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THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, JULY 31, 1998

     Alberta Regulation 130/98

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA CANOLA PRODUCERS COMMISSION
     AUTHORIZATION REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council pursuant to
section 26 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

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

     (b)  "Commission" means the Alberta Canola Producers  Commission;

     (c)  "Plan" means the Alberta Canola Producers Marketing Plan
Regulation (AR 108/98);

     (d)  "producer" means a producer as defined in the Plan;

     (e)  "regulated product" means regulated product as defined in the
Plan.

(2)   Words defined in the Act or the Plan have the same meaning when used
in this Regulation.


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

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

     (b)  requiring persons other than producers to be licensed under the
Plan before they become engaged in the marketing and processing, or either
of those functions, of the regulated product;

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

     (d)  providing for

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

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

     (e)  providing for the refund of service charges;

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

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

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

     (g)  providing for the use of any class of service charges or other
money payable to or received by the Commission for the purpose of paying
its expenses and administering the Plan and the regulations made by the
Commission.


Repeal
3   The Alberta Canola Producers Commission Authorization Regulation (AR
174/89) is repealed.


Expiry
4   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 July 1, 2003.


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     Alberta Regulation 131/98

     Regulations Act

     MISCELLANEOUS CORRECTION AND REPEAL REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 284/98) pursuant to
section 10 of the Regulations Act.


1   The Correctional Institution Regulation (AR 138/77) is amended in
section 29(2) by striking out "as" and substituting "at".


2   The Employment Pension Plans Regulation (AR 364/86) is amended in
section 30(2)(g) by striking out "(A)" and substituting "(i)" and by
striking out "(B)" and substituting "(ii)".


3   The Motor Vehicle Propane Conversions Administration Regulation (AR
142/96) is amended in section 3(1)(f) by striking out "(that?)".


4   The Private Vocational Schools Regulation (AR 66/94) is amended in
sections 5(a)(iii) and 10(a)(iii) by striking out "the the" and
substituting "the".


5   The Prescription of Drugs by Authorized Practitioners Regulation (AR
83/98) is amended in section 2 by striking out "registered health nurse"
and substituting "registered nurse".


6   The Professional Practice Regulation (AR 242/81) is amended in section
48(1)(a) by striking out "elsehwere" and substituting "elsewhere".


7   The Alberta Canola Producers Marketing Plan Regulation (AR 108/98) is
amended in the heading following section 2 by striking out "PART I" and
substituting "PART 1"


8   The following regulations are repealed:

     (a)  Pork Producers' Market Insurance Program Regulation (AR
365/81);

     (b)  City of Edmonton Capitalization of Capital Cost Regulation (AR
29/93);

     (c)  Town of Bonnyville Natural Gas System Purchase Approval
Regulation (AR 405/86);

     (d)  Forms Regulation (AR 500/81);

     (e)  Public Contributions Accounting Regulation (AR 9/90);

     (f)  AR 395/57;

     (g)  Pari Mutuel Tax Regulation (AR 274/85);

     (h)  AR 347/90;

     (i)  Exploratory Drilling Incentive Regulation 1984 (AR 137/84);

     (j)  Sittings of the Court of Appeal Regulation (AR 343/85);

     (k)  Sittings of the Court of Appeal Regulation (AR 293/86);

     (l)  Sittings of the Court of Queen's Bench Regulation (AR 372/86).

     (m)  Leduc Tax Sharing Approval Regulation (AR 127/89).


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     Alberta Regulation 132/98

     Regional Health Authorities Act

     INTERIM REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
     APPOINTMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 285/98) pursuant to
section 21 of the Regional Health Authorities Act.


1   The Interim Regional Health Authority Appointment Regulation (AR 81/96)
is amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by adding "and the first successors to those
successors" before "shall";

     (b)  in subsection (2) by striking out "first member" and
substituting "person" and by striking out "that member" and substituting
"that person".


3   The following is added after section 1:

     2   This Regulation is repealed effective December 31, 2001.


     Alberta Regulation 133/98

     Government Organization Act

     EDMONTON RESTRICTED DEVELOPMENT AREA
     AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 286/98) pursuant to
Schedule 5, section 4 of the Government Organization Act.


1   The Edmonton Restricted Development Area Regulations (AR 287/74) are
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 1 of the Schedule, describing land located in Township 53,
Range 25, West of the Fourth Meridian, is amended by striking out 

     Sections 7 & 18     Plan 892 0486 showing survey for descriptive
purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor

and substituting the following:

     Sections 8 & 18     Plan 892 0486 showing survey for descriptive
purposes of a right-of-way for a Transportation/Utility Corridor


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     Alberta Regulation 134/98

     Social Development Act

     SOCIAL ALLOWANCE AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 289/98) pursuant to
section 30 of the Social Development Act.


1   The Social Allowance Regulation (AR 213/93) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 1(f) is amended by striking out "2(1)(a) of the Post-Adoption
Support Regulation (AR 92/90)" and substituting "46/(1)(a) of the Adoption
Regulation (AR 3/89)".


3   Section 7(i.1) is amended by striking out "housing authority
established under the Alberta Mortgage and Housing Corporation Act" and
substituting "management body under the Alberta Housing Act".


4   Section 14(1)(c) is amended by striking out "housing authority
established under the Alberta Mortgage and Housing Corporation Act" and
substituting "management body under the Alberta Housing Act".


5   Section 26.1 is amended by adding "problem gambling or" after
"requires".


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     Alberta Regulation 135/98

     Employment Standards Code

     EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 291/98) pursuant to
section 138 of the Employment Standards Code.


1   The Employment Standards Regulation (AR 14/97) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 9 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Basic minimum wage
     9   Employers must pay wages to employees at at least the following
rates:

               (a)  except where clause (b) applies, the rate is

                         (i)  $5.40 an hour, effective October 1,
1998,

                         (ii) $5.65 an hour, effective April 1, 1999,
and

                         (iii)     $5.90 an hour effective October 1,
1999;

               (b)  for an employee employed as

                         (i)  a salesperson for a commercial agent
licensed under the Licensing of Trades and Businesses Act,

                         (ii) a salesperson, other than a route
salesperson, remunerated in whole or in part by commission, who is engaged
in soliciting orders, principally outside of the employer's place of
business, for goods or services that will subsequently be delivered or
provided to the purchaser,

                         (iii)     an automobile, truck or bus
salesperson,

                         (iv) a mobile home salesperson,

                         (v)  a farm machinery salesperson,

                         (vi) a heavy duty construction equipment or
road construction equipment salesperson, or

                         (vii)     a residential home salesperson employed
by a person who builds those homes,

                    the rate is

                         (viii)    $216 a week, effective October 1,
1998,

                         (ix) $226 a week, effective April 1, 1999,
and

                         (x)  $236 a week, effective October 1, 1999.


3   Section 11 is amended

     (a)  in subsection (1) by striking out "Subject to subsections (3)
and (4)," and substituting "Subject to subsection (3),";

     (b)  by repealing subsection (4).


