vote.  

DISPOSITION DES NOMS SUR LES BULLETINS DE VOTE

     Les noms des candidats doivent paraŒtre par ordre alphab‚tique sur
chaque bulletin de vote et, quand plusieurs candidats portent le mˆme  nom,
ils doivent paraŒtre dans l'ordre alphab‚tique des pr‚noms.

     Lorsque l'Autorit‚ r‚gionale adopte, dans les deux mois pr‚c‚dant
l'‚lection, un rŠglement pr‚voyant que les bulletins seront imprim‚s en
autant de lots qu'il y a de candidats aux postes … combler, l'article 43(3)
s'applique.

CONSIGNE RELATIVE AU NOMBRE DE CANDIDATS POUR QUI VOTER

     Chaque bulletin servant … l'‚lection d'un membre d'une Autorit‚
r‚gionale doit contenir une brŠve note explicative stipulant le nombre de
candidats pour qui chaque ‚lecteur peut voter afin que son bulletin reste
valide.


12   Formulaire 7RA of Schedule 2 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "Blanc, A. B." and substituting "Nom num‚ro
un";

     (b)  by striking out "Bleu, C. D." and substituting "Nom num‚ro
deux";

     (c)  by striking out "Jaune, E. F." and substituting "Nom num‚ro
trois";

     (d)  by striking out "Rouge, G. H." and substituting "Nom num‚ro
quatre";

     (e)  by striking out "Vert, I. J." and substituting "Nom num‚ro
cinq".


13   Formulaires 8RA and 9RA of Schedule 2 are repealed  and the following
is substituted:


FORMULAIRE 8RA REGISTRE DES �LECTEURS
     School Act (article 223.4)
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (articles 52, 53, 59, 78)

AUTORIT� R�GIONALE DE LA R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU     Nø___.
PROVINCE D'ALBERTA.

DATE D'�LECTION:                                       

SUBDIVISION Nø       (AU BESOIN) BUREAU DE SCRUTIN                   
.


ATTESTATION DU DROIT DE VOTE DE L'�LECTEUR
Je, soussign‚,                r‚sidant …                  , d‚clare avoir
le droit de voter … l'‚lection ci-dessus mentionn‚e parce que je r‚ponds …
toutes les exigences suivantes:

    Je n'ai pas encore vot‚ … cette ‚lection;

    Je suis un Francophone;

    J'ai un enfant inscrit comme ‚lŠve dans une ‚cole francophone r‚gie
par l'Autorit‚ r‚gionale ci-dessus mentionn‚e;

    J'ai 18 ans r‚volus;

    Je d‚tiens la citoyennet‚ canadienne;

    J'ai r‚sid‚ en Alberta sans interruption pendant les six (6) mois qui
ont pr‚c‚d‚ la date du jour de l'‚lection.
                                                                 __________________________
                                                                      (signature de l'‚lecteur)

LE FAIT DE SIGNER UNE FAUSSE D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION




OBJECTION   L'�LECTEUR
Nom du candidat ou de l'agent faisant l'objection:
Initiales du scrutateur:




Raison de l'objection:



�LECTEUR FRAPP� D'INCAPACIT�
Le bulletin de vote a ‚t‚ marqu‚ par une personne autre que l'‚lecteur      
  [cocher( )]         



Raison:


AUTRE





FORMULAIRE  9RA

     D�CLARATION DU SCRUTATEUR 
     APR S LE D�POUILLEMENT DU SCRUTIN
     LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT
     (articles 90, 91)

R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU                          Nø     .
PROVINCE D'ALBERTA.

DATE D'�LECTION:                               

SUBDIVISION Nø      (AU BESOIN) BUREAU DE SCRUTIN          .

Je, soussign‚,    (nom du scrutateur)   , atteste que le nombre de
personnes qui sont inscrites au registre des ‚lecteurs de ce bureau de
scrutin est de   (en chiffres)       (en lettres)    et que, … ma
connaissance, ces inscriptions ont ‚t‚ faites conform‚ment … la loi. 

        (signature du scrutateur)   

     LE FAIT DE SIGNER UNE FAUSSE 
D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION


14   Formulaire 10RA of Schedule 2 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "PORTANT SUR UN R GLEMENT" where it first
occurs and substituting "  UNE ELECTION";

     (b)  by striking out "Le fait de signer une fausse d‚claration
consitute une infraction." and substituting "LE FAIT DE SIGNER UNE FAUSSE
D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION".