4   Section 12(1) is amended

     (a)  by adding "the following:" after "exceed";

     (b)  by repealing clauses (a) and (b) and substituting the
following:

               (a)  for a single meal,

                         (i)  $1.80, effective October 1, 1998,

                         (ii) $1.85, effective April 1, 1999, and

                         (iii)     $1.95, effective October 1, 1999;

               (b)  for lodging,

                         (i)  $2.40 a day, effective October 1, 1998,

                         (ii) $2.50 a day, effective April 1, 1999,
and

                         (iii)     $2.60 a day, effective October 1, 1999.


5   This Regulation comes into force on October 1, 1998.


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     Alberta Regulation 136/98

     Pharmaceutical Profession Act

     SCHEDULED DRUGS REGULATION (NO. 1)

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 292/98) pursuant to
section 92 of the Pharmaceutical Profession Act.


1   The Schedules to the Pharmaceutical Profession Act are amended by this
Regulation.


2   Schedule 1 is amended by repealing section 2(1)(d).


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

     3   The drugs in this Schedule include:

               acetarsol;

               acetylcysteine;

               acetylsalicylic acid and its salts (in oral preparations
containing 80 mg or less per dosage unit);

               allethrins;

               anisotropine and its salts;

               anthralin (dithranol);

               antihemophilic factor, human;

               antipyrine (except otic preparations);

               apomorphine and its salts;

               arginine and its salts;

               artemisia and its preparations, extracts and compounds
(except in trace amounts in homeopathic preparations);

               azelaic acid;

               bacitracin and its salts and derivatives (for ophthalmic
use);

               belladonna alkaloids and their salts and derivatives
(except in preparations for topical use or in trace amounts in homeopathic
preparations);

               bengal rose;

               bentiromide;

               benzalkonium and its salts (liquid preparations in 
concentrations of more than 2%);

               benzethonium chloride (liquid preparations in 
concentrations of more than 1%);

               benzocaine and its salts (for parenteral or  ophthalmic
use or in products marketed for topical application on mucous membranes for
children under 2 years of age);

               bioflavonoids (in concentrations of more than 200 mg per
dosage unit);

               boric acid and its salts (in preparations for systemic or
ophthalmic use, except in contact lens solutions);

               buclizine;

               bufexamac;

               calcium disodium edetate;

               camphor (in oleaginous vehicles and in liquid forms in
concentrations greater than 10%);

               cantharides and its derivatives and preparations;

               caprylic acid;

               cholecystokinin;

               chymotrypsin (ophthalmic);

               clidinium and its salts;

               coal tar (in concentrations of more than 10%);

               collagenase (as a debriding agent);

               cyclandelate;

               cyclazocine and its salts;

               cyclopentamine and its salts;

               cyclopentolate and its salts (except for ophthalmic and
parenteral use);

               cyproheptadine and its salts;

               desoxyribonuclease (pancreatin dornase);

               dextrose (sclerosing agents);

               dicyclomine and its salts (except for topical use and
lozenges);

               dihydroquinidine and its salts (except 
phenylbarbiturate);

               diiodohydroxyquine (topicals);

               dimenhydrinate and its salts (oral or rectal);

               diperodon and its salts (except for topical use);


               drugs for human use not included in Schedule 1 that  are
intended for administration by hypodermic injection;

               dyclonine (except for topical use on mucous membranes);

               electrolyte solutions (except in oral rehydration
preparations);

               epinephrine and its salts;

               ethanolamine oleate;

               ethoheptazine and its salts;

               ethyl chloride (except in trace amounts);

               fibrin;

               fibrinolysin;

               fluorides for oral or topical use (except in dentifrices 
and mouthwashes and in preparations containing less than 0.45 mg of
fluorine (equivalent to 0.1 mg of sodium fluoride) per daily recommended
dose);

               glucagon;

               glutamic acid and its salts (gastric acidifiers);

               glycopyrrolate and its salts;

               gramicidin and its salts and derivatives (for ophthalmic
use);

               heparin and its salts (except for topical use);

               histamine and its salts (except for topical use);

               homatropine and its salts (for oral use in 
concentrations of 2 mg or less per dosage unit);

               hyaluronic acid and its salts (preparations in 
concentrations of 5% or more);

               hyaluronidase;

               hydroquinone (topical preparations in concentrations  of
2% or more);

               hydroxyephedrine and its salts;

               hyoscine and its salts and derivatives (scopolamine);

               hyoscyamine and its salts and derivatives (except for
topical use);

               inositol niacinate;

               insulin;

               iodinated casein;

               iodinated glycerol;

               iodine and its salts and derivatives (except topical
preparations or in oral doses of .16 mg or less per day);

               iodochlorhydroxyquine (for topical use);

               ipecac and its extracts and derivatives;

               iron and its salts and derivatives (preparations with 
more than 30 mg elemental iron per solid dosage unit or 5 ml oral liquid);

               levargorphane and its salts;

               levonordefrin;

               lidocaine and prilocaine (eutectic mixture);

               local anaesthetics for ophthalmic use;

               loperamide and its salts (oral liquid dosage forms for
children);

               mannitol and its salts;

               metathoheptazine and its salts;

               methantheline and its salts;

               methdilazine and its salts;

               methenamine and its salts (except for topical use);

               metheptazine and its salts;

               methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen) liquid dosage
forms in concentrations greater than 30%;

               monobenzone;

               monoethanolamine oleate;

               mupirocin;

               naphazoline and its salts (in nasal preparations for
paediatric use);

               niacin (as a single ingredient with more than 50 mg per
dosage unit) (nicotinic acid);

               niacinamide (preparations containing more than 125 mg per
dosage unit);

               nitroglycerin (sublingual immediate release dosage
forms);

               norepinephrine and its salts (levarterenol, 
noradrenaline);

               orphenadrine citrate;

               oxyquinoline;

               pancreatic enzymes (cystic fibrosis treatment);

               pancrelipase;

               papain (as a debriding agent);

               paroxypropione;

               pentagastrin and its salts;

               phenol (preparations in concentrations of more than 20%);

               phenoxybenzamine and its salts;

               phenylephrine and its salts and preparations (in nasal
preparations in concentrations of 2.5% or less, for paediatric use);

               phenylpropanolamine and its salts and preparations (in
preparations containing more than 50 mg per single dose of an immediate
release preparation, or more than 75 mg per single dose of a controlled or
sustained release preparation, or preparations for which the recommended
total daily dose is greater than 150 mg);

               physostigmine salicylate (oral or topical);

               pinaverium and its salts;

               piperazine and its salts;

               polyacrylamide;

               polymixin B and its salts and derivatives (for ophthalmic
use);

               potassium salts (preparations containing more than 5 mmol
per single dose);

               promethazine and its salts (except for topical use);

               propantheline and its salts;

               propylhexedrine;

               protamine and its salts;

               pyrantel and its salts;

               pyrvinium and its salts;

               quinine salts;

               racemethionine;

               rue and its preparations and extracts;

               salicylic acid and its salts in topical preparations in
concentrations of more than 40%;

               silver nitrate;

               sincalide;

               sodium chloride (single ingredient solutions and
ophthalmic preparations in concentrations of more than 0.9%);

               sodium iodide (for sclerosing);

               sodium tetradecylsulfate;

               stramonium and its preparations, extracts and compounds;

               streptokinase (as a debriding agent);

               sutilains;

               tetrahydrazoline (in nasal preparations for paediatric
use);

               thrombin;

               thyroglobulin;

               thyrotropin;

               trypsin;

               ubiquinone;

               urea (topical preparations in concentrations of more than
25%);

               xylose.


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

     3   The drugs in this Schedule include:

               (a)  belladonna alkaloids and their salts and
derivatives for topical use;

               (b)  benzoyl peroxide (as a single active ingredient, in
concentrations of 5% or less)

               (c)  benzyl benzoate;

               (d)  cetirizine in concentrations equal to or less than
8.5 mg cetirizine per dosage form;

               (e)  cimetidine and its salts (in concentrations of 100
mg or less per dosage unit);

               (f)  clotrimazole and its salts (in preparations for
topical or vaginal use);

               (g)  crotamiton;

               (h)  drugs for veterinary use by hypodermic injection
into an animal;

               (i)  dyclonine and its salts (for topical use on mucous
membranes, except lozenges);

               (j)  esdepallethrin/piperonyl butoxide;

               (k)  famotidine and its salts (in preparations for oral
use containing 10 mg or less of famotidine per dosage unit);

               (l)  fexofenadine hydrochloride;

               (m)  heparin and its salts (for topical use);

               (n)  hydrocortisone and hydrocortisone acetate (as a
single active ingredient, in topical preparations in concentrations of 0.5%
or less);

               (o)  ibuprofen and its salts in concentrations of 200 mg
or less of ibuprofen per dosage form;

               (p)  ketoconazole and its salts (in preparations for
topical use as a shampoo);

               (q)  lindane;

               (r)  loperamide and its salts (in solid dosage forms);

               (s)  miconazole and its salts (for topical or vaginal
use);

               (t)  nicotine and its salts when sold as a chewing gum
containing 4 mg or less of nicotine per dosage unit;

               (u)  nystatin and its salts and derivatives (for topical
or vaginal use);

               (v)  permethrin and its derivatives;

               (w)  piperonyl and its salts;

               (x)  pyrethrins;

               (y)  pyrethrins/piperonyl butoxide;

               (z)  ranitidine and its salts (when sold in a dosage
form containing not more than the equivalent of 75 mg  of ranitidine);

               (aa) saccharin;

               (bb) sodium cromoglycate in solutions for ophthalmic use
in concentrations of 2% or less;

               (cc) tioconazole and its salts (in preparations for
topical or vaginal use).


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     Alberta Regulation 137/98

     Pharmaceutical Profession Act

     SCHEDULED DRUGS REGULATION (NO. 2)

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 293/98) pursuant to
section 90 of the Pharmaceutical Profession Act.


1   The Schedules to the Pharmaceutical Profession Act are amended by this
Regulation.


2   Schedule 1 is amended in section 2(1) by adding the following after
clause (c):

     (d)  the following drugs:

     aconite (except in trace amounts in homeopathic   preparations);
     alverine and its salts for parenteral use;
     aminopromazine (proquamezine) and its salts;
     arsenic and its salts and compounds for human use (except   in trace
amounts in homeopathic preparations);
     aspidium for oral use (except in trace amounts in      homeopathic
preparations);
     azathioprine and its salts;
     bacitracin and its salts and derivatives for parenteral use;
     chenopodium ambrosioides;
     cycrimine;
     ephedrine and its salts (products for internal use containing    ephedrine and its salts as the single active ingredient);
     erythrityl tetranitrate;
     ethopropazine hydrochloride (profenamine and its salts);
     ethylpapaverine and its salts;
     flumazenil;
     homatropine and its salts (for ophthalmic or parenteral use
          or in preparations for oral use containing more than 2 mg per
dosage unit);
     isopropamide and its salts;
     isosorbide dinitrate;
     levallorphane and its salts;
     metaraminol bitartrate;
     methacholine and its salts;
     nicotinyl tartrate;
     nikethamide;
     nitroglycerin (except for sublingual immediate release
          dosage forms);
     orphenadrine hydrochloride;
     papaveretrine and its salts;
     papaverine and its salts;
     paramomycin;
     pentaerythritol tetranitrate;
     quinacrine;
     quinidine and its salts;
     streptokinase/streptodornase
     succinylcholine and its salts;
     tubocurarine and its salts;
     vaccines;
     vitamin D in preparations containing more than 1000 IU
          per recommended daily dose;
     vitamin K.


3   This Regulation comes into force immediately after the coming into
force of the Scheduled Drugs Regulation (No. 1).


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     Alberta Regulation 138/98

     Pharmaceutical Profession Act

     PHARMACEUTICAL PROFESSION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Approved by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 294/98) pursuant to
section 90 of the Pharmaceutical Profession Act.


1   The Pharmaceutical Profession Regulation (AR 322/94) is amended by this
Regulation.


2   Section 19(1) is repealed and the following is substituted:

Packaging of drug
     19(1)  In this section, "child resistant package" means a container
for a drug that meets the requirements for a child resistant package under
Part C of the Food and Drug Regulations, C.R.C., chapter 870.


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     Alberta Regulation 139/98

     Agricultural Societies Act

     GUARANTEED BORROWING REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 296/98) pursuant to
section 43 of the Agricultural Societies Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Application for guarantee     2
Agreement with lender    3
Maximum amount of guarantee   4
Guarantee period    5
Repeal of AR 328/82 6
Repeal    7

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "appropriate Minister" means

               (i)  in the case of an application for a guarantee of a
loan for a development for a major exhibition, the Minister of Economic
Development, or

               (ii) in the case of any other application for a
guarantee of a loan for a development, the Minister of Agriculture, Food
and Rural Development;

     (b)  "development" means the construction, renovation, repair or
improvement of a building or structure;

     (c)  "local authority" means a municipality and a Metis settlement;

     (d)  "major exhibition" means an exhibition held by a society set
out in the Schedule;

     (e)  "municipality" means a city, town, village, summer village,
municipal district, specialized municipality or improvement district.


Application for guarantee
2(1)  A society may apply to the appropriate Minister for a guarantee of a
loan for a development for the purpose of holding agricultural fairs,
shows, exhibitions or public displays.