15   Formulaires 11RA and 12RA of Schedule 2 are repealed and the following
is substituted:


FORMULAIRE  11RA
     D�CLARATION D'UN INTERPR TE
     D'UN �LECTEUR HANDICAP�
     D'UN PERSONNE ASSISTANT
     UN �LECTEUR HANDICAP�
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (articles 72, 78)

R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU                                    Nø
     .
PROVINCE D'ALBERTA.

DATE D'�LECTION:                                

SUBDIVISION Nø      (AU BESOIN) BUREAU DE SCRUTIN           .


D�CLARATION DE L'INTERPR TE

Je, soussign‚,  (nom de l'interprŠte)  r‚sidant …   (adresse)   dans la
province d'Alberta, m'engage … traduire fidŠlement tout ‚nonc‚, question et
r‚ponse que le scrutateur pourrait faire traduire … cette ‚lection et …
garder sous le sceau du secret toute information qui pourrait m'ˆtre
communiqu‚e dans le cadre de mes fonctions d'interprŠte pour le compte de
(nom de l'‚lecteur).

     (signature de l'interprŠte)










D�CLARATION DE L'�LECTEUR HANDICAP�
                                                                                     �nonc‚ verbal

 tes-vous (nom de l'‚lecteur handicap‚) r‚sidant … (adresse) dans la
province d'Alberta, incapable de marquer votre bulletin de vote dans les
formes prescrites habituelles parce que vous ne pouvez pas lire, ou pour
cause de c‚cit‚ ou d'une autre incapacit‚ physique?
(Instruction au scrutateur: Veuillez initialer si l'‚lecteur r‚pond …
l'affirmative … la question pos‚e ci-dessus.)









D�CLARATION DE LA PERSONNE QUI ASSISTE L'�LECTEUR HANDICAP�

Je, soussign‚,       (nom de la personne en question)         r‚sidant …    
   (adresse)         dans la province d'Alberta, d‚clare ˆtre la personne
qui assiste     (nom de l'‚lecteur handicap‚)   , ‚lecteur handicap‚.  Je
m'engage … lire le bulletin de vote … l'‚lecteur et … marquer le bulletin
de vote conform‚ment … ses instructions.  Je m'engage … garder sous le
sceau du secret toute information que je recevrai en assistant l'‚lecteur
sus-nomm‚.  

     (signature de la personne assistant l'‚lecteur handicap‚)












     LE FAIT DE SIGNER UNE FAUSSE
     D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION

      (  CONSERVER DANS LE REGISTRE DES �LECTEURS)



FORMULAIRE  12RA
     D�CLARATION  - VOTE PAR ANTICIPATION
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (articles 76, 77)

R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU      Nø           .
PROVINCE D'ALBERTA

DATE D'�LECTION:                             

SUBDIVISION Nø        (AU BESOIN) BUREAU DE SCRUTIN    .

Je, soussign‚, (nom de l'‚lecteur) r‚sidant … (adresse de l'‚lecteur)
d‚clare que j'ai le droit de vote … l'‚lection mentionn‚e ci-dessus;  
Cocher ( ) une seule case

     QUE j'ai lieu de croire que je serai absent de la R�GION SCOLAIRE
FRANCOPHONE DU                  Nø      le jour d'‚lection, et que, … moins
d'ˆtre autoris‚ … voter par anticipation, je ne pourrai pas voter … cette
‚lection.

     QUE … cause d'une incapacit‚ physique, il m'est impossible ou
extrˆmement difficile de me rendre au bureau de scrutin, et que, … moins
d'ˆtre autoris‚ … voter par anticipation, je ne pourrai pas voter … cette
‚lection.

     QUE ‚tant une personne ƒg‚e r‚sidant dans un ‚tablissement
d'h‚bergement pour personnes ƒg‚es o— un bureau de scrutin institutionel
est ‚tabli, et parce qu'il m'est impossible de voter aux heures design‚es …
moins d'ˆtre autoris‚ … voter par anticipation, je ne pourrai pas voter …
cette ‚lection.

     QUE pour des raisons religieuses, il m'est impossible de voter …
cette ‚lection, et que, … moins d'ˆtre autoris‚ … voter par anticipation,
je ne pourrai pas voter … cette ‚lection.