(2)  An applicant for a guarantee of a loan must give the following to the
appropriate Minister:

     (a)  complete details of the development, including

               (i)  plans and drawings,

               (ii) the total estimated cost of the development, and

               (iii)     a schedule of the stages of development, including
the estimated date of completion of the development;

     (b)  written evidence satisfactory to the appropriate Minister that

               (i)  the applicant is the freehold owner of the land on
which the development is to take place, or

               (ii) the applicant is the lessee of the land on which
the development is to take place and that the unexpired term of the lease
is at least equal to the term of the loan to be guaranteed and the
applicant has sufficient security of tenure;

     (c)  details of all mortgages, charges and other encumbrances
affecting the land on which the development is to take place;

     (d)  written evidence satisfactory to the appropriate Minister that

               (i)  the local authority, in accordance with Part 17 of
the Municipal Government Act or in accordance with the Metis Settlements
Act, as the case may be, has approved the development, and

               (ii) the council of the local authority approves of the
development as being in the interests of the local authority;

     (e)  a copy of the resolution passed by the applicant authorizing
the application for

               (i)  the loan, including the amount and period of the
loan and the name of the lender, and

               (ii) a guarantee of the loan by the Province;

     (f)  a review engagement report, prepared by a certified general 
accountant, certified management accountant or a chartered accountant who
is independent of the applicant, of the financial position as at the end of
the last fiscal year of the applicant together with such other financial
information as the appropriate Minister may require;

     (g)  a copy of the proposed loan document in which is stated

               (i)  the name of the lender,

               (ii) the amount of the loan,

               (iii)     the rate of interest,

               (iv) the period of the loan, and

               (v)  the method of repayment;

     (h)  an undertaking that the applicant is in a position to give and
will give to the lender

               (i)  an assignment of lease in a form that is
satisfactory to the Provincial Treasurer, where the applicant is the lessee
of the land on which the development is to take place, or

               (ii) security of a type and in a form satisfactory to
the Provincial Treasurer, where the applicant is the freehold owner of the
land on which the development is to take place; 

     (i)  an undertaking that the applicant will give to the lender an
assignment of insurance on the development to take place, in a form
satisfactory to the Provincial Treasurer.


Agreement with lender
3   As a condition precedent to the giving of a guarantee, the Provincial
Treasurer may require the lender to enter into an agreement in a form
satisfactory to the Provincial Treasurer respecting the terms and
conditions to which the guarantee is subject.


Maximum amount of guarantee
4   The maximum amount guaranteed an applicant must not exceed 50% of the
estimated cost of the development.


Guarantee period
5   The period of a guarantee must not exceed 30 years.


Repeal of AR 328/82
6   The Guaranteed Borrowing Regulation (AR 328/82) is repealed.


Repeal
7   This Regulation is repealed on the repeal of section 33(1) of the
Agricultural Societies Act.


     SCHEDULE

Camrose Regional Exhibition and Agricultural Society
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Ltd.
Edmonton Northlands
Grande Prairie Regional Agricultural and Exhibition Society
Lethbridge and District Exhibition
Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association Ltd.
Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Company Ltd.
Olds Agricultural Society
Westerner Exposition Association


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     Alberta Regulation 140/98

     Mines and Minerals Act

     METALLIC AND INDUSTRIAL MINERALS
     ROYALTY AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  July 8, 1998

Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 299/98) pursuant to
sections 5 and 37 of the Mines and Minerals Act.


1   The Metallic and Industrial Minerals Royalty Regulation  (AR 350/93) is
amended by this Regulation.


2   Section 9(2) and (3) are amended by striking out "10%" and substituting
"5%".


3   This Regulation applies to placer minerals as defined in section 8(c)
of the Metallic and Industrial Minerals Royalty Regulation (AR 350/93) that
are obtained or produced in June of 1998 and later months.



     Alberta Regulation 141/98

     Libraries Act

     LIBRARIES REGULATION

     Filed:  July 13, 1998

Made by the Minister of Community Development pursuant to section 44 of the
Libraries Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Definition for Act  2

     Part 1
     Boards Generally

Reports of by-laws  3
Reports of policies 4
Meetings open to public  5
Public inspection of by-laws  6
Policies  7
Some types of inspections     8
Identification of inspector   9

     Part 2
     Community Boards

Functions 10
Report to Minister  11
Minutes to be filed upon request   12

     Part 3
     Municipal Boards

Plan of service     13
Employment of professional librarian    14
Report to Minister  15
Requests by Deputy Minister   16
When municipal library may be in a school    17

     Part 4
     Library System Boards

Plan of service     18
Employment of professional librarians   19
Reports to Minister 20
Requests by Deputy Minister   21

     Part 5
     Completion of Library Systems

Definitions    22
Library system membership      23
Resolutions before membership 24
Contents of agreement    25
Notice of withdrawal     26
Request to Minister 27
Mergers   28
Personal property of municipal board    29
Real property of library system board   30
Advisory committee  31
Library system board members  32
Appointment of additional members  33
Library system boundaries     34
Provincial resource sharing network     35

     Part 6
     Federation Boards

Definition     36
Eligible municipal boards     37
Resolution before membership  38
Documents for Minister's approval  39
Contents of agreement    40
Personal property of municipal board    41
Real property  42
Federation board members 43
Plan of service     44
Reports to Minister 45
Requests by Deputy Minister   46

     Part 7
     Repeal and Expiry

Repeal    47
Expiry    48

Schedule  


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "Act" means the Libraries Act;

     (b)  "Deputy Minister" means the Deputy Minister of Community
Development;

     (c)  "library resources" means any material, regardless of format,
that is held in a library's collection and includes books, periodicals,
audio recordings, video recordings, projected media, paintings, drawings,
photographs, micromaterials, toys and games, kits, CD-ROMs and electronic
databases;

     (d)  "library service point" means a facility that provides public
library services under the control and management of a board;

     (e)  "resource sharing" means making available to other libraries
the library resources owned by a board, the information contained in those
resources and the staff expertise required to locate and make available the
information or the library resources.


Definition for Act
2   For the purposes of the Act, "basic information service" means public
access to current and accurate information and assistance with making use
of information, communication technology and library resources.


PART 1

BOARDS GENERALLY

Reports of by-laws
3   Every board shall, within one year of being established, file with the
Minister a report that contains any by-laws passed by it under section 40
of the Act and shall file further reports on any additional by-laws
immediately after their passage.


Reports of policies
4(1)  Subject to subsection (2), every board shall file with the Minister a
report that contains the policies established by it under section 7.

(2)  A report under subsection (1) shall be filed

     (a)  by a community board immediately after establishing the
policies,

     (b)  by a municipal board within 2 years of the board's
establishment, and

     (c)  by a library system board or a federation board, within 3 years
of the board's establishment.

(3)  When a board revises any policy established by it under section 7, the
board shall immediately file with the Minister a report of the revision.


Meetings open to public
5(1)  Every meeting of a board is open to the public.

(2)  A person or group may make representations to a board at its meeting
if the representations relate to the board and its programs.


Public inspection of by-laws
6(1)  Every board that operates a library service point shall make its
by-laws available for inspection by any person during the hours that the
library service point is open to the public.

(2)  A person who inspects a by-law under subsection (1) may copy it
according to the conditions and procedures established by the board.


Policies
7(1)  Subject to section 40 of the Act, every board shall establish
policies with respect to the following:

     (a)  confidentiality of user records, except where disclosure is
required by law;

     (b)  orientation and continuing education of board members and
staff, including expenses for attendance at library meetings, conference
workshops and courses and for memberships in library associations;

     (c)  finance, including designation of expenses for which board
members and staff will be reimbursed, the form and manner in which those
expenses shall be claimed and the appointment of signing officers for the
board.

(2)  Every board that operates a library service point shall, in addition
to establishing policies under subsection (1), establish policies with
respect to the following:

     (a)  personnel, including job descriptions and performance
appraisals for employees and volunteers, qualifications for staff
positions, working hours, conditions of employment and a grievance
procedure;

     (b)  selection, acquisition, purchase and disposition of library
resources, including a policy respecting gifts and donations;

     (c)  resource sharing, including participation in a provincial
resource sharing network and the conditions that apply to the acquisition
of library resources and information from other sources, including
inter-library loans and information in electronic databases;

     (d)  provision of library resources to persons unable to use
conventional print resources, including provision in co-operation with
community agencies;

     (e)  the terms and conditions under which library resources will be
loaned to members of the library for use in a location other than the
library;

     (f)  hours of service at each library service point;

     (g)  the terms and conditions for use of any areas of a building
managed by the board that are not normally used for library purposes,
including who may use those areas.

(3)   A library system board shall also establish a policy with respect to
the provision of municipal library services to any member municipality that
does not have a municipal board and shall ensure that by-laws under section
3 and policies under subsections (1) and (2) apply to those library
services.


Some types of inspections
8    Without limiting the generality of section 43 of the Act, the Minister
or a person authorized by the Minister may inspect the books, records and
accounts of a board

     (a)  to determine the extent to which a board is meeting the
requirement to provide comprehensive and efficient service as defined by
that board,

     (b)  to determine compliance with the Libraries Act and the
regulations under the Act,

     (c)  to determine the adequacy of accounting practices and financial
controls,

     (d)  to determine the use to which provincial grants are put, and

     (e)  to assist a board in periodic reviews of its administrative
practices, policies, library collections and any other matters on which a
board may request advice.


Identification of inspector
9   Any person authorized by the Minister to inspect pursuant to section 43
of the Act

     (a)  shall carry an identification card bearing that person's
photograph, name, position and the signature of the Deputy Minister, or

     (b)  shall carry an identification card bearing that person's
photograph, name and position and shall also carry written authorization
from the Minister to do the inspection.


     PART 2

     COMMUNITY BOARDS

Functions
10   In managing and controlling a community library, a community board may

     (a)  assemble, make available, promote, preserve and dispose of
organized collections of library resources that, in the opinion of the
community board, are needed to meet the needs and interests of the
community,

     (b)  provide staff with the knowledge and ability to help library
users find the ideas, information and resources to meet their interests,

     (c)  initiate and promote information services, program events,
exhibits and other informational activities related to its goals and
objectives, and

     (d)  provide fixtures, furnishings and accommodation necessary for
proper operation and maintenance of the library services and do all things
necessary to keep its assets in a proper state of preservation and repair.


Report to Minister
11   A community board shall annually complete and file with the Minister a
report in a form and containing the information required by the Minister.


Minutes to be filed upon request
12   The Deputy Minister may, by written request, require a community board
to file copies of the minutes of each of its meetings with the Deputy
Minister for the purpose of determining if the community board is complying
with the Act and this Regulation.


     PART 3

     MUNICIPAL BOARDS

Plan of service
13(1)  In managing and controlling a municipal library, a municipal board
shall

     (a)  within 3 years of being established, develop and file with the
Minister a plan of service with goals and objectives based on a needs
assessment of the municipality, and

     (b)  annually review its plan of service.

(2)  A municipal board shall file with the Minister a copy of its current
plan of service with goals and objectives not less frequently than every 5
years following the date on which the plan was previously filed with the
Minister.


Employment of professional librarian
14(1)  Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a municipal board of any
municipality with a population of 10 000 or more shall, within 2 years of
completing a plan of service under section 13(1)(a), employ a graduate of a
postgraduate library program in Canada or a person with equivalent
qualifications from another country.

(2)  A person referred to in subsection (1) may be employed by a library
system and be based in the municipal library.

(3)  This section does not apply to any municipal board that

     (a)  does not operate a library service point, and

     (b)  has an agreement under section 39 of the Act with another
municipal board that employs a person referred to in subsection (1).


Report to Minister
15   A municipal board shall annually complete and file with the Minister a
report in a form and containing the information required by the Minister.


Requests by Deputy Minister
16   The Deputy Minister may, by written request, require a municipal board

     (a)  to file copies of the minutes of each of its meetings with the
Deputy Minister for the purpose of determining if the municipal board is
complying with the Act and this Regulation;

     (b)  to make any survey that the Minister considers necessary

               (i)  to obtain information on resource sharing, or

               (ii) to assist in the development of policies and
procedures regarding networking between libraries.


When municipal library may be in a school
17   A municipal board shall not operate a library housed in a school
unless

     (a)  the municipal board enters into an agreement with the school
authority that sets out the responsibilities of the municipal board and the
school authority for the operation of the library, including the
responsibilities of the employees and volunteers of both,

     (b)  the municipal board has its own bank account and signing
officers, none of whom are employees of the school authority, and

     (c)  the library is open to the public outside of the hours during
which the school is in operation for regular classes, including being open
during evenings or weekends or both, and during the summer.


     PART 4

     LIBRARY SYSTEM BOARDS

Plan of service
18(1)  In managing and controlling a library system, a library system board
shall, within 4 years of being established, develop and file with the
Minister a plan of service with goals and objectives based on an assessment
of

     (a)  the needs of the municipal boards within the library system,

     (b)  the library needs of those school authorities that are parties
to an agreement referred to in section 19 of the Act, and

     (c)  the need for public library service generally.

(2)  A library system board shall review and file with the Minister a copy
of its plan of service with goals and objectives every 3 years following
the date on which the plan was previously filed with the Minister.

(3)  In developing a plan of service under this section, a library system
board shall establish and include procedures to address the following:

     (a)  co-operation with municipal boards to assemble, make available,
promote, preserve and dispose of organized collections of library resources
to meet the needs and interests of the communities served;

     (b)  employment of suitably qualified staff, with the knowledge and
ability to help municipal boards and their employees to provide
comprehensive and efficient library service as well as to operate the
library system;

     (c)  co-operation with municipal boards and other groups in the
communities that it serves in the initiation and provision of information
services, program events and other activities related to its goals and
objectives;

     (d)  provision of fixtures, furnishings and accommodation necessary
for proper operation and maintenance of the library services and
maintenance of the assets of the library system board in a proper state of
preservation and repair;

     (e)  the development, implementation and operation of a provincial
resource sharing network in partnership with the Minister and other library
system boards.


Employment of professional librarians
19(1)  A library system board shall employ, for every 25 000 persons that
it serves, a graduate of a postgraduate library program in Canada or a
person with equivalent qualifications from another country.

(2)  A calculation under subsection (1) of the number of persons that a
library system board serves shall exclude the population of any
municipality in which a municipal board employs a person under section 14.


Reports to Minister
20(1)  A library system board shall annually complete and file with the
Minister a report in a form and containing the information required by the
Minister with respect to

     (a)  the library system board, and

     (b)  each library service point as specified by the Minister.

(2)  A library system board shall file with the Minister a report
containing its minutes and resolutions as soon as practicable after each
meeting of the board.


Requests by Deputy Minister
21   The Deputy Minister may, by written request, require a library system
board

     (a)  to make any survey that the Minister considers necessary

               (i)  to obtain information on resource sharing, or

               (ii) to assist in the development of policies and
procedures regarding networking between libraries;

     (b)  to provide any information that the Minister considers
necessary to undertake a systematic review of library services within the
library system.