      (signature de l'‚lecteur) 

     LE FAIT DE SIGNER UNE FAUSSE
D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION


16   Formulaires 14RA to 16RA of Schedule 2 are repealed and the following
is substituted:


FORMULAIRE 14RA
     RELEV� DES BULLETINS DE VOTE ET
     R�SULTAT DU VOTE CONCERNANT
     (nom du poste, du rŠglement ou de la question vis‚e)
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (articles 88, 89)

R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU                             Nø    .
PROVINCE D'ALBERTA.
DATE D'�LECTION:                                                      
SUBDIVISION Nø            (AU BESOIN) BUREAU DE SCRUTIN     .

R‚sultat Du Vote



Noms des candidats
(question ou description du rŠglement vis‚)
Nombre de bulletins de vote valides marqu‚s en faveur du candidat (ou pour
ou contre une question ou un rŠglement donn‚)



     (�crire au verso

si n‚cessaire)


Relev‚ Des Bulletins

(a)  Nombre de bulletins de vote re‡us: __________

(b)  Bulletins de vote valides:         +              

     Bulletins valides contest‚s             

(c)  Bulletins de vote rejet‚s:         +              
       Bulletins rejet‚s sur lesquels aucune 
       voix n'a ‚t‚ exprim‚e            

(d)  Bulletins de vote annul‚s:         +               

(e)  Bulletins de vote inutilis‚s:      +               

(f)  Bulletins de vote manquants:  +               

     *Total des bulletins de vote:      =         ___________

     *Le total de b, c, d, e et f  doit ˆtre ‚gal au nombre de (a)


Dat‚, ce          jour de               , 19       .

(Signatures d'au moins   (Signatures des 
2 scrutateurs) candidats/agents d‚sirant signer)
                                                                      
                                                                      


(VEUILLEZ REMETTRE CE FORMULAIRE AU DIRECTEUR DE SCRUTIN)



FORMULAIRE 15RA

     RENONCIATION AVANT UNE PLAINTE
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (article 144)

R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU                              Nø      
.

Je, soussign‚,                          , d‚clare sous serment (affirme
solennellement) que je renonce au droit d'occuper la fonction de    (titre
de la fonction)   de   (nom de  la localit‚)   et … d‚fendre tout droit que
je pourrais avoir … cet ‚gard.

D�CLAR� SOUS SERMENT OU                           )
AFFIRM� SOLENNELLEMENT                            )
devant moi … ________ dans la province            )         ___________________
d'Alberta ce _______ jour de ____, 19 ___.   )           (signature du
d‚clarant)
                                                                                          )
______________________________                         )
     (signature du directeur du scrutin 
      ou du commissaire aux serments)

LE FAIT DE SIGNER UNE FAUSSE
D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION


FORMULAIRE 16RA
     RENONCIATION SUITE   UNE MOTION
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (article 143)

R�GION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU      Nø       .

Je, soussign‚,                       , faisant l'objet d'un requˆte en quo
warranto visant … contester l'admissibilit‚ de ma candidature … la fonction
de (titre de la fonction) de (nom de la localit‚) , d‚clare sous serment
(affirme solennellement) que je renonce au droit d'occuper la fonction …
cette fonction et … d‚fendre tout droit que je pourrais avoir … cet ‚gard.

D�CLAR� SOUS SERMENT OU                           )
AFFIRM� SOLENNELLEMENT                            )
devant moi … _________ dans la province           )         _________________
d'Alberta ce ___ jour de _____, 19 ___.                )         (signature du d‚clarant)
                                                                                          )
______________________________                    )
      (signature du directeur du scrutin 
       ou du commissaire aux serments)

LE FAIT DE SIGNER UNE FAUSSE 
D�CLARATION CONSTITUE UNE INFRACTION


17   Form 3RA of Schedule 3 is repealed and the following is substituted:


FORM 3RA  NOMINATION PAPER AND
     CANDIDATE'S ACCEPTANCE
     School Act
       (Section 223.4)
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (Sections 22,27,151)

THE        FRANCOPHONE EDUCATION REGION Nø       ,
PROVINCE OF ALBERTA.

We, the undersigned electors of The                     Francophone
Education Region Nø      , nominate    (name of candidate)    of   
(address of candidate)    as a candidate at the election about to be held
for the office of                 of the regional authority of        
Francophone Education Region Nø      .

Signatures of at least 5 ELECTORS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE  in this election in
accordance with section 223.4 of the School Act and section 27 of the Local
Authorities Election Act.