     PART 5

     COMPLETION OF LIBRARY SYSTEMS

Definitions
22   In this Part,

     (a)  "agreement" means an agreement referred to in section 19 of the
Act;

     (b)  "jurisdiction" means a municipality, an improvement district, a
special area or a Metis settlement;

     (c)  "resource centre" means a municipal library within a library
system that the library system board designates as a resource centre.


Library system membership
23    A jurisdiction or school authority shall not request the Minister to
establish a library system under section 19 of the Act unless a minimum of
75% of the parties to the agreement are jurisdictions.


Resolutions before membership
24(1)  Before a jurisdiction becomes a member of a library system,

     (a)  the municipal board in the jurisdiction shall pass a resolution
accepting  service from the library system board and providing its
recommendations to the jurisdiction's council with respect to the
agreement;

     (b)  the jurisdiction's council shall pass a resolution assenting to
the agreement.

(2)  Before a school authority becomes a member of a library system, it
shall pass a resolution accepting service from the library system board on
the terms and conditions prescribed by that board.


Contents of agreement
25(1)  An agreement shall at a minimum contain the following terms:

     (a)  a formal indication of the parties' desire to enter into an
agreement;

     (b)  a starting date for the agreement;

     (c)  provision for parties to become members of the library system
after the starting date;

     (d)  terms setting out the powers and duties of the library system
board;

     (e)  provision for the establishment of an executive committee of
not more than 10 persons when the number of members of the library system
board is more than 20, and a statement of the powers and duties of that
committee;

     (f)  terms specifying how to calculate the estimate of the money
required under section 24 of the Act, the date on which payment of the
money becomes due and how the money is to be paid;

     (g)  an explanation of the financial relationship between the
library system board and the parties to the agreement;

     (h)  an explanation of the financial relationship between the
library system board and the municipal boards;

     (i)  terms setting out the services that the library system board
will provide, including a commitment to make all library resources acquired
by the board available to all residents served by the library system;

     (j)  an explanation of the relationship between the library system
board, the municipal boards and the board of the resource centre respecting
the provision of library services, subject to section 25 of the Act;

     (k)  provision for expansion of the library system to all
jurisdictions within the prescribed boundaries;

     (l)  terms specifying the reports required by the library system
board from municipal boards and advisory committees and the reports to be
provided by the library system board to the councils;

     (m)  terms governing the method for amendment, extension and renewal
of the agreement.

(2)  An agreement shall be signed by the persons authorized by the councils
to enter into the agreement and by the chairs of municipal boards where
they exist.

(3)  Subject to subsections (4) and (5), an executive committee under
subsection (1)(e) shall include

     (a)  one member from the board of the resource centre,

     (b)  one member from each party to the agreement with a population
of 12 000 or more, and

     (c)  representation from the other parties to the agreement with a
population of less than 12 000.

(4)  The member from the board of the resource centre may concurrently
serve as a member under subsection (3)(b).

(5)  Notwithstanding subsection (3), school authorities shall not have more
than 3 members on an executive committee.


Notice of withdrawal
26   If a party to an agreement gives notice of withdrawal under section 28
of the Act, the library system board

     (a)  shall, not later than 90 days prior to the effective date of
withdrawal, provide to that party's council and municipal board, if any, a
written appraisal of the expected effects of that withdrawal on the
provision of library services to the residents of that jurisdiction or
school authority, and

     (b)  may request a review by that party's council and municipal
board, if any, of the notice of withdrawal.


Request to Minister
27(1)  A jurisdiction or school authority that wants to become a member of
an existing library system shall forward to the Minister a request to that
effect.

(2)  Section 23 applies to an application under this section.

(3)   The Minister shall not approve an application to join an existing
library system unless a minimum of 75% of the parties to the agreement are
jurisdictions.


Mergers
28(1)  Two or more library system boards may apply to the Minister for a
merger of their library systems into a single library system if at least
51% of the parties to each agreement, representing at least 51% of the
population of each library system, have passed a resolution approving the
proposed merger.

(2)  An application under subsection (1)

     (a)  shall be submitted not less than 60 days prior to the date on
which the proposed merger is planned to take effect, and

     (b)  shall be accompanied with the following:

               (i)  a proposed agreement to effect the merger;

               (ii) a budget for the next fiscal year of the proposed
library system;

               (iii)     a plan of service with goals and objectives for the
proposed library system;

               (iv) any recommendation for revision of boundaries.


Personal property of municipal board
29   All personal property of a municipal board on the date on which a
council signs an agreement affecting that board remains the property of the
municipal board unless

     (a)  the municipal board agrees, by resolution of a 2/3 majority of
its membership, to transfer its assets to the library system board, or

     (b)  in the case of library resources, the municipal board agrees,
by resolution, to transfer its library resources to the library system
board for use elsewhere in the library system or for disposal.


Real property of library system board
30   A library system board may not hold or own real property unless it is
required for the purposes of administering the library system or for
distribution of library resources.


Advisory committee
31(1)  A member of a library system board who is appointed by the council
of a jurisdiction that does not have a municipal board shall receive any
concerns respecting library service to that jurisdiction's residents from
an advisory committee appointed by the council to transmit those concerns.

(2)  If a council does not appoint an advisory committee, the library
system board may appoint an advisory committee to act under subsection (1).


Library system board members
32(1)  When a library system board is established, it shall prepare a list
that names every library system board member appointed by the councils that
have signed the agreement.

(2)  An appointment under section 22(a) of the Act shall not exceed a term
of 3 years.

(3)  A council of a municipality, Metis settlement or school authority
shall not appoint a member under section 22(a) of the Act to serve for 
more than 9 consecutive years without the approval of 2/3 of all the
members of that council.

(4)  Any vacancy in the membership of a library system board shall be
filled in accordance with section 22 of the Act as soon as reasonably
possible.

(5)  Subject to subsections (4) and (6), a council may, with respect to
appointments under section 22(a) of the Act, appoint an alternate member to
the library system board if its library system board member

     (a)  is unable to attend a meeting of the library system board, and

     (b)  has given notice to the library system board that an alternate
member will attend.

(6)  The alternate member shall not act in place of the library system
board member at more than 2 consecutive meetings except by resolution of
the library system board.


Appointment of additional members
33(1)  The Minister may, for terms determined by the Minister, appoint
pursuant to section 22(d) of the Act additional members to a library system
board if the Minister considers it necessary for the effective management
of the board.

(2)  The board of a resource centre may, pursuant to section 22(d) of the
Act, appoint one additional member to the library system board for a term
not exceeding 3 years.


Library system boundaries
34(1)  For the purposes of section 20(1)(b) of the Act, the boundaries of
each library system are as set out in the Schedule to this Regulation.

(2)  Notwithstanding the Schedule, the municipalities of Grande Cache and
Slave Lake may join either the Peace or Yellowhead library systems.


Provincial resource sharing network
35   Every jurisdiction and school authority that is a member of a library
system shall, for the purpose of managing its library services or public
libraries, meet the requirements of the provincial resource sharing
network. 


     PART 6

     FEDERATION BOARDS

Definition
36   In this Part, "agreement" means an agreement referred to in section
34.1 of the Act.


Eligible municipal boards
37(1)  The municipal boards of Strathcona County, St. Albert or Fort
Saskatchewan may form a federation board with The City of Edmonton Library
Board.

(2)  The municipal board of Airdrie may form a federation board with The
City of Calgary Library Board.


Resolution before membership
38   Before becoming a member of a federation board, a municipal board
shall pass a resolution accepting service from the federation board
according to the agreement.


Documents for Minister's approval
39(1)  Before an agreement is entered into, the municipal boards that
propose to form a federation board shall provide the following documents to
the Minister:

     (a)  written resolutions from 2 or more municipal boards, one of
which must be either The City of Calgary Library Board or The City of
Edmonton Library Board, that endorse the formation of a federation board
and signify assent to the terms of the proposed agreement;

     (b)  a plan of service with goals and objectives for the proposed
federation board; 

     (c)  a budget for the first 2 fiscal years of the proposed
federation board.

(2)  Each document referred to in subsection (1) must be approved by the
municipal boards not more than 90 days before being provided to the
Minister.

(3)  On receiving approval from the Minister of the documents provided
under subsection (1), municipal boards that enter into an agreement may
proceed with a request to the Minister under section 34.1(1) of the Act to
establish a federation board.

(4)  A request under section 34.1(1) of the Act shall be accompanied with
the following:

     (a)  a copy of the agreement signed by each party;

     (b)  a list of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of each
party's board members.


Contents of agreement
40(1)  An agreement shall at a minimum contain the following terms:

     (a)  a formal indication of the parties' desire to enter into an
agreement;

     (b)  a starting date for the agreement;

     (c)  provision for parties to become members of the federation board
after the starting date;

     (d)  terms setting out the powers and duties of the federation
board;

     (e)  an explanation of the relationship between the federation board
and each member respecting the manner in which the relationship will
operate and how library services will be provided;

     (f)  terms specifying how to calculate each party's share of the
federation board expenses under section 34.1(2)(c) of the Act, the date on
which payment of the money becomes due and how the money is to be paid;

     (g)  an explanation of the financial relationship between the
federation board and the parties to the agreement;

     (h)  terms setting out the services that the federation board will
provide, including a commitment to make all library resources acquired by
the board available to all residents served by the members of the
federation board;

     (i)  terms specifying the reports that are required to be provided
to each other by the federation board and the municipal boards;

     (j)  terms governing the method for amendment, extension and renewal
of the agreement.

(2)  An agreement shall be signed by the persons authorized by the
municipal boards to enter into the agreement.


Personal property of municipal board
41   All personal property of a municipal board on the date on which  it
enters into an agreement remains the property of the municipal board.


Real property
42   A federation board may not own or hold real property.


Federation board members
43(1)  When a federation board is established, it shall prepare a list that
names every federation board member appointed by each party to the
agreement.

(2)  Any vacancy arising from any cause in the membership of a federation
board shall be filled in accordance with section 34.2 of the Act as soon as
reasonably possible.

(3)  Subject to subsection (2), a municipal board may, with respect to
appointments under section 34.2 of the Act, appoint an alternate member to
the federation board if its federation board member

     (a)  is unable to attend a meeting of the federation board, and

     (b)  has given notice to the federation board that an alternate
member will attend.


Plan of service
44(1)  In managing and controlling a federation, a federation board shall,
within 4 years of being established, prepare and file with the Minister a
report that

     (a)  assesses the needs of its member municipal boards for
federation services,

     (b)  assesses the need for public library service generally, and

     (c)  develops goals and objectives suitable to meeting those needs.

(2)  A federation board shall review at least every 3 years the goals and
objectives developed under subsection (1).

(3)  A federation board

     (a)  shall, within one year of filing its report under subsection
(1), develop and file with the Minister a plan for comprehensive and
efficient service that implements the goals and objectives developed under
subsection (1), and

     (b)  shall review and file with the Minister a copy of its plan
under clause (a) not less frequently than every 5 years and not more
frequently than every 3 years following the date on which the plan was
previously filed with the Minister.


Reports to Minister
45   A federation board shall

     (a)  annually complete and file with the Minister a report in a form
and containing the information required by the Minister, and

     (b)  file with the Minister a report containing its minutes and
resolutions as soon as practicable after each meeting of the board.


Requests by Deputy Minister
46   The Deputy Minister may, by written request, require a federation
board

     (a)  to make any survey that the Minister considers necessary

               (i)  to obtain information on resource sharing, or

               (ii) to assist in the development of policies and
procedures regarding networking between libraries;

     (b)  to provide any information that the Minister considers
necessary to undertake a systematic review of library services within the
federation.


     PART 7

     REPEAL AND EXPIRY

Repeal
47   The Libraries Regulation (AR 342/84) is repealed.


Expiry
48   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 September 30, 2003.

     SCHEDULE







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     Alberta Regulation 142/98

     Marketing of Agricultural Products Act

     ALBERTA CANOLA PRODUCERS MARKETING REGULATION

     Filed:  July 13, 1998

Made by the Alberta Canola Producers Commission pursuant to section 26 of
the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions     1
Service charges      2
Variation of service charge    3
Collection of service charge   4
Refund of service charges      5
Dealer's licence required      6
Application for dealer's licence    7
Granting of dealer's licence   8
Authority of dealer's licence  9
Disposal of dealer's licence  10
Term of dealer's licence 11
Refusal to grant a dealer's licence     12
Suspension or cancellation of dealer's licence    13
Hearing   14
Report to Commission     15
Information    16
Inspection of records    17
Use of funds   18
Interest  19
Legal action   20
Repeal    21
Expiry    22


Definitions
1(1)  In this Regulation,

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

     (b)  "Plan" means the Alberta Canola Producers Marketing Plan.

(2)  Words that are defined in either the Act or the Plan have the same
meaning when used in this Regulation.


Service charges
2   On the coming into force of this Regulation, any producer who sells any
regulated product must pay to the Commission a service charge in the amount
of $.50 per metric tonne or portion of metric tonne of regulated product
sold.


Variation of service charge
3(1)  After the establishment of the Plan, the Board of Directors of the
Commission may, on behalf of the Commission, change the amount of the
service charge.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a change in the amount of the service
charge is not effective until it has been approved by the eligible
producers at an annual Commission meeting or a special Commission meeting.


Collection of service charge
4(1)  All dealers who

     (a)  purchase regulated product from a producer, or

     (b)  acquire regulated product from a producer for sale on the
producer's behalf

must deduct the amount of the service charge from any proceeds payable to
or on behalf of the producer.

(2)  Any dealer who collects a service charge must, subject to any
directions given by the Commission, pay the amount of the service charge to
the Commission within 55 days from the end of the month within which the
service charge was collected.

(3)  Any person required to collect and pay to the Commission the service
charge payable by a producer must, when that person pays the service charge
to the Commission, provide to the Commission, in respect of that producer,
a summary detailing

     (a)  the amount of regulated product acquired from the producer,

     (b)  the amount of service charge being paid on behalf of the
producer, 

     (c)  the name and address of the producer, and 

     (d)  the Canadian Wheat Board identification number, if available.

(4)  A person who is a producer and a dealer is entitled to all the rights
and privileges, and is subject to all the duties and obligations of a
producer and a dealer.