Printed Name of Elector
Address of Elector
Signature of Elector


















CANDIDATE'S ACCEPTANCE

I, the said      (Surname)         (Given names)                      
named in the foregoing nomination, solemnly swear (affirm):

    THAT I am eligible under section 223.4 of the School Act;
    THAT I am not otherwise disqualified under section 223.4(5) of the
School Act and section 22 of the Local Authorities Election Act;
    THAT I will accept the office if elected;
    THAT I have read section 223.4 of the School Act and sections 22 and
151 of the Local Authorities Election Act and understand their contents.


Print name as it should appear on the ballot

                                                                            
          
     (Candidate's Surname)         (Given Names (may include
                          nicknames, but not titles, i.e., 
                          Mr., Mrs., Dr.))

SWORN (AFFIRMED) before me    )
at the               of                      )
in the Province of Alberta this    )         
        day of             , 19      .  )     (Candidate's Signature)

                                
(Signature of Returning Officer or Commissioner for Oaths)

     IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE AFFIDAVIT OR
     A FORM THAT CONTAINS A FALSE STATEMENT


18   Form 6RA of Schedule 3 is amended

     (a)  by striking out "A ballot for a vote on a bylaw or questions
shall be in the form determined by resolution of the elected authority" and
substituting "The wording on a ballot for a vote on a bylaw or question
shall be determined by a resolution of the regional authority.  The form of
the ballot may be determined by a resolution of the regional authority,
however if no resolution is passed the returning officer must determine the
form";

     (b)  by striking out "an elected" wherever it occurs and
substituting "a regional";

     (c)  by striking out "of district board".


19   Form 8RA of Schedule 3 is repealed and the following is substituted:


FORM 8RA  VOTING REGISTER
     School Act (section 223.4)
     Local Authorities Election Act
     (sections 52, 53, 59, 78)

THE REGIONAL AUTHORITY OF                             FRANCOPHONE EDUCATION
REGION Nø      .

PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

ELECTION DATE:                                         
VOTING SUBDIVISION OR WARD (If Applicable):       
VOTING STATION:     


STATEMENT OF ELECTOR ELIGIBILITY

I,    (name of elector)    of     (address of elector)   , am eligible to
vote at the above mentioned election because:

    I have not voted before in this election;

    I am a Francophone;

    I have a child enrolled as a student in a school operated by the
above noted Regional authority;

    I am a Canadian citizen;

    I have resided in Alberta for the six (6) consecutive months
immediately preceding election day.

                                                   
     Signature of Elector        

IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SIGN A FALSE STATEMENT




OBJECTION TO PERSON VOTING
Name of candidate/agent making objection:
Deputy's Initials:




Reason for objection:



INCAPACI-TATED ELECTOR
Ballot for incapacitated elector was marked by another person        
[check( )]        



Reason:


OTHER




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     Alberta Regulation 60/98

     Municipal Government Act

     COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION 1998 PROPERTY TAX
     EXEMPTION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 30, 1998

Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (M.O. L:128/98) pursuant to
section 370 of the Municipal Government Act.


1   The Community Organization 1998 Property Tax Exemption Regulation (AR
289/97) is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 15 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (2) by striking out "section 14(1)(a)" and
substituting "section 14(a)";

     (b)  in subsection (3) by striking out "section 14(1)(f)" and
substituting "section 14(f)".


     Alberta Regulation 61/98

     Motor Transport Act

     PUBLIC VEHICLE CERTIFICATE AND INSURANCE
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  March 31, 1998

Made by the Alberta Motor Transport Board pursuant to section 35 of the
Motor Transport Act.


1   The Public Vehicle Certificate and Insurance Regulation (AR 22/98) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 17 is amended by adding the following after subsection (6):

     (7)  This section does not apply to goods that are transported by a
carrier if the goods are owned by the carrier.


3   Section 25 is amended by adding the following after subsection (5):

     (6)  This section does not apply to goods that are transported by a
carrier if the goods are owned by the carrier.


4   Section 26 is amended by renumbering clause (a) as (a.1) and by adding
the following before clause (a.1):

     (a)  "airporter bus service" means a bus service in which

               (i)  passengers are transported from one or more pick-up
points to an airport and the only drop-off point is the airport, or

               (ii) passengers are transported from an airport to one
or more drop-off points and the only pick-up point is the airport;


5   Section 27(2) is amended by adding the following after clause (c):

     (d)  airporter bus service.