(5)  A person who is a producer and a dealer is deemed

     (a)  to have received canola in that person's capacity as a dealer
from that producer in the capacity as a producer of the canola, and

     (b)  to have contracted, in that producer's capacity as a dealer,
with that producer in that producer's capacity as a producer, for the
marketing of the canola on the condition that this Regulation applies.


Refund of service charges
5(1)  Any service charge that is paid by or on behalf of a producer must be
refunded to the producer on request of the producer.

(2)  A request for a refund of the service charge must

     (a)  be made in writing on a form that is provided by or acceptable
to the Commission, and

     (b)  contain the following information:

               (i)  the producer's name;

               (ii) the producer's mailing address and telephone
number;

               (iii)     the producer's identification number, if available;

               (iv) the quantity of regulated product sold;

               (v)  the name and address of any dealer who collected
the service charge on behalf of the producer;

               (vi) any specifics of the refund request.

(3)  Requests for refunds must be received by the Commission at its head
office

     (a)  prior to the end of August, for service charges collected
during the period commencing on the previous February 1 and ending on July
31, and 

     (b)  prior to the end of February, for service charges collected
during the period commencing on the previous August 1 and ending on January
31.

(4)  Any request for a refund that is not received by the Commission within
the time periods specified under subsection (3) shall not be considered by
the Commission and the producer is not entitled to a refund in respect of
the service charges in question.

(5)  Notwithstanding subsection (4), the Board of Directors may, if it is
satisfied that extenuating circumstances exist that warrant its doing so,
consider an application for a refund that is received after the applicable
time period referred to in subsection (3).

(6)  The Commission must refund the service charge to the producer

     (a)  within 90 days after the end of the period in which the request
for a refund of the service charges is received in accordance with
subsection (3), or

     (b)  within 90 days after receipt of the request for a refund, in a
case where the request is received and considered under subsection (5).


Dealer's licence required
6(1)  No person shall carry on the business of a dealer in the regulated
product unless that person is licensed as a dealer under this Regulation.

(2)  If a person is both a producer and a dealer, that person shall not
carry on the business of  a dealer in the regulated product unless that
person is licensed as a dealer under this Regulation.

(3)  No person, other than a producer, shall engage in the marketing of the
regulated product unless that person is licensed as a dealer under this
Regulation.


Application for dealer's licence
7(1)  Every person who wishes to deal in the regulated product must apply
to the Commission for a dealer's licence.

(2)  An applicant for a dealer's licence must provide to the Commission in
a form prescribed by the Commission

     (a)  the name, telephone number and mailing address of the
applicant,

     (b)  the address of the applicant, if it is different from the
mailing address, and

     (c)  such other information as the Commission may require.


Granting of dealer's licence
8   If the Commission is satisfied that a dealer's licence should be
granted to the applicant, the Commission must grant the applicant a
dealer's licence in a form prescribed by the Commission.


Authority of dealer's licence
9   A dealer's licence is authority for the dealer to receive and deal in
the regulated product in accordance with this Regulation.


Disposal of dealer's licence
10   A dealer's licence becomes void when the dealership is sold,
transferred, assigned or otherwise disposed of.


Term of dealer's licence
11   The term for a dealer's licence commences on August 1 and ends on July
31 of the following year.


Refusal to grant a dealer's licence
12   The Commission may refuse to grant a dealer's licence

     (a)  if it is satisfied that the applicant

               (i)  will not comply with the Act, the Plan, this or
other regulations applying to the applicant or orders or directions of the
Council or the Commission, 

               (ii) will not comply with any other statute, regulation
or order applicable to the business in which the applicant is engaged, or 

               (iii)     does not have a licence from the Canadian Grain
Commission, 

     or 

     (b)  for any other lawful reason the Commission considers proper.


Suspension or cancellation of dealer's licence
13(1)  If the Commission is of the opinion that a holder of a dealer's
licence has

     (a)  failed to comply with the Act, the Plan or any regulation under
the Act, or 

     (b)  failed to comply with any order or direction of the Council or
the Commission,

the Commission may suspend or cancel that dealer's licence.

(2)  The Commission may suspend or cancel a person's dealer's licence if
that person's licence issued by the Canadian Grain Commission is suspended
or cancelled.  


Hearing
14(1)  If the Commission refuses to grant a licence or suspends or cancels
a licence, the Commission must notify the person who was refused a licence
or whose licence was suspended or cancelled, of its decision.

(2)  If a person receives a notice under subsection (1), that person may
make application to the Commission for a hearing to show cause why the
dealer's licence should not be refused, suspended or cancelled.

(3)  If the Commission receives an application under subsection (2), it
must give notice to the person who made the application of the date, place
and time that a hearing into the matter will be held.

(4)  At the hearing referred to in subsection (3), the person who made the
application under subsection (2) must be given an opportunity 

     (a)  to show cause why a dealer's licence should be granted, or

     (b)  to show cause why the person's dealer's licence should not be
suspended or cancelled.

(5)  Following a hearing under this section, the Commission must notify the
person in respect of whom the hearing was held of its decision.

(6)  A dealer who receives a notice of suspension or cancellation under
this section must, on receipt of the notice, forthwith cease receiving the
regulated product.


Report to Commission
15   A dealer must

     (a)  record for each month the total volume of regulated product
acquired by the dealer from producers, and

     (b)  report to the Commission the amounts so determined for that
month and forward this report to the Commission within 55 days from the end
of the month within which the service charges were collected.


Information
16   The Commission may request from a producer or a dealer the following
information:  

     (a)  the amount of regulated product marketed by a producer and the
details of the marketing; 

     (b)  the amount of regulated product marketed by a person and the
manner in which the regulated product is marketed; 

     (c)  any other general information relating to production and
marketing of the regulated product that the Commission requires to carry
out its purposes under the Act and the Plan.


Inspection of records
17   If the Commission is of the opinion that circumstances warrant it, the
Commission may in writing require that a dealer produce for the
Commission's inspection any record in the possession or under the control
of the dealer that relates to the collection of service charges by the
dealer.


Use of funds
18   Any funds received by the Commission under the Plan plus interest that
accrues on the funds must be used by the Commission for purposes of paying
its expenses and administering the Plan and this Regulation.


Interest
19   Interest must be paid to the Commission for any late payment of
service charges or licence fees at the rate of 1% per month calculated on
the balance due.


Legal action
20   The Commission may commence and maintain any legal action that is
necessary to enforce the payment of service charges that are payable under
the Plan and this Regulation.


Repeal
21   The Alberta Canola Producers Marketing Regulation (AR 175/89) is
repealed.


Expiry
22   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 February 28, 2003.


     Alberta Regulation 143/98

     Oil and Gas Conservation Act

     OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION AMENDMENT REGULATION

     Filed:  July 14, 1998

Made by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board pursuant to sections 47 and
48 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act.


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


2   Section 16.081 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.081   For the 1998/99 fiscal year of the Board, an annual
adjustment factor of

               (a)  .996 shall be applied to the administration fees in
section 16.070, and

               (b)  2.25 shall be applied to the administration fees in
section 16.080.


3   Section 16.100 is repealed and the following is substituted:

     16.100   For the purpose of Part 11 of the Act, the prescribed date
for the 1998/99 fiscal year of the Board is March 31, 1999.